Month: April 2016

Why You Need to Visit This Rum Festival

 It’s become one of the most important stops on the global rum circuit: the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival. The festival is hosting its eighth edition this weekend from April 15 to 17 at the Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention …

How to Travel to Nassau, For Less

 It’s one of the easiest places to get to in the region: Nassau, the always-popular destination in the Bahamas, a beach-filled paradise with something for everyone. Whether you’re sunning on Cable Beach, jetting off on a day trip to the …

A New Look at Cambridge Beaches

 Bermuda’s Cambridge Beaches hotel has unveiled a new look at 10 of its rooms, the property announced. The hotel has introduced 10 newly-renovated rooms, featuring new bathrooms, soft goods outdoor furniture and interior furniture. This fall, Cambridge Beaches plans to …

LATEST NEWS

 Disney Cruise Line has unveiled a number of new itineraries for summer 2017, with booking open this week. For the first time, Disney Fantasy will sail from Port Canaveral to the Caribbean on longer cruises, including 10 and 11-night cruises …

 By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Grand Cayman’s top hotels has been sold. Real estate investment company Embassy Investments Limited has confirmed the sale of assets in Grand Cayman to Dart Realty Ltd, including the former Hyatt Resort, Grand Cayman …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor There’s beauty in a Caribbean sunrise, no doubt, with the promise it holds of even more fun under the sun, on the beach, and in the water. But let’s not underestimate the appeal of …

 By Alexander Britell It’s the best hotel in Dominica, and one of the best in the whole Caribbean. And now Secret Bay is getting even better. Dominica’s Secret Bay boutique resort has announced the planned addition of two new villas called …

 The Caribbean has a growing jazz festival scene, with new events popping up around the region. But your next should be this one: Dominica’s Jazz ’n Creole Festival, whose seventh edition is set for May 8-15 at the island’s Cabrits …

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 By the Caribbean Journal Staff After months of decline, American Airlines reported a slight increase in traffic to Latin America and the Caribbean last month. The carrier reported 2.7 billion revenue passenger miles to Latin America and the Caribbean last …

 There will soon be a new way to get to the Bahamas from Orlando. Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has announced the impending launch of new flight service from Orlando to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Flight UP 219 will officially launch on …

 The Caribbean’s smallest country has one of its fastest-growing economies, according to new projections from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. The twin-island country is projected to see GDP growth of 5.1 percent this year, …

 Antigua and Barbuda no longer has any personal income tax. The twin-island country’s government has officially abolished its personal income tax, a move that was first announced in January. The move to remove all income tax had been a major …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Enterprise Rent-a-Car has undertaken a major expansion in the wider Latin America and Caribbean region. The company has opened 22 new locations throughout the region, with new locations in Belize City, SanPedro Sula and Tegucigalpa …

 It’s one of the most legendary restaurants in the Caribbean: the historic Sugar Mill at Jamaica’s Half Moon Resort. And now it’s back, after closing for a long-term renovation. “The Sugar Mill Restaurant is a well-known and favoured fine dining …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patti Jensen, who sent in this lovely shot of the East Coast of Barbados and the famous coast of Bathsheba. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

 A major estate in Anguilla is headed to the auction block. The 37,000-square-foot Santosha Estate will be sold by Concierge Auctions at an auction on May 19. Previously offered for $15 million, the home will sell without reserve to the …

 InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding in the region again. The company has opened a new 188-room Holiday Inn in the state of Guanajuato. The Holiday Inn & Suites Leon Plaza Mayor follows an investment of more than $14.6 million, and …