Month: October 2017


Royal Caribbean Is Returning to St Thomas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ cruise industry will reactivate in a big way on Nov. 10, when Royal Caribbean will be the first cruise line to bring passengers to the island since Hurricanes Irma and Maria. St Thomas […]


Curaçao's Big Golf Tournament

By the Caribbean Journal staff A major golf tournament is coming back to Curaçao this weekend. The Aviation Golf Classic, presented by Curaçao Airport Partners, is being held at the island’s landmark Old Quarry Golf Course Oct. 20-21. The tournament benefits […]


Turks and Caicos’ Ocean Club West Reopens

By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Turks and Caicos resort has reopened its doors after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Ocean Club West resort on the island of Providenciales has officially reopened. The beachfront property offers a range of suites […]


Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Sold to Dart Real Estate

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By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cayman-based Dart Real Estate has purchased the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The property […]

St Barth’s Le Guanahani Planning Summer Reopening

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Le Guanahani hotel is planning to reopen in the summer of 2018. It’s one of several top St Barts hotels that are planning to reopen next summer, including the storied Eden Rock, after […]

Hodelpa Opening New Resort in Puerto Plata

By the Caribbean Journal staff Resort company Hodelpa is expanding in the Dominican Republic with a new property in Puerto Plata. Its latest project is Hotel Emotions Playa Dorada, which is slated to open this December. The $50 million project […]


Norwegian Escape to Debut Spring 2018 in New York

By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s highly-anticipated Norwegian Escape cruise ship is coming to New York in the spring of 2018, the company announced. The ship will be homeporting in Manhattan, with seven day cruises to Bermuda during […]

10 Boutique Hotels to Try in the Caribbean Right Now

You’re looking for a different kind of Caribbean getaway: an authentic one. One where you get a real taste of an island’s personality, of its soul. There are certain hotels made for that, smaller properties that are all about offering […]

Caribbean History: Remembering Jamaica’s Moses Delgado

By David P. Rowe CJ Contributor Moses Delgado was as one of the leading businessmen in nineteenth century Jamaica as well as being a civil rights leader and pioneer in the commercial development of Kingston — and a major figure in […]


Here’s Where Winair Is Flying Right Now


By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s most crucial regional airlines, Winair was dealt a major blow when its base at St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport was compromised after Hurricane Irma. But now the carrier, which […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Pink Sand Afternoon

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sam Noftz, who sent in this very cool shot of the pink sand on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in […]

Hilton Coming to St Lucia

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel development is coming to the island of St Lucia, the country’s government announced. The island’s Reduit beach will be redeveloped and become the home of a dual-branded project including a luxury […]


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