St Kitts and Nevis

St Kitts: Pirate’s Nest Condo-Hotel Project Moving Forward

 Above: a rendering of the Pirate’s Nest project in Frigate Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Pirate’s Nest condominium-hotel project is moving forward with the next phase of construction. The 246-room project in Frigate Bay has already begun clearing …

American Airlines Expanding Summer Service to St Kitts

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its service to St Kitts with new summer flights. The service will be operated from New York’s John F Kennedy Airport on Fridays beginning June 13. …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in St Kitts

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robyn Folmar, who took this snapshot of the beach in St Kitts. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject line. …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis will be signing tax information exchange agreements with Ireland and South Africa following approval by Cabinet, the government announced. In a post-cabinet briefing, St Kitts Information Minister …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hospitality Assured programme has officially arrived in Nevis. The programme, which was launched on the island on May 12 at the Oualie Beach Resort, is being sponsored in a pilot …

 Above: the new arrival/departure lounge inside St Kitts’ new private terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ airport now has a private air terminal — and a new arrival and departures lounge. The new private terminal officially opened its …

 Above: the CLAN VIII Valletta super yacht By the Caribbean Journal staff There are scores of super yachts cross the Caribbean year-round, and they all have one thing in common — they need to refuel. A new pilot project on …

 Tiny St Kitts remains one of the Caribbean’s undiscovered gems, and the latest Caribbean Concierge gets some island advice from the island’s largest hotel, the St Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino. Caribbean Journal caught up with Concierge Sherima …

 Above: St Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw International Airport (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell US Airways has added a second flight between Charlotte and St Kitts to meet increased demand for the month of March, the company told Caribbean Journal. The …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis topped 100,000 visitors in 2013, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The twin-island federation recorded a total of 100,997 stopover visitors in 2013, which …

 Above: Paradise Beach Nevis (Photo: NIA) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradise Beach Nevis resort project is in the “final phase” of its renovations, according to the Nevis Island Administration. The resort-style villa complex, formerly known as Villa Paradisio, …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis and Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at promoting cooperation in the agricultural sector. The agreement represents a “new phase of cooperation in agriculture …

 You may not know about it, but the Southeast Peninsula of the island of St Kitts is a show-stopping stretch of green hills, winding roads and spectacular vistas. It’s also crucial to the island’s tourism hopes, as the epicentre of …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ministers of Finance from across the Eastern Caribbean held meetings this weekend in St Kitts. The officials were on the island to attend the 78th Meeting of the Monetary Council …

 The beauty of Nevis’ Pinneys Beach isn’t just for humans, it seems. Our latest edition of Caribbean Moment features a pair of unlikely tourists enjoying their time on the sand just as the sun is about to set. What is …

 Above: the waterfront in Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis is taking steps to restore the Charlestown Waterfront to “its former glory,” according to the Nevis Island Administration. The project, which launched on Jan. 23, is …

 Above: Jakarta By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has officially established diplomatic relations with Indonesia. The two sides signed a joint communique to that effect in New York last week, with Ambassador Delano Bart QC and His …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) St Kitts and Nevis is making “considerable progress” in its economic reform programme, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently concluded a visit to the twin-island federation. The IMF mission, which began Jan. 20 …