By Guy Britton WEST SIDE NATIONAL PARK — Andros is different. Most islands are surrounded by water. Andros merges with water. Water passes through and around and beneath this island, the largest in The Bahamas (and sixth-largest island in the Caribbean) …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe cruise line Regent Seven Seas has floated out the company’s newest ship. Regent Seven Seas and shipbuilder Fincantieri debuted the new Seven Seas Splendor on the sea for the first time this week. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy was largely flat to start off 2019, according to new data from hotel analytics firm STR. The region’s occupancy was 68.4 percent in January, meaning a decline of 0.1 percent compared to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has big plans in the Mexican Caribbean, and now the travel giant is adding yet another hotel in the region. Hilton has announced plans to open the Caribbean’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxe Antigua villa is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Villa Nonsuch at Antigua’s prestigious Nonsuch Bay will head to auction through Concierge Auctions next month. The villa, which is set 150 …

 By Alexander Britell The chic Coral Sands Hotel on Harbour Island in The Bahamas has just completed a property-wide makeover, Caribbean Journal has learned. The redesign included a new look at the restaurant and a new aesthetic featuring blends of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s Andaz luxury brand is coming to the Turks and Caicos, and the highly-anticipated project will also include a residential real estate component that has already launched sales. The new Andaz Residences will consist of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new real estate project has launched construction in Guyana. The $100.9 million USD Pegasus Suites is the largest single investment in the country, the brainchild of Robert Badal, owner of Guyana’s Pegasus Hotel. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding its Oasis class with another huge new cruise ship, the company announced this week. Royal has entered into an agreement with French shipcuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for a sixth Oasis-class ship. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A sexy new adults-only all-inclusive is coming to the island of Antigua. The boutique Hammock Cove Resort and Spa resort is slated for a grand opening this year, likely in the fourth quarter. The luxury …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What was already one of the leading destinations for expats in the Caribbean just got another boost. Bocas del Toro, the beach-filled archipelago off the Caribbean coast of Panama, is now home to a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has completed a large-scale transformation project at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The property, which was the first-ever Sandals when it debuted in 1981, has been in the midst of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Akshara Moran, who sent in this lovely shot of Anse La Raye beach on the island of Saint Lucia. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has quietly become the fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean so far in 2019. And this week, the carrier was at it again, launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the island …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Regional Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rico-based airline has launched nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Santiago de los Caballeros’ Cibao International Airport in …