Year: 2018

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American Airlines Resumes Two St Maarten Routes

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is resuming two routes to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. This weekend, the carrier will relaunch its flights to St Maarten from both Philadelphia International Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy …

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Tortola’s Sugar Mill Hotel Is Open Again

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tortola’s signature boutique hotel has officially reopened its doors. The historic Sugar Mill Hotel and Restaurant is back again across the beach from Apple Bay. The 23-room property has also unveiled a major addition: the …

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A New Steakhouse at the Baha Mar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is quickly becoming a culinary destination in its own right. Sbe’s Disruptive Restaurant Group has added another hot eatery at the Cable Beach megaresort, this time with the launch of Carna by …

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montego bay resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay is about to see the debut of its most anticipated new resort in years: the S Hotel Jamaica. The property is making its official debut on Jan. 27, Caribbean Journal has learned. The …

Antigua Italy

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the start of peak season with a new American Airlines flight from Miami. The airline launched a second daily round-trip flight from Miami to the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua, …

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 By Alexander Britell The most popular destination in the Caribbean’s most-visited country is getting yet another new hotel. The Dominican Republic’s impressive hotel development pipeline added another property this week with the groundbreaking for the Infiniti Punta Cana hotel. The …

caribbean cruise port wi-fi

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Eastern Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise ports now has a major new amenity: free Wi-Fi. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministry of Tourism, through the St. John’s Development Corporation, has partnered with telecom provider Digicel to provide …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Allegiant has launched three new nonstop routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The new services are operating from Cincinnati, Raleigh-Durham and Pittsburgh. “The launch of these new routes allows Puerto Rico, ahead …

best caribbean beaches

 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

Celebrity Cruises New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Celebrity Edge cruise ship has launched its first-ever cruise to the Caribbean. Celebrity Cruises’ new state-of-the-art ship made its first-ever Caribbean call this week with a stop in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. …

coral reefs

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The first-ever global conference addressing coral reef restoration and intervention science took place last week in Key Largo, Fla., featuring over 550 leading scientists and experts from nearly 40 countries. The symposium, Reef Futures, addressed challenges …

san francisco cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The California cruise market is heating up — and one major player is leading the way. Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its California expansion with plans to operate its first-ever cruises from San Francisco. That will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has kicked off its biggest expansion to the Caribbean in several years with a wave of additional frequencies to the Caribbean. The world’s largest airlines has launched additional daily flights to destinations including …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis is moving with “leaps and bounds,” according to Minister of Tourism, Lindsay Grant. During a public address last week, Grant highlighted that 2018 has been a landmark year …

four seasons caribbean

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tradewind Aviation resumed service from San Juan to both Anguilla and Nevis last week. The operator put a hold on service to Anguilla after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and is now returning after one year out …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed a memorandum of understanding with home sharing giant Airbnb, the territory announced this week. The partnership “aims to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism to the islands, democratize the …

caribbean travel awards

 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

bequia chef

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Bequia’s top hotels has named a new executive chef. The Bequia Beach Hotel has appointed Swedish Chef Nils-Bertil Hansson to the role, in which he will oversee the signature eatery Bagatelle. Hansson, known …