They call it the “Pearl of the Caribbean,” this tiny beach town on the eastern edge of St Maarten.  This is Oyster Pond, a pearl-shaped lagoon framed by green hills, a place long home to one of the island’s signature …

 Anguilla has expanded its Meads Bay “Bubble,” allowing guests staying at a select group of villas and resorts to enjoy expanded beach access. Until now, travelers to Anguilla were only able to access the beach directly in front of their …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Derek S. Brim, who sent in this lovely shot of Mount Liamuiga, the 3,792-foot-tall peak in St Kitts.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 For travel writers like me, popping open a laptop to work on a Caribbean beach is a familiar occupational hazard. But amid the pandemic, having to work while you’re in paradise seems like a small price to pay to escape …

 This year’s edition of the Jamaica Jazz & Blue’s Festival is going virtual.  The music event will be held from March 4-6, with an additional charity component that will help raise funds for industry professionals affected by the pandemic.  The …

 Jennifer Lopez is filming her newest movie in the Dominican Republic.  Lopez is starring in Lionsgate’s new “Shotgun Wedding,” in which she’ll appear with Lenny Kravitz, Josh Duhamel and other stars.  So where’s she been staying?  The legendary entertainer has …

 Since the release of the smash Broadway hit Hamilton, the Caribbean island of Nevis has been in the limelight, with visitors drawn to the Eastern Caribbean destination to see U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace in downtown Charlestown.  Hamilton was …

 The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival has been postponed, Caribbean Journal has learned. The festival, which has been slated to come back for its 2021 edition, has now been postponed until 2022, organizers said.  The move comes …

 The Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa in Aruba has taken a major step in its green journey with the launch of a new solar panel project.  The resort, which has been Green Globe Certified for years, has installed 100 kWh …

 Spectacular rum, marvelous beaches, world-class chocolate and a potpourri of diverse resorts are just a few of the charms of Grenada. And now that the island has been open for tourism since the summer, more and more travelers are heading …

 More and more people are looking to the Caribbean for “remote work” getaways — and turn the Caribbean into their home office.  And now one of the region’s top hotels has launched a program for precisely that purpose: the new Work …

 American Airlines is adding more flights to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier will be launching an expansion to Haiti beginning in April, increasing its scheduled service from Miami to the country’s capital to five daily flights. That …

 Sandals Resorts International has kicked off its Bahamas reopening with the relaunch of its Sandals Emerald Bay resort in Great Exuma, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive resort officially reopened this week, including the relaunch of the Greg Norman-designed Sandals …

 One of the world’s most renowned French restaurants is finally making its way to the island of St Barth.  L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, the namesake eatery of the late chef who earned more Michelin stars than any other chef, will …

 Marriott International has named its new chief executive officer following the passing of former CEO Arne Sorenson.  The company has tapped Anthony “Tony” Capuano to the role effective immediately.  Capuano, who has joined the company’s board of directors, had previously …