Month: October 2015


St Kitts and Nevis “Reviewing” Number of Hotel Concessions

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is “in the process of reviewing” the number of concessions granted to hotel developments in the twin-island federation. “At the end of the day we want development but […]


Jamaica’s Appleton Estate Is Making Changes

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Brace yourselves, Jamaican rum lovers, because there are about to be some changes to your favorite tipple. Appleton Estate, distillers of Jamaican rum since 1749, is changing the nomenclature of three of its most popular blends. Appleton […]


An All-Inclusive Zen Oasis in the Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Serenity will be just a suite away at Club Med Punta Cana when the new Zen Oasis section of the resort is unveiled on Dec. 19. Exclusively for adults, the enclave will comprise 78 […]


Going Back to the Future in the Caribbean's First Wi-Fi Taxi

By Alexander Britell WILLEMSTAD — On Oct. 21, 2015 I got in a car and went to the future. It wasn’t a DeLorean. It was a boxy, yellow taxi. It didn’t run on soda cans and banana peels, just regular gasoline. […]

Norwegian Epic Returns to Sailing Following Shipwide Enhancements

By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Epic has reentered service following a series of shipwide enhancements. The ship was in a three week dry dock. IT will be homeport at Port Canaveral in the fall of 2016. Norwegian’s second-largest ship […]

Grenada Prime Minister Visits Trinidad

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell made a one-day visit to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, his office announced. Mitchell’s was invited in his capacity as lead head of government with responsibility for science and […]


Catching Up With One of the Caribbean's Top Chefs

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Digby Stridiron is kind of a big deal. A member of the James Beard Foundation who perfected his culinary craft at Florida restaurants including Luma on Park and Norman’s, the Crucian chef got his […]

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Jamaican Coffee

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Keurigs may be quick and French presses may be fancy, but the best way to brew your coffee is by using the pour-over method. So says Jason Sharp, managing director of Clifton Mount Estate, […]

This Caribbean Airline Is Expanding

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean airline WINAIR is embarking on a major expansion push, the carrier announced this week. In its initial push, the St Maarten-based carrier has announced plans to increase frequency of flights to St Kitts, Nevis […]


A Focus on Caribbean Broadband

By Gerard Best CJ Contributor CASTRIES — The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) is this week holding a regional workshop on broadband Internet development, in partnership with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). The workshop is being held at the Golden […]

A Major New Resort Project in Barbados

By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to Barbados. The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to develop a new five-star project on the island. The 450-room resort will be called Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, a […]

Talking Caribbean Tech in Belize

By Gerard Best CJ Contributor A full line-up of international tech experts will gather in Belize from Nov. 2 to 6, when the capital city plays host to a historic regional ICT development conference. Among the expert facilitators will be Bevil Wooding, a Founder and a Director of the […]


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