Month: October 2017

Reader Photos

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Exuma Blue

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Greg Lyon in Los Angeles, who sent in this lovely shot of the water in the Exuma archipelago of the Bahamas. Have you taken a great […]


Antigua and Barbuda Names New Tourism Minister

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has named Henry Charles Fernandez as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. Fernandez had already been serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration; the Tourism portfolio will […]

Caribbean Video

VIDEO: A Moment on the Edge of Grand Anse Beach

This is another side of Grand Anse, among the most beautiful beaches in all of the West Indies. It’s the far southwestern edge, even more calm, even more stunning. It’s here that the Mount Cinnamon boutique hotel has its great […]


Rum Journal: Tasting Grenada’s Westerhall 10XO

It’s the late afternoon in Grenada, and just about any rum would work well while bobbing in the sparkling waters of Grand Anse Beach, but this one is special. This is Westerhall 10XO, perhaps the best rum from Grenada (competing […]

Disney’s New Cruises in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is expanding its offerings to the Caribbean for 2019, the company announced this week. The new slate of sailing is highlighted by three special “Disney Wonder” cruises from San Juan to the […]

St Lucia’s Sugar Beach Set to Debut New Beachfront Collection

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The first properties in the Beachfront Collection at Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort are nearing completion on the Caribbean Coast of St Lucia and will be ready to host guests beginning December 2017. The two […]


Exuma’s Historic Peace & Plenty Hotel Sold

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The venerable Peace & Plenty hotel on Great Exuma in the Bahamas has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Miami-based boutique hotel owner-operators, Jesper & Gustaf Arnoldsson of SMS Lodging, have partnered with long time […]

VIDEO: Checking in to the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba

By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell There’s something very civilized about a cold beer delivered right to the beach by waiter on a Segway. And it doesn’t hurt when that happens on one of the world’s greatest beaches. This is […]

Palace Resorts Planning Punta Cana Expansion

By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts is expanding with another new resort project in the Caribbean. The company has announced plans to open a new Punta Cana all inclusive in the Dominican Republic. The move was first announced by […]


Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana Opening Next Week

By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana is slated to open Nov. 1 in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. The newest Punta Cana all inclusive will have a total of 168 suites and will be […]

A Strong Cruise Season So Far for St Kitts

By the Caribbean Journal staff Things are looking strong for St Kitts’ Port Zante so far this season, according to tourism officials. Four inaugural ship calls will be made to Basseterre’s cruise port later this month and in early December, […]

Grenada, the Caribbean Capital of Chocolate

By Alexander Britell “Cocoa absorbs the flavor of anything around it,” Wendy Anne tells me. That’s the thing about cocoa, the fruit whose fermented seeds are the basis for chocolate — terroir is paramount. Whether it’s mango or papaya or nutmeg, […]


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