St Kitts and Nevis

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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Timothy Hill in St Kitts

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Toni Mauger, who sent in this snapshot of Timothy Hill in St Kitts. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua Shaken By 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff An earthquake struck the northeastern Caribbean on Friday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The 4.3-magnitude quake struck at around 9:56 PM local time about …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor NEVIS — This is a small island (only 36 square miles), but it’s big on things to do. Spend your days basking on its golden sands; hiking Mount Nevis; biking its challenging trails; or exploring …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their …

 Above: downtown Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has made “substantial strides” sing its home-grown economic programme, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF recently concluded its ninth and final review …

 Above: the new Great House at Kittitian Hill’s Belle Mont Farm By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Kittitian Hill development has officially opened the Great House of its Belle Mont Farm hotel, which is set to debut in December. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group’s CheapCaribbean travel company has named Steve Dumaine its new president, the company announced in a release. Dumaine succeeds Flo Lugli, who had served as the company’s interim president since March following the …

 Above: construction at the Kittitian Hill project in St Kitts (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — This may be a relatively small island, but it seems hard to go anywhere here without seeing a new hotel or condominium …

 Above: Basseterre, St Kitts (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from the government of New Zealand began a five-day visit to St Kitts and Nevis this weekend. The delegation was led by Sir Donald Charles “Don” …

 Above: Tessanne Chin at the St Kitts Music Festival (photos by CJ) By Alexander Brtiell BASSETERRE – It was a year ago that Tessanne Chin was slated to perform here at what was the 17th annual St Kitts Music Festival. …

 YOU GET picked up in a Mercedes-Benz right on the tarmac, and that’s just the beginning. This is the Caribbean’s newest airport lounge, YU Lounge, at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport in St Kitts, and it’s immediately one of …

 Above: Merengue star Elvis Crespo (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — St Kitts is moving. It certainly was Thursday night, as the island began the 18th edition if its annual St Kitts Music Festival, which has …

 Above: St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas arrived in Cuba on Monday for an official visit to the Caribbean country. Douglas, …

 Above: the deck at SALT Plage in St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts, famous for its collection of diverse beach bars on Frigate Bay, has a new beach bar to boast about: SALT Plage. The bar has …

 It’s the height of hospitality — where you feel like part of the family. This is true at most great hotels, but even more so at the best family-managed properties in the Caribbean. Indeed, the Caribbean stands out in the …

 WE OFTEN feature cocktail recipes from all around the region here in Rum Journal, but for this near-summer Sunday we thought we’d do one better. So the latest Rum Journal brings you a pair of cocktails from the twin-island federation …

 Above: a rendering of the marina at Christophe Harbour By the Caribbean Journal staff The Christophe Harbour development in St Kitts is set to break ground on its marina, the government announced. The 300-berth marina will break ground later this …