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Caribbean Travel Marketplace Conference Begins in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Above: the Puerto Rico Convention Center By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — The Caribbean’s largest travel marketing conference officially began with an opening ceremony Wednesday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference brings together hotels, destinations, […]


A New Kind of Caribbean Guesthouse Opens in Puerto Rico

Above: the Dream Inn By the Caribbean Journal staff This is the Caribbean’s newest bed and breakfast, and it’s not quite like any other guest house in the region. It’s modern, it’s artful, it’s a bit funky. It’s called the Dream […]


Puerto Rico’s New Sports Lounge

Above: the new Ashford Sports Lounge By the Caribbean Journal staff The Condado Plaza Hilton in San Juan is now home to Puerto Rico’s newest sports lounge. The Ashford Sports Lounge, named after the Condado neighbourhood’s most famous thoroughfare, Ashford […]


Condado Vanderbilt Opens in Puerto Rico

Above: the Condado Vanderbilt By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s historic hotel properties has been reborn. The Condado Vanderbilt, a classic hotel property on Ashford Avenue in the Condado neighbourhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico, officially opened […]

Rum Journal: A Classic Coquito From A Condado Hotel

IT’S ONE of the most famous cocktails in Puerto Rico: the coquito, a sweet, milk-based cocktail that’s served most often in the holiday season. But how do you make it? The San Juan Marriott Resort in San Juan’s chic Condado […]

The Caribbean’s Sexiest Hotels

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list […]


Doubletree By Hilton San Juan Names New Executive Chef

Above: the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Doubletree by Hilton Sasn Juan hotel has named Patrick Dawson the property’s new executive chef. Dawson comes to the Doubletree from the Mahogany Run Golf Course in […]

Puerto Rico is "Ready" for Mega-Ships

Above: The Bay of San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is “ready” to receive the new wave of “mega” cruise ships, according to Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. Old San Juan’s port recently completed a project […]

A New Restaurant -Within-a-Restaurant at Puerto Rico's El San Juan

Above: El San Juan Resort and Casino, a Hilton Hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new restaurant-within-a-restaurant at Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Resort and Casino, a Hilton Hotel. The property has announced the debut of the “Chef’s […]


This Is the Caribbean's Coolest New Boutique Hotel

Above: El Blok in Vieques By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s island of Vieques has a a new boutique hotel — and it’s one that just might be the coolest of its kind in the Caribbean. It’s called El Blok, […]

Hyatt House Opens in San Juan

Above: the new Hyatt House in San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has debuted its first Hyatt House hotel outside of the continental United States. The new Hyatt House San Juan has officially opened in the Miramar neighbourhood […]

Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue Coming to the Caribbean in 2015

Above: a rendering of the Mall of San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s largest mall will be debuting in 2015. The Mall of San Juan, a two-story complex featuring both a 138,000-square-foot Nordstrom and a 100,000-square-foot Saks […]


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