Month: May 2017


WestJet Encore Names CEO

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Canadian carrier WestJet has appointed a new CEO for its regional airline, WestJet Encore. The company has tapped Charles Duncan to lead it. “Charles is a proven leader with extensive experience in operations, commercial and general management for global airlines,” […]


The USVI Has a New Culinary Ambassador

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has named St. Croix chef Ralph Motta as its newest Culinary Ambassador. The department announced that the executive chef of Motta Cuisine will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at various in-market activations and […]


A New Beach Club in San Juan

There’s a new hotspot in San Juan. The El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico’s capital has opened the new El San Juan Beach Club this weekend. The new beach club on Isla Verde beach transforms the outdoor environment of […]


Seven Reasons to Visit The Grenadines

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Divided between the territories of St Vincent in the north and Grenada in the south, 32 enchanting islands (only nine of which are inhabited) are strung like pearls in a sapphire sea. These Grenadines, […]

VIDEO: A Moment on the Beach in San Salvador

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor They call it Bahama blue. But really, is should be Bahama blues, because the sapphire seas that wash this corner of the Caribbean can’t be described in a single word – simply because they […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Toucari Bay, Dominica

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Heather Flynn, who sent in this spectacular photograph in Toucari Bay, Dominica. “One of the most magical places I’ve traveled to in the Caribbean,” she tells us. Have you taken a […]


Jamaica Tourist Board Names New Groups Manager

The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced the appointment of John Woolcock as Manager, Groups and Conventions, in the JTB’s Regional Office in Miami. “I am eager to take on the responsibilities of this new role and look forward to helping […]

Westin Grand Cayman Continues With Major Renovation

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The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is nearing completion on the second phase of a property-wide renovation that will debut distinctive enhancements to all guest rooms and […]

Anguilla’s Cap Juluca Sold

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Anguilla’s preeminent hotel, Cap Juluca, is under contract for sale, owners Charles and Linda Hickox announced. The 95-room property on Maundays Bay is under contract for sale to Belmond, the London-based global hotel and leisure company, with the deal expected […]


Condado Triplex Penthouse Hits the Market

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A unique triplex condominium unit has hit the real estate market in San Juan’s Condado neighborhood, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom unit has been listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.85 million. The renovated penthouse apartment […]

How to Stay Longer at Le Guanahani

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Planning a trip to St. Barth? Le Guanahani has you covered. One of our favorite St Barts hotels is now offering guests complimentary nights with its new “Stay 7/Pay for 5” and “Stay 4/Pay for 3” travel packages. The packages […]

Allegiant Sees Big Traffic Growth

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Low-cost carrier Allegiant is reporting big growth, according to the company’s latest passenger traffic data. Allegiant carried 1.01 million passengers in April, up 20.1 percent from the 841,785 passengers it carried in April 2016. Revenue passenger miles grew by 16.2 […]


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