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Carnival Fascination Returns to San Juan After Dry Dock

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fascination ship has returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a year-round schedule of Caribbean cruises. The ship recently underwent an “extensive” multimillion-dollar dry dock that added a host of new …

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Copa Launching Barbados Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Barbados. The company said the new service would begin operating in July. “Our network of routes, which now, through our …

More Than 30 Million People Visited the Caribbean Last Year

 By Alexander Britell It was a record-breaking year for the Caribbean region last year, even in the face of a pair of historic hurricanes. The Caribbean welcomed more than 30 million travelers for the first time ever, according to the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Janelle Parrott in Canada, who sent in this lovely shot of the rugged eastern coast of Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

best honeymoon destinations

 It’s the icing on the cake of every wedding, a chance to get away from it all, a way to begin your new life together in style. But choosing the right honeymoon destination is very much an art. The best …

 Barbados-based Elegant Hotels has been turning heads in the Caribbean of late, adding to an already impressive collection of resorts with a slate of fresh, new properties. First it was the launch of the game-changing Waves Hotel all-inclusive which debuted …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Rochelle Bidlofsky, who sent in this stunning shot of Carlisle Bay in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 The Caribbean is back and better than ever. That means it’s time to rediscover the region, returning to your favorite spots and exploring uncharted destinations. We’ve hand crafted an enticing mix of famous and off-the-radar destinations, giving you our favorite …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s just you and the sand, the crash of the waves. It’s the late morning in Barbados, and the sand is empty. This is the beach moment, something that Barbados has turned into an art …

 Luxury is cool. Art is cool. Great service is cool. Sometimes cool defies definition. But when it comes to a cool hotel, you just know it when you see it. The sixth annual CJ Cool List takes you across the …

beach resorts

 Beach resorts are the biggest draw to the Caribbean, offering the promise of indulgent comfort, natural beauty and authentic luxury. Because while the Caribbean’s resort product continues to amaze, with a remarkably diverse offering from hillside retreats to private islands …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has set a new record for cruise passenger arrivals in a single year, tourism officials announced this week. The destination welcomed its record 812,864th cruise arrival for the calendar year, with American visitors Tom …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 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 …

best islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The global luxury hotspot brand Nikki Beach has opened its brand-new location in Barbados. Nikki Beach Barbados is set on 1.4 acres at the Port Ferdinand resort complex on Barbados’ Platinum Coast. The lounge includes …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International’s major new resort in Barbados has officially opened its doors. The new, all-suite Sandals Royal Barbados made its debut on the south coast of Barbados this week as the second Sandals-branded resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major music event is coming to Barbados next month. The renowned Piazzolla Trio has been selected to perform “Under the Stars” in Barbados on Jan. 13, in honor of the St George Parish Church. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s looking to be a very Merry Christmas for the Caribbean. With a quick rebound from this fall’s hurricanes, the Caribbean’s hotel industry is reporting a surge in holiday bookings, according to the Caribbean Hotel …

barbados adults only

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new way to stay on Barbados’ platinum coast. And it’s rather special. Barbados’ Elegant Hotels has done it again with the debut of the totally transformed adults-only Treasure Beach, a modern but charming, luxurious retreat …