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JetBlue Adding More St Maarten Flights

 New York City-based air carrier JetBlue Airways is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten. The carrier will be adding a second daily roundtrip flight between John F Kennedy Airport and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana over …

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The Top Marina Hotels in the Caribbean

 There’s no better way to appreciate the Caribbean than by actually getting out onto it. So if you’re sailing to the islands by boat (or planning to charter a craft when you get there), you’ll need to know where you …

Major Caribbean Arts Festival Coming to Barbados

 The 13th edition of the Caribbean’s biggest arts festival, CARIFESTA, is coming to Barbados. The island nation will host more than 3,000 artists and artisans for the Caribbean Festival of the Arts, a showcase for arts including dance, music, theater, …

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 By GERARD BESTCJ Contributor BRIDGETOWN, Barbados—As clouds of uncertainty loom over the global economy, it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for Caribbean companies. But these days, a different kind of cloud is creating fresh opportunities for regional businesses. For techies, …

 What’s the most romantic island in the Caribbean? Well, we put the question to the best authority on all matters Caribbean: Caribbean Journal readers, the world’s top concentration of Caribbean travel aficionados, with thousands of readers chiming in on their …

 Luxury beach club brand Nikki Beach is expanding in the Caribbean. The beach club famous for its St. Barth outpost will be debuting Nikki Beach Barbados at the Port Ferdinand development at the end of 2017. The property will sit …

 JetBlue is continuing its expansion of its Mint premium cabin service in the Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to add seasonal Mint service on flights between Boston and St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. “When we set out to …

 There’s more to the Caribbean than just the beach. Indeed, some of the Caribbean’s greatest places to stay are perched not on the sand but in the hills and at the edge of sweeping cliffs. At these hotels, it’s about …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kris Julin, who sent in this lovely shot of crashing waves in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

 If there’s a more quintessentially Caribbean experience than having a rum at a Caribbean beach bar, we haven’t found it. Indeed, it’s the dream of toes-in-the-sand, rum-in-hand afternoons that bring so many travelers to the Caribbean year after year. And …

 JetBlue has added another big name to its Mint premium cabin experience. The carrier has announced a partnership with New York City-based culinary company Milk Bar, which specializes in desserts and baked goods. Beginning in April, all JetBlue Mint travelers will …

 When a company like Mount Gay releases a new rum, there’s a lot riding on it. For the self-styled birthplace of rum, the epicenter of rum-making in the English-speaking Caribbean, a new rum has to honor, celebrate and, ultimately, transcend …

 A major new hotel is coming to Ambergris Caye in Belize. Wyndham Hotel Group is continuing its major Caribbean push with a new property in Ambergris Caye, the Wyndham Grand Ambergris Caye. The oceanfront resort is slated to debut in …

 Travel Company Tourico Holidays, one of the world’s fastest-growing wholesale travel brokerages, has announced a major new partnership with UK-based online travel agency Loveholidays. Tourico has more than 1,000 hotels contracted in the Caribbean, where it has reported significant increases …

 The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. “At …

 LIAT is adding new flights between Grenada and Barbados. The carrier has restored its daily early-morning service from Grenada to Barbados, which had been withdrawn late last year. The service will relaunch on June 15; LIAT will also be adding …

 Sun, sea and sand aren’t the only things you can enjoy on a Caribbean vacation. Beyond the beach lie remnants of a bygone era that remind us of where we’ve come from as a region, and even today influence where …

 Elegant Hotels Group is expanding in the Caribbean. The hotel company, which has a collection of six luxury hotels in Barbados, has announced the signing of a marketing and sales agreement with The Landings in St. Lucia and is also planning …