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Princess Cruises’ St Maarten Return

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is returning to St Maarten on Thursday, the latest cruise line to come back to St Maarten in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Regal Princess will be one of four cruise ships at …

Massive Earthquake Causes Shaking in Western Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A massive 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck the western Caribbean late Tuesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck in the middle of the western Caribbean sea at a depth of 10 kilometers, …

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Four Seasons Anguilla to Reopen in March

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons’ Anguilla resort is reopening in March, the company told Caribbean Journal in a statement on Monday. One of three Four Seasons-branded resorts in the Caribbean (the others are the brand’s Nevis resort and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Sunwing has continued its Caribbean expansion with a pair of new routes from Quebec, the company announced. Sunwing has begun operating the first-ever flights from Mont-Joli in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian had another strong year in 2017, according to the company’s latest data report. Norwegian had its highest-ever passenger figures for a single calendar year, with 33 million worldwide and a load …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s cruise renaissance continued this week with a call by SeaDream Yacht Club’s SeaDream 1. The unscheduled call on Port St Maarten was the first of what Port St Maarten officials said they hoped …

all-inclusive royalton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing all-inclusive brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean, this time in Punta Cana. Royalton has officially opened the new Royalton Bavaro on the beautiful Arena Gorda in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. Royalton …

Air France St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France will soon be resuming its nonstop flights between Paris Charles de Gaulle and St Maarten. The nonstop service between Paris and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport will resume on Jan. 13, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another famous beach bar has reopened its doors on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week. Following the reopenings …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched its first-ever nonstop flights to Bonaire. The weekly service out of Toronto will operate on Sundays through April 15; it is currently the only nonstop flight between Canada and …

 To the right, the imposing Diamond Rock. To the left, the sandy shores of the beach town of Le Diamant. Just ahead, Caribbean blue. It’s the sort of view you can stare at all day long, in the sort of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s St Lucia Food and Rum Festival will include a major new expansion: Caribbean Journal’s first-ever Caribbean Rum Awards, a celebration of the best of rum-making from around the region and the world. The …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Holland America Line returned to Philipsburg, St Maarten on Saturday with its cruise ship ms Koningsdam. HAL plans to call in Philipsburg, St. Maarten once more with Koningsdam on March 10, as well as six times with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Al McGillivray, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at Leeward Cut in Turks and Caicos. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxe villa company Ani Villas has expanded its operations to the Dominican Republic. The company’s new Dominican Republic oustpost, called Ani Villas Dominicana, is a fully-staffed and serviced 14-bedroom estate set on its own peninsula. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is continuing its culinary push with the debut of another new restaurant: Shuang Ba. The eatery at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas aims to showcase “authentic tastes” and offer travelers the …

Cancun International Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport continues to show surging growth, according to the latest data report from ASUR, which manages the airport. Cancun reported 2.158 million passengers in December, a 7.2 percent increase over the same period …

ocho rios

 Ocho Rios has long been one of the best destinations in Jamaica for travelers willing to journey the extra mile, and that’s still the case today. Ocho Rios, which means “eight rivers” in Spanish, is a fascinating enclave of Jamaica …