Belize Travel

Trinidad and Tobago Wins Caribbean’s Top Culinary Competition

 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 …

Belize Barrier Reef

The Belize Barrier Reef Gets Some Very Good News

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere has just gotten some very good news. UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has decided to remove the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve Network from the List of World Heritage in …

Belize Alaia

What the New Alaia Belize Will Look Like

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest addition to Belize’s fast-growing hotel pipeline is on track for 2020, and now we’ve gotten the exclusive first look at the new Alaia Belize. The property, which will be part of Marriott’s Autograph …

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overwater bungalow resorts

 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet traffic is continuing to surge, according to the Canada-based carrier’s latest data report. WestJet reported 2.174 billion revenue passenger miles in May, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period in 2017. The carrier …

cayman islands tourism surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

 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 …

belize ambergris caye

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fast-growing destination of Belize has a new boutique lodge in its portfolio. The Diamond Lodge has opened its doors just outside the heart of San Pedro Town on increasingly hip Ambergris Caye in the …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of the newest resorts in Belize has launched a new beach club. Belize’s Mahogany Bay has unveiled its newly opened Beach Club on the white sandy beach of Ambergris Caye. Just a 10-minute boat …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Legend ship is repositioning to Port Tampa Bay next year, the company announced in a statement this week. The 2,124-passenger ship will head to Port Tampa Bay beginning in October 2019 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mitchell Paugh, who sent in this stunning shot of a lone gull awaiting sunrise at the Isla Bonita Resort on Ambergris Caye in Belize. Have you …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Rita Lefler, who sent in this lovely shot taken from the upper deck of her beach house in Hopkins, Belize. “Lovely view of the Caribbean and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Marriott-branded hotel is coming to the surging Caribbean tourism destination of Belize. ECI Development has announced plans to bring Marriott Hotels’ signature brand to Belize with a 203-unit hotel on popular Ambergris Caye. The …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a big week for Four Seasons in the Caribbean. Fresh of the announcement of the company’s planned launch in Belize, Four Seasons officially reopened its Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla, which had been closed …

four seasons belize

 By Alexander Britell Four Seasons is opening another new property in the Caribbean as the company embarks on what appears to be a concerted expansion push in the region. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to develop Caye …

luxury resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The “Helen of the West Indies” reported a total of 386,127 stayover …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of Belize will expand its network of no-take zones, a type of marine protected area, from three percent to over 10 percent by the end of 2018. The expanded areas are managed in accordance …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is adding Belize to its Caribbean portfolio. Marriott’s Autograph Collection is partnering with developer Andrew Ashcroft on a new property in Belize: Alaia. The boutique hotel, which will be set in the southern part …