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What’s Next for Marriott Hotels in the Caribbean?

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

VIDEO: Checking in to the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba

 By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell There’s something very civilized about a cold beer delivered right to the beach by waiter on a Segway. And it doesn’t hurt when that happens on one of the world’s greatest beaches. This is …

The Best Caribbean Destinations for This Holiday Season

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cayman-based Dart Real Estate has purchased the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The property …

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 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrated New York eatery Casa Nonna is coming to Aruba. Casa Nonna, the Italian dining destination just south of Manhattan’s Theater District, is set to open early next year at the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba. The restaurant …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s food festival circuit has only been growing in recent years, but one festival has regularly drawn the biggest names: the Cayman Islands’ Cayman Cookout, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. This year’s festival, which …

 Even on Palm Beach, a morning can’t begin without a proper cup of coffee. It’s simply part of the routine, even when you’re on holiday. And making great coffee is precisely the plan at the new Ritual Coffee Culture, a …

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 Celebrity chefs, great food and one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts? That’s the agenda for this year’s Third Annual Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway, which will bring together a quartet of celebrity chefs to the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve …

 Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is launching a new “Hook-to-Cook” program. Starting this month, guests at the Puerto Rico retreat have the opportunity to enjoy a half-day fishing excursion before retreating to La Cocina, the property’s interactive culinary education center, …

 The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is expanding to St. Lucia. The company, which is a part of Marriott International, has signed a management agreement with Dubai-based Range Developments to open a Ritz-Carlton in St. Lucia in 2021. Range Developments is also …

 What’s even better than a Ritz-Carlton hotel? A floating Ritz-Carlton. That’s the new plan from The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, which is taking to the sea with an entry into luxury yachting and cruises. “The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will have a …

Zadún

 Set along the coastline of  San José del Cabo with views of the Sea of Cortez, Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve will make its debut in early 2018. This opening marks the fourth resort in the Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio, and the …

Caribbean Travel Awards 2018

 It might have been the sake or the Banyuls, the octopus or the scallops or the pre-dessert. There was a moment when everything became one, when there was no longer a distinction between courses, when the gastronomic became the religious. …

 The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has introduced several “Real Cayman” offerings to its locally-inspired resort experience. The first of these, now being offered at the Ritz-Carlton Culinary Studio, offers insights into true Caymanian cuisine in a special workshop called The Cayman …

Best Bar in Grand Cayman

 Executed right, there is nothing quite like a hotel bar. While other bars prize crowds, bustle and numbers, a great hotel bar is about the art of refined hospitality, of making you feel pampered. It is a place to retreat, …

Ada Perez

 The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan has named a new general manager for its casino. The luxury Puerto Rico hotel has named Ada Perez to the role, following more than three decades of experience in the casino operations and hospitality fields. “We …

Escape to Cayman

 One of the Caribbean’s best hotels and best beaches. What else do you need? The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is offering a new experience aimed at an easy, luxurious getaway for travel right now. It’s called Escape to Cayman, and it …