Year: 2018

Sandals’ Plan to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International is making a push to eliminate single-use plastics across its regional portfolio, the company said this week. The company said all 19 Sandals and Beaches resorts across seven Caribbean islands would be …

Caribbean Airlines Discontinuing Fort Lauderdale-Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is focusing on Kingston. After a “full review of its network operations,” the Trinidad-based carrier announced that it would be discontinuing its flights between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning Jan. 8, …

Iberostar Is Opening a New Adults-Only Cancun Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Iberostar is adding a new all-inclusive to its broad regional portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. Iberostar will be debuting the new adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige, a new-build tower that will …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This is another side of Puerto Rico, far from urbanity, deep in the heart of the island’s lush natural world. The newest listing to hit the Puerto Rico real estate market is this, a mountainside rainforest …

Punta Cana Resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism in the Dominican Republic is continuing its strong year in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank. The country’s tourist arrival numbers are no up 5.5 percent for the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT has launched its newest route in the region. The airline has officially begun service between Antigua and St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. It’s actually a return for LIAT, which …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s top luxury destination is planning a huge transformation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. Luxury hospitality and development firm Gencom is leading a $100 million project, which will include a wave of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most exclusive private-island destinations in the Caribbean — and the world — is about to make a triumphant return. Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands is set for an …

caribbean all-inclusive expansion

 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — In a move that will likely change the landscape of all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, two travel giants are partnering on a significant expansion push. Playa Hotels and Resorts and Hilton have announced a new …

 By Alexander Britell It should be a very busy festive season in Anguilla this year. Another of Anguilla’s top resorts has announced its reopening plans, with the Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection announcing a planned relaunch on Dec. 15. The iconic …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the more popular place to stay on the west coast of Puerto Rico has reopened its doors. The Tres Sirenas boutique hotel in the surf town of Rincon has officially relaunched, a year …

st maarten sunwing project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More details have emerged on Sunwing’s new Planet Hollywood resort project in St Maarten. Officials said construction on the beachfront property will soon launch, with an 18-month completion timeline, according to a statement from the …

turks and caicos intercaribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to explore some of the untouched gems of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Turks and Caicos-based regional Caribbean airline InterCaribbean Airways has officially commenced its new service from Grand Turk to …

barbados hotels best

 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was another time in transatlantic journeys, when travelers sailed on grand, ornate ships, the vessels themselves at the heart of the glamorous life. At the heart of these ships there was always a remarkable …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Atlantis Paradise Island resort has named another major headliner for its signature New Year’s Eve bash: eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fergie. Fergie, who rose to fame with her work with the Black Eyed Peas …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ishmael Baptiste, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at Store Bay on the island of Tobago. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has continued its rapid regional expansion with another branded property in Mexico. The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s more affordable chain, has debuted a 120-room property in Salamanca. It’s the ninth Hilton Garden Inn in …