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dominica hotel boom

Dominica at Epicenter of Caribbean Hotel Boom

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel pipeline is surging — as more and more investors from around the world launch new hotel and resort projects. It’s growth that’s largely region-wide — but one island seems to be doing …

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In St Barth, a Caribbean Classic Reborn

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of St Barth’s venerable hotels is making its long-awaited return for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf, the reimagining of St Barth’s historic Carl Gustaf hotel, is …

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This Costa Rica Adults-Only Boutique Hotel Is Expanding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Villa Buena Onda boutique adults-only hotel in Costa Rica is in the midst of an expansion. The hotel, which is comprised of a 10,000-square-foot property in the heart of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province, has …

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all-inclusive curacao amresorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding resort company AMResorts is expanding in Curacao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Apple Leisure Group subsidiary has signed a resort management deal to transform the Hiltlon Curacao into the new Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa …

dominican republic spa new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest luxury hotels has debuted a major new spa: the first-ever Natura Bisse-branded spa in the world. The Dominican Republic’s Eden Roc Cap Cana has unveiled the new $2 million, 30,000-square-foot …

costa rica hotel spa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Costa Rica’s leading hotels has announced the upcoming launch of a major new spa. The Retreat Costa Rica, set on Crystal Mountain in Atenas, is set to debut a new 7,000-square-foot Vida Mia …

los cabos spa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Los Cabos’ Solmar hotel collection has debuted a spectacular new beachfront spa to its Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort in Mexico. The new Spa by the Ocean is set 100 meters from the …

carnival mardi gras suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more details on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will make its debut in August 2020. That includes a collection of 180 suites across 11 styles, including a new …

puerto rico vieques hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project is underway on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico, a big boost for an island with a tourism industry still reeling from the storms of 2017 and whose flagship …

aruba hyatt hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s signature Aruba hotel is planning several new additions this year, following a $21 million renovation project that concluded last year. The second phase of the hotel’s transformation will see the renovation of the property’s …

jamaica villa resort

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton A Caribbean villa vacation is something rather different than your traditional hotel getaway. It’s a way to live the destination in another way, in tranquility, in seclusion, in privacy, with a different kind of …

all-inclusive antigua luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A sexy new adults-only all-inclusive is coming to the island of Antigua. The boutique Hammock Cove Resort and Spa resort is slated for a grand opening this year, likely in the fourth quarter. The luxury …

bocas del toro panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What was already one of the leading destinations for expats in the Caribbean just got another boost. Bocas del Toro, the beach-filled archipelago off the Caribbean coast of Panama, is now home to a new …

adults-only resorts

 Sometimes we just want some time to ourselves. And thats where the adults-only resort comes in. But the concept of the adults-only resort has diversified in recent years. Today, adults-only resorts have moved beyond simply being enclaves of quiet and …

cancun jw marriott

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott Cancun has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project. The renovation included what the property called an “extensive transformation” of all 447 guestrooms and suites. “We are excited to introduce JW Marriott Cancun Resort …

bermuda spa month

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Historic charm, world-class golf and, yes, quite a few terrific spas. And now the Atlantic island of Bermuda is upping its wellness game, with the launch of its first-ever Spa Month in February. The new …

caribbean travel awards

 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

jamaica round hill

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Jamaica’s signature hotels has unveiled some upgrades for the winter season. Jamaica’s Round Hill Hotel and Villas has completed the renovation of four villas, redesigned its lobby landscaping and add three new Har-Tru …