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Marriott Is Planning Its First Edition Hotel in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Marriott’s hottest hotel brands is coming to the Caribbean. The luxury boutique brand that was the brainchild of legendary hotelier Ian Schrager will be coming to the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Marriott has …

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Vieques, Puerto Rico Is Getting a Major New 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 …

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Marriott Opens Renaissance Cancun Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has kicked off 2019 with a new addition in the Caribbean. The travel giant’s Renaissance Hotels brand has officially debuted its new Renaissance Cancun Resort and Marina, anchoring the new marina in Puerto Cancun. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s northern coast is about to get a transformative hotel investment. Marriott International is planning to partner on a $350 million project in Puerto Plata that would add three new luxury resorts to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new W in the wider Caribbean region, thanks to the debut this week of the W Costa Rica Reserva Conchal. The first-ever W in Costa Rica is set in a 2,300-acre nature reserve …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing luxury hotel brand Auberge Resorts is expanding again in the region, with plans to debut its Susurros del Corazon resort in Mexico’s tony Punta Mita area in 2020. according to the company. The Banderas …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff W Hotels is set to open its newest hotel in the Caribbean Basin next month: the new W Costa Rica, Reserva Conchal. The newest W in the region is slated to debut in November, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest W hotel has officially opened its doors in Panama City. The W Panama debuted in the city’s business district this week, the first-ever W in Central America. The property, owned by Evolution Tower …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s W Hotels brand is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean Basin. The company is set to debut the new W Panama on Jan. 23, 2018, according to a Marriott statement. The newest W in …

 Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood is planning to debut a new W Hotel in the region, the company announced. The W Panama is slated to open in 2017 near the Zona Rosa neighbourhood of Panama City. …

 Above: the Living Room at the W Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new W in Colombia. Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted its new W Bogota hotel in Colombia’s capital city on Monday. The hotel is the latest …

 Above: Vieques (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell VIEQUES — I’m in a taxi with a couple from Boston that just arrived here from the neighbouring island of Culebra. “I hear they’ve got great beaches there,” I say. Quickly, …

 Above: the St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Last month, Starwood’s Richard Suarez said the company was pursuing an “aggressive expansion strategy” in Latin America. But that strategy appears to include the Caribbean …