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The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything

June 26, 2014 | 12:50 am | 0 Comment

The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything

When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about any occasion. There are beaches for snorkeling, beaches for walking, jogging and cool breezes. There are best beaches for food, people watching, paddle boarding, kite more...

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The Best Caribbean Islands For Island Hopping

June 24, 2014 | 7:42 pm | 0 Comment

The Best Caribbean Islands For Island Hopping

You can have a wonderful time anywhere in the Caribbean. But for the more adventurous, why not try some good old-fashioned island hopping? Use one island as a base and try out one, two, three or more islands all within easy reach. It's a throwback to the jetsetting golden age of Caribbean travel — and it's more than doable today. Thankfully, there are lots of places more...

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14 Great Beaches in Martinique

June 19, 2014 | 10:24 pm | 0 Comment

14 Great Beaches in Martinique

Martinique is known for many things: food, culture, art, and, of course, world-famous rhum distilleries. But few are aware of the extent and number of exceptional beaches in Martinique, from wide white-sand beaches to secluded coves and hideaways. Here is Martinique in 14 beaches. Grande Anse des Salines One of the island's more popular beaches, this beach in more...

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The 10 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts For Food – 2014

May 30, 2014 | 7:30 am | 0 Comment

The 10 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts For Food – 2014

Some all-inclusive resorts are true destinations for food. And it's now quite easy to find high-level gourmet food at an increasing number of Caribbean all-inclusives. But some are true standouts — with fine dining, famous chefs, a blend of cuisines and, in many cases, a new emphasis on local sourcing. These are our favorite all-inclusives for food for more...

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Jamaica Sees Big Jump in Tourist Arrivals From Russia

May 29, 2014 | 1:33 pm | 0 Comment

Jamaica Sees Big Jump in Tourist Arrivals From Russia

Above: Trelawny (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica received 12,000 tourists from Russia last year, according to data from the country's Ambassador to Jamaica. That represented a 600 percent increase over 2012, according to Russian envoy Vladimir Polenov. "We are confident that the popularity of Jamaica, as a unique tourist more...

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Bahamas Opens New International Airport Terminal in Abaco

May 29, 2014 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

Bahamas Opens New International Airport Terminal in Abaco

Above: the new international terminal at Marsh Harbour Airport (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has officially opened the new 46,000-square-foot international terminal at Marsh Harbour in Abaco. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie was on hand Wednesday to view the new terminal, calling it a "major accomplishment" for the people of more...

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Afternoon in a Saint-Pierre Café

May 21, 2014 | 12:38 pm | 0 Comment

Afternoon in a Saint-Pierre Café

Above: Saint-Pierre, Martinique (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SAINT-PIERRE — IN THE shadow of the volcano, St Pierre is silent. It is 3 o'clock in this corner of Martinique, once a bright cosmopolitan light of the West Indies. The storefronts and snacks are closed; few walk the streets. The sun is strong. It was once loud here - the "Little more...

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JetBlue Adding Service to Cartagena

May 21, 2014 | 11:48 am | 0 Comment

JetBlue Adding Service to Cartagena

Above: Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced the addition of a new daily nonstop route from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena, Colombia. The new route will begin on Oct. 29, 2014, departing at 12 PM and arriving at 1:54 PM in Cartagena. The return flight will leave at 2:50 PM and arrive at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at more...

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Delta Adding New York-Jamaica Flight

May 20, 2014 | 5:40 pm | 0 Comment

Delta Adding New York-Jamaica Flight

Above: a Delta Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines has announced the introduction of a new seasonal flight from New York City to Jamaica, the carrier announced in a release. The new seasonal flight will operate every Saturday from New York to Kingston, beginning on Dec. 20. The company said it was introducing the service "as a response more...

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Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Resort Names New Culinary Team

May 19, 2014 | 2:34 pm | 0 Comment

Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Resort Names New Culinary Team

Above: the El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The El San Juan Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico has named a new executive culinary team. The property, a Hilton hotel, has appointed Ana Parga as its executive chef, and Frances Archilla as its director of food and beverage. Archilla was most recently the resort and spa more...

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