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St Kitts and Nevis

St Kitts Projecting 1 Million Cruise Visitors For First Time

September 24, 2014 | 10:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Port Zante in Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts is projecting to welcome 1 million cruise passengers in the 2014/2015 cruise season, according to the country's tourist board. That would represent a 31.5 percent increase over the 2013/2014 season, and a growth over the past eight years of 500 percent. "The fact that more...

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St Kitts and Nevis Expects to Double Number of Hotel Rooms

September 22, 2014 | 1:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff With a slew of new hotel projects on stream, St Kitts and Nevis' government says it is planning to significantly increase the number of hotels in the twin-island federation. "Within a period of two to three years we expect to more than double the number of hotel rooms that we have available in the more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Timothy Hill in St Kitts

September 21, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Toni Mauger, who sent in this snapshot of Timothy Hill in St Kitts. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next one! — more...

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St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua Shaken By 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake

August 15, 2014 | 11:06 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff An earthquake struck the northeastern Caribbean on Friday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The 4.3-magnitude quake struck at around 9:56 PM local time about 44 kilometres west of Codrington, Barbuda, about 69 kilometres northeast of Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis more...

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Five Ways to Enjoy Nevis By Night

August 5, 2014 | 3:52 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor NEVIS — This is a small island (only 36 square miles), but it’s big on things to do. Spend your days basking on its golden sands; hiking Mount Nevis; biking its challenging trails; or exploring the diminutive capital of Charlestown. But when the sun goes down, the action really heats up. Here are our picks for five nights more...

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VIDEO: How to Make The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

July 30, 2014 | 1:56 am | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their signature libation, and it would have been rude to refuse them, no? While they were all amazingly good (and amazingly strong), the version more...

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IMF: “Substantial Strides Have Been Made” in St Kitts and Nevis

July 15, 2014 | 2:36 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: downtown Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has made "substantial strides" sing its home-grown economic programme, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF recently concluded its ninth and final review of the country's economic performance under a programme supported by a 36-month Stand By more...

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St Kitts’ Kittitian Hill Opens Great House, Restaurant and Bar

July 15, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the new Great House at Kittitian Hill's Belle Mont Farm By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts' Kittitian Hill development has officially opened the Great House of its Belle Mont Farm hotel, which is set to debut in December. The project also opened its new The Kitchen restaurant and The Mill bar, along with an employee-training programme that includes a more...

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New President at CheapCaribbean

July 15, 2014 | 5:59 am | 0 Comment

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group's CheapCaribbean travel company has named Steve Dumaine its new president, the company announced in a release. Dumaine succeeds Flo Lugli, who had served as the company's interim president since March following the departure of its previous president. He had most recently served as chief strategy and technology more...

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St Kitts’ Hotel Development Boom

July 9, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: construction at the Kittitian Hill project in St Kitts (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — This may be a relatively small island, but it seems hard to go anywhere here without seeing a new hotel or condominium project popping up. That's because the Caribbean's smallest sovereign country is undergoing a hotel development boom. Indeed, the more...

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