CJI Conversation: Best Western CEO Larry Cuculic on the Caribbean Market

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By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the Caribbean […]


The Most Romantic Hotels in the Caribbean

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Romance in the Caribbean comes in so many different forms: cliffside sunsets; afternoons on empty beaches; endless wine-fueled dinners in centuries-old estates; twilight walks on hidden streets.  And that’s particularly true of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean, which […]


Caribbean Tourism Positive About "Continued Rebound"

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The Caribbean Tourism Organization says it is positive about the “continued rebound of the tourism industry” in the region, even in the face of the onset of the omicron variant.  Indeed, last year saw a nearly 60 to 70 percent […]


15 Caribbean “Hideaway” Beaches to Discover in 2022

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Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean beaches […]

The 10 Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit in 2022

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A few decades ago, the term “luxury all-inclusive” might have seemed like an oxymoron. But that’s how much the all-inclusive space has changed, particularly in the Caribbean — where all-inclusive has become far more of a technical term than a […]

Barbados to Accept One-Day Rapid PCR Tests From Travelers

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Barbados has updated its entry protocols for travelers, announcing that the country will allow visitors to enter Barbados with a valid negative rapid PCR test done within one day prior to arrival.  Barbados will also be accepting negative RT-PCR test […]


A New "Caribbean Tourism Institute"

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization has launched a major initiative: a first-of-its-kind virtual training program for the region’s primary economic driver. It’s called the Caribbean Tourism Institute, the CTO’s “online campus,” developed by Canadian firm Velsoft. The new portal is […]

A New Italian Eatery on the West Coast of Barbados

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Leading Italian Chef Marcello Piacentini has opened a brand new eatery in Barbados.  It’s called Positano, and it serves up Italian costal cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere, set at the former Daphne’s restaurant.  The property, set on Barbados’ Platinum […]

11 Must-Visit Adults-Only Hotels in the Caribbean

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It seems like a new all-inclusive resort pops up every week in the Caribbean, and it’s true that the vast majority of adults-only resorts in the islands follow a pay-one-price model for rooms, activities, and dining. But it’s not a […]


Caribbean Airlines Is Adding More Barbados Flights

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Caribbean Airlines is adding more flights from its hub at Trinidad and Tobago’s Piarco International Airport to Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The expansion will take effect on Dec. 17, the company confirmed.  The Port-of-Spain-based carrier is increasing its service […]

Virgin Atlantic Launches Edinburgh-Barbados Flights

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Virgin Atlantic has launched its first-ever international service from Edinburgh, Scotland, with a brand-new route to Barbados.  The new flights represent the first time Virgin Atlantic has flown to the Caribbean from Scotland in its 37-year history.  It’s the only […]

Six Perfect Small Resorts for a Barbados Holiday

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Barbados has long been defined by its grand Sandy Lane resort; but for in-the-know travelers, the best way to experience the island is at its smaller hotels and resorts, places that ooze Barbados charm in a smaller, more intimate package.  […]


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