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How This Haiti Hotel Is Adding Art to the Streets of Port-au-Prince

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Haiti’s Le Plaza hotel is doing its part to add even more art to the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince with major new mural project. The mural, commissioned last summer by the hotel’s management team and created …

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Riu Reopens Playa del Carmen All-Inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has reopened one of its most popular all-inclusive hotels in the Mexican Caribbean, the company announced this week. The Riu Tequila has relaunched in Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, following …

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Bermuda’s Loren Adds New Villa Residences

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s hip new Loren at Pink Beach boutique has added a new range of accommodations, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The property has opened seven standalone villa residences, ideal for larger groups of family …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line’s long-awaited debut in Bermuda will come next year, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. Disney will be sailing five-night cruises that feature two days in Bermuda, beginning in the fall of 2019. …

 It’s hard to say precisely when cask finishing began in the rum world. Sure, over the years there were rums like Dos Maderas, which took Caribbean rum and then aged it for years in sherry casks. Then there was HSE, …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s something special about the blue. When you make your way down Antigua’s southwestern coast, you begin to see it. It’s not blue, it’s not green, it’s not turquoise. It’s a stunning, bold aquamarine, …

 It’s another kind of island: pristine, untouched, remarkably beautiful. The 80-mile-long Long Island in The Bahamas is one of the region’s frontier destinations — a haven for beach lovers and fishermen, a sanctuary for those in search of serene retreat. Perhaps …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is having a very good cruise season, according to the latest report from Port St Maarten. The cruise destination is reporting 15 percent growth over its projections for the first half of 2018, …

 By Alexander Britell For years, it was one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after private-island destinations, a rarefied retreat, a full-fledged oasis. It was a different kind of private island resort — eco-conscious, historic, pristine and, well, endlessly charming. And now …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Mandarin Oriental has been managing the Pink Sands Club since the end of 2017, it wasn’t until this week that the brand officially made its debut. The property is now the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A number of big names have joined on to this year’s edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. Sting and Jamaica’s Shaggy, who have produced major new album together, 44/876, will both appear at …

 It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since we first started the Best American Rums. Now in its sixth edition, this July 4 tradition celebrates the best of American rummaking, something that has certainly come a very long way …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding even more flights to Los Cabos in Mexico, the company said this week. Sunwing will be adding nonstop flights from Ottawa to Los Cabos beginning Dec. 20; the flights, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Margaritaville is back. The Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham resort on the island of St Thomas has officially reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The resort opened to Margaritaville Vacation Club owners …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxury waterfront villa in Nassau has hit the market for $6.995 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. Poinciana House, a two-story, six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom canalfront home is set on the main waterway in New Providence’s tony …

 By Guy Britton LONG ISLAND — “We call it hailing,” Janice tells me at the Greenwich Creek Lodge. Everyone waves here. Every car that passes by you waves — every time. Not just occasionally — all of the time. But when …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global hotel giant AccorHotels is acquiring a 50 percent stake in sbe, the company behind hotel brands like SLS. The two sides have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is seeing a surge in tourism from the United States so far this year, according to a new report from the Curaçao Tourist Board. Through the first five months …