Month: November 2018


The Top All-Inclusive in St Maarten is Set for a Big Reopening

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading all-inclusive resort in St Maarten is set for a major reopening. The adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point resort is planning to reopen its doors on Dec. 15, according to the property. The property, which […]


Carnival Set to Begin Mexico Cruise Expansion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Panorama ship is heading to California, part of a wider plan to expand its cruise offering along the coast of Mexico. The ship, which will be based in Long Beach, will […]


Bahamas Plans $3M in Renovations at Grand Lucayan

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of The Bahamas is planning $3 million in immediate repairs and renovations to the Grand Lucayan resort complex in Grand Bahama. The government purchased the resort, much of which remains shuttered, earlier this […]


Sunwing Adding More Punta Cana, Montego Bay Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel company Sunwing is adding new flights from the Caribbean out of Detroit this upcoming winter season. The new service will operate from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana […]

Why Barbados Tourism Is Booming: A Conversation With William Griffith

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By Guy Britton Few destinations have seen stronger growth over the last four years than Barbados, an island that has long been one of the Caribbean’s Meccas of elegance, luxury and charm. Much of that growth has been thanks to […]

St Maarten Looks to Boost Philipsburg Nightlife

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s busiest cruise destinations – but when the ships depart and the sun goes down, Philipsburg, St Maarten tends to get quiet. A new project is looking to change that, however. Set […]


In St Croix, an Historic Hotel Gets New Life

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By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix’s Company House hotel has completed a major multimillion-dollar renovation, Caribbean Journal has learned, making for a new destination historic hotel in the heart of St Croix’s charming centuries-old town. The Christiansted boutique hotel […]

Windstar Returns to Barbuda

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one […]

Discovering the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in The Bahamas

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By Guy Britton ABACO — Elbow Cay is one of those islands on the edge, another level of away.  But the journey is worth it. You have to leave a small island to get to this even smaller island, a […]


Strong Field Set for Tiger Woods’ Bahamas PGA Tour Event

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Tiger Woods’ invitation-only PGA Tour event in The Bahamas is attracting a very strong field. The full field of 18 tour players has been confirmed for this week’s 2018 Hero World Challenge, which will be […]

Haiti’s Must-Visit Jazz Festival

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s become one of the Caribbean’s leading music festivals — and now the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival is at it again. The week-long PAPJAZZ is back for its 13th annual edition this year, with events from […]

Norwegian Sees More Passenger Growth

Norwegian Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian, which has been steadily expanding its Caribbean presence in recent years, is seeing a continued surge in passenger growth, according to the company’s latest data. The company carried around 3.4 million […]


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