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American Travelers Are Flocking to Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism arrivals to Barbados rose by 2.7 percent last year, a solid performance and another year of positive growth, according to new data from Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. But the biggest story last year was …

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Prince Charles Is Coming to the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …

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How to Cruise Around the Caribbean on a Megayacht

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a very different way to cruise around the Caribbean — think megayacht instead of cruise ship, ultra-luxe instead of mainstream. And now SeaDream Yacht Club is accepting reservations for its 2021 spring season, the company said …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sandals has always pushed the envelope for what’s possible at an all-inclusive, from the region’s first all-inclusive speakeasy to a bowling alley. And now they’re at it again. Sandals Royal Barbados has opened the brand’s first …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Keith Pledger, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on the beach in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont brand is expanding in the Caribbean, with its second regional property coming to the island of Saint Lucia. The project, which will be set in Sunset Bay, Choiseul on the southwestern corner of …

barbados all-inclusive try

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s a breezy dinner in Barbados, with light music muted by the crash of the waves down below. Chicken tempura is on the menu, followed by a  perfectly prepared Flying fish, accompanied by a …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The only new oceanfront and harbor-frotn real estate developments in Barbados are planning a major new sales push. As part of its agreement with the Barbados-based construction and development firm JADA Group, IMI Group will manage …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

best caribbean beaches

 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has kicked off its biggest expansion to the Caribbean in several years with a wave of additional frequencies to the Caribbean. The world’s largest airlines has launched additional daily flights to destinations including …

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 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

rum awards 2018

 It’s hard to believe that this year is the seventh annual edition of the Rum Awards, a celebration of rum that was one of the earliest innovations of Caribbean Journal. And it’s just as remarkable how much rum has changed …

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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A spectacular villa on Barbados’ Platinum Coast is heading to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The villa at 9 Westland Heights in St James will be sold without reserve to the highest bidder next month …

Barbados Airlift

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is primed for a significant increase in airlift to the island this month. American Airlines is set to launch a wave of new and expanded flights to the destination. “High-level airline partnerships have been …

caribbean people investment

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s time for the region to make a greater investment in Caribbean people, according to Patricia Affonso-Dass, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Affonso-Dass, who will address this week’s 9th Tourism Human …