Month: May 2019

caribbean tourism robust

Caribbean Tourism “Robust and Resilient”

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism is “robust and resilient,” according to Frank Comito, the chief executive officer of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Comito, who was speaking at this week’s CHRIS investment conference in Miami, said the region’s …

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A New Way to Live on the Beach in Belize

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Belize’s most highly anticipated developments is adding another new luxury real estate project — and it’s directly on the beach. Alaia Belize, which will be the first Marriott International property in the country, …

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6 Caribbean Destinations to Visit in June

 Planning your next Caribbean trip for this month? We have you covered with our latest edition of Places to Visit, taking you across the Caribbean with a broad array of destinations to try in June, from the lovable charm of …

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guadeloupe reimonenq

 There are rums, there are special rums and then there are rums for rum drinkers. The third category isn’t for everyone, filled with rums of unique character, of sometimes too much strength, of uncanny personality. That brings us to a …

southwest airlines belize cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is set to resume several seasonal routes to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season, the company announced. That will be highlighted by the return of daily flights between Austin and Cancun on …

turks and caicos home lists

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In one of the biggest real estate listings in the Caribbean in years, a beachfront estate at Turks and Caicos’ tony Parrot Cay private island has hit the market for $33 million. And you may …

puerto rico airport records

 By the Caribbean Journal staff An airport in Puerto Rico is breaking all kinds of passenger records right now — but it’s not the one you might think. Aguadilla, the increasingly popular hub on the northwestern corner of the island of …

barbados new eatery

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Barbados’ most popular all-inclusive hotels has unveiled its newest addition: a brand-new beachfront eatery. It’s called Sand Trap, and the new spot just steps from the sand focuses on classic Bajan bites like …

st kitts american airlines

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts is in the midst of an airlift boom, and now the world’s largest airline is adding another new flight to the destination. American Airlines will launch a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s …

the voice the bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sugar Factory American Brasserie, the eatery-confectionary shop, is opening its first location in The Bahamas. The popular full-service cafe and candy shop will open at the Baha Mar resort in 2020, according to a statement. …

miami caribbean food

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

caribbean travelers choice

 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

usvi hotel development

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is making hotel development a strategic priority, according to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. With few new hotels built in the territory in the last few decades, Bryan said he wants to …

st maarten aviation conference

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

jamaica new flight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing what has been a full-fledged airlift boom for Jamaica in 2019, the island got another new route this weekend with the launch of Sun Country Airlines’ new service to the island. The fast-expanding carrier …

caribbean crab recipe

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Food and travel shows have created such a blending of cultures that the food scene is now exploding with a sophistication of tastes never before seen.  Even the simplest of dishes quickly transform into being an …

st maarten new hotel

 By Alexander Britell The latest chapter in St Maarten’s inspiring tourism comeback? A new hotel on the way. It’s called The Morgan Resort, Spa and Village, and it’s targeting a late 2019 debut on the shores of St Maarten’s Simpson …

grenada jetblue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways is expanding its flights to the island of Grenada, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. Beginning June 11, the New York City-based carrier will be increasing its service to daily flights from John …