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A New Caribbean Airlift Alliance

By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for advocates of an improved Caribbean aviation sector, a new group has been formed to spearhead efforts at regional change. It’s called the Caribbean Airlift Alliance, and it’s a group of […]

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Bahamasair Launching Miami-Bimini Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff It just got even easier to get to Bimini. The tiny archipelago is the closest Bahamian destination to Miami, and now Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair is set to launch new flights from Miami to Bimini. […]

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A New Way to Experience The Bahamas

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Tropic Ocean Airways and The Moorings have teamed up to introduce a “Fly & Sail” program, offering air and sea adventures to the Bahamas. The combination of Tropic Ocean Airways’ seaplane service, operated with Cessna […]

A New Way to Get to Atlantis’ The Cove

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to The Cove, Atlantis Paradise Island’s luxury enclave. The property has partnered with fast-expanding carrier Tropic Ocean Airways on a unique experience that lets guests travel from either from […]

Takeaways from the Caribbean Aviation Meetup

By Kareem Yarde St. Maarten recently became the region’s command centre for solutions pertaining to the Caribbean’s air transport and tourism woes at the Caribbean Aviation Meetup 2017, which saw the coalescence of Air Transport and Tourism Practitioners around a […]

Why You Need to Visit Great Harbour Cay, The Bahamas’ Best-Kept Secret

By ALEXANDER BRITELL Brigitte Bardot used to skinny dip here. Right on this beach. Or maybe the one next to it. No one is quite sure. No one can remember. Bardot used to come to Great Harbour Cay when the island was the […]

The World’s First Off-the-Grid Sustainable Island Destination

What’s being billed as the world’s first off-the-grid sustainable island destination has officially launched off the coast of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. It’s called STAR Island Bahamas, with STAR short for Sustainable Terrain and Resources, and it held its grand […]

A New Way to Fly to Bimini

Above: Bimini (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Tropic Ocean Airways has announced the launch of new flight service between Bimini and Fort Lauderdale. Bimini will be the airline’s second scheduled service destination in the Bahamas, in addition to its […]

Fort Lauderdale-Based Seaplane Service Expands in Bahamas

Above: a Tropic Ocean Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Island hopping in the Bahamas just got a bit easier. Fort Lauderdale-based Tropic Ocean Airways has announced the addition of a new eight-passenger Cessna 206 seaplane. The company offers […]

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The 15 Best Spa Resorts in the Caribbean

Resort spas have become almost as common as fitness centers on amenity lists, but while it’s simple enough to carve out some space for a few treatment rooms, there are some spas that offer a true “experience” to go along […]

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From Belize to Saint Lucia, the Best Caribbean Eco-Resorts

Some of us dream of sleeping on beaches; others fantasize about being cocooned by lush jungle, with the sounds of the night forest a lullaby. If your vacation desires are colored green as well as blue, consider a getaway to […]

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A New Luxury All-Inclusive Resort Just Opened in Barbados 

It’s the most anticipated new hotel opening in Barbados in years — if not decades.  Wyndham Grand is opening the long-awaited Sam Lord’s Castle Resort this month.  The soft-opening of the new 422-room all-inclusive resort will make place on Oct. […]

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The 20 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts to Visit Now

It’s fall, the kids are back in school. Travel is calmer and it’s time for the perfect relaxing Caribbean getaway. If you’ve been paying attention, adults-only resorts, particularly those of the all-inclusive variety, are hotter than ever in the Caribbean, […]

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The Bahamas Is Seeing “Explosive” Visitor Growth 

Tourism is booming in The Bahamas, with visitor numbers ahead of where they were before the onset of the pandemic.  The country’s erformance has outpaced projections for the first seven months of 2023, with more than 5.89 million total visitors […]

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How to Move to Barbados, Explained

While much of the real estate interest since the pandemic has focused on northern-area Caribbean destinations like The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the Cayman Islands, another island to the south has been seeing strong interest: Barbados, an island with […]


Club Med Is Revamping Its All-Inclusive Resort in Martinique

The Club Med Buccaneer’s Creek all-inclusive resort in Martinique is getting a revamp.  The property is undertaking a complete refresh of 139 existing rooms with new modern furniture, lighting and fabrics, along with a complete refurbishment of bathrooms.  That’s along […]

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The 25 Most Romantic Resorts in the Caribbean

There are necessary ingredients to the perfect romantic retreat: a degree of privacy, a hint of seclusion, the right amounts of design and service. But these are not always sufficient. The most romantic getaways in the Caribbean have an extra […]

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10 Small Hotels to Visit in The Bahamas This Summer 

Sailing the turquoise splendor of the Exumas. Diving blue holes in Andros. Finding new levels of chill in San Salvador. Achieving seclusion in Cat Island. Tasting new flavors in Nassau. The Bahamas is an equally vibrant destination in the summer, […]

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4 New Luxury Villas to Try in Nevis 

While the Four Seasons Resort Nevis is renowned as one of the top luxury getaways anywhere in the Caribbean, many travelers don’t realize the property is also home to a broad collection of luxury villas.  The Four Seasons is home […]

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The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Negril, Jamaica

Negril is home to an eclectic array of resorts, some dating back to the Jamaican west coast town’s past as a bohemian destination while others representing some of the most stylish resorts on the island. Figuring prominently in the mix […]

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Frontier Keeps Adding New Flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica   

Another week, another new Caribbean route for Frontier Airlines, the ultra-low-cost carrier that is adding new flights to the region faster than any other airline right now. This week, it was Jamaica, which welcomed Frontier’s first-ever nonstop flight between Dallas-Fort […]

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Why You Need to Visit This Caribbean Island in June 

The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has been one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean this year, continuing a trend that began last year.  In the first quarter, Bonaire welcomed even more visitors than it did in the same […]

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From Aruba to Punta Cana, Relaxing Hotels for a Stress-Free Caribbean Vacation 

“Experiential travel” is one of the biggest buzz words in the industry right now, as more and more travelers look to get out beyond their hotel rooms, explore their destinations and immerse themselves in local destinations. We’ve always advocated for […]

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The 7 Best Hotels on the Caribbean Island of Saba

Tiny Saba is a short flight (or ferry) from St Maarten, but it feels like a totally different universe. Low-key, charming and naturally beautiful, it’s a destination that’s all about nature, tranquility and laid-back island vibes. That’s also true of […]

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The Bahamas’ Undiscovered Island

“At two o’clock in the morning the land was discovered, at two leagues’ distance; they took in sail and remained under the square-sail lying to till day, which was Friday, when they found themselves near a small island, one of […]

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In The Bahamas, A New Kind of Conch Farm 

A new project by Florida Atlantic University aims to help restore the population of Queen Conch in Grand Bahama.  The school’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has received a $2.8 million grant from Builders Initiative to establish a new queen conch […]

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In Puerto Rico, a New Brand for a Classic Marriott Hotel 

For almost a half-century, it has been the resort you simply can’t miss if you’re in San Juan’s buzzy Condado neighborhood: La Concha, the tropical masterpiece by Toro Ferrer.  That includes a large-scale renovation project of the mid-century classic back […]

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Learning to Love Sharks on Bimini in the Bahamas

Few species have as fearsome a reputation as sharks. But there’s far more to the story. Yes, a few shark species have a deserved reputation as ferocious hunters, but unless you’re a fish or a seal, your odds of ending […]


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