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Marriott Wants to Transform the Sheraton Experience

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is looking to make big changes to its Sheraton brand. The hotel giant, which already introduced a concept for its new Sheraton guest room last year, is now showcasing its new vision for the …

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Will Include a Big Caribbean Offering

 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Colors of Calle Fortaleza

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Barbara Murphy, who sent in this lovely shot of Calle Fortaleza in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This fall, Disney Cruise Line will return to some of its favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including getaways to Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico and destinations around the Caribbean. Bookings open to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the news of rival American Airlines’ huge Caribbean expansion, JetBlue has added another new nonstop route to the region. JetBlue has officially launched its newest daily nonstop flights, connecting Newark, New Jersey and …

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 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new power player in Caribbean aviation. Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways has acquired San Juan-based Caribbean regional airline Seaborne Airlines in what could be a transformative move for the region’s air sector. Silver has closed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a major new expansion of its flight service to Puerto Rico. In a huge boost for the still-recovering destination, Frontier has launched new daily nonstop flights from both Long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this beautiful shot of sunrise at the Condado Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is boosting its service to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The carrier is adding a fourth daily flight between Atlanta and San Juan, effective June 8, the company announced. Delta operates the flights …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has officially launched sales for Caribbean cruises on its soon-to-debut Norwegian Encore cruise ship. The ship, which will be Norwegian’s fourth “Breakaway-Plus”-class ship, is slated to launch in the Caribbean in the …

 By Alexander Britell One of the hippest corners of the Caribbean has a serious new addition: the Serafina Beach Hotel, a 96-room stunner in the heart of the Condado neighborhood in San Juan. Puerto Rico’s first new hotel opening of …

 By Alexander Britell In a huge boost for the island of Puerto Rico as it makes its post-storm recovery, Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda will be reprising his role as Alexander Hamilton in a production on the island. Miranda had ended …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Serafina Heach Hotel is slated to make its debut next month in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The hotel, the first hotel by the popular Serafina Restaurant Group in New York City, is planning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the best way to fly to Anguilla. Luxury airline Tradewind Aviation is resuming its service between San Juan and Anguilla, with service set to resume Dec. 14. That’s just in time for next high …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives for the next two years. Cox took office early last year following an unscheduled leadership change, and has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fascination ship has returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a year-round schedule of Caribbean cruises. The ship recently underwent an “extensive” multimillion-dollar dry dock that added a host of new …