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Jamaica Travel Awards

Caribbean Journal’s Jamaica Travel Awards – 2016

 While CJ’s Caribbean Travel Awards have become a significant annual event in the wider region, we realized that it was important to honor not just those doing great work at the regional level, but at the local level, too, That’s …

Travel to Trinidad

How to Travel to Trinidad Right Now, For Less

 Thinking of a getaway to Trinidad? There are a host of specials for stays on one of the Caribbean’s most energetic islands (and one of the region’s top culinary destinations) right now. The Chancellor Hotel, a 30-room property near Port …

Travel to Jamaica

How to Travel to Jamaica, For Less

 Looking to head to Jamaica this summer? Jamaica is offering guests a variety of affordable getaway packages this summer. The destination is hosting myriad of budget accommodations and value-added stays at high-end properties for the solo traveler, romantic getaways and …

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barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados travel demand is surging, according to the latest numbers from global travel giant Expedia. Travel demand to Barbados on all Expedia sites grew by 35 percent last year compared to 2014, according to the …

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 Simons Chase, Editor in Chief of Cuba Journal, Caribbean Journal’s sister publication, will be giving a major talk on Cuba travel next week in Puerto Rico. Chase will headline an update on the State of Cuba Travel at the Expo …

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 The Caribbean’s biggest new travel conference, ETI, is coming again to Puerto Rico this May 11-14. ETI, or Expo de Turismo Internacional, will bring together hundreds of stakeholders with an interest in growing and selling Caribbean tourism. “The ETI 2016 …

abaco

 The water’s just different in the islands of the Bahamas particularly the less-traveled, beautiful Out Islands. And now the Abaco Beach Resort has an easy way for you to get there. It’s called the Ultimate Spring Getaway Package, and it …

jamaica

 How to save on Jamaica right now By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Travelers this spring will find a variety of special packages, rates and discounts awaiting them in Jamaica. The deals range from budget-friendly to luxury accommodations, in everything from cozy …

jade mountain st lucia

 A new beginning By Alexander Britell NASSAU — The Caribbean’s top private sector tourism association has a new leader. Acting President Karolin Troubetzkoy has officially been ratified as the organization’s new president through June 2018, following action taken ahead of …

nassau

 Nadine Ramphal’s guide to Nassau By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As a co-owner of Craft Cottage – arguably the best local handicraft store in Nassau – my friend Nadine Ramphal meets her fair share of visitors. They come to the …

DitchStressSaba

 Making your New Year’s resolutions? Us, too! After all, who doesn’t want to be the best version of themselves in 2016? Whether you want to lose weight, save money or just read more, we’ve rounded up some Caribbean places where …

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 Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines has announced the upgrade of its reservations and ticketing system. The company has moved its system to Amadeus technology, it said in a statement. The next phase of the technology shift, which extends to the airline’s airport …

best all inclusive resorts 2016

 The Caribbean has the Best All Inclusive Resorts, and the best all-inclusive resorts right now. Those aren’t always the same thing. But sometimes you need more than that — you need the ultimate all-inclusive resort. That’s where these come in. We’ve long …

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 Last year, Caribbean Journal launched the first-ever Caribbean Travel Awards to honor the hotels, destinations and people who help make Caribbean travel better. And we’re doing it again this year, looking at the region both from the perspective of the …

ti sable martinique

 It’s one of the great beach bars in the Caribbean: Ti’ Sable on Grand Anse D’Arlet in Martinique, home to some of some seriously relaxing beach oases. And if you can’t be there right now, don’t worry — CJ has …

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 The best seat in the house By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The dining room staff at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club call it table 302. I call it the best seat in the house. Tucked into a quiet corner …

cove

 eiy Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe it’s because it secreted on the Bahamian Out Island of Eleuthera, only 50 miles from Nassau but a world apart. Or perhaps it’s because it has a pair of pink-sand beaches I can’t wait …

RITZ CARLTON COVER

 A remarkable Caribbean hotel By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — My fiancée told me to look at the ground. No, I hadn’t dropped anything. She was pointing to the carpet. Because the carpet – the carpets – at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman …