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JetBlue to Launch Daily Fort Lauderdale-Aruba Flights

 There’s a new way to get to Aruba. JetBlue announced that its broad Caribbean expansion push would continue with a new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport beginning Jan. 4, 2017. It’s the latest …

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Starbucks Continues Caribbean Expansion in Trinidad

 Starbucks continues Caribbean expansion By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Heads up, Caribbean-bound coffee lovers: there’s a new Starbucks in town. The region’s 33rd outpost is now open in San Fernando, Trinidad’s SouthPark Entertainment Complex. Operated by local restaurant management company Prestige …

The Cap-Est Lagoon Resort and Spa in Martinique.

Martinique Seeing Huge Jump in US, Canadian Visitors

 Martinique is booming. The French Caribbean department is seeing a significant increase in visitors from the United States and Canada, following a concerted push in recent years to focus on the North American market. This year’s peak tourist season saw …

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Wellness Vacation

 It’s a new way to experience Bonaire above the water. Caribbean Wind and Sun Vacations has unveiled its new program, Wellness Vacations to Bonaire. Owner Ann Phelan has crafted vacation packages for travelers seeking a restorative getaway. The customized packages …

Eustatia Island

 It’s one of the most-sought-after islands in the Caribbean: Eustatia Island, set in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. And now it’s home to one of the region’s most exclusive villa experiences. Much like nearby Necker Island (home to Richard …

Walking on Water

 You’re in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with a few small islands in sight. There is nothing but the sound of the wind and the light rush of water. And then the sand ends, and the sea begins, and there …

Trelawny

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joann Jagla, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at Silver Sands in Trelawny, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW …

Best Eco-Resort

 It’s a unique place, tucked in the rainforest in the hills above Soufriere, Saint Lucia. This is Fond Doux Plantation, a 250-year-old cacao plantation that is one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. This is an eco-resort, a place …

Beachfront Spa

 Elite Island Resorts has announced the unveiling of a brand-new beachfront Spa at its Palm Island Resort in the Grenadines. Located in the southern Grenadines, the all-inclusive recently completed an enhancement program featuring upgrades to many key areas throughout the resort. …

Dine VI

 The U.S. Virgin Islands will hold its second annual Restaurant Week this fall, featuring a selection of culinary experiences on St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced that the event, known as …

Martinique

 If you’ve been thinking about visiting Martinique in the coming months, stop thinking and start packing! The bijoux French-Caribbean island packs Caribbean style and Continental sophistication into every inch of its 420-square-mile footprint, making it appealing to both veteran Caribbean …

Verandah

 It’s a must-visit resort in Antigua: The Verandah Resort and Spa, an Elite Island Resorts property that’s become an institution on the island. Blessed with perfect white sand beaches, spacious rooms and proximity to a national park, this is a …

Secret Bay

 The Caribbean’s most hotly anticipated new villas are coming soon. The spectacular new Ylang Ylang villas at Dominica’s Secret Bay resort are now open for reservations. The one-bedroom villas include two decks, an elevated pool directly accessible from the bedroom, …

Delta New York Cancun

 Delta Airlines is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a major increase in service to Cancun. The carrier will be launching new daily nonstop flights between New York-John F. Kennedy Airport and Cancun beginning Dec. 17. Delta also announced it would …

Soufriere

 The southern part of St Lucia is a raw, lush natural wonderland, from the peaks of the pitons to the heart of the rainforest. But there are beaches, too, tranquil stretches of sand like the one in the town of …

Best Bonaire Hotels

 The tiny Dutch-Caribbean territory of Bonaire is big with divers, who flock to its fish-filled waters, thriving coral reefs and 89 dive sites. And there’s plenty for landlubbers to enjoy as well (see our recommendations, here). But whether you dive …

Rum Cave

 It’s tucked away in a small corner of Marigot Bay, at the foot of the hillside Capella Marigot Bay. And inside is a must-stop for rum pilgrims (and boaters) on the island of St Lucia. This is the Rum Cave, one …

Smoked Old Fashioned

 It’s almost certainly the most creative rhum company in Martinique — Rhum HSE, the always-innovating brand in Gros Morne. Now they’re at it again, this time with a brand-new cocktail recipe. It’s called the Smoked Old Fashioned. With its gourmet, lightly-smoked …