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VIDEO: A Moment of Abaco Blue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The more you travel through The Bahamas, the more you begin discover the remarkable diversity of blues you’ll encounter in the country’s seas. There are certain blues in the waters of The Exumas; others in …

Norwegian Adding Martinique-French Guiana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for your next bucket-list getaway? Norwegian has you covered. The European low-cost carrier is launching new flights from Martinique to French Guiana, a new service linking the heart of the French Caribbean with one …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Baths, Virgin Gorda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ed Cave, who sent in this lovely shot of The Baths on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean International’s Enchantment of the Seas has returned to homeport in Port Canaveral, the cruise line announced this week. The 2,950-passenger Enchantment of the Seas had previously been homeported at Port Canaveral until 2016. …

 By Guy Britton Maybe you’ve been to the beaches of Punta Cana, the sights of Santo Domingo, or the golf courses of La Romana. But here, hidden away among the large resorts of Puerto Plata, there is a jewel. This …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken the reins as the new president of the CHTA. Affonso-Dass succeeds outgoing President Karolin Troubetzkoy, who was hailed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff “This is history.” Those were the words of Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell this week, when Grenada debuted its historic new parliament building in the heart of St George’s. The new building is a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has returned its Mariner of the Seas ship to PortMiami following a $120 million transformation project. The ship, which will be sailing four-night weekday and three-night weekend cruises from Miami to The Bahamas, …

 By Alexander Britell It’s getting even easier to visit the fascinating French Caribbean island of Martinique. The expanded flights are headlined by this week’s announcement that European carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle will be adding another major new route to the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahia Principe is planning a major transformation project for one of its resorts in Punta Cana. The company has closed the Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue for a large-scale renovation project; it will reopen in November …

Bucuti & Tara

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has named a new lead for its sales and marketing efforts. The property has tapped former team member Susan Logan for the role, in which she will oversee sales, marketing, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has expanded its flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is now operating four weekly flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Curaçao International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding more nonstop flights to Mexico, the company announce this week. Sunwing will be launching a new nonstop service between Kelowna, British Columbia and Los Cabos, with weekly service on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for advocates of an improved Caribbean aviation sector, a new group has been formed to spearhead efforts at regional change. It’s called the Caribbean Airlift Alliance, and it’s a group of …

overwater bungalow resorts

 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Summer in St Barth. It’s all of the French Caribbean charm, the beaches, the beauty, without the crowds. And it just get even more affordable. St Barth properties has launched a new program on its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home heads to the island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos, home to one of the region’s most astonishing beachfront retreats. This is Long Bay House, a six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom, 8,500-square-foot home on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading resorts in St Croix is planning a relaunch. The US Virgin Islands’ Renaissance St Croix Carambola Resort is targeting a reopening in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to an update …