Month: October 2015

Best of the Caribbean

The Best Caribbean Destinations for Solo Travelers

Sometimes you have to get away. There’s no time to find a buddy to join you on your trip, or you just want some alone time. But solo travel has become much more commonplace, whether you’re in need of a […]


Trinidad, Grenada to Deepen Energy Cooperation

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Grenada are planning to deepen their cooperation in the energy sector. The two countries said they would be developing a memorandum of understanding in the sector. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith […]


A $1.5 Billion Timeshare Deal

By the Caribbean Journal staff Interval Leisure Group has acquired Starwood Hotels and Resorts’ Vacation Ownership Business, the companies announced. The move came after approval by the boards of directors of both companies. Under the agreement, a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]


Royal Caribbean Begins Construction on New Oasis-Class Ship

Above: the keel-laying ceremony in France By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially begun construction on the company’s fourth Oasis-class ship. The keel was laid on the new ship at the STX shipyard in St Nazaire, France. The […]

Caribbean Airlines CEO Resigns

By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines CEO Michael DiLollo has resigned, the Trinidad-based carrier announced on Thursday. DiLollo’s resignation was due to “personal reasons,” the company said in a statement. “This has received the approval of the board of […]

Curaçao Has a New Boutique Hotel

A new boutique hotel in the Dutch Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor There’s a new place to stay in Curaçao. Bayside Boutique Hotel opened this summer at the Blue Bay Golf & Beach Resort, less than 10 minutes […]

Best of the Caribbean

This is the Caribbean’s Best New Restaurant

ORANJESTAD — It’s in an old art deco building in a quieter part of Oranjestad, a section of Aruba’s capital you may not know. But at the heart of this old commercial building is something very special. It’s called Wilhelmina, […]

Developing Air Routes in the Caribbean

By Kareem Yarde Op-Ed Contributor “Graduates, go change your world!” That was final source of ignition which honorary graduate of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus Dr Pamela Coke Hamilton left with this year’s graduating class of […]

A New Caribbean Center for Green Energy

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency has officially opened its doors in Barbados. Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was on hand to inaugurate the facility, which is located at the Lloyd Erskine […]


Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Construction Pipeline Shows Decline

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel pipeline fell last month, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. There were 163 hotels comprising 27,583 rooms under contract in the region last month, a 6.7 percent decrease in rooms […]

A New CEO at Small Luxury Hotels of the World

By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World has named a new CEO. The brand has named Filip Boyen as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Boyen had been appointed as managing director of SLH’s management […]

A Jamaican Jazz Legend in Los Angeles

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Jamaica’s award-winning jazz legend, Monty Alexander, will travel to Los Angeles for a show this November. Alexander, whose music explores the bridge between American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, will […]


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