By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its newest itineraries for the Caribbean in the summer of 2020. The new slate is highlighted by the return of Norwegian Breakaway to Miami, with a range of five and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to island hop in some of the Eastern Caribbean’s most exotic destinations. The new Val Ferry began operating between Dominica and Guadeloupe last month, complementing existing ferry service by popular operator …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The island of Grenada has announced a significant new green initiative. In an effort to ensure that its natural environment is protected and preserved for future generations, the country says it has implemented the new Non-Biodegradable …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix’s only all-inclusive resort is planning a relaunch next summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. St Croix’s Divi Carina Bay All-Inclusive Beach Resort and Casino, which has been closed since last year’s storms, is planning …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Worried about a storm affecting your Caribbean getaway? Another island has you covered. The island of Saint Lucia is inviting guests to enjoy a stress-free vacation with its new special holiday guarantee. The holiday guarantee program …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is seeing more and more new flights and resumed service as the island works to recover from last year’s storms, led by a major resumption in service by American Airlines. That includes the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International is making a push to eliminate single-use plastics across its regional portfolio, the company said this week. The company said all 19 Sandals and Beaches resorts across seven Caribbean islands would be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is focusing on Kingston. After a “full review of its network operations,” the Trinidad-based carrier announced that it would be discontinuing its flights between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning Jan. 8, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Iberostar is adding a new all-inclusive to its broad regional portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. Iberostar will be debuting the new adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige, a new-build tower that will …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This is another side of Puerto Rico, far from urbanity, deep in the heart of the island’s lush natural world. The newest listing to hit the Puerto Rico real estate market is this, a mountainside rainforest …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism in the Dominican Republic is continuing its strong year in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank. The country’s tourist arrival numbers are no up 5.5 percent for the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT has launched its newest route in the region. The airline has officially begun service between Antigua and St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. It’s actually a return for LIAT, which …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s top luxury destination is planning a huge transformation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. Luxury hospitality and development firm Gencom is leading a $100 million project, which will include a wave of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most exclusive private-island destinations in the Caribbean — and the world — is about to make a triumphant return. Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands is set for an …

 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — In a move that will likely change the landscape of all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, two travel giants are partnering on a significant expansion push. Playa Hotels and Resorts and Hilton have announced a new …