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Aruba Beach Resorts You Can Stay at Right Now

 By Bob Curley Aruba has always been one of the safest and friendliest destinations in the Caribbean, a reputation that’s especially valued given the realities of travel in 2020. COVID-19 cases on the island have remained low (currently about a …

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Ritz-Carlton Turks and Caicos “On Schedule” for Fall 2021 Debut

 The new Ritz-Carlton Residences, Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos has hit another major construction milestone, completing the top floor of both the resort and the project’s two residential towers. And developer Desarollo Hotelco says the property is “on schedule” …

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Turks and Caicos Is Getting a New Luxury Villa Resort

 The first new-build project on Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Beach in more than a decade is close to completing construction, with plans to open this winter, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The fast-growing Beach Enclave brand is debuting the …

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 Another major Caribbean resort has reopened as the region’s tourism sector continues its relaunch: the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which began welcoming guests again this week. The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba joins two other Ritz-Carlton resorts in the Caribbean that have reopened, along with …

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 Ritz-Carlton is reopening its Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, the only Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the Caribbean, is relaunching on July 1.  The relaunch of what is Puerto Rico’s leading …

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 The US Virgin Islands officially reopened for tourism earlier this month, the first Caribbean destination to do so.  So what is the state of USVI tourism right now? How does one travel there? What are the health and safety protocols …

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 The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas is expecting to reopen at the end of June, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The relaunch of the iconic resort, long the leading resort in St Thomas, comes as the United States Virgin Islands recently reopened for …

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 It was a major step for the reopening of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry this week as the destination reopened all of its nearly 15 golf courses, including the popular course at the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel, which is …

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 The new Ritz-Carlton Residences in Turks and Caicos has officially resumed construction on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales.  The new project is now on schedule for a fall 2021 delivery, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  “Anticipation continues to build as …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor More than 130 hotel projects have been delayed in the Caribbean due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, said Frank Comito, CEO and director general of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Comito, who …

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 It seems there was a bright spot in what was a sluggish year for Mexico tourism in 2019: the Riviera Nayarit.  The destination on Mexico’s Pacific coast saw more than 780,000 travelers last year, representing a very strong 4.7 percent …

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 From all-inclusives in Barbados to design-focused hotels in Jamaica, Marriott International added more than 10,000 rooms to its pipeline in Latin America and the Caribbean last year.  And the company is showing no signs of slowing down.  2019 was the …

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 Four Seasons Resort Nevis has named Ruby Garcia as the new Resort Manager.  A 17-year luxury hospitality veteran, Garcia was most recently with Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi, Thailand, where she served as General Manager. “I am pleased …

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 Antigua and Barbuda may be breaking tourism records for stopover arrivals — but it’s also quietly becoming a major new Caribbean cruise power.  The Eastern Caribbean destination, which now has a partnership with Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise …

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 Marriott International has tapped Miami-based Alma as its new social media agency.  Alma, which is based in Miami’s Coconut Grove, will be leading the company’s multilingual and multicultural social media strategy in the wider region.  The award-winning agency is part …

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 A highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton resort is coming to Mexico City this summer.  The new Ritz-Carlton, Mexico City will be set in a 58-story skyscraper with views of the capital city’s iconic Chapultapec Park.  The 153-room hotel, which will also include a …

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 Hyatt’s newest all-inclusive hotels have held their grand openings in the heart of Punta Cana in the  Dominican Republic. Playa Hotels and Resorts has debuted the new Hyatt-branded Ziva and Zilara resorts in Punta Cana’s tony enclave of Cap Cana. …

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 You’re looking out at a frosted window or a flurry. Even going outside is a feat, making you dream about warm waters and palm trees.  Because you could be in the Caribbean right now.  And there are few times of …