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A New Italian Eatery on the West Coast of Barbados

 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 …

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11 Must-Visit Adults-Only Hotels in the Caribbean

 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 …

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Caribbean Airlines Is Adding More Barbados Flights

 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 …

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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 …

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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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 Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  BTMI has appointed Jens Thraenhart to the role, effective Nov. 1.  The news comes after Thraenhart was selected from what BTMI said …

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 The Club, Barbados, one of the island’s top all-inclusive resorts, is officially open again.  The resort has reopened under parent company Elite Island Resorts’ vaccination policy, which requires proof of vaccination for all guests 16 and over.  “We’re open, and …

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 It was always one of the coolest corners of Barbados, a hotel that was equal parts boutique hotel and private club.  For years, The House has been one of the most sought-after stays on the island, a small, effortlessly cool …

 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 …

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 Barbados is famous not only for its flavorful local cuisine (fish cutter, anyone?), east-coast surf culture, and as the birthplace of rum; it also boasts some of the finest hotels in the region with an emphasis on elegance, grace and …

 You’d never guess it. Not when you’re sipping a fresh espresso, looking out toward the turquoise Bajan sea. You’d never guess that this is an all-inclusive resort. This is something else — hip, sleek, and, yes, cool. And it’s beautiful. …

John Moore Bar

 In a rum shop, water comes in a whisky bottle. At least it does at the John Moore Bar, one of the venerable rum shops in Barbados and a legendary spot on the island. The rum shop, you see, is …

Mount Gay

 BRIDGETOWN — Barbados’ Mount Gay is among the Caribbean’s venerable rum brands (and the world’s oldest), so when the company launches a rare new expression it’s a special event. That’s the case with the new limited edition Origin Series: Volume …

Lobster Alive

 A perfect beach. Classic jazz. Giant lobster. It’s hard to find a better combination of, well, anything, in the Caribbean. This is Lobster Alive, a small beach restaurant on Carlisle Bay in Barbados that is one of the island’s truly …

All-Inclusive Vacations

 If you are heading to the Caribbean for all-inclusive vacations, we’re here to help. It’s the perfect marriage of romance and convenience, of luxury and comfort. So if you need to get away with your favorite travel companions, this is …

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 Even from here, I can smell it. The smoky fragrance of jerk fills the air and makes my stomach yearn for that distinctive taste of Jamaica. And since I live in Miami and I’m currently in Barbados, that yearning for …

 More Barbados Tourism Growth By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Barbados is feeling bullish about the coming tourist season and reporting across-the-board growth in the industry for 2016. Speaking at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual State of the Industry Conference, Barbados …

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 Why Cuz’s Fish Shack is the Best Fish Shack in Barbados By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There are only two choices. But you can’t make a bad one. That’s because, on Barbados, you won’t find a better fish or fish-and-cheese cutter …