caribbean

Morris Bay

VIDEO: On the Beach at Morris Bay, Antigua

  It’s location is hard to beat: it’s directly adjacent to the world-famous Curtain Bluff resort, one of the Caribbean’s landmark hotels. But while Morris Bay shares its beauty, it’s got a tranquility all its own, often with few people, just …

Eastern Air Lines

Eastern Air Lines Is Partnering With Paramount

 Eastern Air Lines has announced a partnership with Paramount Pictures in connection with the new movie “Star Trek Beyond.” In celebration of the release this weekend, the Miami-based air carrier, whose brand was recently revived after decades, has wrapped an …

La Table de Marcel

Michelin-Star Chef Opens Restaurant in Martinique

 The Caribbean has a major new restaurant, and it’s called La Table de Marcel. The new eatery, which is now officially open in Fort de France, is headed by Michelin Star Chef Marcel Ravin, and it’s set in the French …

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Summer

 Great ways to stay healthy during the summer By Fernando FrancoCJ Contributor School is out and summer is in – the perfect time to explore recipes that include in-season fruits and vegetables. There are many ways to keep your kids …

Tequila Tasting

 Tasting Tequila and Mezcal By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Quick question: Do you know the difference between mezcal and tequila? I didn’t until I took a tequila tasting class at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, a luxury all-inclusive resort where the …

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 A petition for better intra-regional Caribbean Air Transport By Kareem YardeCJ Contributor While the air transport industry is complex, the challenges in the region are not insurmountable; many of the solutions are there to be implemented. Unfortunately however, often times …

Marine Pollution

 Exploring Marine Pollution and the Caribbean Maritime Transport Industry By George Nicholson and Rachael RobinsonOp-Ed Contributors Pollution of the world’s oceans is globally recognized as one of our highest environmental concerns. The oceans are regarded as the transportation highways for …

amanera

 Caribbean hotel occupancy continues to struggle so far in 2016, according to the newest data from STR. The region’s hotels reported hotel occupancy of 64.7 percent in June, down 6.1 percent compared to June 2015. That was the single-largest decline …

Sandals

 A new way to experience the brand’s hotels By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The hotel giant, which has a total of 18 Caribbean resorts between the two all-inclusive brands, has just announced a new mobile app, available now in Apple and …

Ritz-Carlton St Thomas

 The best hotel in St Thomas has named a new general manager. The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has appointed Marco Ortlam as its new general manager, joining the hotel after most recently serving as hotel manager at the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun. “I’m …

St. James's Club Resort & Villas

 In many ways, this is the kind of resort that sets a standard for Caribbean all-inclusive resorts. The St James’s Club & Villas in Antigua isa place that offers an authentic Caribbean experience, from the two beautiful beaches to the …

Margaritaville

 Margaritaville Holdings LLC has named Andrew Steel as the company’s new director of development. In the new role, Steel will focus on cultivating new partnerships that support the Margaritaville brand’s ongoing international expansion. “We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to …

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

 Discovering the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun By Alexander Britell PUERTO MORELOS — There is a pillow menu. And not just a list — shortly after arriving in the room, you’re presented with a small tray of miniaturized pillows, firm to …

Delta Seaborne

 Delta Air Lines and Seaborne Airlines have announced a codeshare agreement that will provide customers from both airlines with increased travel options to and from the U.S. and Caribbean. The agreement will complement Delta’s service to the Caribbean, extending Delta …

Zac Brown Band

 Zac Brown Band is heading to the Caribbean next year for a major concert event. It’s called Zac Brown Band Castaway With Southern Ground, and it’s taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel in the Riviera Maya from Jan. 30 …

Cancun Underwater Museum

 There’s a new way to see the Cancun Underwater Museum. NIZUC Resort and Spa is offering complimentary boat trips to Cancun’s Museo Sabacuático de Arte, as part of its NIZUC Life program. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the …

Caribbean Hotel Construction

 Luxury hotels are leading the Caribbean hotel construction pipeline, according to a new report from hotel analytics firm STR. The luxury segment accounted for 23.3 percent of all rooms in the region in the “in construction” phase, according to the …

Small Caribbean Hotels

 There’s often something special about a well-executed small hotel. It’s more intimate, it’s more personal, it’s more soulful. And the Caribbean is full of precisely such places, from hillside retreats to beachfront boutiques. These are places with personality, where quality …