Month: July 2017


PriceSmart Coming to Santo Domingo

Warehouse club company PriceSmart is expanding in the Caribbean. The company has announced plans to open a new warehouse club in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in the spring of 2018, following the acquisition of land in the area. PriceSmart already […]


Southwest’s Latest Traffic Jump

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Southwest Airlines continued its solid 2017 with 4.6 percent jump in passengers carried in June, according to the latest numbers from the company. Southwest reported a total of 11.62 million passengers last month, up from 11.1 million in June 2016, […]


Lionel Messi Honeymoons in Antigua and Barbuda, St. Barth

Football superstar Lionel Messi wed his longtime girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo-Messi in Argentina last week, quickly jetting to the Caribbean for their long-awaited honeymoon joined by their two children. So where did the Barcelona legend decide to spend it? The twin-island […]


Hyatt House Opens First Property in Mexico

The first-ever Hyatt House hotel in Mexico and Latin America has opened its doors in Mexico City. The Hyatt House Mexico City/Santa Fe includes 119 “residentially inspired” guestrooms, ranging from studios to kitchen suites with fully equipped kitchens. It also […]

Norwegian Shows Continued Growth

Norwegian continued its strong 2017 with another month of double digit growth, the carrier announced. Norwegian carried 3,059,402 passengers in June, a 10 percent year over year increase compared to June 2016 and the carrier’s first-ever month over 3 million […]

Delta Ramping Up Boston-Caribbean Flights for Holidays

Delta Airlines is ramping up its nonstop Caribbean service out of Boston for this year’s holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be operating nonstop Boston flights to Montego Bay Jamaica; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, U.S. […]

Caribbean Video

VIDEO: Discovering the Surfsong Villa Resort in Tortola

It’s one of those places where you’d want to be even if there weren’t a great resort on the grounds. The Surfsong Villa Resort is set on the ​​eastern end of Tortola,​ British Virgin Islands, just off Beef Island on […]

How to Get Free Extra Nights at Dominica's Secret Bay

Secret Bay, one of the Caribbean’s most spectacular boutique hotels, has launched a limited time promotion offering free extra nights for travelers who book by July 15. Travelers who book a stay at the Dominica hotel get three nights for […]

An $8.85 Million Home on Paradise Island

There’s a major new luxury home on the Bahamian real estate market. Cascarilla Residence, an Ocean Club Estates property, is a five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bath residence allows for indoor/outdoor living at its finest. It’s listed for $8.85 million. The Paradise Island home […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Morning on Maho Bay

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Justin Nuland, who sent in this beautiful photograph of morning on Maho Bay in St. John. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW […]

The Best Bar in St. Barth

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At the short end of a long street in the epicentre of the Caribbean’s last great Creole downtown there is a bar. But it is not just any bar. And it is a bar with big ambitions. It is one […]

Air France Expanding Costa Rica Flights

Air France is increasing its service to Costa Rica, the carrier announced this week. Air France will now be offering an additional flight from Paris to San Jose this winter, meaning three weekly flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle on San […]


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