Year: 2018

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Digby Stridiron Is Opening Another New Eatery in St Croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the debut of his already-acclaimed eatery Braata, St Croix Chef Digby Stridiron has announced the opening of another new restaurant: Ama at Cane Bay. The new restaurant, which is set at the former …

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Air Transat Makes Its Return to St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier Air Transat has finally returned to St Maarten. The airline officially resumed service to the destination this week after a 15-month hiatus in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Transat is now operating weekly …

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St Maarten Just Had Its Busiest Cruise Day of 2018

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten just had its busiest cruise day of the year, according to Port St Maarten. Just in time for Boxing Day, the destination welcomed seven cruise ships. Six vessels were moored at the two …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new luxury real estate project is coming to Puerto Rico. The St Regis Bahia Beach Resort has announced a new $85 million beachfront residential development called Ocean Drive. The project, which is comprised …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s northern coast is about to get a transformative hotel investment. Marriott International is planning to partner on a $350 million project in Puerto Plata that would add three new luxury resorts to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The bustling Mexican tourism hotspot of Los Cabos is getting a lift this season from Canadian carrier Sunwing, which recently launched two new routes to the destination. Sunwing has launched its first-ever flights to Los …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines touched down in St Kitts for the first time this week — helping to set a single-day record for the destination in the process. The first-ever flights from Minneapolis to St Kitts arrived …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Is there a hotter destination in the Caribbean right now? Whether it’s new brands on the way, spectacular eateries or terrific boutique hotels, Antigua and Barbuda is rapidly becoming one of the Caribbean’s in-demand destinations. …

Punta Cana Canada Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular beach destination is getting more flights from Canada. Sunwing has begun operating its first-ever flight from Thunder Bay, Ontario to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. “We are very excited about …

Jamaica Tourism Revenue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is seeing a surge in tourism revenue, according to a new report from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The island is expected to generate a record $3.3 billion USD in tourism earnings for 2018, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing has launched its first flights from Toronto to Grenada. The latest new destination for the company follows Sunwing’s recent launch of its first flights to the island of Tobago. The new service will operate …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston is heating up. Another major air carrier has launched new service to Jamaica’s capital, this time with Delta Air Lines launching daily flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta is operating …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward, officials said this week. The country’s parliament has voted to borrow $100 million for the project, whose plan is set to be unveiled …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a month of flat growth for the Caribbean’s hotel sector, according to the latest data from analytic firm STR provided to Caribbean Journal. The region’s hotel occupancy was up 0.1 percent in November …

tobago tourist arrivals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched its first-ever flights to the island of Tobago. The new nonstop flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Tobago’s ANR Robinson Airport are operating weekly on Fridays between Dec. …

st kitts beach hotspot

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a way the sea gets silver, the contours of the dock and the chairs merge with the waves and the rum becomes one with the hour. Here on the southeast peninsula of St …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new all-inclusive has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic, this time in the beach town of Cabarete. The new Presidential Suites By Lifestyle has debuted its $36 million first phase, with 57 units …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Annick Jackman, who sent in this lovely shot of Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach taken from a villa at the Caribbean Club. Have you taken a great …