By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop, has launched its newest flight from Canada to the Caribbean. This time, it’s a new nonstop service between John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton and Cancun International Airport. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A potentially transformative hotel is coming to the rural Whitegate area of St Kitts. Wyndham’s Ramada brand is coming to the island with a 273-suite resort. The first phase of the new-build resort project is …

 By Alexander Britell MARIGOT — No matter where you are in the Caribbean (outside of Cuba of course), it’s rarely easy to find great Cuban cigars. That includes most of the region’s top cruise destinations, where, even if you can …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises has revealed more details at its new, soon-to-launch Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve private island destination. The new cruise stop in The Bahamas will officially debut Nov. 9, according to the company. The …

 By Alexander Britell ANGUILLA — Maundays Bay’s sand curves along Anguilla’s blue, bright white villas dotting the shoreline and Moorish domes rising to the sky. The only sound is the almost-mystical breeze of this crescent-shaped corner of the island, a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dreamed of a stay in an overwater bungalow? How about an overwater wedding? Sandals has made another addition to its growing portfolio of overwater experiences in the Caribbean, this time with a new over-the-water chapel at …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for St Kitts tourism in 2018, according to the latest data from the St Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority. The country’s airport reported 149,871 passengers in 2018, compared to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will soon have a new Commissioner of Tourism. New Governor Albert Bryan has named local businessman Joe Bosculte to the role; he will soon appear before the Virgin Islands Legislature …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s a breezy dinner in Barbados, with light music muted by the crash of the waves down below. Chicken tempura is on the menu, followed by a  perfectly prepared Flying fish, accompanied by a …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton As you walk through the brick walls and the arches, as you watch the bobbing of the water and the gentle marine dance of bows and sterns, time becomes just a suggestion. There has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The reopening of the popular Sonesta Maho Beach Resort in St Maarten has been pushed back to the end of next month, according to a statement from the property. The property said it would reopen …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain has opened 2019 wth a new look. One of the capital’s leading business hotels has renovated 119 guest rooms and suites with what the property is calling “a new experience …

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Belize is one of the hottest destinations in the region right now, according to the latest data from the country’s tourism board. The country on the Caribbean coast of Central America reported 14.6 percent …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New York-based Dream Hotel Group is planning more hotels in Mexico. The company known for its boutique properties like The Chatwal has signed another new hotel deal in Mexico, this time in Valle de Guadalupe. …