Month: February 2017

Cabo San Lucas Resorts

The 5 Best Cabo San Lucas Resorts

 It may begin with the famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas, but Mexico’s destination of Los Cabos is so much more. It’s a place to find authenticity, to find a different side of Mexico you may not have discovered. So …

Riviera Maya Resorts

The 10 Best Riviera Maya Resorts

 Mexico’s Caribbean coast is a culturally rich, energetic and colorful place that is among the region’s most vibrant travel destinations. And happily Riviera Maya resorts live up to the area’s palpable authenticity. Indeed, the Riviera Maya, the coastal corridor that …

How to Drink Beer and Save Sea Turtles in the BVI

 There’s nothing better than beer with a cause. That’s precisely the case at the tiny microbrewery at the Cooper Island Beach Club, which is releasing a new environmentally-friendly beer. It’s called Turtle IPA, and the new beer sends $1 from …

LATEST NEWS

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 Southwest Airlines traffic continued to climb in January, according to the carrier’s latest monthly data report. The company flew 9.4 billion revenue passenger miles in January, up 4.6 percent from the 8.9 billion revenue passenger miles Southwest flew in January …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bret Vandelden, who sent in this superb shot of sunrise from the beach in Little Cayman, Cayman Islands. Have you taken a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

Caribbean Cruise

 There are different all-inclusive cruises for just about every kind of traveler. But at the end of the day, we all sail to explore, to see something new, to feel the water, to experience the joy of the unknown. Of course, …

 Silver Airways has started additional nonstop flights between Florida and the Bahamas, marking a nearly 25 percent increase in flights compared to the same period last year. New non-stop flights include: Fort Lauderdale to George Town, Fort Lauderdale to Governor’s …

 In the market for a private island? Right now, the Bahamas is easily the region’s number one private island destination, with a wide portfolio of islands and cays on the market. And if you’re looking for something a bit different, …

 Jamaica is seeing a major increase in hotel development, according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. The island saw nearly 2,400 new hotel rooms added to its hotel stock last year, with an additional 1,035 rooms now under construction and slated …

 Hyatt Centric will debut in Barbados in 2019, according to Hyatt Hotels Corporation. The new Barbados property is part of a wider expansion for the sub-brand that will see the Hyatt Centric portfolio double globally by the end of 2019. …

 Angostura Holdings Limited has appointed Genevieve Jodhan as Chief Executive Officer. Jodhan previously served as the company’s Executive Manager, and has been acting in the CEO position since September 2016. Angostura is the producer of Angostura bitters and Angostura Rum. …

Isla Mujeres Hotels

 Despite the sheer natural beauty (and wonderful beaches) of Isla Mujeres, the island off the Caribbean coast of Mexico remains something of a closely-guarded secret. But the attractions are numerous here, with lush jungle, abundant sea life and even an …

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 Seaborne Airlines has shaken up its executive team, naming Ben Munson as the company’s new acting CEO. Munson has also announced a series of leadership changes, appointing Capt. Jesus Medina as chief operating officer; Hector Montanez as commercial vice president; …

Turks and Caicos All Inclusive

 Just a short hop away from Miami, the Turks and Caicos Islands archipelago is one of the region’s great vacation spots, thanks to world-class beaches like Grace Bay Beach, a seriously high level of service and terrific culinary offerings. But …

 With more than 70 restaurants spread over just 38 square-miles, Providenciales is a bonafide Caribbean dining capital. And now there’s another eatery to try in the Turks and Caicos tourism hub. Solana, a new beachfront restaurant at Ocean Club West …

St Lucia Overwater Bungalows

 Sandals is expanding its already-popular overwater bungalows in the Caribbean. The company, which debuted its first overwater villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica earlier this year, as announced nine new “over the water honeymoon butler bungalows” set to open at its Sandals …

 You can stay like a swimsuit model at Curacao’s Avila Hotel, where the “glamazons” featured in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue (on newsstands now) stayed while on location for the magazine. Avila is one of the best places to stay on …

 Martinique Aimé Césaire Airport saw a record-breaking number of passengers in 2016. The 1,864,582 passengers proved an increase of 9.9 percent in one year. Traffic from France represented the biggest contribution, with a 60 percent share. Also contributing to the …