aruba

aruba hyatt renovation

Aruba: Hyatt Regency Completes $12M Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Hyatt Regency hotel has completed a $12 million renovation project that focused on upgrading its guest rooms. The Palm Beach-area property now has 359 rooms, including 16 suites and nine accessible rooms. The project …

aruba flights

Aruba Gets New Flights From Dallas, Chicago

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched a pair of new routes to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American is now operating weekly flights on Saturdays from both Dallas-Fort Worth and Chicago O’Hare to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix …

best restaurants caribbean

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

LATEST NEWS

bahamas caribbean leading

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Bahamas’ hotel market is surging — and vastly outperforming the rest of the region right now, according to data from analytics firm STR. In a sluggish month for hotels Caribbean-wide, The Bahamas was the only …

St Maarten winair holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

spring break 2019 caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including …

Turks and Caicos Caribbean Industry

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported double-digit performance growth as demand rose well above the levels seen during a hurricane-ravaged September in 2017, according to new data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy was up 6.9%, and average daily …

jetblue caribbean mint

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Saint Lucia is the latest to benefit from JetBlue’s expansion of its Mint premium cabin service in the Caribbean. JetBlue launched its newest Mint route to the region this week with a …

aruba beach club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Myrtle Beach-based National Hospitality Group is expanding in the Dutch Caribbean. NGH has revealed that it has added the Aruba Beach Club to its management portfolio. The Aruba Beach Club will be the company’s fourth …

aruba curacao ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While it’s just about 70 miles between the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao, there’s traditionally been only one way to get between the two islands: by air. But after decades of talk, it’s …

American Airlines Caribbean Routes

 By Alexander Britell As it prepares to launch a wave of new Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, American Airlines is already planning for the spring. The carrier has announced another series of new routes set to begin in …

american airlines caribbean latest

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported positive overall performance in August driven by strong pricing power, according to data from STR. On the islands where STR maintains a sufficient reporting sample, the Bahamas experienced the highest rise in occupancy …

best caribbean islands nassau

 The weather is starting to cool down, making one of our favorite times to visit the Caribbean even better. For much of the region, the fall is the nadir of the off season — but for die-hard Caribbean travelers, it means …

beach resorts

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels just took things to another level. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba has become the first in the Caribbean to achieve total carbon neutrality. To be certified as …

turks and caicos curacao

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

aruba hyatt regency

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Shared ownership giant Interval International is set to host a major conference in Aruba this month. The 20th annual International Shared Ownership Investment Conference, which will be set at the Hyatt Regency Aruba, will take …

aruba tierra del sol

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Thinking of a moving to Aruba? The island is getting a new real estate development inside the exclusive Tierra del Sol Resort and Golf. It’s called Paseo de Playa, and it’s set on the west …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leading European villa management company Exceptional Villas is making a renewed push into the Caribbean, highlighted by an expansion to Aruba. The company, which is based in Dublin, said the move was part of a …