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4 Villas to Try in St Barth Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s perhaps no lovelier time to visit St Barth than the late spring and summer. The crowds are fewer, the vibe is far more relaxed and, most importantly, the prices fall precipitously. And if you’re …

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Five Ways to Visit St Croix

 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor   St. Croix combines many of the the best attributes of the U.S. Virgin Islands: towns named after Danish kings (Christiansted and Frederiksted) have the shopping, dining, and nightlife options you’d find in St. Thomas, …

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Hilton Opens New Hotel in Colombia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton continued its wider regional expansion this week with the debut of a new Hilton-branded hotel in Bogota, Colombia. The Hilton Bogota Corferias is HIlton’s 20th hotel in Colombia, with 410 rooms and 13,000 square …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The luxe Saint Peter’s Bay resort in Barbados has named a new general manager. Joseph Violi has been tapped by UNNA Resorts for the role, in which he will serve as group general manager of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project is underway on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico, a big boost for an island with a tourism industry still reeling from the storms of 2017 and whose flagship …

caribbean seatrade cruise

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There was a new energy at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global conference, thanks in large part to its return to the Miami Beach Convention Center. But there was a particularly palpable energy in the …

Celebrity Cruises New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Celebrity Cruises brand has ordered another new ship, the company said. Celebrity has inked an agreement with shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for what would be a fifth “Edge-class” ship, slated for delivery …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton MIAMI – Cruise giant MSC Cruises has revealed more details on its new planned cruise hub at PortMiami The new hub is part of its push to expand its presence in the Caribbean, according …

all-inclusive expansion amresorts

 By Alexander Britell Apple Leisure Group’s surging AMResorts brand is planning another major all-inclusive expansion in the greater Caribbean. The company is set to open five new all-inclusive hotels in 2019 under the Dreams, Now and Sunscape brands. Two of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport has a new chief executive officer. The airport has tapped Joost Meijs as its new top executive, succeeding James Fazio, who had been serving in the role since 2014. Meijs …

caribbean real estate hot

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean real estate market is hot as ever. That was the takeaway at this week’s first-ever Caribbean Real Estate and Investment Summit, held in the heart of downtown Boca Raton, Fla. this week. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Grenada’s most popular hotels is getting a new brand. The Radisson Grenada Beach Resort will soon be rebranded as the Radisson Blu Grenada Beach Resort, which will be the only Radisson Blu resort …

caribbean cape air push

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton For many destinations in the Caribbean, small regional airlines are a life blood — and for two decades, Cape Air has been just that for so many islands. Now, Cape Air has officially relaunched two …

cancun all-inclusive renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun’s leading all-inclusive, the Le Blanc Spa Resort, has completed a $30 million renovation project. The adults-only property has unveiled a completely redesigned lobby, upgrades to its meeting spaces, new “designer” guest suites and a …

caribbean travelers choice

 There’s no bigger community of Caribbean-loving travelers than you – our audience. That’s because Caribbean Journal is the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and tourism, with an unparalleled audience of millions of readers who travel the region all year round, …

holland america next ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line has another new cruise ship on the way — and now it has a name. The company’s next “Pinnacle-class” ship will be called Ryndam, with a targeted completion date of May 2021. …

bonaire luxury resort

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The noise of modernity is such that even in the Caribbean you can seldom enjoy the simple sound of a palm tree. There’s a way the fronds wave in the wind, moving together in …

Marriott Caribbean Rooms

 By Alexander Britell As major brands like Hilton continue to expand their presence in the Caribbean, the world’s largest hotel company is ramping up its own plans in the region. Marriott plans to add more than 6,000 new hotel rooms …