Month: May 2018

Aruba’s Newest Luxury Real Estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Thinking about a vacation home in the Dutch Caribbean? There’s a sleek new real estate project on the scene in Aruba: Andicuri. The project by Gold Coast Aruba is a community of one-bedroom condos that …

Margaritaville Is Launching a Boutique Hotel Brand: Compass

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is launching a new hotel brand. The company, which has been rapidly expanding in the Caribbean, has announced plans to debut the new COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels and Resorts, an “upscale boutique” …

American Airlines Planning Guyana Launch in November

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines could be launching its first-ever flights to Guyana sooner than expected. The carrier could now start its new Miami-Georgetown route by mid-November, one month earlier than planned, according to the government of Guyana. …

LATEST NEWS

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor It’s one of the Bahamas’ top honeymoon hotels — and it’s getting even sweeter. The all-inclusive Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas is inviting couples to celebrate their love in paradise with its revamped Honeymoon Packages. The Total …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s the hottest real estate project in the wider region right now: the residences at the Four Seasons Punta Mita. DINE, the Mexican real estate developer and owner of Punta Mita has sold out of all …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Love mangos? It’s time to head to Saint Lucia — right now. Mango Madness is returning to the island’s Anse Chastanet hotel from June 13-17. The popular event celebrates the tropical fruit and treats guests to mango-themed …

 By Alexander Britell Kingston’s Spanish Court is expanding to Montego Bay, and the long-awaited hotel is now planning a fall debut. The property, which had initially been known as the Spanish Court, will now be launched as the S Hotel …

St Barth Le Barthelemy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Le Barthelemy boutique hotel is plotting its return this fall — and even earlier than expected. The luxe boutique has announced that it will reopen its doors on Oct. 28; the property had …

 By Alexander Britell Another significant hotel project has broken ground in one of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing centers of hotel investment: Nassau. The $120 million “GoldWynn” project, set on the eastern end of Goodman’s Bay Beach, will be a five-story, boutique …

 One of the most best (and most creative) rum shops in the Caribbean has just launched a terrific new experience: the chance to bottle your own rum. The L&L Rumshop on the island of Nevis, which is also home to …

belize ambergris caye

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fast-growing destination of Belize has a new boutique lodge in its portfolio. The Diamond Lodge has opened its doors just outside the heart of San Pedro Town on increasingly hip Ambergris Caye in the …

Pinneys Beach at the Four Seasons.

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Nevis is reimagining some of its culinary concepts as part of its wider enhancement program. The property, which will soon kick off a redesign of all 196 guest rooms and suites, has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading cruise line in the Panama Canal is expanding its presence. Princess Cruises has announced plans to offer its largest deployment ever to the Panama Canal for the 2019-2020 season, highlighted by the maiden …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Viceroy Los Cabos has officially opened its doors. The brand’s 15th property is set in the heart of San Jose del Cabo, the product of a collaboration with the Rodina Group, one of …

St Maarten Cruise Passengers

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s newest Vista-class ship, Carnival Horizon, is coming to St Maarten this fall. The 4,000-passenger ship will make its inaugural call on St Maarten in October for the 2018-2019 high cruise season. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a luxe villa in Turks and Caicos? There’s a new option on the market: the Gansevoort Villas. The residential component of the hotel property is set in Providenciales’ exclusive Turtle Tail neighborhood, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Hotel Barriere Carl Gustaf is planning to make its debut in 2019, according to Tourisme de St Barth. The property, which is the first by the Barriere group in the Caribbean, had initially …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This year’s Caribbean Week will be hotter than ever, with the best of the region on display in New York from culinary superstars to the hippest fashion. The vibrant culture of the Caribbean will be on …