Month: June 2017

How to Stay in a Chalet in the Caribbean

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The British Virgin Islands are probably the last place you’d expect to find Norwegian chalets. But trust us, they do exist. On Peter Island Resort & Spa, a clutch of charming A-frame cottages has enjoyed …

A New Kind of Steakhouse in Aruba

 Renaissance Aruba is relaunching its L.G. Smith’s Steak & Chop House, offering what the property is calling an “elevated dining experience” including a new menu, a new brunch concept and craft cocktails. The restaurant’s décor and overall look have also …

Tryall Club Set to Complete Golf Course Renovation

 This October, the Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will complete the two-phase renovation of its world-class championship golf course. The renovation aims to treat guests to” outstanding conditions with strategic holds that offer shot value and variety.” Though the …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Having a private island is the classic Caribbean dream. But the private island experience isn’t always as expensive as you think. We’ve found 5 private-island Paradises without over-the-top prices. Some are open only for day …

 Honduras is one of the Caribbean’s up-and-coming destinations, and that’s in large part to the increasingly popular Indura Beach & Golf Resort in the seaside town of Tela. And now Indura is looking to carve out another niche for the …

 An exquisitely prepared tartare of local fish; a champagne cocktail; the sand of St. Jean. This is the beach lunch, St. Barth style, and nobody does it better than the Eden Rock St Barths, the island’s most famous hotel. You’re …

 Caribbean Airlines has expanded its service between Trinidad and St. Vincent. the carrier is now operating flights between Trinidad and St. Vincent five times per week on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. “This expansion will improve the frequency with …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

 Celebrity Cruises is planning to launch its new Celebrity Edge next year, with a major new offering: Eden, a three-deck venue that’s not like anything else at sea. Eden, which includes almost 7,000 square feet of glass, stands at 368,640 …

las vegas cancun

 Cancun is looking to make itself a greener destination. “We are highly committed to providing tourists with additional reasons to choose Cancun as their preferred vacation destination year after year,” said Lizzie Cole, CEO of the Cancun CVB. “The destination’s …

Grenada

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor While the town of St. George’s is among the most charming Caribbean ports, it hasn’t yet been able to attract major cruise attention. That could change soon, however, thanks to efforts by the Grenada Tourism Authority, …

hard rock santo domingo

 Hard Rock International has named current EVP for hotel and operations Jon Lucas as its new Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the company’s international operations as well as key company departments. Lucas will report directly to Hard Rock International Chairman and …

luxury resorts

 The luxury enclave of Cap Cana is one of the region’s secret foodie hotspots, in large part due to its world-class flagship hotel. And now there’s a new way to experience the best of the destination. The Eden Roc at …

 Looking for a quick diving getaway? The Bimini Big Game Club has you covered. Bimini Big Game Club is welcoming guests with new Dive + Hotel Packages. The three-night or longer packages include accommodations at the Bimini Big Game Club …

 Adults-only brand Temptation is expanding in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Temptation, known for its Temptation Cancun resort, has announced plans to expand its portfolio with a new resort in Punta Cana, slated for debut in 2019. Temptation, a …

 Looking for your next Caribbean fishing tournament? The BVI Sport Fishing Association is hosting the 2nd Annual Virgin Gorda International Marlin Tournament from July 28-31, in partnership with Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour. The tournament expects a turnout of 15 or …

 It all started in 2014, when Martinique’s innovative Rhum Clement launched a special edition bottle designed by street artist JonOne. Now, another top Caribbean rum brand has gotten in the game, with the new limited edition Ron Barceló Añejo by …

 Windstar has launched a new series of back-to-back cruises called “Star Collector Voyages.” The longer and more in-depth cruises range from 14 to 34 days, featuring few repeated ports and offering the comfort of an extended trip with the luxury …