By Alexander Britell He would carry it around in a small wooden barrel, rum in arm, giving tastes to his friends and those who wished to try it. Don Pedro Fernandez, a third-generation sugarcane grower in Puerto Rico, had studied …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection hotel in Anguilla has expanded. The property has announced the addition of a pair of new villas, Kishti Villa West and Kishti Villa East, to its management portfolio. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aman Resorts’ Amanera resort in the Dominican Republic will reopen Nov. 1 following its annual summer closure with a host of upgrades. That includes the addition of private swimming pools to three of the property’s …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton After a meal of fresh local snapper and white wine, you walk past the brilliant blue view and the striking cliffs beneath your feet and it’s very easy to forget you’re staying at an …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Popular Italian eatery Scarpetta, which has locations around the world, is now opening its first-ever restaurant on a cruise ship. The new Onda by Scarpetta will make its debut on the still-in-production Norwegian Cruise Line’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading events on the Caribbean tourism agenda is coming back for another year, with the third annual Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Summit in Miami. The Aug. 1 Bisnow event, which is being …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The celebrated Four Seasons Resort Nevis has kicked off the final chapter of its multi-phase, two-year-long renovation project. the latest enhancements will include the redesign of the resort’s main signature pool, construction of a new restaurant …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American Airlines has officially begun operating a new nonstop service from New York’s Laguardia Airport to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Previously open only to groups, Costa Rica’s Kinkára glamping resort has officially opened its doors to individual travelers. The property, part of the Cayuga Collection of sustainable resorts, is set on 800 acres in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines has added another new route to Mexico, this time to the country’s increasingly popular capital city. The carrier has officially launched a new route from Minneapolis-St Paul to Mexico City, with service …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is planning a big push to the Panama Canal this upcoming season. The cruise line will run a total of 32 sailings to the Canal from September 2019 and May 2020, it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is getting hot, and the latest new project to launch on the Eastern Caribbean island is a major expansion at its iconic Secret Bay luxury hotel. And it’s, well, very, very cool. The boutique …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is continuing to see strong passenger growth, according to the latest data from parent company ASUR, which also operates a host of regional airports in Mexico and Colombia. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Getaway cruise ship has completed a two-week dry dock that included an “extensive” makeover. The ship’s changes included new venues and artwork; upgraded social spaces and what the company called “refreshed” …

 By Alexander Britell The world’s largest hotel company is set to debut its newest hotel in the Caribbean next week. It’s the highly-anticipated AC Hotel Kingston in Jamaica, which will begin welcoming guests June 17. The stylish new $50 million …