Month: February 2018

all-inclusive caribbean luxury

A New Way to Stay at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Rivera Maya

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading all-inclusives has debuted a major new offering. AMResorts’ Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Rivera Maya has unveiled a new “villa” concept, with the addition of nine oceanfront sanctuaries. Each suite …

Two New Villas to Try at Jamaica’s Tryall Club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Tryall Club villa resort has added a pair of new luxury villas to its rental portfolio. The Montego Bay-area property has added the hip four-bedroom Aqua Bay, along with the “timelessly elegant” Quinntessential [sic]” …

Puerto Rico’s VIVO Beach Club Reopens

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor After months of renovations due to the damages caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, San Juan’s VIVO Beach Club has officially reopened with an array of new attractions, new entertainment line-up and business strategy. VIVO Beach Club …

LATEST NEWS

 Barbados-based Elegant Hotels has been turning heads in the Caribbean of late, adding to an already impressive collection of resorts with a slate of fresh, new properties. First it was the launch of the game-changing Waves Hotel all-inclusive which debuted …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Disney Cruise Line has added a brand-new Caribbean destination: Bonaire. The line’s Disney Wonder ship became the first-ever Disney ship to visit Bonaire on Thursday, a big boost for the island’s capital, Kralendijk. Disney wonder has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s top windsurfing destinations just got even better. Windsurfing legend Bjorn Dunkerbeck and DefiWind founder Philippe Bru have opened the new Dunkerbeck Pro Center on the island’s famous Lac Bay. The center, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Beginning in July 2018, Copa will be increasing its service to daily flights between Panama and Curaçao. The nonstop flights will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Nickelodeon hotel brand is expanding to the Mexican Caribbean. Karisma and Viacom have announced the planned debut of the new Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Riviera Maya in the spring-summer of 2019. The property will …

Comfort Suites

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s long been one of the best places for families to stay in Nassau — and it’s getting even better. Comfort Suites Paradise Island says it is aiming to welcome more families with children in 2018. …

 By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — St Maarten is continuing its recovery from Hurricane Irma. The destination’s Tourism Minister, Cornelius de Weever, addressed the media at the recent Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference in Puerto Rico, briefing reporters on the island’s …

St Kitts Flights

 By Alexander Britell Fresh on the heels of the debut of Park Hyatt’s first Caribbean hotel, the island of St Kitts is poised for another major hotel development. A Ritz-Carlton hotel is coming to the island in 2021, according to …

st vincent flights

 By Alexander Britell For the first time ever, travelers will soon be able to fly nonstop between New York and St Vincent and the Grenadines. In a significant boost for St Vincent and the Grenadines and its new airport, Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ biggest resort has unveiled a major new look. The St Kitts Marriott Resort has officially relaunched following a series of multimillion-dollar renovations. The property transformed all 389 of its rooms and its main …

celebrity cruises st maarten

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Celebrity Cruises returned to St. Maarten on Tuesday with the arrival of Celebrity Equinox, the latest cruise line to relaunch on the island in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Celebrity is set to bring more than …

four seasons nevis renovation

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is set to undergo a multimillion-dollar, multi-phase enhancement project this year. The multi-phase renovation to the 350-acre property will kick off in April 2018 with a redesign of all 196 guest …

westjet sold

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian air carrier WestJet is returning to St Maarten, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The carrier will begin weekly scheduled service between Toronto and St Maarten as of April 23, and every Saturday …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sitting on just over half an acre in Lyford Cay, a 1,000-acre gated community on the western tip of New Providence, is Casa Ileana, an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom property that’s the one of the newest listings in …

 Video By Guy Britton There isn’t anywhere like this. The design, the decor, the little details that dot the place. This is the O:live Boutique Hotel, a 15-room property in the heart of Puerto Rico’s luxurious Condado district, and it’s …