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Sandals, Beaches to Open in Barbados

 Above: the former Couples Resort in St Lawrence By Alexander Britell A Sandals resort and a Beaches resort will be opening to Barbados, Sandals Resort International announced Friday. Sandals and the government of Barbados reported their agreement following “months of …

The Caribbean’s Undiscovered Places

 You may have been to one of these places. And of course, they have been discovered — in today’s world, it’s hard to hide anything. But most people haven’t discovered these far-off places in the Caribbean for themselves — the parts …

The Beaches and Rivers of Dominica

 Above: Purple Turtle Beach You’ve hiked nature trails. You’ve explored the far reaches of the Carib Territory. Maybe you’ve attended your share of the music festivals, or tasted its mountain-rich coffee. Dominica is known for many things — and there’s …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the Almond Beach Village site By Alexander Britell A Beaches resort could soon be coming to Barbados. Sandals Resorts International announced Friday that it was in “exciting discussions” with the government of Barbados to build a brand-new Beaches resort …

 Above: Palm Beach and the Hyatt Regency Aruba We like Aruba for a lot of reasons, but one of them is the number of beautiful beaches on the Dutch Caribbean island. The island offers a wide variety of them; some …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 IT’S ONE of our favourite sayings in the Caribbean: “Walk Good.” A great way to say goodbye, take care or safe travels in Jamaica, it also aptly describes one of the best things to do in the Caribbean – to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more, Caribbean travel stakeholders say they are mindful that travelers are looking for more than just “sun, sand and sea.” And it seems that’s borne out in the numbers, according to a study …

 It’s summertime! The weather’s heating up, work is slowing down, and it’s time for a vacation — to the Caribbean, of course. One of the best kept secrets in the Caribbean is that summer trade winds and island breezes can …

 Above: the Beaches Key West Luxury Village By the Caribbean Journals staff Beaches Resorts has officially welcomed its first guests at its new Key West Luxury Village in Turks and Caicos. The Key West Luxury Village, which includes over 150 …

 Above: the Grand Pineapple Beach Resort in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff While the prospect of Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s proposed $140 million Beaches hotel project on Antigua’s Long Bay had seemingly dimmed last year, the project has …

 Above: the former Veranda Turks and Caicos resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Beaches Resorts will be opening the Key West Luxury Village at its Turks and Caicos resort on May 22, the company announced Tuesday. Parent company Sandals Resorts …

 Above: the former Veranda Turks and Caicos Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has announced that the former Veranda Turks and Caicos resort it purchased last month will close beginning Jan. 7 for renovations. The renovations will …

 Above: the Veranda Resort By Alexander Britell Following its purchase of the LaSource resort in Grenada last month, Sandals has announced the purchase of the Veranda Resort Hotel in Turks and Caicos. The property will be annexed to Sandals’ current …

 Above: Gordon “Butch” Stewart (Photo: CJ) By Alexander Britell Gordon “Butch” Stewart is one of Jamaica’s leading businessmen and a pioneer in the hospitality industry. Stewart is the chairman or owner of more than a dozen companies, including Sandals, Beaches …