Month: July 2017

VIDEO: A Moment Under the Palms in Punta Cana

 Even in the Caribbean’s most popular destination, you can still find your quiet slice of paradise. Here’s a moment of pure Punta Cana palm-tree perfection, just for you. — CJ

sbe Planning Restaurant Expansion

 sbe’s Disruptive Restaurant Group, which develops, manages and operates hospitality venues, has hired Scott Kleckner as its new senior vice president of restaurant operations. In the role, Kleckner will oversee the operations and expansion of all Disruptive Restaurant Group’s standalone …

New Curaçao-Suriname Flights

 Suriname-based air carrier Fly All Ways has launched new flights between Curaçao and Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo. Fly All Ways will be operating the flight twice weekly between the two destinations. The company operates flights to destinations including Haiti, St. Maarten, …

LATEST NEWS

 The moment owner Richard greets you, you know you’ve found someplace unique. And that’s precisely what the Tail Winds resort is. Set on the far northwestern edge of Cat Island in the Bahamas, this is the classic beach hideaway, perched …

 It’s the most expensive home currently on the market in the British Virgin Islands: Villa Katsura, currently listed for $40 million. The 23,500-square-foot property is set on three acres of manicured gardens on the Little Dix Bay peninsula, among the …

 It’s just before sunset in Gustavia; the sky is orange and the boats are bobbing. And if you’re looking for a happy hour, this is the place: La Cantina. This is another side of St. Barth, particularly downtown: a funky, …

 Excellence Group will be holding a grand reopening of its Excellence Punta Cana resort in November. The all-inclusive is closed now through Oct. 31 for what the company is calling a “complete renovation of its facilities,” according to Domingo Aznar, …

 Looking for the dream golf getaway in the Caribbean? Maybe it’s time Puerto Rico hit your radar. The island’s luxury real estate sector has been heating up, but opportunities abound in areas like the tony enclave of Dorado Beach. One …

 The Caribbean’s lionfish problem is nothing new — but more and more stakeholders are taking the steps to fight what has become a scourge of Caribbean marine life. That includes resorts like St. Lucia’s Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain, which are …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Clint Hyson, who sent in this stunning shot of the beach in Portsmouth, Dominica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …