Month: December 2014


New Airport Terminal Opens in San Juan

Above: Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest airport terminal has debuted at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Terminal B at the airport is the result of an investment by Aerostar Airport […]


Jamaica's Jakes Resort Expands With Eco-Friendly Jack Sprat Shack

Above: the new Jack Sprat Shack By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Jakes Hotel has expanded. The boutique property on Treasure Beach is opened its doors to Jack Sprat Shack, a green hostel-style property aimed at eco-conscious travelers. The property […]


United States-Cuba News Hailed By Caribbean Governments

Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne with Cuba President Raul Castro earlier this month By the Caribbean Journal staff It will be some time before the impact of the United States’ thawing with Cuba on the rest of the Caribbean becomes clear. […]


St Lucia Says Geothermal Exploration Will Begin in 2015

Above: the Soufriere volcano in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said this week that geothermal exploration would begin on the island next year. According to Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology […]

Paradise Beach Nevis Names GM

Above: Paradise Beach Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradise Beach Nevis boutique villa resort has named tourism industry veteran Steve Tyson its general manager. Paradise Beach is set to open on Jan. 15, 2015. Tyson comes to the […]

New Royalton Resort Opens in Dominican Republic's Punta Cana

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor There’s a new resort on Punta Cana’s sands. The adults-only all-inclusive resort Chic Punta Cana By Royalton opened recently with 323 suites and a raft of features designed to separate it from the other […]


A New Luxury Resort Opens in St Kitts

Above: Kittitian Hill (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The long-awaited Kittitian Hill development has opened its doors to guests at its first hotel, Belle Mont Farm boutique luxury resort. Belle Mont Farm officially launched on Dec. 12, set […]

Memories Resorts Expands in Cuba

Above: the Memories Holguin Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Memories Resorts is expanding in Cuba. The company has acquired the former Riu Playa Turquesa in the area of Holguin, which will now be operated as Memories Holguin Resort. The […]

Hilton Worldwide Expands in Panama

Above: the new Hampton by Hilton Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin’s hotel boom is surging. Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of its latest hotel in the region this week, the new Hampton by Hilton Panama in […]


Go Behind The Scenes at a Caribbean Hotel Kitchen

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Ever wanted to go behind the scenes in a hotel kitchen? You can at Sandos Playacar in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, where the all-inclusive resort has recently launched a complimentary kitchen tour. Participants find […]

US to Normalize Relations With Cuba

Above: Havana By Alexander Britell The Caribbean changed forever on Wednesday morning. United States President Barack Obama announced a major shift in more than half-century of American politics, signaling the two countries’ desire to work toward normalizing relations. The announcement […]

Rum Journal: The Rum Awards 2014

RUM IS more than a drink. It is the spirit of the Caribbean. It represents the sweetness of the region; its history; its courage and its romance. And rum is a way to take the Caribbean with you, wherever you […]


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