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Atlantis’ Coral Towers Relaunch Delayed

 By Alexander Britell The Bahamas’ Atlantis resort has delayed the planned debut for its relaunched Coral Towers resort. The Coral, which had been slated to debut July 16, will now be opening its doors later this summer, a spokesperson confirmed …

The Best Caribbean All Inclusives for Food

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you think staying at an all-inclusive resort means enduring endless uninspiring buffets, it must have been a while since you’ve stayed at one! Today’s generation of all inclusive resorts is leaving the old buffets-and-wristbands …

Marriott Expanding Courtyard Brand to Honduras

 The fast-growing Courtyard by Marriott brand is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin, with a new Courtyard slated to debut in San Pedro Sula, Honduras next year. The news follows similar Courtyard debuts in Caribbean cities including Kralendijk, Bonaire, Nassau …

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 The traditional all inclusive Caribbean vacation is compelling — the beach, the food, the drinks, the rooms, all in one package, removing the need for ever pulling out your wallet. But what if you want to take that to the next …

 There’s a major new luxury home on the Bahamian real estate market. Cascarilla Residence, an Ocean Club Estates property, is a five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bath residence allows for indoor/outdoor living at its finest. It’s listed for $8.85 million. The Paradise Island home …

 sbe’s Disruptive Restaurant Group, which develops, manages and operates hospitality venues, has hired Scott Kleckner as its new senior vice president of restaurant operations. In the role, Kleckner will oversee the operations and expansion of all Disruptive Restaurant Group’s standalone …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

 Comedian Chris Tucker has signed on for two shows aboard Carnival Breeze and Carnival Liberty this fall as part of the Carnival LIVE Concert Series. Carnival LIVE brings live music and comedy to the seas and provides guests to enjoy …

 The Caribbean saw a slight increase in tourist arrivals in the first quarter, helped significantly by continued strong growth from Cuba, according to the latest numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The region reported 8.7 million international tourist arrivals in …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Whether you want to light a new love’s flame or simply head on a romantic retreat, there’s no better place to do it than the Caribbean, where every sunrise brings the promise of secluded sands …

 Southwest Airlines is making moves in the Caribbean. The carrier officially launched new daily nonstop service to four Caribbean destinations on Sunday, all out of its growing Caribbean-network hub in Fort Lauderdale. The carrier has launched daily nonstop service from …

 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor They call it Bahama blue. But really, is should be Bahama blues, because the sapphire seas that wash this corner of the Caribbean can’t be described in a single word – simply because they aren’t …

Club Med Columbus Isle

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The French pioneers of the all-inclusive vacation, Club Méditerranée (Club Med) has 70 resorts all over the world, including half a dozen in the Caribbean (in Cancun, Mexico; the Turks and Caicos Islands; the Bahamas; …

Paradise Island Hotels

 Paradise Island was originally the private estate of a Swedish millionaire and called Hog Island. But today Paradise Island, the one-square-mile oasis just offshore from Nassau, Bahamas, lives up to its current name, offering sun-seeking vacationers miles of idyllic white-sand beaches; …

 By ALEXANDER BRITELL Brigitte Bardot used to skinny dip here. Right on this beach. Or maybe the one next to it. No one is quite sure. No one can remember. Bardot used to come to Great Harbour Cay when the island was the …

Baha Mar

 It’s been a long time coming, but the Baha Mar has made its debut. The New Providence megaresort officially opened to guests on Monday, a major milestone for a project that first broke ground in 2011 and after a whirlwind …