It’s another universe of the Caribbean: high up in the rainforest, surrounded by natural wonders, the only sounds shaking leaves and singing tree frogs. These are the Caribbean’s ethereal treehouse hotels, secret places to stay far off the tourist map …

 Rather than bore you with only the latest recipe for this year’s turkey, I will simply pull back the curtains and guide you with all the tips and tricks that I have used over the years in the restaurant to …

 The British Virgin Islands has announced an update to its travel rules, removing the on-arrival test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.  Up until now, travelers had to take both a test before arriving in the BVI and one upon arrival …

 St Maarten’s cruise comeback took another big step this week with its first six-ship day of the season.  Indeed, it was the first time six ships had called on St Maarten in a single day since the onset of the …

 In what is easily the most highly anticipated tourism reopening of 2021, the Cayman Islands is finally open for tourism again. Cayman officially reopened to “verified vaccinated travelers” this week, following the lifting of quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers. …

 Silversea has arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico to begin its new Caribbean schedule.  The cruise line has selected Puerto Rico as a homeport to reactive its Caribbean operations, with plans to make 10 trips across the Caribbean out of …

 Regional carrier Cape Air has inaugurated its newest route in the Caribbean.  The company has officially kicked off new service between St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and Anguilla.  The new flights operate twice daily.  “It gives me tremendous …

 A new Dreams all-inclusive resort is coming to the Mexican Caribbean island of Cozumel.  The new Dreams Cozumel Cape Resort and Spa will be one of the first Apple Leisure Group resorts to debut following Hyatt’s high-profile acquisition of the …

 Spirit Airlines has kicked off another new route to Puerto Rico.  The low-cost carrier has launched new daily nonstop service between Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico, another new route for the carrier out of Miami.  The new service, which …

 Another major carrier has returned to Antigua and Barbuda.  This time it’s leading Canadian leisure airline WestJet, which officially returned to the twin-island destination this week.  WestJet is now operating a weekly Sunday flight between Toronto and Antigua’s VC Bird …

 Frontier Airlines is launching another new nonstop route to the Caribbean, with service from Orlando to Antigua and Barbuda.  The low-cost carrier will kick off its new nonstop flights on Dec. 4, with service weekly on Saturdays, just ahead of …

 The US Virgin Islands has seen one of the highest levels of airlift growth of any Caribbean destination amid the pandemic.  And now the destination is getting another new route.  On Feb. 17, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will kick off …

 Canadian hotel company Blue Diamond is opening eight resorts in Cuba in December, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Dec. 20, the company will relaunch the Starfish Cayo Guillermo; Grand Memories Santa Maria; Sanctuary at Grand Memories Santa Maria; Memories Paraiso; …

 The terraced Versailles Gardens at Four Seasons’ Ocean Club are already one of the most beautiful places in The Bahamas, anchored by a 12th century cloisters complex imported from southern france. And now another major French import is coming to …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader David Olson, who sent in this lovely shot from the Bel Air Beach Hotel at Little Bay in St Maarten. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …