Month: July 2022

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Rum Journal: The Signature Rum Experience in Nevis 

 While Nevis was once the sugar capital of the Caribbean, full-fledged rum-making has been a lost art on the island for hundreds of years.  That changed several years ago when international rum expert Mark Theron debuted his Clifton Estate Spiced …

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Montego Bay, Jamaica Leading Summer Travel Recovery 

 Montego Bay, Jamaica is the leading summer “travel recovery city” of 2022, according to a new report from ForwardKeys.  The Jamaican tourism hub is seeing major improvement over what was already a strong period for the destination last summer, according …

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Caribbean Hotels Where You Can Stay for Less Than $100 a Night

 There are so many resorts clamoring for the travelers’ attention in the Caribbean that it’s easy to overlook smaller but more budget-friendly hotels where it’s still possible to book a room for under $100 a night. The tradeoff for paying …

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 You’d never know it was here, hidden away on the second floor of a building in the popular Port Zante cruise terminal in St Kitts.  But venture up the stairs and you’ll be rewarded with one of the great cigar …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Charly Primaeier, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach on Saona Island off the coast of the Dominican Republic.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 In Martinique, the time is set by tree frogs and ti’ punches. A morning is an unrisen sun without that rum cocktail peculiar to the French Antilles, the small but potent mix they call here “decollage” – a take off.  …

bahamas hidden beach

 Maybe you’ve been to Staniel Cay before, as a jumping off point for exploring the Exuma chain, or for a stay at the Staniel Cay Yacht Club.  But this little island has its secrets, including the spectacular Pirate Beach.  The …

barbados rum roundtable

 Barbados’ premier event for rum aficionados is back again for 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Rummelier Roundtable, a rum event for connoisseurs produced by the Royal Rum Society, will run this year from Oct, 5-9 in Barbados.  It’s an …

punta cana all-inclusive swim-up

 It’s one of the hottest things in the world of Caribbean all-inclusive, a concept that is itself the biggest thing in travel right now. We’re talking, naturally, about the swim-up room.  If there’s a new all-inclusive in development in the …

panama sofitel

 Accor’s Sofitel Legend brand is opening a new hotel in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama will open its doors this fall in the heart of Panama’s charming historic quarter.  The new hotel, set …

puerto rico hotel wyndham tryp

 A new Wyndham hotel has opened its doors in Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new TRYP by Wyndham Mayaguez held its grand opening this week in the city of Mayaguez on the increasingly popular west coast of Puerto …

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 It’s been one of the biggest success stories in Caribbean tourism since the onset of the pandemic: the US Virgin Islands, which expertly navigated the uncertain waters of the pandemic and came out with record-breaking numbers.  Indeed, from June 2021 …

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 The British Virgin Islands’ Rosewood Little Dix Bay has named a new beverage manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort has tapped Oreste Catenacci to the role, in which he will be responsible for the beverage program at the property’s …

curacao marriott culinary

 The Curacao Marriott Beach Resort has completed a refresh of its culinary program, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort’s eateries have added new menus and new options.  That includes Zala Gastro Lounge, which is now offering lunch service, with everything …

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all-inclusive vacation grenada

 Grenada has an abundance of locally grown food and spirits, and one way to tap into the Spice Island’s rich culinary diversity is to stay at one of Grenada’s resorts with all-inclusive options. From popular brands with global recognition to …

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 Cayman Airways is relaunching its service between Grand Cayman and Montego Bay, Jamaica.  The restarted nonstop service is set to begin on Aug. 4, the national flag carrier announced on Facebook.  The flights are operating daily; the Grand Cayman-Montego Bay …