Month: December 2016

Puerto Rico Sets New Single-Day Cruise Passenger Record

 Puerto Rico welcomed 24,117 cruise passengers on Wednesday, a new single-day record for the island. The Port of San Juan took in the passengers, surpassing the previous high of 17,847 cruise arrivals set Feb. 25, 2015. The passengers came in …

Marriott Is Opening a New $40 Million Resort in Antigua

 Marriott is entering the Antigua and Barbuda market for the first time with a major new resort. The $40 million Coconut Bay Resort project, which will be part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, broke ground this week on a site two …

San Juan: Readers’ Choice Caribbean City of the Year 2016

 Thousands of Caribbean Journal readers have spoken, and now there’s a winner. San Juan, Puerto Rico has taken home the crown as the Caribbean Journal Readers’ Choice Award winner for Caribbean City of the Year in 2016. San Juan beat …