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W Hotel Coming to Panama

 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 …

Starwood Planning to Open New W Hotel in Panama

 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. …

First W Hotel Opens in Colombia

 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 …

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 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 …