Month: January 2017


Surge in Buyer Interest for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

The Caribbean’s leading travel conference is seeing a surge in buyer interest this year, according to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. The CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace begins Tuesday, with 15 new buyers from almost 12 countries having registered to […]


Viking Ocean Cruises Adds New Viking Sky Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises has taken delivery of its fourth ship, the luxury small-ship brand announced this week. The new Viking Sky is sister ship to the company’s existing Viking Star and Viking Sea. The ship will set sail from Rome […]

Reader Photos

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset over Tortola

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Diane Schumacher, who sent in this superb shot of sunset over Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with […]


The 10 Best Hotels in St. Martin

The best places to stay in St. Martin.

World-class food, marvelous beaches and an intoxicating fusion of French and Caribbean culture; they all help make the French side of St. Martin one of the top destinations in the Caribbean. And one of the things that makes the French side of […]

Carnival Completes Latest Ship Renovation

Poolside at Privilege.

Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation, adding a variety of new dining and beverage innovations, the company announced. The features were incorporated during a two-week dry dock that took place from Jan. 10-24, in Freeport, Bahamas. Following the renovation, the […]

A Great Value Hotel in Anguilla

The view of Long Bay.

It’s one of Anguilla’s best-value hotels, and now it’s even better: the Anacaona Boutique Hotel has reopened as a Bed & Breakfast. The small Anguilla hotel has begun providing guests a complimentary Full Breakfast included in their room rate. “At […]

Caribbean Video

VIDEO: The Best Beach Bar in Antigua

Sometimes it’s about a cocktail, or a personality or a view. But the greatest test of a beach bar is this: can you spend all day there? And on that count, Jacqui O’s BeachHouse passes with flying colors. This beach […]

Jamaica’s Tryall Club Completes Villa Renovations

Jamaica’s Tryall Club villa resort has completed renovations of two of its Estate Villas, the property announced. The property renovated the 10-bedroom hillside villa “Create Abundance” and the five-bedroom Sunset villa on the edge of the sea. Create Abundance’s upgrades […]

BVI Airways Closer to Launch of Miami-Tortola Flights

BVI Airways is one major step closer to launching its highly-anticipated service between Miami and Tortola. The company has received a revised Air Operator Certificate from UK-based regulator Air Safety Support International, granting the carrier authority to operate its Avro […]


Bahamas Planning Major Modernization of Airports

The Bahamas will work to improve airport infrastructure with a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The loan will enhance connectivity between the four airports– Exuma, North Eleuthera, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay–in the Out Islands. The project […]

Sailrock Resort Opens in the Turks and Caicos Islands

The Caribbean has a new island destination: South Caicios. The far-off, untouched island in the Turks and Caicos has seen the opening of a major new beach resort: Sailrock. The resort, which welcomed its first guests last week, is a […]

A New Flight From St. Barth to Saba

There’s a new day trip option for travelers in St. Barth — a getaway to Saba. Winair has announced the launch of a new direct route between the neighboring islands. Operating once a week in each direction, the 15-minute flight […]


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