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Conrad Cartagena Debuts Spa, Beach Club

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Conrad Cartagena has announced teh addition of a new 9,600-square-foot spa, kids club, new dining experiences and a Presidential Suite. Opened in December 2017, Conrad Cartagena is the brand’s first property on the Caribbean coast of …

The Caribbean’s Number One Regatta Is in Antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t just a week of sailing. It’s the Caribbean’s number one regatta, and it’s one of the leading events on the regional calendar. Period. And the 51st edition of Antigua Sailing Week is ready …

A Climate of Change for Caribbean Internet

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Spring storms with winter qualities clobbered North America this week, threatening Canada with slow-moving storms, and pounding the United States with near-record snowfall in the midwest, low temperatures in the south and tornadoes further east. You …

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casino caribbean

 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new Paradisus-branded resort is coming to the Mexican Caribbean. The new Paradisus Playa Mujeres is Melia Hotels International’s newest project in the region, with plans to open later this year in the Playa Mujeres …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anegada’s remarkable post-hurricane recovery has continued with the reopening of the island’s Four Diamonds Park Villas villa resort. The British Virgin Islands property offers the quintessential Anegada villa experience, with a collection of perfectly-equipped two-bedroom …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another place to stay on your next St Maarten getaway. The island’s Villas at Simpson Bay Resort has reopened, tourism officials confirmed in a statement. The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina, set …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another real estate project coming to one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches. Baraud Developments has announced the launch of the new Eleven Parc project, a collection of luxury townhomes on Seven Mile Beach in …

punta cana hotels

 Sure, Punta Cana is known for its admittedly impressive collection of all-inclusive resort properties. But beyond them are some very special Punta Cana hotels, unique properties tucked away on its white-sand beaches, places to stay that offer a different kind …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a major Caribbean expansion out of New York City. The carrier has announced plans to launch new flights to Nassau, The Bahamas, Kingston, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti this year. Delta …

Bucuti & Tara

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association has announced the appointment of its new CEO and president. AHATA has named tourism leader Tisa LaSorte to the role. LaSorte has been serving as the director of sales, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s most important tourism gatherings is coming to The Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is holding its 2018 edition in The Bahamas this October. SOTIC, as it’s …

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new power player in Caribbean aviation. Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways has acquired San Juan-based Caribbean regional airline Seaborne Airlines in what could be a transformative move for the region’s air sector. Silver has closed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ Cyril E. King airport is set for a major transformation. United States Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp has announced that he will soon unveil the plans for a $230 million modernization of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant TUI is planning an expansion of its flight service to Curaçao. The company is launching an extra weekly flight on June 25 (in combination with Punta Cana), before another weekly flight is added …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao has long been home to some of the Caribbean’s coolest beach bars, from far-off spots like Kokomo to full-fledged beach destinations like Mambo. But now the island has another …