Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will rebrand and manage a luxury hotel, currently operating on Canouan island in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, from 1 November 2017. Mandarin Oriental, Canouan will be the Group's first property in the Caribbean.
The Caribbean/Mexico region reported 16,297 rooms in 92 hotel projects under construction during August 2017, which is a 24.4% year-over-year increase based on the number of rooms.
Meliá Hotels & Resorts has announced that its Puerto Rico retreat will be rebranded as Meliá Coco Beach. Previously part of the Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts family, the resort will undergo renovations throughout 2017 to transition to a different brand within the Meliá Hotels International portfolio.
STR's June pipeline report shows the Caribbean/Mexico region reported 13,829 rooms in 86 hotel projects in construction for the month, which is a 15.4% year-over-year increase in the number of rooms.