Caribbean

8 Ways to Save on an Aruba Vacation Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Right now, it’s the beach capital of the Caribbean, and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is easier to reach than ever, thanks to a host of new deals at resort properties across the island. …

How to Save Big on an Antigua Vacation Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …

How to Help the Staff of a Beloved Hotel in St Martin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The beloved Grand Case Beach Club hotel was hit during Hurricane Irma, and now its staff and their families need help, both to rebuild their homes and their lives. The property has set up a …

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Punta Cana Resorts

 Punta Cana resorts welcome more than two million North American visitors each year, making the area the most popular single vacation destination in the Caribbean – and with good reason. The Dominican Republic resort town seduces with broad white-sands bordered …

All Inclusive Resorts in Bermuda

 Mention Bermuda and what comes to mind? Pink-sand beaches, plush resorts, and those above-the-knee shorts, sure. But Bermuda all inclusive resorts? It’s not exactly the first thing you think of. But if you know where to look, you really can …

 Hidden away on Shark Creek in the Berry Islands is one of the best beaches you will ever see. This is what it’s like to walk there. This is just one of the multitude of amazing beaches hidden away in …

 It’s not just swimming pigs. While the Bahamas is famous for its maritime pigs in the Exumas archipelago, they aren’t the only animals that take to the sea. The Bahamas even has swimming dogs. Watch Dolly, the most popular dog …

 The island of Aruba is filled with some serious snorkeling spots, but for the best all-around snorkeling experience, most snorkelers head to Malmok Beach. This rocky limestone stretch has shallow turquoise waters filled with abundant marine life and great for …

 One of the Caribbean’s top hotels is getting even better. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, which was voted the Caribbean’s best beach resort by Caribbean Journal readers last year, has introduced a host of new offers and experiences from spas to …

 Luxury beach club brand Nikki Beach is expanding in the Caribbean. The beach club famous for its St. Barth outpost will be debuting Nikki Beach Barbados at the Port Ferdinand development at the end of 2017. The property will sit …

 Wyndham Reef Resort has named the award-winning, 20-year dive operator Ocean Frontiers as its new official dive operator. The company is now offering a wide array of scuba and snorkel excursions to resort guests, specializing in signature scuba diving trips …

Ocean Z

 Guy Britton explores Aruba’s hip new retreat You know it immediately — even before you enter. This little hotel is different, unique and just about the definition of a luxury boutique hotel. It takes a special type of guest to …

 United States Senator Cory Booker visited Puerto Rico at the end of last week for a trip highlighted by a meeting with the island’s new Governor, Ricardo Rossello. During the meeting, Rossello urged Booker, a Democratic senator from New Jersey and …

 Grenada is expecting a major surge in cruise passenger arrivals over the next two years, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. The GTA recently attended the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, with a delegation led by Tourism Minister …

 A major new resort project has broken ground in Jamaica. All-inclusive brand Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts has broken ground on the Excellence Oyster Bay adults-only resort. The $110 million project is slated to debut in the first half …

 It’s the coolest new spot in Aruba — literally. The Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino has announced the debut of Gelato & Co Cremeria Italiana, a gelateria that is the fifth location to open at a Marriott resort in the …

 Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, has announced the launch of “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song,” a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi’s love his country and the sounds of its …

WestJet Belize

 By GERARD BEST CJ Contributor BELIZE CITY, Belize—In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. “We have observed a disturbing rise in threats to critical network …