Month: February 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line Adding More Cuba, Caribbean Voyages

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a cruise to Cuba? Norwegian Cruise Line has announced an expansion of its sailings to Cuba and the wider Caribbean, the company announced this week. This fall, Norwegian Sun will offer a combination …

SLH Expands in Jamaica, Anguilla

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World is expanding in the Caribbean. The collection of more than 500 hotels in 80 countries has added a pair of hotels in the Caribbean. SLH has added the Trident …

American Airlines Expanding Curaçao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is increasing its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Beginning this summer, American will be adding an additional weekly flight from Charlotte to Curaçao. That means a pair of weekend flights …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Vacations has announced a major new distribution agreement with Hilton, the company announced this week. Delta Vacations, the official vacation provider for Delta Air Lines, is adding more than 400 new Hilton properties to …

zemi luxury resorts caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the latest step for Anguilla’s comeback from Hurricane Irma, its hottest hotel is reopening this week. The luxe Zemi Beach House on Anguilla’s Shoal Bay Beach reopens Feb. 15, the first luxury hotel to …

jetblue st maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Maarten’s most popular places to stay has reopened. The Princess Heights boutique condominium-hotel has officially relaunched in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Dawn Beach-area property has a mix of suites, from …

bermuda tourism strong

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism surged in 2017, buoyed by the island’s hosting of the America’s Cup race, according to new data. The island reported 270,000 air arrivals in 2017, a 10 percent increase year over year, according …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has signed a resort management deal for the new Sunscape Star Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new all-inclusive, family-friendly resort is slated to open …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is making moves in Mexico. The company has announced plans to deploy its Carnival Panorama ship to Long Beach beginning next year, the first new Carnival ship based in Southern California in …

playacar palace

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts’ Playacar Palace has reopened following a $14 million transformation project. The Playa del Carmen-area property underwent a major renovation, with everything from upgrades to the guest rooms, lobby and restaurants to totally new …

holland america

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line’s newest cruise ship is coming to the Caribbean. The company’s brand-new Nieuw Statendam will launch its inaugural Caribbean season beginning in December 2018, according to a statement. The ship will spend the …

caribbean most popular destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The initial phase of one of the Caribbean’s most anticipated tourism developments has officially launched. The Puntarena development, billed as the Puntacana of the southern Dominican Republic, has unveiled its new “Casa Club Puntarena,” a …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet have recently added paddleboard yoga to their roster of activities. The paddleboard yoga is led by Laura Kai Timmusk, who studied with direct pupils of acclaimed teachers Pattabhi Jois and B.K.S. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton paid a visit to the Caribbean this week, traveling to both the United States Virgin Islands and Dominica. Clinton was in the Caribbean to see first hand the islands’ …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week winner is Caribbean Journal reader Russell Smith, who sent in this superb shot from Princess Margaret Beach on the island of Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines. …

 Anguilla is all about the experience. It’s about rum punches at Elodia’s, sandy afternoons at the SunShine Shack, nighttime culinary journeys at Veya. It’s about getting out there, seeing the beach, exploring Anguilla’s unique take on the Caribbean lifestyle. But …

adults-only riu

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Riu Palace Paradise Island in the Bahamas is now officially open, Riu Hotels announced this week. The adults-only, all-inclusive resort on Paradise Island’s Cabbage Beach has undergone a total transformation. The property-wide upgrade included …

anichi

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project has broken ground on the island of Dominica. The Anichi Resort and Spa broke ground this week in the town of Portsmouth on the northern portion of the island. The …