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Interview With Resorts World Bimini President Dana Leibovitz

 Above: the Bimini SuperFast (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell BIMINI — When it launched in July, Genting’s new Bimini SuperFast cruise ship was a bit of a mystery – what would it mean for the economy of Bimini? …

The Caribbean’s 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Weddings

 You arrive as prince and princess and leave as a king and queen in the Best Caribbean Wedding Destinations.  Caribbean all-inclusive resorts practically invented destination weddings, and most certainly have perfected them. And having your ceremony and celebration at an …

Sunset Resorts to Debut New Boutique Hotel in Montego Bay

 Above: the Oasis at Sunset (Photos courtesy of Sunset Resorts) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel will open its doors in Jamaica’s Montego Bay this fall. The Oasis at Sunset is a 124-room boutique hotel adjoining existing …

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 GREEN can mean many different things. It can mean energy efficient, or it can mean entirely reliant on green fuels. It can mean environmentally friendly, but it can also mean community-friendly. When it comes to tourism, green means everything from …

 Above: The Royal hotel in Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff A Hyatt subsidiary has closed on a deal to invest in Playa Hotels & Resorts, part of the company’s plan to operate and develop a series of all-inclusive resorts …

 Above: the groundbreaking on Wednesday (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Resorts World Bimini has launched the second phase of its 350-room luxury marina hotel project in Bimini. Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie was on hand Wednesday to sign …

 Above: the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Auberge Resorts has named John Vasatka the general manager of the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa in Anguilla. The company is planning to open the resort as early as 2014. …

 Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie By the Caribbean Journal staff Genting’s Resorts World Bimini project has received the go-ahead to begin a $150 million phase of development. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that he had agreed to the …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 Above: the Sugar Bay resort in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff Aimbridge Hospitality has been tapped as the new manager of the Sugar Bay Resort in St Thomas, the company announced Tuesday. The 294-room all-inclusive property will also …

 Let’s be honest — if you want to go diving, it’s the Caribbean or bust. Whether it’s the unmatched sea life, easy access to dive sites or the sheer brilliance of the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the region is …

 They may be the only places in the West Indies where you intentionally avoid the sand. Indeed, the Caribbean has some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses, and golf tourism continues to grow in the region. Of course, when …

 Above: the Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts has named Gabriel Felip its new Chief Operating Officer, the company announced this week. Felip, a longtime travel industry veteran, will be responsible for “streamlining operations” in …

 Above: the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa in Samana By Alexander Britell MLT Vacations’ United and Delta Vacations are adding three new resorts in the Dominican Republic’s Samana. The company announced the move during the DATE tourism conference in Punta Cana …

 Above: a rendering of the main pool at the Royalton By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino and Memories Splash resorts are set to open on Nov. 9, according to Todd Kirlik, director of …

 Above: the new Memories Resort in Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Sunwing has acquired the Breezes Negril Grand Resort & Spa in Jamaica, the company announced this week. Sunwing’s Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts management arm will manage …

 Above: the Now Onyx Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts will be opening a new property in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana this year. The 750-room Now Onyx Punta Cana is slated to open in November, according to …

 Above: the Malliouhana Hotel in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Auberge Resorts has been tapped to manage and rebrand the Malliouhana Hotel & Spa in Anguilla. The 55-room property, which shuttered in May 2011, was acquired by Chicago-based Adventurous …