Month: November 2016

Rum Journal: At Cayman’s Top Wine Shop, a Haven for Rum

 It’s the late evening in Grand Cayman, and the rum is flowing. We’re at a sold-out tasting of Plantation rums, enjoying a seminar on the art of fine rum-making. That’s because, while it goes without saying that the West Indies Wine …

Best Hotels in Nevis

The 7 Best Nevis Hotels

 There are only about 400 rooms on Nevis, but what the island’s accommodations may lack in quantity they more than make up for with charm and individuality. And while St. Kitts’ little sister is best best known for its historic …

Heritage Kitchen

A Secret Fish Shack in Grand Cayman

 You’ll drive right by the turn if you don’t know. Hidden away on Old West Bay road (at the corner of Mary Mollie Hydes Road) is one of Cayman’s best kept secrets: Heritage Kitchen. It’s been open for about five …

LATEST NEWS

 Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House resort has named a new executive chef. The new property on Shaol Bay East has appointed Roberto Leoci in the role, in which he will lead the culinary charge for the property’s eateries including Stone, 20 …

 We love a lazy beach day as much as anyone else but we also recognize that there’s so much more to do in our favorite part of the world than just soaking up the sun and sipping a rummy cocktail. …

Solar Farm

 A new solar farm is coming to a far corner of the Caribbean region. Guyana’s Mabaruma region will soon be getting the area’s first-ever solar farm, at an investment cost of around $1.29 million USD. The installation, which will take place …

Washington-Turks and Caicos Flight

 United Airlines is adding a new nonstop flight to the Caribbean. The carrier announced that it would begin offering a new weekly Saturday flight from Washington, D.C. to Providenciales starting Dec. 17, 2016. The flight out of Washington Dulles International …

Bay View Suites

 The former Best Western Bay View Suites on Paradise Island is relaunching this week as the new Bay View Suites Paradise Island. The property’s rebranding included a new name, updated marketing strategy and a new logo, the company said in …

 The Grenada Tourism Authority has named a new chief executive officer. The GTA has appointed Patricia Maher as its new top executive, a role which will begin Dec. 19, according to GTA Chairman Rodney George. “The board of directors are …

 It’s one of the most incredible sunsets you’ll ever see – the technicolor vista at the corner of Eagle Beach that the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort calls home. Here’s what it’s like.  

 The Caribbean’s most stunning new resort is opening in December in Turks and Caicos: The Shore Club. The Hartling Group’s newest property is a $100 million resort project on Long Bay Beach in Providenciales and is immediately a game-changer for the …

 There’s another new way to fly to the island of Nevis. Antigua-based Caribbean Helicopters has partnered with Nevis on a new service offering an additional route between Antigua and Nevis. The direct flights will operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, …

Carnival Vista

 Carnival Vista has arrived in PortMiami to begin year-round Caribbean cruises. Carnival Cruise Line’s newest and largest ship, Carnival Vista, will be sailing a year-round schedule of six and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean. The new ship includes features like …

Caneel Bay

 Fewer Canadians are traveling to the Caribbean this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After rising 4.5 percent last year, Canadian tourist arrivals to the Caribbean have declined by 3.7 percent compared to the first …

Sailrock

 The largely undeveloped island of South Caicos is about to get a major new resort. The Sailrock Resort is slated to open in the Turks and Caicos on Jan. 20, 2017 and is now accepting reservations. The resort is located …

Westin Cozumel

 A new Westin hotel is coming to the Mexican Caribbean island of Cozumel. The Westin Cozumel is currently under construction and is expected to open in 2017, Marriott officials confirmed this week. The hotel, which is slated to debut March …

Turks and Caicos

 It’s one of the best beaches in the Caribbean and the world: Grace Bay Beach. And the most famous stretch of stand in Turks and Caicos is a calm, serene perfect stretch of white sand. Here’s what it’s like to …

Princess Cruises

 For the first time in four years, Princess Cruises will offer Summer Caribbean cruises including Panama Canal transits in 2018. The 3,192-guest Caribbean Princess returns to sail on a full summer season of voyages ranging from seven-day Eastern and Western …