Month: July 2018

Hilton’s Curio Collection Expands to Costa Rica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Curio Collection brand has officially expanded to Costa Rica. The company opened the doors of the newly-transformed Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton in San Jose this week. The property, which first …

St Maarten Anguilla Ferry

St Maarten-Anguilla Ferry Terminal Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten-Anguilla ferry terminal has officially reopened, the Anguilla Tourist Board announced this week. The port of entry on St Maarten is just a short distance from St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, and …

A Secrets Resort Is Coming to St Martin in 2019

 By Alexander Britell AMResorts is expanding to the French Caribbean for the first time. The company’s Secrets all-inclusive brand is coming to St Martin with the signing of a new resort brand management deal. The resort, which is owned by …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most renowned all-inclusives has a new look. The legendary Galley Bay resort in Antigua has completed a series of multimillion-dollar upgrades, from the Tahitian-inspired Gauguin Suites to the classic toes-in-the-sand rooms. …

turks and caicos engles

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Global real estate brokerage Engel & Völkers has expanded to Turks and Caicos. Prestigious Properties, which calls itself the biggest real estate brokerage in Turks and Caicos, will now operate as Engel and Völkers Turks and …

St Kitts Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Port Zante just set a new record for cruise passenger arrivals, welcoming its 1 millionth passenger of 2018 in just the seventh month of the year. Officials said the milestone gave the island …

delta mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a pair of new nonstop routes to Mexico City this fall. The company is adding new nonstop flights from both New York City and Boston beginning Oct. 25. The flights will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary scenes just got even hotter with the addition of another exciting eatery. It’s called Club Comanche R.A.W., and it’s situated on the ground floor beneath the historic Club Comanche …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med has expanded its Cancun all-inclusive, the company announced. The company has added 60 new oceanfront rooms to the Aguamarina family-friendly wing at its Club Med Cancun Yucatan resort. The expansion includes 30 club …

st thomas hotel project

 By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The government of the United States Virgin Islands is working on a deal that would provide up to $10 million for …

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Musically, the owner of Exuma Point Beach Bar and Grill has a legendary first name to live up to. When asked if he is the singer in the family, Elvis Rolle shakes his head and smiles. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for your own private piece of paradise? There’s another private island on the block in The Bahamas. It’s called Jim Cay, and it’s got just under 8 acres of land, with a pristine white …

sunset aruba

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patrick Woods, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at the Divi Aruba beach. That makes it two weeks in a row for Aruba! Have …

turks and caicos rose

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to sip rosé this summer in Turks and Caicos. The Gansevoort Turks + Caicos has launched the new pop-up rosé bar called Pink Bar. The bar, which just opened its doors …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu is expanding its regional upgrade push with some new additions at its resort in Cabo San Lucas. The all-inclusive Riu Santa Fe has added a pair of new room categories: the new Double Room …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House hotel has relaunched its main bar, now called the Bohio Lounge. Previously known as The Bar & Lounge, the rename pays homage to the original indigenous people of Anguilla, the Taino Indians. …

Puerto Vallarta Hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Sunwing is adding another new nonstop route for the upcoming winter travel season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The travel giant has announced plans for a nonstop flight between Quebec City and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government has approved a new sea walk floating pier for cruise ships in the historic town of Port Royal. The $7.4 million project will cover the supply, installation and commissioning of the sea walk …