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Doubletree By Hilton San Juan Names New Executive Chef

Above: the Doubletree by Hilton San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Doubletree by Hilton Sasn Juan hotel has named Patrick Dawson the property’s new executive chef. Dawson comes to the Doubletree from the Mahogany Run Golf Course in […]

St Kitts and Nevis Expects to Double Room Stock

Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff With a slew of new hotel projects on stream, St Kitts and Nevis’ government says it is planning to significantly increase the number of hotels in the twin-island federation. “Within […]

Doubletree San Juan Names New Executive Chef, F&B Director

Above: the Doubletree San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Doubletree San Juan hotel has named a new executive chef and Food & Beverage director, the property announced Thursday. Hector Rosario has been named the new executive chef at […]

COPA to Double Flights to Jamaica

Above: a COPA plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based air carrier COPA will be doubling its services from four to eight weekly flights to Jamaica for the winter season, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill. McNeill was […]

Use of Alternative Energies in Jamaica Nearly Doubles: Report

By the Caribbean Journal staff The portion of energy Jamaica derives from renewable energy almost doubled in the last three years, from 5 percent to nine percent in 2010. That has been led by projects like the Wigton wind farm […]

Revenue Doubles at Kingston Port

Above: the Port of Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Revenue at the Kingston Container Terminal has doubled from just under $70 million to approximately $140 million since 2004, according to a report by Dr Alwin Hales, Permanent Secretary in […]

Jamaica to Earn Double on Sugar Exports

The Jamaican government has secured a contract to supply 80,000 tonnes of sugar to the European market for more than double the price of the current crop. The agreement with European firm ED&F Man Sugar Limited is coming at a […]

BP Doubles Trinidad Oil Exploration

By the Caribbean Journal staff British Petroleum said it had been awarded a pair of deepwater oil exploration blocks off the Trinidad coast. The two blocks are off of Trinidad’s eastern coast. BP’s Trinidad operations account for more than half […]

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Yes, You Can Stay at an All-Inclusive Resort in St Thomas, USVI

The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort on St. Thomas may be the most popular all-inclusive resort you’ve never heard of. It’s not that the resort itself isn’t well-known: this family-run and managed, beach resort has been in business since 1974. But […]

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Puerto Rico’s Don Q Crowned World Champion at Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth

The single-best rum in the world is currently made in Puerto Rico. That was the final result of this year’s Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the sixth edition of the world’s most exclusive rum competition and festival. Puerto Rico’s Don […]

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Norwegian Launches Sales for Newest Cruise Ship’s Caribbean Sailings

Norwegian Cruise Line has launched sales for its newest cruise ship, Norwegian Aqua.  Aqua, part of the line’s expanded “Prima Plus Class,” will be setting sail in April 2025.  The company has launched sales for Aqua’s first sailings to the […]

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The Caribbean’s Greatest Food Hall Is in Barbados 

Bake ’n shark, sailfish, roti, jerk, doubles, fresh pasta, tres leches.  It’s a symphony of flavors, tastes and cuisines, all set a short stroll from the beach.  This is the Worthing Square Food Garden in Barbados, and it’s the Caribbean’s […]


American Airlines Just Relaunched This Nonstop Caribbean Route 

Volcanoes, rainforests, beaches, UNESCO world heritage sites. The French Caribbean island of Martinique is one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations in the wider Caribbean . And did we mention its also home to the best rum it the […]

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Spirit Is Adding Daily Nonstop Flights to Aruba 

Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is undertaking a significant increase in service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Earlier this month, Spirit doubled its weekly flights between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba, from two flights to four.  […]

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US Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic Lead Caribbean Travel Boom 

Caribbean tourism is sizzling right now, and the region is seeing double-digit growth over pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report from air ticketing analytics firm ForwardKeys.  The company says it is predicting “significant” growth in the Caribbean in the […]

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Wyndham Is Opening a New Dominican Republic All-Inclusive 

Wyndham’s fast-growing all-inclusive collection is adding a major new resort in the Dominican Republic later this year.  The new Wyndham Alltra Samaná, a 404-room resort in one of the country’s up-and-coming destinations, is now taking reservations for a December debut.  […]

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Two New Ways to Explore Saba’s Undersea World 

It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Caribbean diving: the tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Saba, just a short ferry or flight away from St Maarten.  And now the island’s enviable dive offering is getting better, with top operator Sea […]

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More Flights Between California and the Cayman Islands 

California is coming to the Caribbean in a big way, and it’s a trend that’s only getting stronger.  Late last year, Cayman’s national flag carrier, Cayman Airways, made history with its first-ever flights between Los Angeles and Grand Cayman, a […]

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Hilton Is Adding a New All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun

Hilton is on a major all-inclusive expansion push in the Caribbean, centered on one particular destination: the Mexican Caribbean, with new properties from Playa del Carmen to Tulum.  Now, the company is adding another new all-inclusive, having signed a management […]

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Hilton Just Opened a New Affordable Hotel in the Dominican Republic  

Hilton has added another new hotel in the Caribbean, this time a Hilton Garden Inn in the Dominican Republic.  The company has debuted a new Hilton Garden Inn in the town of La Romana.  The 130-room hotel overlooks Catalina Island […]

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Dominican Republic Tourism Is Making History

There is a bit of unease in some parts of the Caribbean this summer, as sometimes absurdly high airline prices have cooled off arrivals.  Not in the Dominican Republic, where the country keeps churning out new tourism records with the […]

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It’s Getting Even Easier to Visit the Island of Aruba

As Aruba continues to see strong arrival growth, the Dutch Caribbean island is getting a host of new flights from the United States. American Airlines just doubled its flights between Charlotte and Aruba in June, meaning the carrier is now […]


In Nevis, the Art of the Tiny Caribbean Island 

Princess Diana found quiet sanctuary here three decades ago. Last year, Kelsey Grammer escaped here in “Christmas in Paradise.” Everyone from Jay Z to Beyonce to John Cleese have come to the shores of Nevis, looking to indulge in the […]

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“A Tale of Two Cays” in The Bahamas 

It’s a rather unique opportunity in The Bahamas, easily the region’s premier market for private-island real estate.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this […]

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The Best Boutique Hotel in the Dutch Caribbean Is In Bonaire  

It’s hard to walk more than few steps at Bamboo Bonaire without finding a hammock. There’s one in every one of the 13 rooms, others scattered around the property, under (and even above) the palms.  If there is a symbol […]

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Punta Cana Is Getting More Flights from Canada This Winter

The Dominican Republic’s most popular destination is set for a boost from Canada this winter, with Air Canada adding more flights to Punta Cana.  The airline is ramping up flights from both Ottawa and Toronto to Punta Cana for the […]


Delta Vacations: Jamaica Leading Caribbean Growth 

As Jamaica’s tourism sector continues its recovery, the island has been dubbed the number one Caribbean destination for Delta Vacations in terms of growth.  The announcement, which follows the island’s double-digit growth in terms of demand, was shared during a […]

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JetBlue Is Adding More Flights to Barbados 

As tourism to the island continues to heat up, Barbados is set for another lift with an expansion by JetBlue Airways this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Nov. 1, JetBlue will be adding a second weekly flight between Boston […]


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