United Airlines is launching a pair of new routes to Mexico, the company announced this week. Beginning in late December, United will launch flights from both Houston and Chicago to the resort town of Mazatlan, Mexico. “We are pleased to …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Melony Mejias, who sent in this stunning shot of the Owia Salt Pond on the island of St. Vincent. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

 The Temptation Cancun resort has officially reopened its doors following a massive transformation, and it just might be the Caribbean’s sexiest new hotel. The multimillion-dollar complete rebuild of the topless-optional, all-inclusive property was helmed by renowned designer Karim Rashid, who …

 Vieques: it’s the beachy island outpost off the coast of Puerto Rico, one that’s still largely off the radar of most Caribbean travelers. It’s beyond laid back, a place where semi-wild horses roam the streets and a Jeep Wrangler is …

 The Dominican Republic’s capital is showing strong growth as a cruise destination, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Santo Domingo has reported a total of 97,087 passengers arriving to its ports of Don Diego and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion resort is set to undergo a major renovation, the property announced this week. The project is designed to “significantly enhance the facilities of the hotel and provide a comfortable and luxurious …

 They’re far from the crowds, far from the cruise ships, home to empty beaches and full glasses. These islands in the Caribbean are the way it all used to be, places where there is still the charm of discovery and …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Hedonism II, the Negril, Jamaica, the adults-only playground famous for its anything-goes vibe and raunchy weekly toga parties, is upping the amorous ante even further with a new menu of aphrodisiac meals debuting this month. …

 The highly-anticipated Katsuya eatery has officially opened at the Baha Mar in Nassau. The eatery is the product of a partnership between Chef Katsuya Uechi and globally renowned designer Philippe Starck. Katsuya, which has 250 seats in its space just …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts has new management. Antigua’s Jumby Bay private island resort will now be operated by Oetker Collection, a manager of a 10-hotel luxury hotel portfolio that includes the Eden Rock — St …

 The world of great rummaking has long had its epicenter in the islands of the Caribbean – but the love and passion for making great rum is something that extends across the wider Caribbean Basin. Nowhere is that more true …

 A major new resort project is coming to Grand Cayman from one of the Caribbean’s most innovative developers. Fast-expanding developer Howard Hospitality Group has announced the development of a new $285 million project on the former Pageant Beach site in …

 A new beachfront family resort has opened its doors in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone: the Seadust Cancun Family Resort. The 505-room all-inclusive was formerly the Great Parnassus Family Resort, the product of a multimillion-dollar renovation project that updated …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor STAR Island Bahamas announced that it is now accepting overnight reservations beginning this November. The private destination, which uses off-grid technology to power the entire island, is welcoming guests to its first one-bedroom suite, The Nest. …

 Sandals Resorts is adding a number of new suite categories at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, and the company has unveiled the first renderings of the new units. Sandals Montego Bay has six new room categories coming at …