By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Riu Hotels has launched construction on another major new all-inclusive resort project. Riu has officially begun work on the new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, which is located right next to the recently-debuted Hotel Riu …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Resorts World Bimini is hosting its second annual Driftwood Beach Festival. The June 1-3 event will feature live performances by Pato Banton and Clement Aubrey & The Reggae Allstars, beach volleyball with National Volleyball League pros and more. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises has officially unveiled its new Caribbean itineraries for the 2019-2020 season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The season will be highlighted by the launch of Princess Cruises’ new Sky Princess ship, which will make …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new craft brewery in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Leatherback Brewery Company has opened its doors in St Croix, offering a range of craft beverages brewed with local ingredients. The brewery’s flagship beers …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top all-inclusive resorts in Saint Lucia is planning a major renovation project. The BodyHoliday, the wellness-focused resort on Cariblue Beach, will launch a $20 million renovation this summer. The property will close …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s green push is continuing with plans for another new solar energy park in the country. Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced work on a new 37-megawatt solar energy plant, slated for completion by …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton MIAMI – One of the region’s leading travel conferences began Wednesday in the heart of downtown Miami. Northstar Travel Group’s Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit is the Caribbean’s leading hospitality investment conference, bringing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands has officially launched a $120 million transformation project of the waterfront area in downtown Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas. The project is the “single largest road project in United States Virgin …

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been the Mecca of yachting in the Caribbean, a bucket list destination that has sent a siren song to travelers and adventurers around the world. And here’s the good news: The British Virgin Islands is …

 By Alexander Britell Images by Michael Condran There’s a new Caribbean beach resort on the scene — and it’s instantly one of the region’s hippest places to stay. This is the Skylark Negril, a Caribbean beach resort that is the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Holland America Line is set to launch its newest ship in December. The ms Nieuw Statendam, due for delivery in December 2018, follows the 2016 launch of the brand’s ms Koningsdam ship. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new entertainment festival is coming to Grand Cayman. Kaaboo Cayman, which will debut Feb. 15-16, 2019, will include headliners from Duran Duran and Bryan Adams to Flo Rida, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Salt-N-Pepa and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is set to relaunch an important service for the United States Virgin Islands this month. The carrier is launching daily nonstop flights between New York and St Thomas, with the expanded service …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of the newest resorts in Belize has launched a new beach club. Belize’s Mahogany Bay has unveiled its newly opened Beach Club on the white sandy beach of Ambergris Caye. Just a 10-minute boat …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its flight service to the island of Saint Lucia this winter. The carrier will be launching an additional daily nonstop flight between Miami and Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 20. “The Saint …