barbados

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 …

6 Summer Carnivals to Visit in the the Caribbean

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and an array of joyous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate national …

family vacations

The Best Caribbean Islands for Family Vacations

 You can take a great family vacation anywhere in the Caribbean. But some islands have a certain innate family-friendliness, an added level of comfort and ease that make a trip particularly well suited for a family traveling together, whether due …

LATEST NEWS

 Warehouse club company PriceSmart is expanding in the Caribbean. The company has announced plans to open a new warehouse club in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in the spring of 2018, following the acquisition of land in the area. PriceSmart already …

 Luxury hotel company Fairmont is expanding in the Caribbean. The new Fairmont Saint Lucia at Sunset Bay project broke ground last week, with a projected opening date of late 2019, the government announced. The resort is slated to include 120 …

 The Caribbean Rum and Beer festival is coming to Barbados — again. After years hosted in Grenada and Sint Maarten, the festival is returning to its roots in Barbados, set to launch Dec. 9. “The first Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival …

 Suriname-based air carrier Fly All Ways has launched new flights between Curaçao and Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo. Fly All Ways will be operating the flight twice weekly between the two destinations. The company operates flights to destinations including Haiti, St. Maarten, …

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 …

 Windstar has launched a new series of back-to-back cruises called “Star Collector Voyages.” The longer and more in-depth cruises range from 14 to 34 days, featuring few repeated ports and offering the comfort of an extended trip with the luxury …

 Luxury boutique cruise line Seabourn has released its new itineraries for 2018 in the Caribbean. The carrier’s Seabourn Odyssey will operate Caribbean cruises in the fall 2018 season, with a total of 18 seven-day Caribbean cruises between Bridgetown, Barbados and …

 Turtle Beach, a Barbados all inclusive set on the island’s south coast, recently opened two culinary concepts. Freeze Ice Cream Parlour serves up both traditional and island-inspired ice cream flavors including Rum N’ Raisin, Poncho Cream, Caramel Toffee and Golden …

 Hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has been named as the new president-elect of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. The Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Affonso-Dass was elected to the leadership role during the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s …

 The Barbados culinary team has taken home the crown as the winner of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami this week. The CHTA event was held this week at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Barbados also took home individual honors …

 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 …

 Barbados boasts some of the best golf options in the Caribbean, and now one resort on the island is looking to create the perfect golf getaway. Elegant Hotels Group’s Turtle Beach Barbados all inclusive will be offering complimentary rounds of golf beginning …

 The Caribbean real estate market continues to heat up, from luxe villas in St. Barts to penthouses in San Juan. But there’s one Caribbean real estate listing that tops them all: Palazzate, the mega-manse in Barbados that’s currently the Caribbean’s most …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jodi Michna, who sent in this stunning shot of sunrise on the island of Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

luxury villas

 In many ways, luxury villas are the ultimate Caribbean vacation experience. It’s far beyond — and very different — than spending your time in a resort. A villa means you aren’t just staying on an island — you’re living on an island, and in …