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Sonesta Opens First Resort in Puerto Rico

 The Sonesta brand has made its way to Puerto Rico.  Sonesta has officially opened the Royal Sonesta San Juan Resort in Puerto Rico, following a rebranding of the former InterContinental San Juan.  The 398-room resort is set in the beach …

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Puerto Rico Has a Hip New Boutique Hotel

 A hip new boutique hotel has opened its doors in the Condado district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The hip new 26-room hotel is the product of a $1 million investment by owner Rafal Pagan, who …

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Marriott Is Opening Its First-Ever Hotel in Tulum

 Marriott International is opening its first-ever hotel in Tulum, Mexico, with the planned debut of the Aloft Tulum, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 140-room-and-suite property, which will be managed by Highgate Hotels, is slated to debut in February 2021.  “Tulum …

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 American Airlines has expanded its pre-flight testing program to Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  American, which has been steadily expanding its pre-flight program for flights to the Caribbean, will now introduce it for flights to San Juan.  American has …

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 JetBlue has launched its newest service to the Caribbean with a new route from Newark to St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new route, which kicked off this week, is operating weekly on Saturdays. “We are very happy to …

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 Marco has just brought the morning croissants and the espresso has heated up and the streets of Gustavia are still silent on a Sunday.  It might even be the hour of the decollage, occasion for the French West Indies’ centuries-old …

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 There’s a new adults-only hotel in Puerto Rico. The former Serafina Beach Hotel in San Juan’s hip Condado neighborhood has officially relaunched as the new Condado Ocean Club Hotel. The property was developed with an original investment of more than …

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 The former Serafina Beach Hotel in San Juan’s hip neighborhood of Condado is reopening with a new brand, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property is set to relaunch in November as the new Condado Ocean Club, an adults-only boutique hotel …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has elected a new president, the regional tourism body announced this week.  The CHTA has elected Pablo Jose Torres Sojo as its next president, succeeding Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass.  Torres is currently the general manager of …

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 In the age of social distancing, travelers are placing a premium on privacy — both in their transportation and their accommodations.  And that’s the reasoning behind the launch of leading luxury villa rental company WIMCO’s new WIMCO Prive’ concierge travel …

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 Tradewind Aviation, the leading luxury airline in the Caribbean, has announced plans to launch a new carbon offset program.  The new initiative aims to help reduce the environmental impact of air travel.  Offset contributions help Tradewind invest in environmental projects …

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 Marriott will soon be launching a brand-new hotel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new, 152-room Aloft Ponce will be the second Aloft-branded hotel in Puerto Rico and the second Aloft hotel in the wider Caribbean when …

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 JetBlue is continuing its plans for a major expansion in the Caribbean this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company’s recently-announced Caribbean push will also include a trio of new routes from Raleigh-Durham to the wider region.  That will …

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 Almost three months after reopening its borders for international tourism, Jamaica continues to see an increase in travel demand, according to new data from Expedia. Searches for Jamaica’s travel hub of Montego Bay on Expedia Group’s digital platforms rose 15 …

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 Caribbean destinations are showing resilience amid the challenges of COVID-19, led by the tourism hub of Punta Cana, according to a new report from Expedia Group.  Searches for Caribbean destinations on Expedia Group sites had a positive increase last month, …