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Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet Debuts Vegan Eatery

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Saint Lucia’s top hotels has launched a new program specifically for vegan travelers. Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet hotel has transformed the menu at its popular Emeralds restaurant from what was vegetarian to what …

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A Must-Visit Sustainable Tourism Conference in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major Caribbean tourism conference is making its return this year with the relaunch of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Sustainable Tourism Conference. The “Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development,” or STC, will focus on leveraging …

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Aruba’s New Year-Round Flights From New York

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean’s most-visited travel destination is getting more new flights from New York. Aruba will soon be the beneficiary of year-round nonstop flights from New York’s LaGuardia Airport, according to an announcement from American …

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bvi christmas july

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Beaches, parties, yachts, turquoise waters, cocktails and spectacular music. If a BVI vacation feels like Christmas in July, well, it actually is. This year is the latest annual edition of the BVI’s Christmas in July …

royal caribbean lng cruise ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises is adding another new ship to its growing fleet. The company has entered into an agreement with Meyer Turku to order a third “Icon-class” ship, slated for delivery in 2025. The as-yet-unnamed …

air france martinique chef

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France is adding a taste of the French Caribbean to its menus. The French carrier has tapped Martinique-born star chef Marcel Ravin to add new “signature” dishes its business and economy menus. Ravin’s culinary …

puerto rico tourism stronger

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not just about a tourism recovery anymore. Puerto Rico’s crucial tourism sector is in the midst of a full-fledged boom, according to newly-released data provided to Caribbean Journal. Airport arrivals to Puerto Rico’s San …

trinidad hyatt regency garden

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

american airlines jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay is booming. The Jamaican travel hub, which is seeing a massive boost in new airlift in 2019, will get another lift in November with the launch of new daily American Airlines flights from …

puerto rico st regis chef

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has appointed Javier Arango Salazar as its new Executive Chef. Chef Arango will oversee the culinary direction for the resort, including Paros, its signature Greek fine dining …

saint lucia tourism ceo

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has tapped a longtime veteran of the Caribbean travel industry to be its new chief executive officer. The SLTA has appointed former USVI Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty to the role, …

barbados cancun

 Places to Visit is back with its second summer edition for the Caribbean in 2019, bringing you a selection of wonderful Caribbean destinations to check out in the next 30 days — or to start thinking about for your upcoming …

ron diplomatico venezuela

 By Alexander Britell There’s a certain kind of rum you can’t enjoy. It’s the rum that your bar doesn’t serve. Years ago — and even today, rum lovers still face a rather small selection in even some of the best bars …

caribbean bahamas eleuthera

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kathy Lowe, who sent in this lovely shot of a morning coffee on the beach in Eleuthera, The Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in …

all-inclusive saint lucia

 The Pitons, the beaches, the organic farms, the chocolate. Saint Lucia teems with rich cultural experiences, gorgeous scenery and scintillating adventure. It’s also home to what is one of the best concentrations of all-inclusive resorts in the region, properties that …

usvi hotel projects

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s no secret that the USVI has struggled to spur hotel development for decades. But the territory’s is looking to change that, highlighted by a new online database aimed at spurring new development. It adds to …

grenada resort chef

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada’s Mount Cinnamon Resort and Beach Club has appointed Cristian Bassi A. [sic] as the resort’s Executive Chef. Originally from Italy, Chef Bassi brings over two decades of culinary experience from kitchens around the world, including …

jetblue caribbean guadeloupe

 By Alexander Britell The French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe is about to get a series lift from JetBlue. The New York City-based carrier has announced plans to launch its first-ever nonstop flights to Guadeloupe, with a tentative start date of …