One of the leading luxury hotels in Saint Lucia is reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, will officially welcome back guests in November, following what the property calls an “extensive” renovation project.  The biggest changes include …

 Martinique tourism has begun to rebound following the French Caribbean island’s reopening for tourism in June.  The island’s Aim Cesaire Airport carried 73,590 total passenger in June, up from 28,286 passengers in June 2020.  That also represented a 46.5 percent …

 Dave Stewart, the artist from the Eurythmics, has long been a fan of The Bahamas — and is now in fact a resident of Harbour Island. And now the Grammy Award-winning artist has released a new song that’s an ode to …

 The newest Nickelodeon resort has officially opened its doors in the Caribbean: Karisma’s new Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Riviera Maya.  And the resort has a very special perk: every single room is of the swim-up variety.  The new property has …

 Air Canada is adding more flights to the Caribbean’s two most popular destinations: Punta Cana and Cancun.  Beginning Dec. 5, the carrier will operate two weekly flights between Quebec City and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  That’s along with …

 Holland America Line has taken delivery of its newest ship, the Rotterdam.  The ship, which was built by Fincantieri, will spend its maiden season in the Caribbean.  Beginning this fall, the ship will sail out of Fort Lauderdale after a …

 Club Med helped pioneer the concept of all-inclusive vacations in the 1960s and 1970s, and people of a certain age doubtless remember the hotel chain’s jingle from the time: “The Club Med vacation/The antidote for civilization.” Originally a no-frills concept …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michelle Weitzman, who took this stunning shot on the sands of Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 The Dominican Republic’s most popular tourism destination is getting new flights from Europe, Caribbean Journal has learned.  German carrier Eurowings, which is owned by Lufthansa, is set to launch new nonstop service between Frankfurt and Punta Cana next month.  The …

 If you’re at a bar in Jamaica, it’s the rum for rum lovers, the one to sip if you’re looking for something special.  In just about every corner of Jamaica, Appleton 12 is almost always the best rum you’ll find …

 Air France has relaunched nonstop service between Miami and Guadeloupe, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is now running two nonstop flights each week, with service on Tuesdays and Fridays.  The flight takes about 3.5 hours, according to Air France.  …

 Leading luxury airline Tradewind Aviation is expanding its service to St Barth this upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier, which operates scheduled and charter service between San Juan and St Barth, has added additional shuttle flights to …

 Grenada is one of my favorite places in the Caribbean in part because it checks off all the boxes of things that I love about the islands — authentic culture, local food you won’t find back home, great natural beauty …

 Carnival Cruise Line is planning to relaunch three more cruise ships for the Caribbean in September, the company said.  That will be followed by another four in October, bringing the company’s total number of relaunched ships to 15.  The three …

 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is adding three new routes to Honduras, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In November, the carrier will launch new flights from Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Houston to San Pedro Sula’s Palmerola International Airport.  The new Palmerola Airport …