Month: January 2017

Ralph Lauren’s Caribbean Hotel

 I’m sitting in a chair, looking through a picture window to the turquoise sea. There’s a four poster bed behind me, a telescope at my right. There are no sounds, no speakers, just waves and birds and wind. This might be …

Getting there is easier.

Cayman Airways to Launch Nonstop Flights to Roatan

 Cayman-based Cayman Airways will be launching new nonstop flights to the island of Roatan in Honduras. The new flights, which will debut March 16, will operate twice weekly on Boeing 737 aircraft. Cayman Airways already operates year-round flights from Grand …

How to Save on Your Next Trip to Nassau Paradise Island

 Hotels and resorts in Nassau Paradise Island are offering warm weather getaways for those looking to escape the cold. Bay View Suites Paradise Island is providing guests with a day pass to Atlantis Paradise Island’s Aquaventure. Guests who book four …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Pat Murfey, who sent in this lovely shot of the Cow Wreck Beach Bar on Anegada in the British Virgin Islands. “It was our second trip to the British Virgin Islands …

 We’ve long hailed the wonders of the Caribbean’s gastronomic scene, and in many ways it’s never been better, with culinary capitals in places like St. Martin, Puerto Rico and Anguilla, to name a few. But there are so many more …

 The holidays flew by in a blink of an eye and here we are in the New Year, and a new year brings new food trends. Carefully curated, sustainable foods are predicted to take 2017 by storm. Another food trend …

 Travelers will find plenty of deals on St. Croix hotels and villas for the 2017 Taste of St. Croix, which will take place April 7-10. Established as a grassroots effort to bring the island’s culinary community together in a social …

 Travelers will find plenty of deals on St. Croix hotels and villas for the 2017 St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, which will take place April 7-10. Established as a grassroots effort to bring the island’s culinary community together in …

 Carnival Corporation is adding a pair of new ships to its development pipeline. The company has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Ficantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships, with final contracts expected to be executed in …

 We all love the beach, but there is so much more to discover in the Caribbean — and there’s nowhere better to experience the authentic Caribbean than some of its remarkable cities. The Caribbean’s urban centers offer a mix of nightlife, …

 Weighing the impact of Argyle By Kareem YardeOp-Ed Contributor It was recently announced with great fervor that St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be officially opening the Argyle International Airport (AIA) on February 14th 2017. Beset by challenges from the …

 Looking to save on your next Caribbean cruise? It may be time to consider a sailing on Norwegian. From now through February 5, travelers can choose from up to five offers plus a 50 percent reduced deposit when they book …

 Hard Rock is expanding in the region. Hard Rock International has announced plans to open a new Hard Rock Hotel in Costa Rica, the Hard Rock Hotel Papagayo, Costa Rica. The hotel is slated to open in early 2019 in …

Luxury Hotels Caribbean

 Luxury comes in different shapes and sizes in the Caribbean. Sure, there are grand luxury hotels, those one is used to finding in Europe, that pop up along sandy shores, just as there are boutique jewels, too. But sifting through …

 One of the Caribbean’s top resorts has named a new general manager. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has appointed Ian-Robert Ciappara as its new GM, coming to the property after serving most recently as general manager …

 Jamaica has agreed host the 2017 to host a major conference to commemorate the 2017 United Nations World Tourism Organization’s UNWTO International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.   The event, which is a collaborative effort between the Government of …

 Bahamasair has a new destination: Haiti. The carrier made its inaugural flight to Port-au-Prince this week as it touched down at Toussaint Louverture International Airport. The ATR-42, 50-seat turboprop aircraft – one of the carrier’s newest fleet acquired in 2015 …

Excellence Oyster Bay

 A major new hotel is coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica. Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts has announced a new venture in Montego Bay: Excellence Oyster Bay. The company plans to break ground on the resort in the next few …