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This Is Your Next Island Triathlon

 The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the International Triathlon Union have signed a three-year-contract to host World Triathlon Series events. The first race will be held April 28, 2018. “Our warm climate in April offers perfect conditions for racing,” said Bermuda …

Guana Island Has Its Very Own Orchard

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor  These days there’s a whole lot of talk about farm-to-table “this” and slow food “that” in the culinary world, but one Caribbean resort is (literally) putting its fork where it’s food is. And at Guana …

How to Travel to This Turks and Caicos Private Island, For Less

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the wider Caribbean region: the private island resort called The Meridian Club in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Set on the private island of Pine Cay, it’s got 800 acres of tropical paradise, …

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 By Guy Britton PICTURE THIS ​It’s the third day of your vacation. ​You’re on a​ private ​island​,​ ​set just ​off​shore​​,​ surrounded ​by nature ​and coddled ​with​ luxury service. ​ You haven’t seen your wallet in three days and today you ​forgot​ …

 The Bahamas has just made history. The Bahamian island of New Providence has been named the world’s first “Smart Island.” The proclamation was made by Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of the United Nations International Telecommunication Union, the first island ever …

 The Caribbean’s happiest island may also be its most resilient. The latest edition of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report has been released, and one Caribbean island is at the top: Puerto Rico. Yes, Puerto Rico: despite its crippling economic …

 Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed more details on its new Western Caribbean destination experience, the private island called Harvest Caye in Belize. Harvest Caye is set to welcome guests in November 2016, through Norwegian’s Western Caribbean itineraries, and on Norwegian …

 Bonaire: that far-off Dutch Caribbean island just off Venezuela that’s famous for diving and should be famous for its food. But how do you get there? That’s where our latest Nonstop Flights feature comes in, explaining the ways to fly …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue is currently on the newsstands, and eagle-eyed Caribbean fans will no doubt spot a familiar backdrop for the mesmerizing models. That’s because St Vincent and the Grenadines private island-resort …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has a new director of tourism. The Tourism Corporation of Bonaire has announced the appointment of Maurice Adriaens as its new tourism director. Adriaens will be responsible for overseeing all marketing, public relations and …

 Curaçao’s Scuba Lodge is expanding. The Willemstad hotel has unveiled three new one-bedroom suites, expanding to a total of 22 rooms and nine apartments, the property announced. The property now offers a range of accommodations from single and double hotel …

 A leading hotel in Curacao has been rebranded following its sale, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Avila Hotel, the island’s oldest hotel, was recently sold to the Vogels family, who also owns the island’s Lions Dive and Beach Resort. Under …

 A great value private island in the Bahamas By Dana NilandCJ Contributor tt’s called Bonefish Cay, and this tropical paradise has a story: it’s the most affordable private island in the Bahamas. That’s because it works out to about $120,000 …

 A unique island in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Before I visited, I knew only two things about Montserrat. One: It was the home of Arrow, of “Hot, Hot, Hot” fame.  And two: It had been devastated …

 A new push in 2016 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The tourism sector in St Kitts and Nevis is poised to receive a “Fresh Start” in 2016, according to Prime Minister Timothy Harris. “As part of our Fresh Start Agenda, my …

 Nevis’ long-dormant geothermal energy plans have new life. A consortium called Nevis Renewable Energy International has signed a power purchase agreement with the Nevis Electricity Company to develop geothermal on the island. The deal provides for 25 years of a …

 By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE — Places of great value don’t find you. You find them. Sometimes it takes a wrong turn, or an extra 30 minutes, or a decision that you won’t stop until you find exactly what you didn’t …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s beyond the Caribbean dream: your own private island with its own private beach. But what if you had four beaches of your own? On Pelican Cay in the Abacos, you get precisely that. Listed …