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The 10 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

If you’re looking for the perfect vacation experience, adults-only all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean are hard to beat. Because when you find such an oasis, magic seems to happen. While we all love our families, having “time out” for adults, […]

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11 Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2018

There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation […]

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean — 2017

Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of […]

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The Renaissance of Frederiksted, St Croix

By Alexander Britell Something is happening in Frederiksted. This historic town on the western edge of the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has long lived in the shadow of its bigger, more famous twin, Christiansted, on […]

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The Caribbean Travel Awards – 2017

This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, […]

VIDEO: St Barth’s Quick Comeback

By Alexander Britell GUSTAVIA — It’s Monday night and Eddy’s is hopping. Down the corner, the Caribbean’s most creative bar, 25 Quarter, is serving up rare rums from Martinique, and the patio at Le Select is already full. I’m eating […]

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10 Tiny Caribbean Resorts to Visit Right Now

They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm […]

A New Way to Fly to Martinique

By Alexander Britell There’s a great new way to reach one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations. European low-cost carrier Norwegian is set to launch its newest route on Oct. 30, with flights between Fort Lauderdale and Fort-de-France, Martinique. The […]

VIDEO: Why You Need to Visit the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

It’s got all of the ingredients: a beach, a beach bar, perfect water. But what turns a beach resort into the one you never want to leave? The legendary Bolongo Bay Beach Resort has developed that into an art form, […]

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At the Hilton Aruba, History Is a Highlight

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon We love when hotels make an effort to incorporate a sense of destination into the vacation experience, whether that’s having in-suite Dark ‘n’ Stormy and Tequila set-ups (as at Rosewood Tucker’s Point and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, […]

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Rum Journal: The Rum Awards 2016

It’s hard to believe we’re celebrating five years of the landmark Rum Awards, Rum Journal’s annual celebration of the best in rum around the Caribbean and the world. A lot has changed in the rum world since then, with awareness […]

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean – 2016

The Caribbean’s food scene continues to get better, with a renewed focus on honoring local styles and ingredients and a growing slate of world-class restaurants. And 2016 was an eventful year for the region’s restaurants, with several stellar debuts like St. Croix’s […]

The Caribbean Travel Awards 2016

It was another action-packed year for Caribbean travel, from a spate of new hotels and resorts to a regional challenges like Zika. But the Caribbean continues to grow, with increased investment and development, new air routes and a continued expansion […]

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Five Luxury Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean to Try Right Now

At certain small hotels in the Caribbean, the art of luxury is delivered in a more intimate, more bespoke manner, with an emphasis on indulgence, sophistication and tranquility. That can manifest itself in any number of ways, from a properly […]

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Toward Better Caribbean Aviation

Why the Caribbean Aviation Meetup Matters By Kareem Yarde CJ Contributor Just shy of five months ago, air transport and tourism leaders, enthusiasts and well-wishers huddled at the Fort Young Hotel in Dominica to herald the commencement of an annual action […]


The Best Caribbean Islands for Foodies

It’s not just a trend anymore — it’s a fact. More and more travelers are doing so with food as their major motivating factor. It’s convenient, that the Caribbean is one of the world’s great food destinations — even if […]

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The Bahamas Travel Awards 2016

It’s one of the wider region’s most popular destinations, and the Bahamas remains a tourism power in the Caribbean. That’s because the Bahamas isn’t just a single destination — it’s a multitude of destinations from the urban appeal of downtown nassau […]


Making the Caribbean a “Smart” Destination

Practical examples for a Caribbean “smart” approach By Hugh Riley CJ Contributor A new world is emerging. Worldwide destinations are becoming “smart”. In this new smart world everything is connected, enabling the physical, digital and social domains to unite creating […]

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Your New Rhum Cocktail From Martinique

It’s almost certainly the most creative rhum company in Martinique — Rhum HSE, the always-innovating brand in Gros Morne. Now they’re at it again, this time with a brand-new cocktail recipe. It’s called the Smoked Old Fashioned. With its gourmet, lightly-smoked […]

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The 10 Best Caribbean Beach Towns

It isn’t always easy to find a great beach town in the Caribbean. That’s because many of the best beaches are free of people and development and many great towns are more strategically placed on harbors or the like. But […]

Rum Journal: The 10 Best American Rums – 2016

More and more people are appreciating the wonder of rum. And in America, more and more people are making rum. Yes, there is something of a rum boom in the United States, hearkening back to the colonial period when the […]

How Aruba’s Strong Tourism Growth Can Get Even Stronger

By John Grant Op-Ed Contributor It’s no secret that the Caribbean is known for its tourism, and Aruba is no exception. In fact, 75 percent of Aruba’s GDP is from tourism dollars alone. However, with the U.S. lifting sanctions on […]

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Carnival’s Fathom Cruise Brand Delivers on its Promise

By Simons Chase CJ Contributor I have to confess my skepticism when I decided to cruise aboard Carnival’s new cruise line, Fathom, on a “voluntourism” or “social impact” journey to the Dominican Republic. After all, in an industry that seems […]

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The 25 Best Bahamas Hotels

With 700 islands and cays, it’s no surprise that the Bahamas has always boasted a world of great places to stay, with the best Bahamas hotels ranging from large hotels to chic boutiques to private islands resorts. There is something […]

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The 10 Best Grand Cayman Hotels

So you’re planning a trip to Grand Cayman for sun, sea, and that oh-so-white sand, but do you know where you’re going to stay? The island has a wide mix of hotels and resorts, most of which are situated right […]

The 20 Best Hotels in Jamaica

The true value of an independent hotel is the sense of place. While Jamaica has one of the region’s best collections of everything-included resorts, a great way to explore and experience Jamaica is by staying at independent Jamaica hotels, which […]

The 10 Best Restaurants in Aruba

We always say a great restaurant comes down to three things: “food, service and ambience.” When it comes to the best restaurants in Aruba, you can find all three very easily. Aruba’s diverse populace and history have lent themselves to a […]

From Haiti to Cuba, One CEO’s Big Plans For Caribbean Aviation

By Simons Chase Cuba Journal HAITI — On a bright February morning amid a mild westerly breeze, a newly painted plane sticks out like a fresh blade of grass as it parks and prepares to load passengers on the tarmac […]


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