By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are no …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Baseball legend and Panama native Mariano Rivera will soon be the face of Panama’s reenergized tourism push. The former New York Yankees closer, who will inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend, will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is coming to a new destination: Mexico. The fast-expanding hotel company, now part of the IHG umbrella, is planning to open its first properties in Mexico with a pair of Mexico …

 By Alexander Britell Dominica has been seeing a remarkable surge in tourism arrivals that are the latest sign of the destination’s post-Maria comeback story. Dominica, one of the Caribbean’s most naturally beautiful destinations, saw a spectacular first quarter, with 23,444 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Desire Resorts, known for its portfolio of adults-only, clothing-optional resorts, is adding a new boutique hotel in the Riviera Maya. The new Desire Mansion will be a luxury hotel-within-a-hotel at the existing Desire Riviera Maya …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is launching a pair of new routes to the Caribbean region. One is the long-awaited return of direct flights from Montreal to Havana, with service on Mondays and Fridays beginning Dec. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of luxury resorts in Barbados are working together to create a new kind of dive destination in Barbados. The Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club Residences and the Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most prestigious hotels is getting bigger. The boutique Christopher St Barth will be adding a collection of three new villas in December, Caribbean Journal has learned. The expansion comes after the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Andaz Turks and Caicos residential resort has officially launched real estate sales, a project spokesperson told Caribbean Journal. The property, which is slated to make its debut in 2021, will span 5.5 acres …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new destination in the Caribbean: Curacao. The regional airline is planning to launch new flights from Trinidad and Tobago to Curacao, with service slated to begin Aug. 2. The flights …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is at it again in the Caribbean, announcing plans to bring its LXR Hotels and Resorts brand to Anguilla. In November, the LXR brand will debut at Anguilla’s luxe Zemi Beach House Hotel and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Bermuda’s preeminent hotels has named a new managing director. The luxe Rosewood Bermuda has appointed Sascha Hemmann as the new managing director of the hotel, which is set in Bermuda’s Tucker’s Point. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest racing events is back for its 35th edition this year with Martinique’s one-of-a-kind Tour de Yoles sailing festival. The week-long event is a nautical competition unique to Martinique — and one …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways has officially launched sales for its newest Caribbean service: thrice-weekly flights to the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe. The new service is slated to launch Feb. 1, 2020, with nonstop flights between New …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new adults-only resort project has officially broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina laid the first stone for construction of the new Hotel Pure Salt Orchidarium, which will be located …