Barbados

Barbados’ Waves Is a Game-Changing Property

 You’d never guess it. Not when you’re sipping a fresh espresso, looking out toward the turquoise Bajan sea. You’d never guess that this is an all-inclusive resort. This is something else — hip, sleek, and, yes, cool. And it’s beautiful. …

John Moore Bar

Rum Journal: A Legendary Rum Shop in Barbados

 In a rum shop, water comes in a whisky bottle. At least it does at the John Moore Bar, one of the venerable rum shops in Barbados and a legendary spot on the island. The rum shop, you see, is …

Mount Gay

Rum Journal: A Pair of Special New Rums from Barbados

 BRIDGETOWN — Barbados’ Mount Gay is among the Caribbean’s venerable rum brands (and the world’s oldest), so when the company launches a rare new expression it’s a special event. That’s the case with the new limited edition Origin Series: Volume …

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Lobster Alive

 A perfect beach. Classic jazz. Giant lobster. It’s hard to find a better combination of, well, anything, in the Caribbean. This is Lobster Alive, a small beach restaurant on Carlisle Bay in Barbados that is one of the island’s truly …

Jamaica246

 Even from here, I can smell it. The smoky fragrance of jerk fills the air and makes my stomach yearn for that distinctive taste of Jamaica. And since I live in Miami and I’m currently in Barbados, that yearning for …

 More Barbados Tourism Growth By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Barbados is feeling bullish about the coming tourist season and reporting across-the-board growth in the industry for 2016. Speaking at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual State of the Industry Conference, Barbados …

Cuzz' Cafe

 Why Cuz’s Fish Shack is the Best Fish Shack in Barbados By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There are only two choices. But you can’t make a bad one. That’s because, on Barbados, you won’t find a better fish or fish-and-cheese cutter …

Barbados All-Inclusive

 One of the Caribbean’s leading hotel companies has expanded with a new Barbados All-Inclusive Resort. Elegant Hotels has officially debuted its new Waves Hotel & Spa, an all-inclusive on the Platinum Coast of Barbados with a focus on “mind and …

Caribbean Cheese

 Yes, there’s cheese made in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’ve always found it surprising that despite the number of goats there are roaming the region, no Caribbean destination makes its own goat cheese. So on a trip …

Barbados

 Travel demand to Barbados is surging, according to the latest numbers from the Expedia group. Travel demand to Barbados on all Expedia sites grew by nearly 30 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to the company. Of that, …

Barbados Crime

 Barbados says it is seeing a drop in crime across the island. Barbados’ Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith, said crime rates showed a 2 percent decline. “We have been able to reduce all major categories of crime by significant …

JetBlue Newark Barbados

 JetBlue Airways is continuing its expansion in Barbados. The New York City-based carrier has announced the launch of new weekly flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. The new flights will operate during the peak …

 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to see strong tourism growth, according to the latest numbers released by Barbados Tourism Marketing. The island reported 184,177 visitors in the first quarter of 2016, up 7.4 percent compared to the first three months …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados travel demand is surging, according to the latest numbers from global travel giant Expedia. Travel demand to Barbados on all Expedia sites grew by 35 percent last year compared to 2014, according to the …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Donna Westberg, who took this lovely shot of Bottom Bay in Barbados. Did you take a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject line. …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patti Jensen, who sent in this lovely shot of the East Coast of Barbados and the famous coast of Bathsheba. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

st lawrence gap

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patti Stewart, who sent in this beautiful shot of the beach at the St Lawrence Gap in Barbados. Did you take a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

 Yes, it’s possible to move to the Caribbean, whether you want to add a second home or turn your Caribbean beach dream into a reality. Now, moving to the Caribbean means different things for different people and different price points …