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MSC’s New Cuba Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises is bringing its MSC Armonia cruise ship to Miami, with plans to launch a new series of itineraries that include stops in Cuba. Beginning Dec. 10, the Armonia will sail seven-night voyages in …

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7 Secret All-Inclusive Hotels From Jamaica to Saint Lucia

 They aren’t all-inclusives. They’re low-density luxury resorts, or boutique hotels with personality, or rarefied private-island destinations. But they have a secret. You see, some of the best places to stay in the Caribbean may not be traditional all-inclusive hotels, but …

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A New Way to Eat at Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nobu. Olives. Fish. The Atlantis Paradise Island resort is home to a broad collection of celebrity chef-helmed eateries — and now there’s a new way to enjoy them. It’s called EAT, or “Extraordinary Taste at …

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margaritaville grand cayman

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman’s Margaritaville Beach Resort is planning a major relaunch Nov. 1. The 285-room property has completed a “massive overhaul,” including the addition of more than 8,500 square feet of meeting space, a new fitness …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican company Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico will be the new operator of the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or GAP, has been operating Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport since April …

St Thomas Spirit

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit’s big Caribbean expansion includes another new route to St Thomas. The low-cost carrier is set to launch its new three-times-weekly flights from Orlando to St Thomas on Nov. 8. The flights are part of …

playa del carmen place to eat

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new seafood hotspot in the heart of Playa del Carmen. The Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen has unveiled its newest eatery, the Sushi ’n’ Raw Seafood Bar and Restaurant. The brainchild of Chef …

windstar caribbean calls

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is adding a host of new calls to its Caribbean portfolio. Beginning in 2019 and 2020, Windstar will be adding new visits to ports in the Caribbean including in Mexico, …

JetBlue St Maarten

 By Alexander Britell In what is a significant boost for St Maarten, fast-growing carrier JetBlue is launching a new route to the island next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning early 2019, JetBlue will be launching its first-ever flights from …

turks and caicos luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another top hotel project is coming to Turks and Caicos. It’s called Turks Cay, and the new beachfront luxury hotel will be set on the site of the former Third Turtle Inn in Providenciales, a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Paris-based hotel giant AccorHotels has closed on its purchase of a significant interest in hospitality firm sbe [sic]. The deal includes a 50 percent interest in sbe, whose portfolio of hotel brands includes SLS, Delano, …

aruba curacao ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While it’s just about 70 miles between the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao, there’s traditionally been only one way to get between the two islands: by air. But after decades of talk, it’s …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silversea Cruises is planning a major fleet expansion, the boutique cruise company said Monday. Silversea has signed a memorandum of understanding with Meyer Werft to build two new ships as part of what the brand …

 By Alexander Britell Just to the side of a centuries-old stone villa in the northeast of Martinique is what just might be the most exciting boutique rum distillery in the entire Caribbean. And all it makes is white rum (for …

 By the Caribbean ournal staff Air France’s Joon low-cost airline is launching a new route to the Caribbean next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be launching flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International …

glamping antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The glamping, or luxury camping, trend has made its way to the Caribbean in recent years, most recently at the now-legendary Anegada Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands. And now it’s made its way …

antigua cruise

 By Alexander Britell Cruise passenger arrivals continue to boom in Antigua and Barbuda, part of a concerted effort to turn the Eastern Caribbean port into one of the region’s leading cruise players. And the destination’s efforts seem to be paying …

American Airlines Caribbean Routes

 By Alexander Britell As it prepares to launch a wave of new Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, American Airlines is already planning for the spring. The carrier has announced another series of new routes set to begin in …