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Windstar Returns to Barbuda

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one month …

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Discovering the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in The Bahamas

 By Guy Britton ABACO — Elbow Cay is one of those islands on the edge, another level of away.  But the journey is worth it. You have to leave a small island to get to this even smaller island, a …

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The 5 Best St Martin Hotels to Visit Right Now

 There’s a certain sound to the waves in Grand Case at night, a reminder that you’re in one of the great Creole villages in the Caribbean, that you’re in a culinary wonderland. There’s a feeling on Orient Bay, when the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The under-the-radar Mexican destination of Isla Holbox has a major new addition. Sunwing has announced the debut of the new Mystique Blue Suites, a beachfront resort with 38 suites. The new Mexico property is the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The best place to stay in Barbuda is back. The island’s boutique Barbuda Belle has reopened for the winter season.  This marks the first time that the luxury boutique hotel has opened since it was damaged …

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 By Alexander Britell Norwegian has officially relaunched its array of nonstop flights to one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations: the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The European low-cost carrier is operating flights for the winter season from a number …

le barthelemy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Le Barthelemy, one of St Barth’s newer boutique hotels (it first debuted in 2016), has officially returned. The Grand Cul de Sac-area property is the latest St Barth accommodation to open its doors, part of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe’s leading boutique hotel has relaunched following the completion of a multi-year renovation project. The Sainte-Anne-area hotel reopened earlier this month after a two-month closure to complete the two-year, $13.9 million transformation project. The relaunched …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The details tell you something. Luxury isn’t always about flash and grandiosity — it’s about the little stuff, the subtle amenities, the things that tell you a place is designed with taste. The Malin+Goetz …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury boutique hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Hotel Le Toiny, one of the top hotel properties in St Barth, officially reopened its doors on Monday. The property has relaunched …

turks and caicos shore club

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Long Bay is shallow and calm, and at night the moon hits the obsidian sea as if it were some kind of secret lake. It’s a moonscape you’ll almost never find in the Caribbean, …

crystal cruises new ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise brand Crystal Cruises has shared the first renderings of its hotly-anticipated new “Diamond Class” ships. The new ships, the first of which will join the fleet in 2022, will weigh 67,000 gross tons, …

grenada boutique resort

 The highly-anticipated The Point at Petite Calivigny boutique resort in Grenada is making progress, according to a new update from the project’s developers. The main building structures at The Point Private Residence Club will be complete in a little over …

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 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s time to come back to Barbuda. In what is a major step forward for the island’s tourism renaissance, the boutique Barbuda Belle hotel is set to reopen in November. The property is now taking …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the more popular place to stay on the west coast of Puerto Rico has reopened its doors. The Tres Sirenas boutique hotel in the surf town of Rincon has officially relaunched, a year …