This Caribbean Island to See $1 Billion in Hotel Investment

By Alexander Britell WILLEMSTAD —Barbados is booming. The Caribbean island is slated to see more than $1 billion of proposed hotel plant investment over the next five years, according to William Griffith, CEO of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. That investment […]

Op-Ed: Climate Change and the Caribbean

By George Nicholson and Anastasia Ramjag Op-Ed Contributors This debate surrounding our climate has polarized the world into two different groups for a long time; some theorists maintain that an intrinsic characteristic of climate is that it changes while a […]


JetBlue Launching Daily Flights Between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados

By Alexander Britell CURACAO — JetBlue is launching another new daily flight to the Caribbean, the company’s CEO, Robin Hayes, announced on Thursday. Beginning in April 2016, the carrier will be launching daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados. […]


A Major New Resort Project in Barbados

By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new resort is coming to Barbados. The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to develop a new five-star project on the island. The 450-room resort will be called Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, a […]

What International Business Means to Barbados’ Economy

By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados needs to appreciate the value of its international business sector, according to the country’s Prime Minister. And Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is warning against undervaluing the country’s international business sector, saying that it “continues […]

India and Barbados Sign Air Services Agreement

New pact makes travel easier By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and India have signed an Air Services Agreement, the two sides announced. The agreement will “redound to the benefit of both Barbados and India,” according to Barbados Tourism Minister […]


A New Villa to Try in Barbados

A new place to stay By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Blue Sky Luxury has announced the addition of Langara, the Penthouse at Sandy Cove Barbados, to its Caribbean villa portfolio. Blue Sky Luxury now represents over 250 rental properties in […]

Barbados Minister Urges “Bold” Tourism Steps

A renewed call By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Barbados Minister of Tourism and International Transport Richard Sealy is calling for key players in the tourism industry to take bold, innovate steps in an effort to move Barbados forward as a tourist […]

Barbados’ Port Ferdinand Opens Spa, Restaurant

Major marina project continues growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ new Port Ferdinand Marina and Luxury Residences has announced the opening of a new spa and fine dining restaurant. The project, developed by luxury resort brand UNNA, is a […]


This is the Caribbean’s Most Innovative Country

The latest Global Innovation Index By the Caribbean Journal staff If the Caribbean wants to compete in the global economy, it will need to come up with new ideas, new platforms and new strategies. That means innovation. So what’s the […]

In Barbados, Solar-Powered Schools

A new project with Japan By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in Barbados is adding solar power to some of the country’s primary schools. The island’s government has partnered with Japan, with $121,818 in funding helping to procure […]

This Caribbean Food Festival Is Getting a New Look

Famous Barbados food fete gets new look By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Barbados Food & Wine and Rum festival is back with a new look, new venues, and a new chef lineup for 2015. “We felt that in our […]


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