Month: July 2018

The Tryall Club, Jamaica’s Top Golf Destination

 By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — In years of golf lessons, no one had ever asked me that. It was a humid morning in Montego Bay at the Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica’s destination golf resort and among the …

Four Seasons Nevis Villa Hits the Market for $1.7 Million

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxury villa at the Four Seasons Nevis has hit the market, Caribbean Journal has learned. The “Seabreeze” villa is listed for $1.7 million. Set on the first hole of the Four Seasons Nevis’ Robert …

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Carnival Is Planning a $200 Million Transformation of This Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival is planning a significant transformation of its Carnival Triumph ship next year, the company announced this week in a statement. The cruise line plans to spend nearly $200 million on a bow-to-stern makeover of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new route to the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to launch a new weekly route between Chicago O’Hare and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has …

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 We love the Caribbean all year round, but especially in summer. There’s something about those cool evening breezes, the afternoon ti’ punch on a hot afternoon, the joy of the uncrowded. Forget the Hamptons or Nantucket. The Caribbean is still …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding hotel company Apple Leisure Group has more than 10,000 rooms in its resort development pipeline, the company told Caribbean Journal. The rooms are across 12 projects, including new construction and rebranding, in seven locations …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The real estate market in Turks and Caicos continues to show strong growth, according to a new report from Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty. Sales volume totaled $135 million in the first half of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is planning some major upgrades on its newest cruise ship, Sky Princess. The new cruise ship, which is slated to debut in the Caribbean in 2019, will include the cruise line’s first-ever “Sky …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading tourism conference is coming to The Bahamas this fall. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference, or SOTIC, is set for Atlantis, Paradise Island from Oct. 2-5. “Globally, the tourism …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is seeing very strong cruise numbers in 2018, according to Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello — and the island is even breaking records. The island actually set a new record for cruise passenger …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s top rum-producing countries, the island of Grenada is about to get a major new addition. United Kingdom-based Renegade Rum has officially broken ground on its new Renegade Rum Distillery in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia is splitting one of its signature Caribbean resorts into two distinct all-inclusive properties, the company announced this week. Melia will be transforming the Melia Caribe Tropical into Punta Cana into two resorts: the adults-only …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is sizzling. Summer Sizzle BVI is launching its 10th Anniversary Celebration under the slogan Rebuild, Restore, Revive the BVI and inspire the next generation. The event, which has risen to become the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tom McDowell, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset on Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced an expansion of its Mint premium cabin service across the Caribbean. JetBlue will be adding Mint to nonstop flights between Boston and Saint Lucia later this year, along with adding Mint service …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Are you running in the 10th annual Marathon Bahamas next year? Distance runners can challenge themselves on an international course by participating in the events, scheduled for January 20, 2019, with a starting line at Junkanoo …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is adding a second nonstop flight from Miami to Havana, the carrier announced. The new service to Cuba will run five times a week on Airbus A320 aircraft, with 16 seats in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is continuing to ramp up its expansion to the Caribbean, with another new route to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The carrier will be launching a new weekly flight from Sept-Îles, Quebec, beginning …