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A Celebration of Tourism in Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The best of Jamaican tourism was on display in Kingston this weekend as Caribbean Journal presented the Caribbean Travel Awards to Jamaica’s winning contingent, highlighted by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett receiving the award for Caribbean …

Rosewood Baha Mar to Open in June

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 is coming in June. The new Rosewood Baha Mar at the Baha Mar resort complex in Nassau is opening June 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

Two New Villas to Try at Jamaica’s Tryall Club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Tryall Club villa resort has added a pair of new luxury villas to its rental portfolio. The Montego Bay-area property has added the hip four-bedroom Aqua Bay, along with the “timelessly elegant” Quinntessential [sic]” …

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villa marie st barth

 By Alexander Britell The Villa Marie boutique hotel in St Barth is planning a quick comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hotel will make its post-Irma debut on March 2, according to the property’s Web site. The Sibuet family’s Villa …

radisson blu costa rica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is adding a major new property in the Caribbean Basin. The company has announced the signing of a new Radisson Blue in Costa Rica. The new-build hotel will feature 100 rooms, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos is one of the region’s most beautiful diving destinations — and now there’s a great way to enjoy the waters of the archipelago. Beaches Resorts has partnered with the Professional Association of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another hotel in Anguilla has announced plans to open its doors. The luxe Zemi Beach House on Shoal Bay Beach is planning to reopen in February, after shuttering in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The …

Quintessence Hotel

 Above: the new Quintessence (All photos by Joe Jenkin) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new addition to Anguilla’s hotel product is set to come on stream next month with a Jan. 1 opening date. The Quintessence Hotel, billed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is making a tourism comeback, and one of its beachfront villa resorts has reopened its doors. Shoal Bay Villas, set on the idyllic Shoal Bay East in Anguilla, is set on the eastern coast …

adults-only mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts’ Le Blanc Spa Resort is expanding with a new adults-only Mexico resort. The famed all-inclusive spa resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico is adding a new location in 2018: Los Cabos. The …

riu dunamar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Riu Resorts has officially expanded in the Mexican Caribbean with the debut of the new Riu Dunamar. The new family-friendly all-inclusive is set in the relatively new Costa Mujeres development, about 30 km …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Right now, it’s the beach capital of the Caribbean, and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is easier to reach than ever, thanks to a host of new deals at resort properties across the island. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Seven Stars Resort and Spa in Turks and Caicos has unveiled a new room class aimed at families and groups. The Providenciales property has debuted a new two-bedroom garden-view suite with 740 square feet, …

negril

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s first-ever Park Hyatt hotel has officially opened its doors on the island of St Kitts. The new 126-room luxury resort is set on St Kitts’ Banana Bay on the island’s lush southeastern peninsula. It’s the …

luxury resorts caribbean

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cayman-based Dart Real Estate has purchased the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The property …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Palladium is bringing two new resorts to the Mexican Caribbean. Palladium Hotel Group will be opening a family-friendly property called Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and Spa and an adults-only hotel called …

stonefield estate

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s Stonefield Estate has announced its rebranding as a health and wellness retreat, unveiling several new amenities in line with its new mission. The 17-villa boutique hotel on the island’s southwest coast will …