Month: February 2017

Airbus A350

Air Caraibes Adds New Airbus A350

 Guadeloupe-based airline Air Caraibes is adding a major new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft to its fleet. The airline is based in Guadeloupe and operates both around the Caribbean and between the Caribbean and France. It is the first French airline …

Chicken Soup Recipe

The Perfect Chicken Soup Recipe from the Caribbean

 The perfect chicken soup recipe, Caribbean style. Chef Nigel Spence has the story. A few days ago, I woke up feeling like crap. Now you have to understand, in the past, it was not an unusual thing for me to wake …

Dream Hotel Group

Dream Hotel Group Plans Caribbean Expansion

 The Dream Hotel Group is looking to expand to the Caribbean and Latin America. The hospitality company, known for its Dream, Time, Chatwal and Unscripted hotel brands, has tapped Christian Glauser-Benz as vice president of development for Latin America and …

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 If you got engaged recently you’re probably in full-on wedding planning mode, choosing centerpieces, bridesmaids dresses, and fonts for the invitations. But don’t forget to plan the well-earned reward at the end of it all: the honeymoon. We recommend a …

 St. Vincent and the Grenadines has opened its new international airport, but it could be some time before regularly scheduled service hits the island. The country debuted the airport with charter flights on Dynamic and Caribbean Airlines, but Prime Minister …

Old Bight Beach

 The nothing keeps going. There’s nothing on this beach, just white sand and pine trees and blue sky above. And the nothing keeps going as far as the eye can see. This perfect beach goes on for more than five …

Sothebys Dominican Republic

 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates has expanded its footprint in the Dominican Republic. The global real estate brand has announced that Sergio Llach Luxury Dominican Properties is the newest member of its network and will now operate as Sergio Llach Sotheby’s …

Cayman Islands All Inclusive Resorts

 Mention the Cayman Islands and sunny skies, Seven-Mile Beach and Stingray City may come to mind. But all-inclusive rates … well, not so much. The island trio is known more for its sophisticated resorts and pricey gourmet restaurants than all-you-can-everything …

 St. Barth luxury hotel Le Guanahani is hosting a wellness weekend from March 2-5, 2017. “Meditate ON…Sunshine at Le Guanahani” promises to offer guests a refreshing and immersive experience on the hotel’s own private peninsula. “Wellness is a growing travel …

 Hilton has expanded its Curio — A Collection by Hilton brand to the island of Puerto Rico. The brand, which “caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences,” has been added to the El San Juan Hotel in …

bvi

 British Virgin Islands tourism set a new record in 2016, according to the latest data from the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization. The archipelago reported a total of 406,027 stayover visitors last year, the first time the British Virgin Islands topped …

 Virgin Atlantic is expanding its service the island of Barbados. The international carrier has announced plans to launch new twice-weekly service between London Heathrow Airport and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. The new service will begin operating on Dec. 12, …

All Inclusive Holidays

 All-inclusive holidays. You’re sitting on the beach, reaching for another ice-cold piña colada, looking up at a spectacular Caribbean sky. There are great beach getaways for every kind of traveler, but there’s a misconception that an all-inclusive holiday is always overly expensive. That’s not …

Sugar Beach Beachfront

 There’s a new ultra-luxe development in St. Lucia: the Beachfront Collection at Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort. The as-yet-unbuilt residences, which are now listed for sale, will include indoor-outdoor living with sweeping Caribbean Sea views and unique touches like waterslides …

Carnival Journeys

 Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its Carnival Journeys “enrichment” cruise series with a host of new 12- to 14-day voyages departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019. The new voyages are …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Brent Adamson, who sent in this stunning shot of the north side of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 Is it a mirage? Are my eyes playing tricks on me after a long journey in Martinique? There is rum as far as the eye can see, bottles from just about every island in the Caribbean. I have reached Mecca, …

Puerto Vallarta Hotels and Resorts

 Puerto Vallarta hotels aren’t like many in the rest of Mexico. But we digress. Like many of the region’s greatest travel destinations, Puerto Vallarta was once just a tiny village built on fishing and, well, not much else. After it became …