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One of the leading hotels in the Dominican Republic is set to complete a major $12 million renovation project.

The Casa de Campo Resort and Villas in La Romana is putting the finishing touches on the project, which includes enhancements to the resort’s Golf Learning Center, the Minitas Beach Club and a new meeting and event space.

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Is Trelawny the next Montego Bay?

The parish of Trelawny, the next parish east of the tourism hub of St James (home to Montego Bay), is seeing significant hotel development growth.

“Trelawny can no longer be ignored,” Jamaica Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett said this week.

Indeed, Trelawny has some 6,000 new hotel rooms in the pipeline in the corridor between Rio Bueno and Falmouth, Bartlett said.

While it’s sometimes, wrongly, called greater Montego Bay, the fact is that Trelawny is a distinct parish — and is forming its own tourism identity.

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After much debate, town hall meetings and heated arguments for and against that reached a public crescendo this week, the Bahamas government has approved Disney Cruise Line’s nearly half-billion dollar proposal to develop the Lighthouse Point property in South Eleuthera into a cruise port.

“The government of The Bahamas having taken into consideration the views of the majority of the people of Central and South Eleuthera is satisfied that it has made the best decision in the interest of the Bahamian people, a sustainable future for the people of Central and South Eleuthera and the economic development of the country,” said the Cabinet Office in a statement issued following a National Economic Council meeting on the matter.

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More and more travelers are flocking to the Caribbean island of Grenada, according to the latest numbers from the Grenada Tourism Authority.

The destination has received 111,446 stayover visitors so far this year, a jump of 10.55 percent compared to the first eight months of 2017.

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