Caribbean

VIDEO: Snorkeling at Malmok Beach, Aruba

 The island of Aruba is filled with some serious snorkeling spots, but for the best all-around snorkeling experience, most snorkelers head to Malmok Beach. This rocky limestone stretch has shallow turquoise waters filled with abundant marine life and great for …

What’s New at the Four Seasons Nevis

 One of the Caribbean’s top hotels is getting even better. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, which was voted the Caribbean’s best beach resort by Caribbean Journal readers last year, has introduced a host of new offers and experiences from spas to …

Nikki Beach Is Coming to Barbados

 Luxury beach club brand Nikki Beach is expanding in the Caribbean. The beach club famous for its St. Barth outpost will be debuting Nikki Beach Barbados at the Port Ferdinand development at the end of 2017. The property will sit …

LATEST NEWS

 Wyndham Reef Resort has named the award-winning, 20-year dive operator Ocean Frontiers as its new official dive operator. The company is now offering a wide array of scuba and snorkel excursions to resort guests, specializing in signature scuba diving trips …

Ocean Z

 Guy Britton explores Aruba’s hip new retreat You know it immediately — even before you enter. This little hotel is different, unique and just about the definition of a luxury boutique hotel. It takes a special type of guest to …

 United States Senator Cory Booker visited Puerto Rico at the end of last week for a trip highlighted by a meeting with the island’s new Governor, Ricardo Rossello. During the meeting, Rossello urged Booker, a Democratic senator from New Jersey and …

 Grenada is expecting a major surge in cruise passenger arrivals over the next two years, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. The GTA recently attended the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, with a delegation led by Tourism Minister …

 A major new resort project has broken ground in Jamaica. All-inclusive brand Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts has broken ground on the Excellence Oyster Bay adults-only resort. The $110 million project is slated to debut in the first half …

 It’s the coolest new spot in Aruba — literally. The Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino has announced the debut of Gelato & Co Cremeria Italiana, a gelateria that is the fifth location to open at a Marriott resort in the …

 Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, has announced the launch of “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song,” a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi’s love his country and the sounds of its …

WestJet Belize

 By GERARD BEST CJ Contributor BELIZE CITY, Belize—In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. “We have observed a disturbing rise in threats to critical network …

All the best beaches in Jamaica.

 Many of the best beaches in Jamaica are either totally hidden or private, tucked away for a special few. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find some of the island’s best beaches for yourself,  too. Because while Jamaica is known …

 Turks and Caicos’ The Sands at Grace Bay resort has completed a $4.5 million upgrade project. The extensive resort refresh includes the updating of guest rooms and enhancements to the resort’s common areas as well as updates to the property’s …

 Vacation services giant Interval International has extended its longstanding agreement with St. Maarten’s Oyster Bay Beach Resort. Under the terms of the exclusive, multi-year agreement, Interval will keep providing membership and vacation exchange services for the resort’s vacation ownership base. …

 It’s a seafood-loving foodie’s dream. And it’s right in the heart of the Caribbean. This year will be the 10th edition of the annual Festival Del Mar seafood festival in Anguilla, highlighting a range of local delicacies from crayfish to …

 Puerto Plata. La Romana. Punta Cana. Bahia de las Aguilas? The Dominican Republic has its sights set on a new destination, looking to develop a new tourism pole in the area of Bahia de las Aguilas on the country’s southwestern …

 The island of Jamaica has set out on an ambitious green energy plan in the last few years, and it seems things are ahead of schedule. Jamaica had planned to achieve 30 percent of its energy consumption from renewable sources …

 Hilton has expanded its Curio — A Collection by Hilton brand to the island of Puerto Rico. The brand, which “caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences,” has been added to the El San Juan Hotel in …