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What’s Next for the Puerto Rico Hotel Industry

 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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Ritz-Carlton Relaunches Construction in Turks and Caicos

 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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How Coronavirus Is Affecting Caribbean Hotel Projects

 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 …

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 In what is easily one of the most anticipated relaunches in the Caribbean in several years, the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has officially reopened its doors.  The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long the leading hotel in the United States Virgin Islands, began …

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 “Luxury all inclusive” is a term that invites immediate skepticism.  If you’ve ever stayed at a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton or an Aman resort, you know there’s more to a five-star resort experience than offering top-shelf liquor at a …

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 Ritz-Carlton has officially opened its first-ever Ritz-Carlton Reserve resort in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is set on the Sea of Cortez in the charming destination of San Jose del Cabo, a quieter corner …

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 The US Virgin Islands is in the midst of a tourism renaissance, according to recently-released data. The USVI is reporting close to a 50 percent increase in stay-over arrivals this year. It’s what the USVI Department of Tourism is calling …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts is making its long-awaited comeback in the first quarter of 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. The historic Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands …

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 By Alexander Britell What is almost certainly the most anticipated reopening of 2019 will be happening earlier than expected. The long-awaited return of The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas is set for Nov. 22, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reinvigorated resort’s debut …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The ultra-luxe Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is slated to open its doors on Nov. 1 in Mexico. The retreat, which will be one of just two Ritz-Carlton Reserve resorts in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, will …