At Travel Weekly Gay Nagle Myers is reporting on two recently renovated properties, the Fairmont Royal Pavilion on Barbados:
Barbados' refurbed Fairmont Royal Pavilion sets sights on U.S.
"I'm a private-island kind of guy, but I am going to make this the best resort in Barbados," said Wayne Kafcsak, new general manager of the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados."
And the very interesting GoldenEye resort on Jamaica - the former property of write Ian Fleming on James Bond fame:
Jamaica's GoldenEye resort reopens after two-year refurb
GoldenEye Hotel & Resort on Jamaica's north coast in the village of Oracabessa reopened Dec. 15 after a two-year renovation project.
The 52-acre property is the former home of author Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond.
Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records and the Island Outpost collection of five Jamaican properties, purchased GoldenEye in 1976.
The newly renovated resort now encompasses 22 units, including nine beach cottages, two lagoon cottages and six lagoon suites as well as Fleming's original villa and four villas built by Blackwell.