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What’s New at Le Sereno in St Barth

 St Barth’s iconic Le Sereno hotel has officially reopened for the season with a host of updates and upgrades to the luxury beach property.  The changes include the addition of four brand-new design-driven Suite Piscines, along with a new Michelin-starred …

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Another New Dining Destination Opens in Saint Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the launch of the celebrated Orlando’s Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia has another new destination eatery. The Caille Blanc Villa and Hotel has announced the debut of its new TreeTops restaurant. The new eatery, …

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The 7 Best Boutique Hotels in Nassau, Bahamas

 We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new culinary experience to try in Cancun. Cancun’s Seadust Cancun Family Resort has launched a new “gastronomic tour” that is now running through December, the property told Caribbean Journal. The newest culinary tour …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s arguably the most legendary place to eat in Saint Lucia: Orlando’s, the Soufriere restaurant helmed by one the island’s greatest chefs, Orlando Satchell. And now it’s expanded. Satchell has announced the opening of his second Orlando’s …

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 Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island. Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and …

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 By Alexander Britell Everybody knows Margaret. Whether you’re at Saint Peter’s Bay to the south or the Fisherman’s Pub, her name immediately conjures a smiling thought of the best fish cakes in Barbados. Most nights each week, Margaret (or her …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced plans to convert its popular Tamarind beach resort into a “premium all-inclusive resort.” The West …

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 By Alexander Britell Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is expanding again in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular upscale hotel brand is planning to open a new boutique resort on Roatan off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. The new …

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 Aruba is an island that’s all about discovery. It’s a destination that begs travelers to get out into a car and explore, to discover its hidden corners, to go beach hopping, to walk around its neighborhoods and to really experience …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is getting a new boutique hotel, with some inspiration from HGTV. It’s called the Caerula Mar Club, and the soon-to-debut Andros hotel is the brainchild of designers Bryan and Sarah Baeumler, famous for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-debut Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun in Mexico is adding another major component to the project: an adults-only resort. Planet Hollywood Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a 380-suite “upscale oasis” for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hyatt Centric brand has come to Mexico. Hyatt Hotels has announced the official debut of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, the first-ever Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in the country. It’s also the first Hyatt …

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 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Saint Lucia’s top hotels has launched a new program specifically for vegan travelers. Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet hotel has transformed the menu at its popular Emeralds restaurant from what was vegetarian to what …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Popular Italian eatery Scarpetta, which has locations around the world, is now opening its first-ever restaurant on a cruise ship. The new Onda by Scarpetta will make its debut on the still-in-production Norwegian Cruise Line’s …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dream Hotel Group’s international expansion is continuing with plans to open The Chatwal hotel in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico. It will be the first location beyond New York for The Chatwal, which is Dream’s five-star luxury …

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 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor A color like you’ve never seen before. That’s what thrills first time travelers and tugs at the hearts of returning guests at Ocean Club West in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Turquoise blue, green, and all …