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Grenada Has a Major New Luxury Hotel: Silversands

 By Alexander Britell In what is easily the most important luxury hotel opening in Grenada in decades, the island has officially welcomed the new Silversands Grenada boutique hotel. The $125 million Silversands Grenada, which is already a member of Leading …

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The Best All-Inclusive Vacations in the Caribbean for Food

 “All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets …

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Sandals Expands Barbados All-Inclusive With New Suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals’ newest resort in the Caribbean has gotten even bigger. Sandals has officially launched 50 new luxury suites at its all-suite Sandals Royal Barbados resort, the company announced on Monday. It’s the third major expansion …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a big month for the hotel market in Costa Rica. First, there was the debut of the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort; in a few weeks, W opens its first hotel in the country, …

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 By Alexander Britell The all-inclusive Caribbean resort has been the secret to the growth of some of the most popular destinations in the region, from Punta Cana to Montego Bay. But as the definition of all-inclusive has changed, travelers are …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals has already taken the overwater bungalow concept into the Caribbean — and now it’s going further. The Caribbean resort brand has debuted a new overwater bar at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International is making a push to eliminate single-use plastics across its regional portfolio, the company said this week. The company said all 19 Sandals and Beaches resorts across seven Caribbean islands would be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has begun the major transformation of its Sandals Cap Estate golf and country club in Saint Lucia. The project will see golf legend and course designer Greg Norman transform the course into …

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Is it possible that a golf course’s beauty can hurt your game? Emerald Bay Head Professional Richard Gibson believes this could be the case with his Greg Norman-designed 18-hole layout, which hugs the turquoise waters of …

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 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …

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 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big plans for Kingston as a center for urban tourism, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. “City tourism is a very exciting area of development; that’s what makes New York what it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has announced a major new partnership with global soccer powerhouse Real Madrid. The partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation will implement the first-ever series of soccer clinics at Sandals’ Beaches Resorts in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to meet in Montego Bay. Sandals Resorts International has announced the launch of its new luxury conference center at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The 3,000-square-foot facility has its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has officially broken ground on its newest resort project in the Caribbean. Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet turned the sod on the Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia project, which will be the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has named a new CEO, the company announced in a statement on Thursday morning. Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart has appointed industry veteran Gebhard Rainer as the new CEO, succeeding former CEO …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Golf legend Greg Norman will spearhead the transformation of the 18-hole Sandals Saint Lucia Golf and Country Club at Cap Estate. The former St Lucia Golf and Country Club, which was acquired by Sandals Resorts …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s a particular delight in the feeling of having found a destination before everyone else. In the Caribbean, it’s something that’s not that easy to do anymore. Or is it? Enter Grenada, the lush, gorgeous Eastern Caribbean …