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Six Caribbean Hotels With Swim-Out Rooms

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from …

Royalton’s New Wellness Program

 Canadian hotel brand Royalton is expanding its wellness offering in a big way. The company has announced the launch of Royalton Fit, a program that offers a mix of fitness and wellness classes for guests. Royalton Fit will offer more …

St. Lucia’s Hotel Development Boom

 The island of St. Lucia is in the midst of a full-fledged hotel development boom. The Eastern Caribbean island will add some 2,000 new rooms to its hotel stock over the next four years, according to tourism officials. Chief among …

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 Blue Diamond Resorts’ Royalton brand is expanding again in the Caribbean. The hotel has announced the development of the new Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana, an adults-only resort that will be adjacent to the company’s existing Royalton Punta Cana property. …

 There’s a pair of new places to stay in Negril. Blue Diamond Resorts has officially opened its new Royalton Negril and Hideaway at Royalton Negril resorts in Jamaica. The complex includes Royalton Negril, which is family-friendly, and Hideaway at Royalton …

 The island of St. Lucia has a pair of new resorts. The all-inclusive Royalton Saint Lucia and adults-only all-inclusive Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia have opened their doors. It’s the latest Caribbean resort for the rapidly-expanding Royalton brand, which now …

 The pace of new hotel development in the Caribbean hasn’t slowed in recent years as more investors jump into the Caribbean and management companies continue to expand. That means there’s another exciting slate of new hotel properties set to come …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

 Celebrating Marley with a special cocktail I’m in Jamaica, on the beach with Bob Marley. Alas, it’s not the dearly departed king of reggae himself. Instead, this Bob Marley is a red, green and gold-colored frozen concoction that Winston, the …

Royalton Caribbean Expansion

 Royalton Luxury Resorts is making a big expansion in the Caribbean region, with a number of new hotels set to come on stream in the next few months. The Royalton Blue Waters resort in Montego Bay will be ready Oct. …

 One of the Caribbean’s fastest growing luxury brands is expanding again. Royalton Luxury Resorts has announced plans to open four new all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. The company will open Royalton and Hideaway at Royalton resorts on both Seven Mile …

 Royalton Luxury Resorts is planning to open a new resort in Jamaica. The all-inclusive Royalton Blue Waters is slated to open on White Bay near Montego Bay in November. The 228-room hotel will include amenities like Dream Beds, in-suite double-headed …

 A Punta Cana resort gets eco-friendlier By Dana NilandCJ Contributor CHIC Punta Cana by Royalton Luxury Resorts has completed the installation of a new Electro-Chemical Activation Technology and Green Chemical program for its kitchens and housekeeping services. The eco-friendly cleaning …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor CHIC Punta Canta, one of Sunwing’s adults-only Caribbean resorts, is launching a series of DJ workshops for its music-loving guests and aspiring performers. The hotel has partnered with the DJ Dispensary to provide the three-day courses, …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a major new resort project on the island of Antigua. The company’s Royalton brand is developing the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa, which is slated …

 Above: the Grand Lido Negril By the Caribbean Journal staff Blue Diamond’s Royalton brand is planning to open a resort in Negril. The company has announced that it would be opening the Royalton Negril at the former Grand Lido Resort …

 Above: the Royalton Cayo Santa Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel firm Sunwing continues to expand its air service to Cuba. The carrier announced this week that it would be launching a new weekly winter flight between Kitchener-Waterloo …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a new resort on Punta Cana’s sands. The adults-only all-inclusive resort Chic Punta Cana By Royalton opened recently with 323 suites and a raft of features designed to separate it from the other roughly …