The Caribbean’s Hottest New Golf Development Is In Barbados 

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The ongoing and much-buzzed-about Apes Hill development project in Barbados is set to debut exclusively for members in November. Sunil Chatrani, executive chairman of Apes Hill and former CEO of the Elegant Hotel […]


Caribbean Airlines to Launch Tobago-Barbados Flights

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Caribbean Airlines is launching yet another new route, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Trinidad-based airline is set to kick off a new route between Tobago and Barbados, adding more connectivity to the Southern Caribbean island.  The route creates a new […]


Barbados Eyes More Hotel Investment

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Bridgetown, Barbados is currently in the initial approval phase for its first hotel development ever, said Stuart Layne, CEO of the Barbados Tourism Investment, Inc. In a recent CJI Conversation, Layne touches upon this news, […]


Copa Is Returning to Barbados 

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Barbados is set to welcome back another airline this spring, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines will be resuming its flights from Panama City’s Tocument International Airport to Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport on June 15.  The relaunched […]

Barbados’ Crop Over Festival Is Coming Back

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Barbados’ endlessly popular Crop Over festival is making a comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The summer festival is set to return this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  The unique event typically draws thousands of visitors to the […]

The Caribbean's Hottest Beach Bar Is in Bonaire

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It’s not often that you find a beach bar attached to one of the world’s greatest restaurants.  But that’s precisely the case at Club Tropicana, the hottest beach bar in Bonaire and one of the region’s top toes-in-the-sand hotspots.  It’s […]


Barbados Has New Travel Protocols 

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The island of Barbados has announced another update to its travel protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The latest update means travelers have more options — including the acceptance of rapid antigen tests for entry.  Visitors can use either a negative rapid […]

There's a New Cocktail Bar in Bonaire

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This is a work of art.  That’s the first thing you think when you start turning the pages of the cocktail menu at Tiki & Co in Bonaire.  The West Indies Phoenix. Davy Jones Locker. Oaxacan ‘n Talking.  With each […]

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 […]


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