Kempinski has added a Cancun resort to its expanding Caribbean portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Swiss luxury brand, which already has Caribbean hotels in Cuba and Dominica, has taken over management of the former Ritz-Carlton, Cancun.  For now, the …

 The Caribbean’s first electric airline is closer to becoming a reality.  The all-electric Alice aircraft, produced by Eviation Aircraft and already on order by Caribbean airline Cape Air, made its first flight this week.  Alice flew for eight minutes at …

 Wyndham is opening another new all-inclusive resort in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Wyndham Alltra Riviera Nayarit resort, which is opening Oct. 10, has 229 rooms in a family-friendly, beachfront setting on the Riviera Nayarit. It’s the third Wyndham …

 It was always one of the most beautiful golf courses in the Caribbean: the Greg Norman-designed 18-hole course in Anguilla.  But the course, and its adjoining CuisinArt Resort, never really made it into the list of great golf destinations in …

 St Maarten is set to remove its requirement that visitors possess Covid-19 insurance.  Beginning Oct. 15, the insurance will no longer be mandatory for travelers into St Maarten.  “We would like for this to be optional for travelers,” said St …

 Hyatt’s Dreams brand is opening another new all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital, Punta Cana.  The new Dreams Flora Resort and Spa is slated to open its doors in December 2022, according to parent company Hyatt.  It’s the …

 Traveling to Barbados is now just as it was before the pandemic.  The island has officially lifted all of its travel health restrictions, the destination announced this week.  That means there are no more testing requirements for visiting Barbados, whether …

 It starts with the bold green of Mount Liamuiga, the vibrant rainforests, those golden beaches.  And it’s a call for travelers looking for, well, something a little deeper.  St Kitts has officially revealed its tourism rebrand, with a new focus, …

 Hurricane Fiona passed roughly 75 miles to the west of Bermuda, giving the island a healthy dose of wind and rain.  But the island says it is already back and open for tourism business.  “Bermuda is ready to host visitors …

 At the next table, one visitor bemoaned his situation to another.  “I wanted to stay here but they were full,” he said. “So I had to stay at La Samanna.” There’s perhaps no better distillation of the allure — and …

 The celebrated Zoëtry brand is coming to the island of Saint Lucia this December.  The new Zoëtry Marigot Bay St Lucia is opening its doors on Dec. 1 as the first AMR Collection resort on the island.  The property is …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Pam Slye Whittle, who sent in this stunning shot the blue water of Eagle Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

 It begins at the edge of the beach in St Barth, with a rooftop oceanfront party at Le Barthelemy Hotel presented by the world’s most sought after rum distillery, Martinique’s Rhum Neisson.  What follows is a full-fledged fantasy for rum …

 A new book by veteran travel journalist and CJ contributor Bob Curley explores the ultimate Caribbean bucket list: 100 Things to Do in the Caribbean Before You Die.  The new book guides readers on ways to create timeless memories across …

 Puerto Rico tourism officials are urging visitors to maintain their planned trips to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Fiona.  “We want to assure visitors, who already planned travel to San Juan, that Puerto Rico is open and safe to travel to,” …