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Cheval Blanc

Dinner at Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France

 FLAMANDS — There are beach restaurants and there are beach restaurants. This is the latter. It’s a cool, breezy summer night on the Flamands sand in St Barth, home to one of the island’s greatest eateries: La Case de l’Isle. …

Martinique

Five New Reasons to Visit Martinique

 If you’ve been thinking about visiting Martinique in the coming months, stop thinking and start packing! The bijoux French-Caribbean island packs Caribbean style and Continental sophistication into every inch of its 420-square-mile footprint, making it appealing to both veteran Caribbean …

WestJet Caribbean

WestJet’s New Caribbean Expansion

 Canadian air carrier WestJet has released its 2016-2017 Caribbean flight schedule, with a host of updates and additions to existing routes. The new slate of additions is led an increase to 13 weekly frequencies from Calgary to Cancun, along with five-times-weekly …

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 If you’re thinking of moving to the Caribbean, there are many factors to consider: what kind of real estate are you looking for? What kind of area are you looking for? Are you looking for a remote enclave or a …

Montserrat Geothermal

 Montserrat’s geothermal energy exploration project is moving forward. Preparations have begun for the drilling of what will be the island’s third geothermal well. Montserrat is dredging Port Plymouth in order to accommodate the arrival of the vessel transporting the drilling …

Summer Struggle

 Caribbean hotel occupancy continues to plummet this summer. The latest report from analytics firm STR showed the region’s hotel occupancy sliding to 70.8 percent in July, a 5.4 percent drop from the same month in 2015. That came after a …

Itz'ana Belize

 The Itz’ana Resort and Residences in Belize is expanding its real estate offerings. The property in Placencia announced the addition of new beachfront inventory, with new options for one and two-bedroom villas directly on the beach. The move comes after …

Best Bonaire Hotels

 The tiny Dutch-Caribbean territory of Bonaire is big with divers, who flock to its fish-filled waters, thriving coral reefs and 89 dive sites. And there’s plenty for landlubbers to enjoy as well (see our recommendations, here). But whether you dive …

LACNIC

 LACNIC On the Move heads to Dominican Republic’s capital By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Tech experts from Latin America and the Caribbean will gather in Santo Domingo this month for an important meeting of the region’s Internet community. LACNIC On The …

CHTA President

 Caribbean tourism businesses must adapt to succeed, according to the President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Karolin Troubetzkoy. Troubetzkoy sees the upcoming Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum as an opportunity for hotels and tourism-related businesses to take stock …

Overwater Wedding

 Sandals Resorts has unveiled a new unique wedding location at Sandals Grande St. Lucian– the new Overwater Serenity Wedding Chapel. The company says that this open-air chapel, which treats guests to panoramic views of Rodney Bay, is the first-ever of …

Smoked Old Fashioned

 It’s almost certainly the most creative rhum company in Martinique — Rhum HSE, the always-innovating brand in Gros Morne. Now they’re at it again, this time with a brand-new cocktail recipe. It’s called the Smoked Old Fashioned. With its gourmet, lightly-smoked …

Sunrise

 Haiti-based Sunrise Airways is planning to launch a host of new flights around the Caribbean from Jamaica. The company’s proposed flights will connect all three of Jamaica’s international airports with destinations in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. “We see …

Spirit Airlines

 Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines has named two new executives to its leadership team. The airline appointed Matt Klein as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and has named Rocky Wiggins as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “At …

Port Everglades

 Carnival Corporation has signed an addendum to its terminal agreement at Port Everglades in Florida, the company announced. The deal extends the cruise company’s contract at the port through 2030 with an additional five years of sailings. Carnival had previously …

St Jean Beach

 It’s famous for its party scene, from Tom Beach to the Eden Rock, but the lovely stretch of sand in St Jean, St Barth can be an impossibly relaxing place, too, especially in the early morning. Here’s what it’s like …

WestJet Belize

 Canadian air carrier WestJet has announced a new destination: Belize City. The carrier will begin serving Belize City with nonstop flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport beginning Oct. 29. WestJet will be operating the flights twice weekly. “WestJet is proud …

Hedonism II

 Exploring Hedonism II By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s been a long time since I’ve seen so many naked people in one place. Thirty years, to be exact. That’s how long ago, as a fresh-faced student, I lived at Hedonism …