Page - Recent Award Placements
Brides – More Caribbean Resorts We Love for $250 or Less, Feb/Mar 2016 (print)
Endless Vacation Magazine- “Caribbean, Island Style” by Veronique Jude, Spring 2016 (print)
Food Before Fashion – El Blok, Jan. 23, 2016
IDEAT – El Blok for ID-Spots, Dec 2015 (print)
AD Mexico- “El Blok” by Lillia Ceballos, November 9, 2015
Esquire Hong Kong- “The Flowing Light,” November 2015 (print)
Elle España- “El Arte de Escaparse: Puerto Rico, Donde Nace el Sol” by Claudia Saiz, November 2015 (print)
Architectural Digest España- “Sensaciones el Bloque” by Carolina G. Miranda, October 3, 2015
Postcards Magazine- “36 Hours in San Juan” by Cabell Belk, Summer 2015 (print)
L’Officiel Mexico- “La Nueva Ola” by Felipe Pando, July/August 2015 (print)
Boutique Design- “Working it Out” By Oriana Lerner, June 1st, 2015
Conde nast Traveller UK- “The It List “ By Karen Burshstein, May 2015.
Travel Do Se (online)- “An Inn By the Sea” By Isel Garcia, May 11th, 2015.
New York Times- “The Many Faces of Puerto Rico” By Luisita Lopez Torregrosa, April 5th, 2015.
Travel + Leisure Mexico- “The ‘It List’ 2015” By Jennifer Flowers and Nikki Ekstein, April 2015 (print)
Delta Sky Magazine- “Latin Heat’ By Jennifer Buge, March 2015
Self Magazine- “Self Indulge: Dive Right In” by Christina Valhouli, February 2015 (print)
Travel + Leisure- ‘The 2015 It List’ By T + L Staff, February 2015.
High Magazine- An upscale Asian luxury magazine. The writer has confirmed that the piece has been published and El Blok was included. ebc has requested copies.
The New Indian Express- “Hotel Openings of 2015” By The Staff, January 17th, 2015.
Elle España- “El Arte de Escaparse: Puerto Rico, Donde Nace el Sol” by Claudia Saiz, November 2014 (print)
Maison & Objet Magazine– “El Blok”, Dec 2, 2014
The Independent UK- “Where to Stay in Puerto Rico” by Chloe Hamilton, November 7,2014.
Sport & Style: El Blok photography, Nov 2014 (print)
Travel + Leisure: “The New Kid On El BLok” Nov 2014 (print)
Architectrual Digest France (online)- ‘Neó Modernisme Sur La Plage’ October 17, 2014. By Sophie Pinet
Conde Nast Traveller UK – Included El Blok in their a “What’s New in the Caribbean” spread in the October 2014 (print)
Travel+Leisure- “El Blok Hotel Makes its Debut in Vieques” El Bloks is named as “the most stylish new hotel in the caribbean” and Jose’s signature cocktails are noted as “pristine as Vieques’ white sand beaches” by Peter Frank, October 7, 2014.
Financial Times How to spend it- El Blok is included in a ‘Travelista’ column. “Caribbean Initiatives by Simon Baeyertz and Chris Blackwell, the music execs shake things us in Puerto Rico and Jamaica” Sophy Roberts, October 1st, 2014
Conde Nast Traveler- El Blok is included in a design feature for innovative hotel design ‘The New Look’, Thomas de Monchaux, September 2014 (print)
Architectural Digest (Online)- The El Blok opening is covered in an online piece “El Blok Hotel to open in Vieques” By Alyssa Bird, August 29th, 2014
El Nuevo Dia: Aug 2014 (print)
Insider Magazine: July 2014 (print)
New York Times- ‘A Vieques Hotel with Contemporary Design and Cuisine” the article calls El Blok “one of the most significant hotel architecturally in the caribbean” Paola Singer, June 14, 2014.
WSJ. Magazine- “El Blok Party”, June 2014 Issue
Surface – did a spread of El Blok photos for their March 2014 issue (print)
New York Post- “Hottest new hotels of 2014”, Chris Bunting and David Kaufman,January 9, 2014
New York Magazine- “The Honeymoon” By Fiorella Valdesolo, Summer 2015.
Brazilian Casa Vogue- “Concreto Tropical” By Beta Germano, February 2015
Architectural Digest Russia- “Most Interesting Hotels from Around the World” February 17, 2015