Month: April 2018

In Saint Lucia, a Focus on Female Jazz

 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will have a special sound. The 2018 edition of the leading jazz festival in the Caribbean will showcase the female jazz movement at the forefront in the United States, …

AMResorts Planning Big Expansion in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hospitality giant AMResorts is planning a major expansion in Mexico, including the Mexican Caribbean. The all-inclusive titan has announced the signing of four new resort management contracts, including Secrets Punta de Mita; Dreams Punta de …

$45 Million Mountain Lodge Project Coming to Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that’s what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new …

LATEST NEWS

cancun airport strengthening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United is launching more nonstop flights to Cancun for the summer season. The carrier is launching new weekend nonstop flights from both New Orleans, Louisiana and San Antonio, Texas to Cancun beginning June 9. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Popular New York City eatery Casa Nonna has made its Caribbean debut. The Manhattan Theater District institution, which means “Grandmother’s House” in Italian, has officially opened at the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba. The property has an upscale …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to Caribbean culinary events, the star power of Cayman Cookout simply can’t be matched. Once again, the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman-hosted food extravaganza will be headlined by celebrity chefs Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain …

Punta Cana Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding more flights to Punta Cana, this time out of Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The new nonstop flights are part of a six-night program with flights departing every Monday from June 4 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Dzurenda, who sent in this lovely shot of the sand on Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated new residential resort project Rock House is slated to break ground in Turks and Caicos later this year, a spokesperson for the project confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The project is the latest residential …

norwegian cruise line miami

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has officially broken ground on a new dedicated cruise terminal at PortMiami. The 166,500-square-foot terminal will accommodate ships of up to 5,000 passengers, with technology aimed at speeding up faster embarkation and …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sunwing is introducing a weekly flight service from Montreal to Antigua. The service will begin May 4 and run until October 26. “The inclusion of flights from Montreal to Antigua for the first time during the winter has been …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top boutique hotels in The Bahamas is on the market. The Carriearl Hotel, a boutique hotel on the island of Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of The Bahamas, has been …

miami bimini

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It just got even easier to get to Bimini. The tiny archipelago is the closest Bahamian destination to Miami, and now Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair is set to launch new flights from Miami to Bimini. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Bahia Principe is set to relaunch one of its most popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive resorts as a family-friendly getaway. The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, formerly an adults-only property, will relaunch in May …

antigua resorts

 Spectacular beaches. Breathtaking scenery. Some of the most beautiful water you’ll ever see. And, oh yes, 365 beaches. There’s a reason the island of Antigua has catapulted to the forefront of the Caribbean travel industry, and the buzz just keeps …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts has launched an important new program to study the state of coral reefs. The St Kitts Department of Environment, in collaboration with the Department of Marine Resources, has installed a Coral Reef Early Warning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s long been one of our favorite places to stay in the Caribbean — not just in St Barth. And now the charming Hotel Le Village St Barth has announced a major new offering that …

turks and caicos engles

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the Turks and Caicos real estate market, according to a new report by Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty. Total sales volume has jumped to $63.06 …