Month: December 2015

Juan Luis Guerra to Headline Major Dominican Republic Concert

 Dominican music superstar Juan Luis Guerra will be headlining a major conference at the Casa de Campo resort later this month. The Dec. 30 concert at the Altos de Chavon Amphitheater will feature Guerra’s Todo Tiene Su Hora Tour. “We …

Viking Ocean Cruises to Debut New Caribbean Itineraries

 More offerings in the Caribbean By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viking Ocean Cruises will make its first transatlantic crossing in September 2016, launching three new Caribbean cruise itineraries. After several stops around North America, Viking Star will sail down to San …

A New Look at This Riviera Maya Resort

 The Riviera Maya’s Mahekal Beach Resort is set to reopen in December, following the completion of a three-year, $16 million “re-imagination.” The project, which first launched in 2013, is slated for completion in mid-December. It will include the addition of …

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 Retiring can mean going somewhere to do less — to be less active. And there’s nothing wrong with that — especially in the Caribbean, one of the most relaxing places on earth. But some people want a different level of …

 Sure, you’ve had rum punch. But why not have one with a little extra passion? We traveled to the W Vieques Retreat and Spa to find out how to make the property’s signature “Boricua” cocktail, a rum punch with a …

 After less than a month, travelers to the Caribbean have spoken. And so JetBlue is expanding its Mint premium cabin offering in the Caribbean. The New York City-based carrier announced that it would be offering the Mint premium service on …

 The British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island has a new chef. The private-island property has named Peter Birk its new executive chef. In the role, Birk will direct the culinary team and manage operations at the resort’s four restaurants: Caravela, Tierra! …

 Cayman Airways has debuted its new mobile boarding ramps in the Cayman Islands. The ramps mean easy deplaning in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The carrier recently launched the use of the new ramps for its Boeing 737 jet …

 The island of Nevis has a new eatery: The Gin Trap, which is now open just off the sea in Jones Bay. The restaurant is helmed by Chef Mary Parks, who has studied in nine countries and whose training includes …

 A new hotel has opened its doors in Negril, Jamaica. The Cliff Hotel, overlooking the cliffs of Negril, officially opened on Tuesday. The new property is a “reinterpretation” of the former Moon Dance Resort. The hotel includes 33 suites and …