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Windstar Returns to Barbuda

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one month …

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Discovering the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in The Bahamas

 By Guy Britton ABACO — Elbow Cay is one of those islands on the edge, another level of away.  But the journey is worth it. You have to leave a small island to get to this even smaller island, a …

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Strong Field Set for Tiger Woods’ Bahamas PGA Tour Event

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tiger Woods’ invitation-only PGA Tour event in The Bahamas is attracting a very strong field. The full field of 18 tour players has been confirmed for this week’s 2018 Hero World Challenge, which will be …

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haiti jazz

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s become one of the Caribbean’s leading music festivals — and now the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival is at it again. The week-long PAPJAZZ is back for its 13th annual edition this year, with events from …

Norwegian Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian, which has been steadily expanding its Caribbean presence in recent years, is seeing a continued surge in passenger growth, according to the company’s latest data. The company carried around 3.4 million …

st martin hotels

 There’s a certain sound to the waves in Grand Case at night, a reminder that you’re in one of the great Creole villages in the Caribbean, that you’re in a culinary wonderland. There’s a feeling on Orient Bay, when the …

celebrity edge port everglades

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What just might be the most anticipated cruise ship of 2018 has officially arrived at its new homeport in Florida. Celebrity Cruises’ new Celebrity Edge ship has arrived at Port Everglades’ Terminal 25 following its …

caribbean hotel industry sluggish

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sluggish month for the Caribbean’s hotel industry in October, according to the latest data from analytics firm STR. The region posted its largest year-over-year decline in occupancy of 2018, with a 9.2 …

antigua south point reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Antigua’s leading boutique hotels has reopened for the tourist season. The luxury boutique South Point, set in the heart of Falmouth Harbour, reopened in the middle of this month. The 23-room hotel, set …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism growth in the Out Islands, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Out Islands, beyond the country’s traditional tourism hubs in Nassau and Grand …

jamaican food

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor The more health related remedies that show up on the market as the newest and latest innovation, is the more I realize that the standard old school Jamaican way of life before fast food joints showed …

punta cana all inclusive palace

 By Alexander Britell Palace Resorts has broken ground on a significant new project in the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the new Moon …

caribbean photo jost van dyke

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Dan Carlson, who sent in this lovely shot of the view of White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken …

hilton mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has opened another new hotel in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Hilton Guadalajara Midtown is the second Hilton Hotels and Resorts property in Guadalajara. The addition comes as Hilton is also planning …

cuba all-inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s Memories brand is opening another new Cuba all-inclusive resort, the company announced on Thursday. The existing Hotel Brisas Trinidad del Mar will be rebranded next month as the Memories Trinidad Del Mar. Memories has …

caribbean airlines fleet

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is planning a major upgrade of its fleet, with plans to add new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. The Trinidad-based airline will add 12 new MAX airplanes in the coming years, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Whether it’s on the beach in Belize or in an urban setting in the Dominican Republic, Kingston or Panama, Marriott is in the midst of a massive expansion push in the Caribbean. And now it’s …

puerto rico cruise record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over a year after Hurricane Maria, the island of Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone . The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the …