Month: April 2017


JetBlue Expanding Mint Service in the Caribbean

JetBlue is continuing its expansion of its Mint premium cabin service in the Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to add seasonal Mint service on flights between Boston and St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. “When we set out to […]


American Airlines Cutting New York-San Juan Flights

American Airlines is cutting one of its signature Caribbean routes. The carrier has announced that it will be cancelling its two daily nonstop flights from New York – John F. Kennedy to San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International […]


7 Caribbean Cliffside Hotels

There’s more to the Caribbean than just the beach. Indeed, some of the Caribbean’s greatest places to stay are perched not on the sand but in the hills and at the edge of sweeping cliffs. At these hotels, it’s about […]

A New Dive Operation at Cayman’s Wyndham Reef Resort

Wyndham Reef Resort has named the award-winning, 20-year dive operator Ocean Frontiers as its new official dive operator. The company is now offering a wide array of scuba and snorkel excursions to resort guests, specializing in signature scuba diving trips […]

A New Spa in the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands has a brand-new spa. It’s called The Spa at Oil Nut Bay, and it’s the luxury Virgin Gorda development’s new outpost of London-based beauty brand The Organic Pharmacy. Set on the cliffs of Oil Nut Bay, […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Crashing Waves in Barbados

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kris Julin, who sent in this lovely shot of crashing waves in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject […]


How to Make Kingfish, Jamaican Style

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Recently, I had the immense pleasure and honor of attending a very special event in my hometown Kingston, Jamaica.  It was my Dad’s 90th birthday celebration. I say “honor” because it really is an achievement […]

SwellWomen’s New Costa Rica Retreat


Luxury wellness travel company SwellWomen is expanding its reach for 2017 by offering new retreats in new locations with new focus areas. The company is now offering wellness retreats at more than 10 exotic destinations across the globe, including a […]

4 Ways to Save on Your Next Jamaica Trip

With peak summer season approaching, travelers will find a plethora of offerings in Jamaica. All you have to do is choose. “Visitors looking to experience a fun-filled summer vacation can book Jamaica now, thanks in large measure to our travel […]


United Expanding Service to St. Thomas


United Airlines is boosting its flights to the U.S. Virgin Islands this summer. In addition to daily flights from George Bush International Airport in Houston, United Airlines will once again serve Washington Dulles International Airport with daily service to St. Thomas […]

St Lucia Is Expanding Its Cruise Port

Saint Lucia Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mega ships are coming to St Lucia. The plan is for a $15 million project to extend the Breasting Dolphin Berth at Pointe Seraphine to facilitate the berthing of so-called “mega” cruise vessels. If all goes smoothly, the island could […]

11 Caribbean Beach Bars You Should Visit Right Now

If there’s a more quintessentially Caribbean experience than having a rum at a Caribbean beach bar, we haven’t found it. Indeed, it’s the dream of toes-in-the-sand, rum-in-hand afternoons that bring so many travelers to the Caribbean year after year. And […]


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