By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s transformed Point Seraphine cruise pier has welcomed a major cruise ship. Holland America Line’s MS Eurodam cruise ship made its inaugural call to Saint Lucia with about 2,000 passengers this week. It was …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sotheby’s International Realty has expanded to Curaçao. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates has announced the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty, aimed at serving the luxury real estate markets across the island. The office, led by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more travelers to Bermuda are looking to homesharing options like Airbnb, according to new data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The number of visitors to Bermuda who chose vacation rentals last year …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fascination ship has returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a year-round schedule of Caribbean cruises. The ship recently underwent an “extensive” multimillion-dollar dry dock that added a host of new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda tourism is off to a surging start so far in 2018, according to new data from the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. Stayover visitor arrivals to the destination are up by 9 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost air carrier Spirit Airlines is expanding its Caribbean network. The carrier has announced plans to expand to daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 is coming in June. The new Rosewood Baha Mar at the Baha Mar resort complex in Nassau is opening June 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

 By Alexander Britell Another day, another new hotel project. If it seems like the Dominican Republic is dominating the hotel investment sphere in the Caribbean, that’s because it is. While the country has long been the most popular Caribbean tourism …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Barbados. The company said the new service would begin operating in July. “Our network of routes, which now, through our …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new listing on the real estate market in the Turks and Caicos islands. It’s called Villa Cerulean, and it’s a four-bedroom, four-bathroom, two-half-bath modern villa on Providenciales’ North Shore. The property, which has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is off to a blazing start in 2018, according to preliminary numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. A total of 39,185 stayover visitors came to the Cayman Islands in January, a …

 By Alexander Britell It was a record-breaking year for the Caribbean region last year, even in the face of a pair of historic hurricanes. The Caribbean welcomed more than 30 million travelers for the first time ever, according to the …

 Where does a rum begin? Is it in the yeast? Is it in the still? In the case of a rhum agricole, is it in the cane itself? But it’s just as important — if not more important — where …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s coolest places to stay is making its triumphant comeback from last year’s hurricanes The Cooper Island Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands has announced plans to reopen on April 1. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most popular hotspots is coming back. Bonito St Barth, the Peruvian-French fusion eatery in Gustavia, is planning to reopen on March, 10, according to the restaurant. The opening comes just in …