Tourism

Jamaica Tourism Arrivals Up 5 Percent

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica tourism arrivals are up 5 percent so far in 2015, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island saw 566,560 tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2015, …

New $400 Million Royalton Hotel Project Coming to Antigua

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a major new resort project on the island of Antigua. The company’s Royalton brand is developing the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa, which is slated …

A New $2 Billion Caribbean Resort Project

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new mega-project coming to the Caribbean, this time to the Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada. The $2 billion USD project is called the Grenada Resort Complex Project, which officially …

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 Above: Hewanorra International Airport in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The bidding process for St Lucia’s airport redevelopment project is slated to begin this month, according to the International Finance Corporation. The project will be undertaken …

 Above: the groundbreaking last week By the Caribbean Journal staff Just a few days after a $300 million project broke ground in Antigua and Barbuda, an even larger one has now launched. The YIDA project, the agreement for which was …

 Above: Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill on a tour of beaches in St Mary and St Ann By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s getting closer to finishing a major upgrade and enhancement of the country’s beaches. Work has already …

 Above: Lake NIcaragua By George Nicholson and Rachael RobinsonOp-Ed Contributors On Dec. 22, 2014, the Government of Nicaragua and the international infrastructure development firm, Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), publicly announced the commencement of the construction …

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal The Cayman Islands just set a record for tourist arrivals. The territory received 45,467 stayover visitors in March, the largest number of stayover visitors arriving to the island one month in its …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is reporting a surge in tourism from the United States, according to the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company. In the first quarter of 2015, the twin-island state …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to expand tourism, Grenada is looking close to home. The country is hosting a series of promotional activities in Trinidad and Tobago this week, including two travel agent …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico set a new single-day record for cruise visitors on Wednesday, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. A total of six ships and 17,847 passengers arrived to the …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Turks and Caicos Islands is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the wider Caribbean region, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board reported a 50 percent …

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff No destination in the Caribbean saw more growth from the European source market than the Cayman Islands in 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The British Overseas Territory …