Month: April 2019

jamaica hotel hurricane

This Jamaica Hotel Has a Hurricane Guarantee

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Hurricane season is almost upon us, and one Jamaica hotel is continuing its special storm protection for travelers. The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has reinstated its annual Hurricane Guarantee for 2019. Valid for resort stays …

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Marriott Is Launching Luxury Villa Rentals in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is getting into the home sharing business. In a move that enters Marriott in a market dominated by home sharing giant Airbnb, the company has launched a new “Homes & …

jamaica nonstop flights

Jamaica Is Getting More New Nonstop Flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica is in the midst of an airlift boom, and the trend will continue this summer. Jamaica is set to welcome a host of new nonstop flights this summer. Indeed, the island destination has secured over …

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camper and nicholsons superyacht

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new superyacht coming to the Caribbean. Rossinavi and Camper & Nicholsons have debuted their collaboration with a new concept in superyachts, and the result is the spectacular new “Infinity.” Camper & Nicholsons will market …

jason giambi cabo villa

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A 12,079-square-foot villa in Cabo San Lucas co-owned by former Major League Baseball star Jason Giambi will sell at auction next month at auction. Located in the gated community of Pedegral de Cabo San Lucas, the …

delta puerto rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s airlift boom is continuing with Delta Air Lines’ planned launch of a new route from Detroit to San Juan. The nonstop route will operate weekly on Saturdays between Detroit Metropolitan Airport and San …

barbados jetblue year round

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is getting a boost from New York City-based airline JetBlue. JetBlue is expanding its weekly nonstop Saturday service from Newark Liberty to Barbados to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. The extension of service will …

hampton hilton mexico

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Hampton by Hilton is expanding its presence in Mexico with its first property in Puebla — and 35th in the country. Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Puebla, a 120-room new-build hotel, is owned and developed …

caribbean little cayman

 By Guy Britton Even before you get off the plane you can feel it.   This is not like any other place you’ve visited in the Caribbean. It’s just 10 square miles here, a beach-filled corner of sand 80 miles northeast …

aruba year round flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor We all talk about disconnecting on our vacations, about taking a break from work, from social media, from the hustle and bustle. And while more hotels are starting to offer “digital detox” programs, one Aruba resort …

caribbean st croix treasure

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jerry Warner, who sent in this lovely shot taken on the west end of St Croix. “X marks the spot,” Jerry says. Either way, there’s certainly …

punta cana westjet flights sanctuary

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Hotel and Resorts has officially unveiled its newly-expanded adults-only Sanctuary Cap Cana resort, set in the tony enclave of Cap Cana in Punta Cana. The property has completed a $35 million expansion project that …

usvi st thomas st croix

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Demand for travel to the US Virgin Islands continues to surge. That was the takeaway from talks between the USVI’s Department of Tourism and several major airlines last week. There has been strong demand for …

martha stewart caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Martha Stewart is getting into the Caribbean cruise industry. The home and lifestyle titan is partnering with Swiss cruise company MSC Cruises, with plans to offer curated excursions, gift packages and special onboard menus and …

caribbean film festival st barth

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s best film fete is returning to the French Caribbean this year for what will be the 24th edition of the St Barth Film Festival. This year’s festival, which focuses on Caribbean and international film, will …

royal caribbean new oasis

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has launched construction on yet another new Oasis-class cruise ship, the company announced this week. The as-yet-unnamed ship officially celebrated the cutting of the first steel at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in …

jamaica james bond

 By Alexander Britell 007 is coming back to Jamaica. The next James Bond film, the 25th in the iconic film franchise, will include a stop in Jamaica. The news was revealed Thursday at a launch event by Bond producers and …

colombia hotel investment

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest hotel pipelines in the Caribbean Basin might not be the one you expect. Set on the southwestern coast of the Caribbean Sea, Colombia has almost 4,000 rooms in construction, according to …