Month: June 2016

Guyana Flights

More Flights Coming to Guyana

 There are more flights coming to Guyana. Guyana’s government has given its approval to Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir to operate additional scheduled services from Curacao. InselAir was first granted approval to operate daily scheduled services between Guyana and Curacao in …

St Lucia Martinique

St Lucia PM Looks to Improve Transport to Martinique

 New St Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is looking to improve transportation between St Lucia and Martinique. The Prime Minister said he was “not happy” with the standard of existing ferry service between the two islands in the Eastern Caribbean. …

Four Seasons Honeymoon

A Wedding and a Honeymoon on Two Oceans

 Four Seasons Resort Nevis and Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita are combining authentic  Caribbean luxury and authentic Mexican hospitality into one wedding and honeymoon package. The “One Love, Two Oceans” package offers couples a complimentary three-night honeymoon stay at one …

LATEST NEWS

Caribbean Water Problem

 Solving the Caribbean Water Problem By Keith WhiteCJ Contributor As the drought within the Caribbean wears on, countries in the region face great risk, as their tourism-based economies rely heavily on clean, sustainable water sources – and that doesn’t even …

La Pizza La Pasta San Juan

 A top chef’s newest eatery in San Juan By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Say “Hola” to La Pizza La Pasta, a new restaurant helmed by Puerto Rico celebrity chef Roberto Treviño. In San Juan’s Condado neighborhood, the restaurant in the …

St Lucia Dive Fest

 Are you a diver? Then you may want to book a trip to St Lucia this fall. The Eastern Caribbean island is hosting its first-ever Dive Fest, aimed at strengthening St Lucia’s position in the diving sector. The festival, which …

AC Hotel San Juan

 Marriott’s AC hotel brand is coming to the Caribbean with the new AC Hotel San Juan. The new property has broken ground at 1369 Ashford Avenue in San Juan’s active Condado neighborhood. The property will take over at the former …

Aruba

 In its lead-up to International World Tourism Day, the “happy island” of Aruba will host Happiness 360 Conference World Tourism Aruba– an international symposium in partnership with the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The event is scheduled for September 13-14, …

Le Barthelemy

 A major new hotel is coming to the French Caribbean island of St Barth: Le Barthelemy. The island’s newest hotel will open Oct. 1 on a 600-foot stretch of sand on Grand Cul de Sac Beach. The hotel will include 46 rooms …

Four Seasons Anguilla

 The Four Seasons is coming to Anguilla. The luxury hotel company and Starwood Capital Group has announced that Four Seasons will be assuming management of the Viceroy Anguilla resort, which is owned by funds affiliated with Starwood Capital Group. Following …

Punta Cana

 JetBlue is continuing its fast-paced Caribbean expansion with a number of new flights to the Dominican Republic. The New York City-based carrier has launched new flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to both Puerto Plata and Punta Cana …

Caribbean Oldest City

 It’s the oldest city in the New World, but Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic is constantly reinventing itself. And that energy extends to the city’s historic Colonial Zone, which will soon see another new wave of renovations. The Dominican …

 The Dominican Republic currently leads the Caribbean hotel construction pipeline, according to a new construction pipeline report from STR. The Dominican Republic has 1,208 rooms across six hotels in construction right now, more than any other country in the wider …

Miami Cruise Terminal

 Royal Caribbean is making a big move in Miami. The cruise giant has signed an agreement with Miami-Dade County to build a major new cruise terminal on land leased from the county. The new terminal will serve as a homeport …

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company has added another new property to its management portfolio. Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has signed a deal to open the Zoëtry Chamela Costalegre Mexico all-inclusive resort. The 120-room, new-build property will be located 90 miles …

Nevis Food Festival

 The Nevis Mango and Food Festival kicks off Friday July 8, marking the start of a month of special events that will take guests around the island and feature dinners and cooking demonstrations by two special guest European chefs. On …

Punta Cana Adults Only

 A longtime hotel in Punta Cana is making a major change. The Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana is making a move to become an adults-only hotel, the country’s Ministry …

Wyclef Jean

 The Caribbean’s top creole music festival is at it again this year, with a high-powered slate of performers on the agenda. The list includes everyone from Wyclef Jean and T-Mickey to Akon and Dede Saint Prix. This year will be …