By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cove, the first phase of the Ritz-Carlton Reserve’s new residences in Bermuda, is slated to open at the end of March. The first building of the project, which consists of seven residences, will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to The Bahamas. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is opening its first property in Nassau, with plans for a $250 million, six-acre development centered at The Pointe, a mixed-use development …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking to experience one of the Caribbean’s most energetic carnival celebrations? Think about Haiti, where the country’s national carnival is returning to the capital, Port-au-Prince, from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13. This year’s celebration is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean air carrier Winair has launched new service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The new service between St Maarten and Haiti is begin operated by Sunrise Airways on Airbus A320 aircraft. While Sunrise is operating the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the US Virgin Islands’ most beloved attractions has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Frenchtown Brewing Company, which first made its debut in St Thomas in 2015, is a craft brewery …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor What a something this month!  Two major events observed in February will be occurring on the same day this year.  This is bound to cause a stir as many participants won’t know whether to feast or …

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s biggest travel conference is set for San Juan. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference is being held next week at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan. In what is …

 Is it the most beautiful beach in Antigua? It’s certainly the happiest. This is Jolly Beach, home to the eponymous hotel (now with new management) and in the heart of Antigua’s most beautiful stretch of shoreline. There’s something striking about the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s just you and the sand, the crash of the waves. It’s the late morning in Barbados, and the sand is empty. This is the beach moment, something that Barbados has turned into an art …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Emily Lamb, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in front of the Yachtsman Grill restaurant in Nevis. Have you taken a great photo …

 There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is adding a major new property in the Caribbean Basin. The company has announced the signing of a new Radisson Blue in Costa Rica. The new-build hotel will feature 100 rooms, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Caribbean expansion has continued with the launch of the brand-new Conrad Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Conrad Cartagena is the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and third in Latin America. The property …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ best-kept secrets has added a major new chef. The Carriearl Boutique Hotel on Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of the Bahamas has named Ryan McIntosh as the property’s new …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St. Barth Properties is introducing two new properties to their villa portfolio in St Barth: Villa Java and Villa Coquillage. Villa Java, aimed at beach lovers, is a three-bedroom villa with direct access to the protected …