Month: July 2015


The Caribbean All-Inclusive That Gives You Free Daily Spa Treatments

A unique inclusion  By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor As Caribbean all-inclusive resorts expand their list of features, it’s not unheard of to have butler service (Sandals resorts), a 15-foot boat (Fowl Cay) or even guitar lessons (Hard Rock Punta […]


InterCaribbean Airways, British Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Regional carrier continues expansion By Dana Niland CJ Contributor InterCaribbean Airways and British Airways have teamed up to launch an agreement that will provide new options for European travelers to the Caribbean. The new interairline agreement will provide single-ticket purchasing […]


JetBlue, Marriott Port-au-Prince Partnering to Help Reforestation in Haiti

A partnership to regain Haiti’s lost forest cover By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Haiti has lost as much as 98 percent of its forest cover over the decades, but the country has slowly been taking steps to regrow trees. Now, […]


Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Resort Sold

A Major Caribbean hotel trade By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel, has been sold. An affiliate of Blackstone has sold the property to a partnership including Leon, Mayer & Co, Fundamental […]

Belize Makes Push for Local Tourism

A drive for domestic tourism By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to increase tourism revenue, Belize is looking close to home. The country has launched a new ad campaign aimed at local travelers, under the theme “Discover How to […]

American Airlines Launching Los Angeles-Montego Bay Flights

New lift from the West Coast By Dana Niland CJ Contributor American Airlines is launching nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay starting Dec. 18, 2015. The new route, which reportedly comes in […]


John Paulson Just Bought Another Hotel in Puerto Rico

Increases bet on Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff John Paulson is continuing to bet on the fortunes of struggling Puerto Rico. The hedge fund billionaire, whose Paulson & Co is the majority owner of both the Condado Vanderbilt […]

The Condado Vanderbilt’s Newest Hire

Newest San Juan hotel adds director of F&B By Dana Niland CJ Contributor International Hospitality Enterprises has named Albert Charbonneau Food and Beverage Director of San Juan’s Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, which reopened last December after a $200 million renovation. Charbonneau […]

Why the Caribbean Tourism Industry Needs to Work Together

A call for a collective approach By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Caribbean tourism industry leaders must work together in order to ensure sustainable growth in the region, according to Choice Hotels International, Inc. executive Bill Clegg. Referencing data from Smith […]


A $90 Milllion Caribbean Island

It is the most expensive private island on the Bahamian market By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate dream of ultimate dreams: your own private Caribbean mega-island. And Cave Cay is it. The 222-acre island just might be the […]

Carlson Rezidor to Open Two New Radisson Blu Hotels in the Caribbean

Caribbean coast of Colombia continues tourism growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor is expanding in the Caribbean. The company announced this week that it would be opening two new Radisson Blu hotels in the region. The Radisson Blue […]

St Croix, St Thomas Seaplane Terminals Getting Free Wi-Fi

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Wi-Fi is coming to the US Virgin Islands’ seaplane terminals. The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) and Seaborne Airlines have announced a new partnership to bring Wi-Fi to travelers in the USVI. All Seaborne […]


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