Month: July 2018


The BVI’s Must-Visit Fashion Event

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Turks and Caicos

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? […]


JetBlue Is Expanding Mint 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 […]


Where to Stay for Marathon Bahamas

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Delta Adding More Miami-Havana Flights

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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 […]

Sunwing Continues Expansion, Adds New Route to Punta Cana

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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 […]


Melia to Open New Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real

By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia is adding another all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana, the company announced this week. The new Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real is set to make […]

Royalton to Open All-Inclusive Hotels in Cancun, Antigua

By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding all-inclusive brand Royalton Luxury Resorts is expanding again in the Caribbean. The Canadian firm has announced plans for two new-build all-inclusive hotels in both Cancun and Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Royalton Cancun […]

Rum Journal: Dominica’s Hi-Rise Beach Bar

It’s on the water. There’s sand. It must be a beach. While Roseau’s most popular beach bar isn’t actually on the beach, you might think so after a rum punch or two. This is the Hi-Rise Beach Bar, a lively […]


The Cayman Islands Just Broke a Tourism Record

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands just broke a tourism record. The destination welcomed more than 1.3 million combined visitors in the first half of 2018, the most ever for the Cayman Islands in the first six months […]

Kenny Chesney’s New Caribbean Album

By the Caribbean Journal staff From “Adios to Jost” to “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems,” country star Kenny Chesney has long had a love affair with the Caribbean, particularly the U.S. and British Virgin Islands (he has a home […]

A Great Little Cafe in Dominica

By Alexander Britell There’s light music, the clack of china cups and the sound of the water. This is a classic sidewalk cafe, umbrellas and tables and all, a tiny slice of France on the seafront in Roseau, Dominica. This […]


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