Month: January 2019

grenada secret harbour

Grenada’s Secret Harbour Completes Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Secret Harbour boutique hotel in Grenada has completed a major renovation project. The project included a renovation to the hotel’s 20 cottages aimed at promoting a more “chic and modern design,” according to the …

turks and caicos villa project

A New Villa Resort Project in Turks and Caicos

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Beach Enclave, a collection of private villa resorts in Providenciales, has announced unveiled its second phase: The Club. The Club is the first project in the Turks & Caicos for architexts Jacobsen Arquitetura, which brings a …

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JW Marriott Cancun Completes Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott Cancun has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project. The renovation included what the property called an “extensive transformation” of all 447 guestrooms and suites. “We are excited to introduce JW Marriott Cancun Resort …

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mexico resorts luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grupo Vidanta is planning to add a pair of high-profile boutique luxury resorts to its portfolio in Mexico. The company has announced the introduction of The Estates a new luxury development that will debut at …

green caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has a pair of high-profile new appointments. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez announced the appointment of Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as the new chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda …

ritz carlton grand cayman beach

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A beachfront residence at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has hit the bustling real estate market in the Cayman Islands for $5.495 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The second-floor beachfront unit is directly at the front …

st martin beloved hotel

 By Alexander Britell “To be able to spend several hours a day looking at this water, it starts to have an effect on you. You stop seeing it and you start to perceive it, to get a sense of its …

princess cruise balconies

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises is planning to debut what it’s calling the largest private balconies in at sea, the company said this week. The brand’s new Sky Suites will launch onboard the new Sky Princess …

turks and caicos wymara

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The former Gansevoort Turks + Caicos has officially relaunched with a new brand: Wymara. The new Wymara Resort and Villas gets its name from the original developers of the resort – Wymara Ltd. “Guests will …

cayman islands tourism pace

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is seeing torrid tourism growth, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. The Cayman Islands reported 463,001 stayover visitors in 2018, a jump of 10.66 percent — meaning …

american airlines bonaire

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is extending its recent expansion to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means a total of four weekly flights from Miami International Airport to Bonaire, …

jamaica new resort

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new hotel in Montego Bay — and it’s rather unlike any of its neighbors. In the heart of the tourism capital’s “Hip Strip” the new S Hotel Jamaica has opened its doors, a trendy, design-forward retreat …

Saint Lucia Jazz at Lincoln Center

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the biggest names in the world of jazz is partnering with the Caribbean’s leading jazz festival. This year’s Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will be produced in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. This …

sun country caribbean flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sun Country Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean, with a pair of new routes to the region. The low-cost carrier has announced plans to launch new seasonal service from Dallas-Fort Worth to Montego Bay, Jamaica …

caribbean valentines day

 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …

caribbean photo barbados sunset

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Keith Pledger, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on the beach in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

st martin rum bar

 By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE – There’s always something new to discover on Grand Case Boulevard, a corner unseen, a tiny alley overlooked. It’s a street that has lived many lives — including this latest one, a renaissance in the wake …

caribbean upbeat tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is planning to build a second cruise port on the island, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The plan for the “southern” cruise port would be near the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux …