If you haven’t started your holiday shopping, don’t panic! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite island-made and island-inspired gifts that you can order online to delight the Caribbean-lovers on your list. The Floatinator Enjoy your own swim-up bar in …

 LE CARBET — Among the waving canes on a boutique rum distillery in the north of Martinique, something very special is happening. Legendary rum house Neisson, located in the town of Le Carbet, has produced the first of its kind …

 It never hurts to be on one of the world’s best beaches. But some places take a great beach and turn into something more. That’s decidedly the case at The Sands at Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, a …

 Getting through airports quickly is never easy — particularly in the Caribbean. But one company in Aruba is looking to change that with new VIP service at Aruba’s Queen Beatrix Airport. It’s called First Class Experience Aruba, and it offers …

 Turks and Caicos-based regional airline InterCaribbean Airways has announced the launch of a new nonstop flights between Providenciales and Montego Bay, Jamaica. The new weekly service will begin operating on Dec. 18, with flights departing Turks and Caicos every Sunday …

 Tourism demand to the Jamaican destination of Ocho Rios is rising fast, according to the latest numbers from global travel giant Expedia. Tourism demand for Ocho Rios increased more than 50 percent in the third quarter, compared to the same …

 Can you solve it? By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Driving through the streets of Bridgetown, Barbados this summer, I saw them everywhere: roadside bus shelters featuring wooden nameplates. Just as hurricanes used to be, the names were all female. “Christie” …

 The Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Harbor in Grand Bahama is set to reopen later this month. The planned debut on Dec. 19 comes after Hurricane Matthew caused devastation across parts of the island in October; the resort had …

 Two of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations are now connected even better. Caribbean Helicopters is resuming its winter schedule of service from Antigua to Anguilla this month, offering the chance for a special kind of multi-island vacation. (And a boon for …

 There are penthouses and there are penthouses. At St. Peter’s Bay, an ultra-luxe resort in Barbados, you’ll definitely find the latter. This is the most premier room at the resort: the five-bedroom deluxe beachfront penthouse, a capacious suite that even …

 One of the wonderful things about Martinique’s famous rhums agricoles is their sheer diversity. While molasses-based rum brands may release a new expression in years-long intervals, Martinique’s rum producers are always thinking of new ideas. It doesn’t hurt that agricole …

 There’s nowhere quite like Curaçao. With more than 30 beaches; a fascinating Netherlands-influenced heritage; and convenient airlift from the U.S., Canada and Europe, the 171-square-mile island is a must for Caribbean travelers yearning for a side of culture with their …

 The biggest earthquake in the Caribbean in several years caused shaking across the Southern Caribbean on Tuesday evening. The 5.8-magnitude quake’s epicenter was about 25 miles southwest of Scarborough, Tobago; it struck at about 5:42 PM local time at a …

 The Caribbean’s most anticipated new resort is officially open: the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in Grand Cayman, Kimpton’s first international hotel. t’s a 266-room resort on the heart of Seven Mile Beach and a strikingly modern approach to Caribbean …

 Looking ahead at the region’s hotel and resort sector. By Fleur VagniezOp-Ed Contributor Hotels and Resorts across the Caribbean have experienced unprecedented growth over the last 6 years with ADR and occupancy rates outperforming those at the previous top of the cycle …