Month: October 2017

CHTA Marketplace “Still on” For San Juan in 2018

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace event will go on as planned in San Juan in January, the trade association announced this week. The event, one of the Caribbean’s leading tourism conferences, …

BVI Spring Regatta Going Ahead

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta is going ahead in 2018, the BVI Tourist Board announced. The famous regatta will go ahead as planned from March 26 to April 1, 2018. it’s a big boost …

antigua hotels

5 Antigua Hotels to Visit Right Now

 The island of Antigua has increasingly been on the radar of in-the-know travelers thanks to a mix of world-class beaches, impressive history and culture and a broad collection of top-level resorts. While the latter have largely been defined by all-inclusive …

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 By Alexander Britell The legendary Curtain Bluff luxury all-inclusive in Antigua is reopening Oct. 28 after a $13 million renovation project. The beach resort had been closed for six months to complete the final phase of what it called an …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the best British Virgin Islands hotels is already planning its recovery from the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Cooper Island Beach Club has announced plans to reopen to hotel guests on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Mo Keo, who sent in this stunning shot of a deserted stretch of beach at Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera, Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Riu is expanding its offering in the Dominican Republic with a new 501-room addition in Punta Cana. Riu is adding a new 501-room adults-only wing to its Riu Republica resort on Arena Gorda …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sbe Hospitality is embarking on a major new expansion push that will include another new property in the Caribbean, the company announced this week. Sbe’s Mondrian brand will make its debut in Mexico’s Playa del …

Winair

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean airline Winair has announced plans to resume operations to a host of destinations in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The company will be resuming flights in partnership with Air Antilles to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Broadway’s most successful musicals has come to the Mexican Caribbean. Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has announced plans to debut Rock of Ages at the Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is coming to the Dominican Republic. Karisma Hotels is planning a major new expansion in the Dominican Republic, highlighted by a new Margaritaville all-inclusive project in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic President …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s top adults-only resort has added a major new offering: romance concierges. The property’s romance concierge can arrange for “relaxing, private moments” like turning couples spa treatments into oceanfront massages for two to exploring the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Mahogany Bay in Belize is planning a December debut, the property announced this week. The property, which will also include a beach club, is a new-build project set on 60 acres on Ambergris …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sailing charter firm The Moorings has added a new destination experience for travelers: Martinique. The crewed yacht charter called the Martinique Rum Experience provides spacious waterfront living while cruising the coastline of Martinique. Days can be …

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has unveiled an expanded slate of its new Crystal Getaways shorter itineraries. The company has added new voyages for both 2017 and 2018, including a pair of cruises in the …

silver airways caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Commercial flight service to the island of Dominica has officially resumed, government officials confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The news comes as the island works to recover from the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Regional …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Maarten’s major new tourist attractions is set to debut in November. Rainforest Adventures has announced that the St Maarten Rockland Estate eco-park, which will feature the world’s steepest zip line, will open …