By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Carnival Fascination cruise ship will undergo a multi-million-dollar dry dock that will add a variety of popular food and beverage innovations, Carnival announced this week. These will include Guy’s Burger Joint, developed by Food Network …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to St Vincent and the Grenadines. In a big boost for St Vincent’s new Argyle International Airport, Air Canada has launched its first ever flights to the destination. The …

 By Alexander Britell The recent storms have put the spotlight on some different faces in St Barth, and that’s nowhere more true than at one of the island’s venerable hotels. It’s long been one of the best kept secrets in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to The Cove, Atlantis Paradise Island’s luxury enclave. The property has partnered with fast-expanding carrier Tropic Ocean Airways on a unique experience that lets guests travel from either from …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first cruise ships have returned to the British Virgin Islands for the 2017-2018 cruise season. The British Virgin Islands’ Tortola Pier Park was buzzing last week with the arrival of the first two official …

 By Alexander Britell Yes, much of St Barth’s luxury hotel inventory has been temporarily compromised by Hurricane Irma, with most hotels slated to reopen next year. But you can still stay at a beautiful beachfront resort in the heart of …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Comfort Suites Paradise Island has named Yasmine Mills-Strachan as its new Director of Sales. Strachan joined the Comfort Suites Paradise Island team in May 2014 as Sales Manager in the Sales and Marketing Department, and was …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests’ experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside. “Our …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new all-inclusive project has broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Prime Minister Danilo Medina laid the first stone for the new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales this week. The $130 million …

 It began in 2012 with an idea: to lift up rum. The aim was to celebrate the glory of rum, to honor the greatest rums just as wines and spirits and so many other categories are honored. Rum Journal’s Rum …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico continues to work to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the destination’s tourism officials say it is officially “open for business.” More than 4,000 restaurants are already open, and major tourism attractions …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ rapid tourism recovery got a significant boost this week with the reopening of the charter base of The Moorings and Sunsail in Tortola. The Moorings and Sunsail are reporting a combined …

 Aruba resorts come in all shapes and sizes, adults-only and family-friendly, large and small. But the best ones exemplify Aruban hospitality. That means everything from great service to a resort’s breadth of water sports. While Aruba is filled with high …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Riu Resorts has officially expanded in the Mexican Caribbean with the debut of the new Riu Dunamar. The new family-friendly all-inclusive is set in the relatively new Costa Mujeres development, about 30 km …