The Turks & Caicos Islands are set to benefit from the addition of several new hotels to its luxury portfolio. The chain of forty islands and cays are home to the world’s best beaches including the renowned Grace Bay Beach. The destination was awarded Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination and Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards, adding to its extensive list of awards and accolades.
The destination is bracing for the arrival of new luxurious developments which include:
- Andaz Turks & Caicos at Grace Bay – 59 hotel rooms and 74 residential units
- The Ritz-Carlton Residences – 317 rooms made up of a mixture of hotel rooms, condo hotel units and residences
- The Turks Cay Resort & Marina – 143 rooms including 11 luxury penthouses
- Royal Reef North Caicos – 219 residences and rooms
- South Bank by Grace Bay Resorts – luxury beachfront and marina resort
- The Bight Hotel – 66 unit boutique hotel
- Rock House by Grace Bay Resorts – 39 cottages and 4 hillside homes
Popular for its powder white sand and turquoise waters, the Turks and Caicos Islands has emerged as the premier vacation destination for discerning and affluent travelers. Each island and cay in the archipelago, also referred to as Sister Islands, is a destination on its own that has a unique and distinguishable charm. Turks & Caicos Islands is a popular retreat for persons seeking serene solitude and unspoiled nature and with the ease of connectivity from major hubs, is an easy and accessible escape. The island of North Caicos, which is popular for day trips from the tourism hub Providenciales, will see a boost in overnight stays with the redevelopment of the island’s airport resulting in the re-introduction of commercial flights to the island.
Director of Tourism Ramon Andrews commented, “We are excited about the growth and development on the horizon for our destination. Tourism arrivals are projected to increase which drives the opportunity to expand our tourism product offerings. We welcome visitors to enjoy our pristine and inviting beaches, experience our luxurious accommodations, indulge in our world class spas, delectable dining and revel in cultural experiences and local traditions”.
The Turks & Caicos Islands tourism sector is on an upward trajectory resulting in the expansion of existing hotels and new developments across the Sister Islands. The Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board has embarked on an aggressive marketing strategy to promote the destination globally by engaging existing industry partners and forging new strategic alliances in key markets.
Turks & Caicos Islands government officials commemorated the ground breaking ceremony of Rock House Resort on June 22, 2019. L-R: Hon. Edwin Astwood, Hon. Doug Parnell, Hon. V. Delroy Williams, Hon. Karen Malcolm, CEO Mark Durliat, Kirk Delancy, Premier Hon. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson, Hon. H. Derek Taylor and Director of Tourism Ramon Andrews.