While Tulum may be known more for its eclectic small inns and boutique hotels, it’s quietly becoming an all-inclusive destination in its own right.  The latest brand to open in the Mexico hotspot? Hilton, which this week announced the opening …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is projecting a strong 2022, according to new data fro Tourism Corporation Bonaire.  The island’s top tourism organization is reporting a “strong increase” in bookings in the first six months of this year.  And …

 Apple Leisure Group’s Secrets brand is opening a new all-inclusive in Isla Mujeres, Mexico later this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company, which is part of Hyatt, will debut the Secrets Impression Isla Mujeres in December 2022, the company …

 Marriott’s major move into the all-inclusive space is continuing this summer with a new adults-only all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.  Marriott is joining forces with Playa Hotels and Resorts on the Sanctuary Cap Cana resort, which will be the …

 Tropic Ocean Airways is relaunching outbound flights from the Miami Seaplane Base, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers on the carrier be able to take off from the stunning location on Watson Island just off the coast of downtown …

 The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board has a new chairman, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The board has announced the appointment of Caesar Campbell to the role, it confirmed this week.  “Caesar Campbell is uniquely qualified to Chair our Tourist Board,” …

 Caribbean all-inclusive brand Elite Island Resorts has partnered with reggae legend Causion on a major new musical tribute to the island of Antigua.  The song, Antigua Me Come From, is a common phrase of identity and heritage for Antiguans; a …

 The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island resort has debuted a new bespoke concierge program for guests.  It’s called Sapphire Services, and it aims to provide guests with “as many opportunities and chances to pursue the wanderlust of all of The Bahamas.” …

 The Martinique Tourism Authority has appointed a new Deputy Director of the Americas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The MTA has tapped Karine Roy-Camille, a former president of the Martinique Tourism Authority, the the role, in which she will help “ensure …

 The Caribbean’s “sweetest” festival is coming back for 2022.  The popular Pineapple Festival in Eleuthera will run June 3-4 on the island of Eleuthera, the heart of the country’s pineapple industry.  After a pandemic hiatus, the event is back this …

 Jamaica is considering developing a fourth International airport in the country, according to Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness.  The country’s government intends to pursue the Vernamfield Aerodrome as a fit for a potential international airport.  Vernamfield is located Clarendon on …

 From Magens Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches on earth, to stunning mangroves to some of the Caribbean’s best shopping, St Thomas is a vibrant, energetic destination that has been among the most popular in the entire region since …

 Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to Jamaica, a new route from Miami to Kingston.  The new service is operating three times each week, with flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.  It’s part of Frontier’s growing presence at …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal readers Mike and Dawn Weirich, who sent in this stunning shot just before sunset at Cupecoy Beach in St Maarten. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

 It’s the most glamorous place in the Caribbean — St Barth, the tiny French Caribbean wonderland home to breathtaking beaches, out-of-this-world food and the buzzy energy of the Riviera in the heart of the West Indies.  And one of the best …