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What’s Next for Marriott Hotels in the Caribbean?

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

Antigua and Barbuda Names New Tourism Minister

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has named Henry Charles Fernandez as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. Fernandez had already been serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration; the Tourism portfolio will …

United Airlines, Tradewind Aviation Launch Interline Agreement

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s never been easier to fly to St Barth. Luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has launched a major new interline agreement with United Airlines, meaning United customers can book a single reservation to fly to St …

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antigua hotels

 The island of Antigua has increasingly been on the radar of in-the-know travelers thanks to a mix of world-class beaches, impressive history and culture and a broad collection of top-level resorts. While the latter have largely been defined by all-inclusive …

 By Alexander Britell The legendary Curtain Bluff luxury all-inclusive in Antigua is reopening Oct. 28 after a $13 million renovation project. The beach resort had been closed for six months to complete the final phase of what it called an …

Winair

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean airline Winair has announced plans to resume operations to a host of destinations in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The company will be resuming flights in partnership with Air Antilles to …

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

seaborne

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Commercial flight service to the island of Dominica has officially resumed, government officials confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The news comes as the island works to recover from the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Regional …

 You’re looking for a different kind of Caribbean getaway: an authentic one. One where you get a real taste of an island’s personality, of its soul. There are certain hotels made for that, smaller properties that are all about offering …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s cruise industry is booming, according to recent projections from the country’s tourism ministry. Between October and Dec. 31 of this year, the destination will receive a projected 459,138 cruise arrivals across 226 …

best beaches in the caribbean

 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Jumby Bay Island is reopening for the season Oct. 9 as the newest member of the Oetker Collection of luxury hotels. The former Rosewood resort’s rooms and villa component will both be managed by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing charter giant The Moorings has announced its reopening dates for islands affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The company will be opening its British Virgin Islands base and its base in Puerto Rico on …

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for the region, all British Airways flights between the Caribbean and London are operating regularly. “Our flights are back to normal between the Caribbean and London,” a spokesperson for the airline …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has resumed operation of regularly-scheduled daily flights between San Juan and St Barth, the carrier announced. The move comes as the San Juan airport has “made great progress in the …

 By Alexander Britell Tradewind Aviation has  announced that its flights to Nevis would resume on Dec. 15 out of both San Juan and Antigua, with the carrier planning to “go long” on Nevis. Tradewind co-owner David Zipkin told Caribbean Journal …