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NEW HOTEL OPENINGS IN 2016

Inspite of the supposed economic chaos afflicting the Caribbean with the after-shocks of the 2008/2009 financial meltdown still being felt the region showed it resilience by opening no less than 14 new hotels opened across the region representing 2,214 new rooms. However in essence there are only two types of product represented being Luxury Boutique […]

KIMPTON TO MANAGE KAWANA BAY ON GRANDE ANSE, GRENADA

The New Kimpton Kawana Bay Resort in Grenada January 9, 2017  By Amanda Jennings Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants has announced today its second property in the Caribbean.  The new Kimpton Kawana Bay Grenada Resort, a luxurious hillside retreat tucked between rainforest cliffs and the world-renowned Grand Anse Beach, is slated to open in early 2019.  Offering breathtaking […]

ARE MILLENIALS MAKING A MOVE INTO LUXURY?

Younger travelers, who traditionally have favored travel at a more affordable price point, could be making a foray into higher-end travel and staying at more luxury hotels, according to speakers at the 2017 Americas Lodging Investment Summit. Chris Cahill, of AccorHotels; Eric Danziger, of Trump Hotels; and Robert Warman, of Langham Hospitality Group, discuss the […]

CARIBBEAN CRUISE SHIPS – THE IMBALANCE OF RISK / REWARD AND A TROJAN HORSE

April’s annual Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference in Puerto Rico provides a highly appropriate time and venue to raise questions about the future of the cruise industry in the Caribbean and its impact on the region’s hotel sector. Since the beginning of 2012 alone, four cruise ships have now experienced very serious incidents which […]