Month: April 2017


10 Beach Vacations You Should Try Now

Beach Vacations

We’re major proponents of experiencing the “authentic” Caribbean, urging travelers to look beyond sun, sand and sea and sample the region’s remarkably diverse culture, food, art and music. But we also love beach vacations. Sun, sand and sea remain still […]

Reader Photos

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Turtle Beach, Buck Island

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader David Bush, who sent in this stunning photograph of Turtle Beach on Buck Island off the coast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the […]

Major Caribbean Arts Festival Coming to Barbados

The 13th edition of the Caribbean’s biggest arts festival, CARIFESTA, is coming to Barbados. The island nation will host more than 3,000 artists and artisans for the Caribbean Festival of the Arts, a showcase for arts including dance, music, theater, […]

Jamaica’s Opportunity to Shine

By DENNIS CHUNG CJ Contributor A few years ago someone asked me what I was passionate about. I mentioned that one of the things I really am passionate about is Jamaica and Jamaicans. It is that passion for Jamaica and […]

WestJet Just Broke a Traffic Record

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Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is reporting a major surge in traffic, according to the company’s latest data. WestJet’s revenue passenger miles grew by 8.7 percent in March, with a total of 2.252 billion revenue passenger miles compared to 2.072 in […]

Why You Need to Visit America’s Best Rum Festival

It’s that time of year again — for America’s best rum festival. The annual Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo returns next week from April 22-23 at the Doubletree Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center. The major event, now in its […]


Vacation Express Launching More Jamaica Flights

Vacation Express is launching new nonstop flights to Jamaica, the travel company announced this week. The new flights will operate between Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, with flights departing weekly on Sundays. The service will operate from May 28 through Aug. […]

JetBlue Launching New Flights to Haiti

JetBlue is expanding its service to the Caribbean with a new route to Haiti. The carrier has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport and Orlando International Airport later this year. The flights are projected […]

Miami’s Pubbelly Expands to Puerto Rico With PB Ysla

The Miami-based Pubbelly Group has expanded in the Caribbean with a new outpost in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It’s called PB Ysla, and it’s the brainchild of Chef Jose Mendin set in the increasingly hip, artsy Santurce neighborhood. It’s also […]

Caribbean Video

VIDEO: Snorkeling at Malmok Beach, Aruba

The island of Aruba is filled with some serious snorkeling spots, but for the best all-around snorkeling experience, most snorkelers head to Malmok Beach. This rocky limestone stretch has shallow turquoise waters filled with abundant marine life and great for […]

What’s New at the Four Seasons Nevis

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One of the Caribbean’s top hotels is getting even better. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, which was voted the Caribbean’s best beach resort by Caribbean Journal readers last year, has introduced a host of new offers and experiences from spas to […]

Ritz-Carlton Reserve Expanding to Mexico


Set along the coastline of  San José del Cabo with views of the Sea of Cortez, Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve will make its debut in early 2018. This opening marks the fourth resort in the Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio, and the […]


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