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Curaçao’s Baoase Resort Expanding

January 25, 2015 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Baoase resort in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baoase Luxury Resort in Curaçao is expanding this year with a total of 10 new suites, the Curacao Tourism Board announced. The expansion project will be located in a “secluded part” of the resort, according to the property. The enclave will be hidden by a wall of natural stones, palm more...

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Haiti: United Nations Security Council Makes Three-Day Visit

January 25, 2015 | 2:47 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the legislative palace in Haiti (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council began a three-day visit to Haiti this weekend. The trip, which began on Saturday, was co-led by the permanent representatives of the missions of Chile and the United States. It was set to conclude on Monday. In a statement, the Security Council more...

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Rum Journal: In Nevis, Pairing Rum With Food

January 24, 2015 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Mango at the Four Seasons Nevis (all photos by CJ) In the Caribbean, rum goes well with just about everything. But as the glory of rum continues to expand its reach, more and more people are beginning to realize that one can marry fine dining and rum just the same way one can pair wine with food. That’s the idea behind the newest initiative at the Four more...

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JetBlue “Interested” in Cuba Flights

January 24, 2015 | 12:48 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Trinidad, Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has been on a rapid expansion push in the Caribbean of late, with new additions like Trinidad, Curacao and Cartagena. But it has its eyes on another market: Cuba, should travel (and air travel) to the island become fully legal. “JetBlue is interested in providing additional service to Cuba from more...

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New York’s Andrew Cuomo to Lead Trade Mission to Cuba

January 24, 2015 | 12:25 am | 0 Comment

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Above: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo By the Caribbean Journal staff New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to lead a trade mission to Cuba this year, he announced. The mission is one of a series of six foreign trade missions planned by the Governor this year to stops like Mexico, Canada and Israel. Cuomo’s visit to Cuba will be “ in the coming more...

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Cayman: Tourist Arrivals Surged in 2014

January 24, 2015 | 12:10 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands received more than 380,000 stayover tourist arrivals in 2014, the best year for the destination in more than a decade. The total of 382,816 visitor air arrivals represented a 10.84 percent increase over the British Overseas Territory’s performance in 2014, according to data from the more...

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China, Grenada “Renew Commitment”

January 24, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China and Grenada have “renewed their commitment” toward strengthening their bilateral relationship, the government of Grenada announced this week. The two sides “renewed” their commitment at a recent ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between Grenada and more...

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Why This Island Has Launched a New “Good Foods” Project

January 23, 2015 | 11:55 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago is making a push when it comes to “good” foods. Thanks in part to the European Business Chamber in Trinidad and Tobago, the island has launched what’s called the Tobago Good Foods Project, aimed at ensuring the production of “only the highest quality foods.” The project is more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, Association of Caribbean States Talk Tourism

January 23, 2015 | 7:01 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago tourism authorities recently held talks with the Association of Caribbean States, the two sides announced this week. The aim of the talks was to “facilitate dialogue on cooperation activities between the Association and the Tourism Authorities in their approach to sustainable tourism more...

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Elbow Beach’s Newest Hire

January 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Elbow Beach in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Elbow Beach Bermuda has appointed Heather Lamb as the resort property’s corporate and group sales manager, it announced Friday. Lamb will “manage sales efforts to grow group business, including meetings and incentive travel, plus corporate travel from local and overseas clients representing a wide more...

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