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The Best Piña Colada in Grand Cayman

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor They say it’s Grand Cayman’s best piña colada. So you know I had to try it. Made from a combination of Myers’s dark rum, pineapple juice, coconut milk AND coconut ice cream, the Ritz-Carlton Grand …

Ritz-Carlton Reserve Coming to Bermuda

 Another major hotel project is coming to the island of Bermuda. The Ritz-Carlton Reserve will operate under a long-term management agreement with George’s Bay Hotel Ltd. and George’s Bay Residences. It will be the second Ritz-Carlton Reserve on an island …

Ashford Prime Completes $64 Million Purchase of Ritz-Carlton St Thomas

 Ashford Hospitality Prime has completed its purchase of the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas for $64 million, the company announced. Concurrent with the completion of the deal, Ashford has financed the hotel with a $42 million non-recourse mortgage loan. The property will …

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 The Great Bay Beach at St Thomas’ Ritz-Carlton resort has gotten bluer. The beach has been awarded the Blue Flag designation for environmental and conservation efforts, the fifth year in a row that the beach has received the designation. The …

 Last year, Caribbean Journal launched the first-ever Caribbean Travel Awards to honor the hotels, destinations and people who help make Caribbean travel better. And we’re doing it again this year, looking at the region both from the perspective of the …

 The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has a new owner. The property, which recently underwent a $22 million renovation, is being acquired by Dallas-based Ashford Hospitality Prime for $64 million from Marriott International. The deal for the 180-room hotel in the US …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ritz-Carlton is planning to open its first hotel in Mexico City, the company announced Wednesday. The Ritz-Carlton Mexico City is slated to debut in 2019. The 153-room property will operate under a long-term management agreement …

 A remarkable Caribbean hotel By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — My fiancée told me to look at the ground. No, I hadn’t dropped anything. She was pointing to the carpet. Because the carpet – the carpets – at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman …

 Where to visit for Fall 2015 There’s a Caribbean island for every travel desire. But every Caribbean island is different, and each one has a diverse range of experiences on offer, whether you’re looking for food, beaches, art or adventure. …

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton, San Juan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) has announced its certification of the Ritz Carlton, San Juan in the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Program. This is the fifth such certification in Puerto …

Best Aruba Hotels

 This is what you always find yourself loving about the best Aruba hotels. We’ve alway said that Aruba has a lot of great hotels, and places to stay to fit every size and vacation. With easy air access, fabulous beaches, and a …

 Above: Grace Bay Beach By Alexander Britell The Turks and Caicos Islands government has signed a development agreement with Desarrollos Hotel Group to build a $224 million hotel, resort, casino and spa project in the British Overseas Territory, Caribbean Journal has …

 Above: the new Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has officially opened its second all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, the company announced Saturday. The Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall opened on Saturday at the former home …

 Above: RUMBAR at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne (All photos by CJ) RUMBAR, the famous rum bar on the island of Key Biscayne off the coast of Miami, has a new look. The bar, which Rum Journal named one of the …

 Above: Grace Bay Beach By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — A Ritz-Carlton resort is coming to Turks and Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Dr Rufus Ewing announced ahead of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference in …

 Above: the new Hyatt at Rose Hall By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Resorts Management has named the general manager for the two new Hyatt all-inclusives set to open in Jamaica later this year. Carl Hendriks will be the general …

 With healing waters, inspiring nature and dreamy vistas, you might say that the Caribbean itself is one big spa. But when you’re looking for a that extra level of relaxation and therapy, the region has you covered, with some of …

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest Ritz-Carlton in the Caribbean is set to open its doors next week. The Ritz-Carlton Aruba will officially open on Nov. 22 on Aruba’s Palm Beach. The 320-room property will …