Month: November 2017

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10 Tiny Caribbean Resorts to Visit Right Now

 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Harbour Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Margarita Rogers, who sent in this beautiful shot of Harbour Island in the Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

KLM Launches Costa Rica Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has officially launched a new direct service between Amsterdam and San Jose, Costa Rica. KLM is operating the flights twice weekly throughout the winter season, with a third weekly service to …

LATEST NEWS

pink gin beach

 It’s most famous as the home of the Sandals LaSource Grenada resort, but the lovely Pink Gin Beach in Grenada deserves acclaim all on its own. It’s a spectacular stretch of sand, with sweeping cliffs, lush greenery and sparkingly clear …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off new flight launches from Fort Lauderdale to both Punta Cana and Providenciales, fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has announced even more new routes and expanded services to the Caribbean. Southwest Airlines is adding a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s The Reef by CuisinArt resort is planning to reopen in April, Caribbean Journal has learned. The resort, which was damaged by Hurricane Irma, has announced that it is now taking reservations for stays beginning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Rosewood Hotel Group has named a new vice president for brand marketing and communications. The company has appointed Robert Cheng to the role, in which he will spearhead the group’s overall strategic branding and communications. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has unveiled its new itineraries for the Caribbean region for 2019 and 2020 including several redesigned ships designed for short Caribbean getaways. The newly modernized Mariner of the Seas and Navigator of the …

 By Alexander Britell The sound of the sea. It isn’t just the waves, or the sway of the palms, or youthful shouts or the clank of neighbors’ plates. It’s all of these things, and the reminder of what is not …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation has completed a large-scale, multimillion-dollar redesign and upgrade of Cruise Terminal 2 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The terminal, which is used by Carnival’s Princess Cruises brand, features a “more streamlined departure …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Bahamas from Miami. Ferry company FRS Caribbean has expanded its route network with the launch of new ferry service between Miami and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The new …

 The moment you pull the car over the sandy path, you realize this isn’t like any other beach in Aruba. And it isn’t like any other beach in the Caribbean, either. This is Boca Grandi. It isn’t the beach you’re …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ rapid rebound from last month’s storm continues. Another resort, Providenciales’ Ports of Call resort, is reopening its doors on Nov. 25. The property had been closed for originally scheduled renovations and repairs …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Balearia Caribbean has expanded its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahama. The shipping line will now be operating the route every day except Wednesday on its fast ferry Jaume I. Balearia Caribbean COO …

silver airways caribbean

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has begun its new schedule for service from San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico to Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport. As of November 5, the airline is operating the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Nevis is projecting record-breaking cruise passenger traffic in 2017-2018, tourism officials said this week. There are 100 scheduled cruise calls to the island for this upcoming season, a 72 percent increase compared …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the most legendary New Year’s Eve party in the Caribbean, and it’s back on for Dec. 31. The British Virgin Islands’ world-famous Foxy’s Old Year’s Night party is going ahead as planned this year, …

negril

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …