barbados

caribbean resorts residential

Why Residential Resorts Could Boom in the Caribbean

  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and other great features, including our biweekly newsletter. Subscribe to Read More.

virgin atlantic caribbean returning

Virgin Atlantic Is Returning to the Caribbean

 Virgin Atlantic will be returning to the Caribbean, the carrier announced.  On Aug. 1, Virgin will resume flying from London Heathrow to Barbados, kicking off a Caribbean return that will continue in October.  In October, Virgin Atlantic will be resuming …

barbados rum distillery frontline workers

How This Barbados Rum Distillery Is Helping Frontline Workers

 One of Barbados’ most iconic rum distilleries has shifted course to help meet the needs of frontline workers in the pandemic.  The venerable West Indies Rum Distillery is now playing a major role in producing both surgical alcohol and hand …

LATEST NEWS

barbados tourism recovery

 Barbados Tourism Minister Kerrie Symmonds has launched the new Barbados Recovery Tourism Task Force.  The unit is responsible for managing the island’s tourism sector during the pandemic and its aftermath and “mapping its transformation.” The unit is being chaired by …

barbados hyatt ziva

  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and other great features, including our biweekly newsletter. Subscribe to Read More.

st maarten saint lucia beaches

 The latest edition of Beaches to Dream About is a vibrant mix of very different kinds of beaches.  There’s a family-friendly beach; a private, rarefied retreat in the Out Islands of The Bahamas; a buzzing, energetic stretch of city sand.  …

sandals resorts caribbean

 Sandals Resorts is planning to open the vast majority of its Caribbean resorts in June, a company spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal.  “We are pleased to announce that all of our resorts (with the exception of our Bahamas resorts) are …

bahamas st thomas cocktails

 Some of the most famous cocktails in the world originated in the Caribbean, and while they come in a variety of tastes and traditions, they all share one common ingredient: rum. Here are some of our favorite Caribbean cocktails and …

barbados tourism future

  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and other great features, including our biweekly newsletter. Subscribe to Read More.

st croix bahamas cover

 The natural beauty of the Caribbean can’t be denied, and every visit to the islands is suffused with timeless moments that linger in the mind’s eye — a stroll through a lush tropical garden that dazzles with colorful flowers perhaps, …

jimmy buffett caribbean

 For many people, singer Jimmy Buffett and his signature tune perfectly capture the island vibe they crave while slogging away at their busy lives the rest of the year. That’s even more true right now, as we all dream of …

caribbean coronavirus hotel

 Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Caribbean hotels showed double-digit performance declines during the weeks ending with March 14 and March 21 2020, according to preliminary weekly data from STR.   Before we get into the details of that impact, it …

caribbean movies

 When Hollywood goes looking for a location that oozes tropical romance, it often turns to the Caribbean, which has been starring in both independent and big-budget films since the 1930s. Conversely, a handful of films produced in the Caribbean have …

jamaica caribbean airlines

 Trinidad-based regional airline Caribbean Airlines is continuing its cargo operations amid coronavirus, the carrier said.  The company continues to operate its cargo freighter flights and ground transport trucking services moving cargo between the United States and the Cribbean.  Much of …

french leave

 The spectacular beaches of the Caribbean remain the region’s ultimate siren song for travelers. They’re the reason we sit at our desks, dreaming of the islands, placing ourselves there, even just for a moment.  They’re the essence of what makes …

adults-only hotels caribbean

 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

martinique coronavirus

 Martinique had another strong year of tourism growth in 2019, according to the latest data report from the Caribbean Tourism Organization.  The French Caribbean department reported 556,268 visitor arrivals last year, which represented an increase of 3.5 percent, according to …

caribbean beach resorts

 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …