St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines Seeing Strong Tourism Growth

 As it prepares to launch a major new airport, St Vincent and the Grenadines is reporting very strong tourism growth so far in 2016, according to the government’s latest data. The archipelago is reporting an increase in stayover arrivals of …

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How to Stay in David Bowie’s Caribbean Villa

 He was one of the world’s greatest musicians. And while the late David Bowie was known for many things, less well known was his love affair with the Caribbean island of Mustique in the Grenadines, where he built the Balinese-style …

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Why Ronda Rousey Went to This Caribbean Island

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue is currently on the newsstands, and eagle-eyed Caribbean fans will no doubt spot a familiar backdrop for the mesmerizing models. That’s because St Vincent and the Grenadines private island-resort …

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 Bequia — it’s one of the most charming islands in the Caribbean, a beachy, laid-back, eclectic place in the Grenadines. And while staying there is great, why not get the best of both worlds: your own villa with hotel service? …

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 It’s one of the great wonders of St Vincent and the Grenadines, but you may not have heard of it: the towering pinnacle called Fort Duvernette off Young Island. The rock is a 195-foot-high volcanic “plug” made of basalt. While …

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 It’s the most charming hotel in Bequia: Sugar Reef, the boutique hotel with just eight rooms on a magical beach in the Grenadines. The property is set on a 65-acre coconut plantation on the edge of a quarter-mile-long beach. It’s …

A frogfish in Bequia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes to us from Caribbean Journal reader Earl Jr, who sent in this wonderful shot of a frogfish taken under the water near Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the few still-largely-undiscovered islands of the Caribbean: Bequia. And this charming little isle in the Grenadines chain is home to this an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 11,500-square-foot getaway. The property is currently listed for $6.75 …

The new maternity ward at Bequia Hospital

 It’s an all-too-familiar problem on islands like Bequia and Mustique: a pregnant woman goes into labor unexpectedly, and sometimes the only option is to risk danger to herself and her baby by traveling by speedboat to St Vincent. Now, that …

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 The latest Caribbean Underwater was sent in by CJ reader Renata Tomanova, who sent in this shot of tube sponges in the seas around the Tobago Cays in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Did you take a great photo of …

Above: celebrating carnival in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines.

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Lambert, who sent in this snapshot of the last day of carnival this year in Kingstown, St Vincent. “We have been staying in Bequia since mid May and have thoroughly …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Velthaus from HIllsdale, New Jersey, who sent in this beautiful shot while waiting for the green flash at Basil’s in Mustique. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? …

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 Above: The island of Bequia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is seeing a decline in tourism arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The archipelago’s arrivals were down …

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 Above: Bequia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Vincent and the Grenadines Hotel and Tourism Association has named a new board of directors. The board includes a new president, Kim Halbich, along with Vice President Fitzroy Glasgow. …

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal stafff St Vincent and the Grenadines’s new airport is getting closer to its debut. Dr Rudy Matthias, chief executive officer of the country’s International Airport Development Company, said “steady progress” was …

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines is making strides towards creating a new cadre of local entrepreneurs. Vincentians with dreams of developing their own businesses can now apply for government grants covering …

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Climate change will disproportionately impact small island states like those in the Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is looking to explore its options for coping with the …

68th General Assembly, General Debate

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (UN Photo/Ryan Brown) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has taken over responsibility for the Ministry of Works, the government …