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The Best Cigar Shop in St Martin

 By Alexander Britell MARIGOT — No matter where you are in the Caribbean (outside of Cuba of course), it’s rarely easy to find great Cuban cigars. That includes most of the region’s top cruise destinations, where, even if you can …

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MSC Reveals More Details on Ocean Cay in The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises has revealed more details at its new, soon-to-launch Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve private island destination. The new cruise stop in The Bahamas will officially debut Nov. 9, according to the company. The …

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At Anguilla’s Belmond Cap Juluca, A Timeless Kind of Beauty

 By Alexander Britell ANGUILLA — Maundays Bay’s sand curves along Anguilla’s blue, bright white villas dotting the shoreline and Moorish domes rising to the sky. The only sound is the almost-mystical breeze of this crescent-shaped corner of the island, a …

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british virgin islands cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

jamaica overwater wedding

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dreamed of a stay in an overwater bungalow? How about an overwater wedding? Sandals has made another addition to its growing portfolio of overwater experiences in the Caribbean, this time with a new over-the-water chapel at …

st kitts arrival growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for St Kitts tourism in 2018, according to the latest data from the St Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority. The country’s airport reported 149,871 passengers in 2018, compared to …

us virgin islands tourism commissioner

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will soon have a new Commissioner of Tourism. New Governor Albert Bryan has named local businessman Joe Bosculte to the role; he will soon appear before the Virgin Islands Legislature …

barbados all-inclusive try

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s a breezy dinner in Barbados, with light music muted by the crash of the waves down below. Chicken tempura is on the menu, followed by a  perfectly prepared Flying fish, accompanied by a …

antigua caribbean vacation

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton As you walk through the brick walls and the arches, as you watch the bobbing of the water and the gentle marine dance of bows and sterns, time becomes just a suggestion. There has …

St Maarten Sonesta Reopening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The reopening of the popular Sonesta Maho Beach Resort in St Maarten has been pushed back to the end of next month, according to a statement from the property. The property said it would reopen …

trinidad courtyard

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain has opened 2019 wth a new look. One of the capital’s leading business hotels has renovated 119 guest rooms and suites with what the property is calling “a new experience …

belize

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Belize is one of the hottest destinations in the region right now, according to the latest data from the country’s tourism board. The country on the Caribbean coast of Central America reported 14.6 percent …

mexico dream hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New York-based Dream Hotel Group is planning more hotels in Mexico. The company known for its boutique properties like The Chatwal has signed another new hotel deal in Mexico, this time in Valle de Guadalupe. …

punta cana frontier flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Frontier is adding a new nonstop route to the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital of Punta Cana as part of a wider expansion of its network. The low-cost carrier has announced plans to launch a new …

saint lucia resort destination

 By Alexander Britell There are fire breathers in Marigot Bay. It’s Tuesday night, and the Marina Village is filled with brilliant hues and pulsing moves, as the heart of one of the most prestigiuos superyacht marinas in the Caribbean is …

barbados luxury real estate

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The only new oceanfront and harbor-frotn real estate developments in Barbados are planning a major new sales push. As part of its agreement with the Barbados-based construction and development firm JADA Group, IMI Group will manage …

saint lucia Wi-Fi

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia has expanded an initiative to add free Wi-Fi zones across the island. The latest iteration of the Government Island-Wide Network has added five free Wif-Fi “zones” across the island. That includes spots in …

all-inclusive vacations romantic

 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …