Month: January 2017

Beachside at the Naia.

Naïa Resort and Spa: A New Beach Resort in Belize

 A major new beach resort is opening its doors this week: the Naïa Resort and Spa. The property, which opens Jan. 7, is set within a 200-acre private reserve in southern Belize on the Placencia peninsula. “The concept for Naïa …

Channel Cay Exumas

VIDEO: On the Sand in the Exumas

 It’s one of the far-out cays of the Exuma chain of the Bahamas, a tiny oasis far from the bustle of the world, a place for you and yours to truly escape. This is Channel Cay, accessible by bonefish charter …

Op-Ed: Haiti: A Black and White Revolution

 Each year, as January 1st comes, Haitians not only celebrate a new year, but also their Independence Day. For some, the Haitian independence is just a foot note in history, culminating in a simple cliché: The first black republic in …

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 Its waters are enticing but exploring by boat is just one way to enjoy the British Virgin Islands. For an up-close and in-depth BVI experience, nothing beats staying in a terrific place on terra firma. So we’ve rounded up five …

 What’s the best beach resort in the Caribbean? According to Caribbean Journal readers, it’s the Four Seasons Resort Nevis, which has taken home the 2016 crown as the Best Beach Resort in the Caribbean in our annual Readers’ Choice Awards. …

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Grand Cayman— beautiful West Bay Beach, just down the road from Seven Mile Beach and a sparklingly clear stretch of water and soft sand. This is what it’s like to be there.

 Jamaica’s two major airport are getting a serious upgrade thanks to the construction of a pair of state-of-the-art air traffic control towers. The $14.8 million project will see the construction of new towers at both Norman Manley International Airport and …

islands to live on

 Some of the must-do stuff in the British Virgin Islands. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A stay in the British Virgin Islands is all about being on the water, hopping from one of the sun-drenched archipelago’s 60-something idyllic islands to …

caribbean cruise port wi-fi

 Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism boom is continuing, thanks to record-breaking numbers from the United States. The twin-island destination welcomed its 100,000th visitors from the U.S. in 2016, the first time in record arrivals history for Antigua and Barbuda. Indeed, arrivals …

 Carnival Cruise Line has named Taylor Bux its newest vice president of marketing services. Bux joins the company after having served most recently as global director of digital and social media marketing for Old Navy/Gap Inc., where he was responsible …

 Jamaica says it is poised for a major expansion of health tourism. Diane Edwards, the president of the Jamaica Promotions Corporation, says the island is developing a “competitive advantage” over other Caribbean countries by putting a focus on diagnostic and …

On the beach at Cap Maison.

 With brown-sugar beaches and those magnificent Pitons, St. Lucia’s appeal is universal. And you don’t need to settle for a generic resort to experience it. We’ve rounded up seven fabulous small hotels that combine perks with personality for a unique, intimate …