By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing food festivals is back again this summer. The Nevis Mango & Food Festival, now in its fifth year, is set for July 4-7 with a focus on the island’s growing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Planet Hollywood brand is set to open a new all-inclusive in the Caribbean, this time in Cancun. Sunwing Travel Group’s Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun is slated to make its debut in “late …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s San Blas archipelago is one of the most beautiful — and pristine — corners of the Caribbean sea. And now there’s a new way to explore this spectacular chain of islands. Dream Yacht Charter …

 By Alexander Britell It was the first full-fledged hotel to ever open in Martinique, a seaside Antillean inn during a time of rhum and biguine. And now the historic Diamant Les Bains, the beachfront hotel on the southern tip of …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Finally, a breath of fresh air coupled with new beginnings, signifying another season of Spring. With renewed energy and vigor, we start to clear out the old and refresh with the new – usually reserved for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more details on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will make its debut in August 2020. That includes a collection of 180 suites across 11 styles, including a new …

 There’s an energy here. You feel it on Seven Mile Beach, in the hotels, in the streets of George Town, by day and by night. It’s palpable. It’s because the Cayman Islands is one of the most dynamic destinations in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s most popular boutique hotels has announced the completion of a significant new green energy initiative. The Frangipani Beach Resort has completed a new solar panel project that will power 70 percent of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Home sharing giant Airbnb has completed its acquisition of last-minute hotel booking company HotelTonight, the two sides announced. Airbnb, whose vast global portfolio focuses on short-term home rentals, said it was “working to reimagine travel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A long-in-the-works megaresort development has officially broken ground in Jamaica. It’s called Amaterra, and it will be one of the country’s largest all-inclusive resorts, set in the heart of the fast-growing parish of Trelawny near …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico will be hosting next year’s World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, a boon for the island’s growing meetings sector. The 2020 summit is regarded as one of the world’s most important global …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a new power player in the Caribbean cruise industry: Antigua and Barbuda. The twin-island destination continues to see strong growth in its cruise industry, buoyed by its recent partnership with global cruise giant …

 By Alexander Britell It is not quite a boutique hotel, sleeker than a bed and breakfast. There’s a restaurant, though it is certainly no resort. There is a particular class of tiny hotels in the Caribbean, delightful little places with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Phil Townsend, who sent in this beautiful shot of kayaking in Chalk Sound on Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Have you taken a great photo in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s perhaps no lovelier time to visit St Barth than the late spring and summer. The crowds are fewer, the vibe is far more relaxed and, most importantly, the prices fall precipitously. And if you’re …