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Barbados’ Turtle Beach Unveils New Eatery

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Barbados’ most popular all-inclusive hotels has unveiled its newest addition: a brand-new beachfront eatery. It’s called Sand Trap, and the new spot just steps from the sand focuses on classic Bajan bites like …

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Miami’s Big Caribbean Food Festival Is Back

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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The Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards 2019

 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

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marriott caribbean luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that …

barbados jetblue year round

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is getting a boost from New York City-based airline JetBlue. JetBlue is expanding its weekly nonstop Saturday service from Newark Liberty to Barbados to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. The extension of service will …

all-inclusive wyndham puerto rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Wyndham has expanding its Caribbean portfolio with a new entry into Puerto Rico. The recently-debuted Candelero Beach Resort has officially joined the Wyndham Resorts portfolio. The all-inclusive resort, which first opened its doors at the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The luxe Saint Peter’s Bay resort in Barbados has named a new general manager. Joseph Violi has been tapped by UNNA Resorts for the role, in which he will serve as group general manager of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new nonstop route between Jamaica and Barbados, the company said.  The new route, subject to government approval, will run between Kingston, Jamaica and Barbados, with flights twice weekly on Mondays …

royal caribbean lng cruise ship

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

barbados tourism growth

 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 …

prince charles 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 …

caribbean megayacht cruise

 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 …

sandals all inclusive donuts

 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 …

caribbean photo barbados sunset

 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 …

barbados luxury real estate

 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 …