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The 5 Best Barbados Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

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Barbados’ Hottest All-Inclusive Adds New Suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The hottest all-inclusive in Barbados has added a brand new wing. The transformed Sea Breeze Beach House on the South Coast of Barbados has completed its new Luxury Collection, a collection of suites with upgraded …

Barbados Getting Set for Food and Rum Festival

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the region’s most popular food festivals is fast approaching. And while this year’s Barbados Food and Rum Festival will have all of the culinary and rum-filled features travelers have come to expect, it’s making …

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 By Alexander Britell She’s worked for hotels, airlines and as a travel agent for almost three decades. Now, Caribbean travel expert Suzy Trott is becoming a voice for the Caribbean tourism industry in Europe with her newest venture, SilvaLining. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced an expansion of its Mint premium cabin service across the Caribbean. JetBlue will be adding Mint to nonstop flights between Boston and Saint Lucia later this year, along with adding Mint service …

 By Dana Niland and Alexander Britell Americans are flocking to Barbados. That’s the news from the island’s tourism industry, with the destination’s big marketing push in North America seeming to pay off. Barbados reported 8.8 percent growth in stayover visitors …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the most effortlessly charming places to stay in Barbados, the island’s Cobblers Cove hotel has gotten a major upgrade. The property recently completed a three-year renovation and refurbishment that included upgrading all …

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

all-inclusive resorts

 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s national culinary team took home the top honors in the latest edition of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami last week. The team beat out 11 other national culinary teams …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism is surging, and it’s about to get another big lift from American Airlines. The carrier has announced plans to launch daily nonstop flights between Charlotte and Barbados beginning Dec. 19. The new flight …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken the reins as the new president of the CHTA. Affonso-Dass succeeds outgoing President Karolin Troubetzkoy, who was hailed …

 By Alexander Britell Tucked away on the charming northeastern corner of Antigua is a significant new hotel project for the Caribbean. This is Hodges Bay, one of the most exciting hotels in the region in some time — and Caribbean Journal …

beach hotels

 It’s one of the loveliest discoveries you can make in the Caribbean: the off-the-radar beach hotel, tucked away on its own little stretch of sand, charming and private, unpretentious and uncrowded. While the region teems with terrific beach hotels, some …

ritz-carlton cruises caribbean

 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is ramping up its flight service to Mexico, the company announced. Copa will be launching new flights between Panama City and Puerto Vallarta beginning Dec. 16. Puerto Vallarta, set in the heart …