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The Caribe Hilton, a Caribbean Legend, Is Back

 By Alexander Britell When it opened its doors in 1949, it was the first Hilton outside of the continental United States. And for decades, the Caribe Hilton was one of the Caribbean’s signature places to stay, how Conrad Hilton first …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: St George’s, Grenada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Andrea Duchini, who sent in this lovely shot of the colorful city of St George’s, the capital of Grenada. Have you taken a great photo in …

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Delta Launches New Daily Flights to Kingston, Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston is heating up. Another major air carrier has launched new service to Jamaica’s capital, this time with Delta Air Lines launching daily flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta is operating …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has made no secret of it plans to push tourism to its capital — and now Kingston is getting another important boost. An organization called Kingston Creative is planning to establish a major new …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton WE’RE SOMEWHERE near Saint-Esprit, stopped on the side of the road at Willy Poul’, a poulet boucane-focused food truck. The chicken is superb, with a resplendent garlic curry sauce, and it makes me think …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Fretwell, who sent in this lovely shot of the colorful capital of Grenada, St George’s. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 By Alexander Britell The all-inclusive Caribbean resort has been the secret to the growth of some of the most popular destinations in the region, from Punta Cana to Montego Bay. But as the definition of all-inclusive has changed, travelers are …

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 Resorts World Bimini, the 740-acre beachfront resort that recently saw the debut of a new Hilton hotel, has announced a star-studded lineup of exclusive summer events featuring Nate Ruess, Nick Cannon and Kesha. It’s part of a wider push that’s …

 Since its launch, JetBlue has always been among the more creative aviation companies — and now it’s upping the ante. JetBlue has announced the launch of Silicon Valley-based JetBlue Technology Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary that will invest in, incubate and …

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 Why this is the top island for beaches By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor There are Caribbean destinations that boast of having the most beaches; the best beaches; the longest beaches; beaches perfect for water sports, sunset strolls or even …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island Resort has partnered with Waypoint Real Estate Consulting in an effort to increase awareness of real estate offerings and stimulate villa development around the island. The new partnership with the …

 By Alexander Britell What is the culinary capital of the Caribbean? Where is the Mecca of Caribbean food, the singular place that draws foodies and gourmands and adventurers? Where is the epicentre of great Caribbean chefs and great cooking? There …

 Above: Taiwan By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is opening its first-ever Embassy in Taiwan this week. The new embassy, which is slated to open Thursday, will be located in the capital, Taipei. A delegation from St Lucia led by …

 Above: a map of the Nepal earthquake By the Caribbean Journal staff Tragedy struck Nepal this weekend, with the country’s worth earthquake in almost a century killing more than 1,800 people. The earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, according to the United …

 Above: the swimming pigs of the Exumas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has a new title: it’s the “Official Home of the Swimming Pigs,” the country’s tourism board announced Monday. The move is a nod to the famous …

 Above: MDC CEO Ivan Browne at Caribbean Journal’s headquarters in Miami (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Eastern Caribbean island of Montserrat is eyeing a renaissance. Almost 19 years after the volcano that devastated half the island and …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Development Bank of Jamaica will be launching a new venture capital fund in 2014, according to Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. The fund is set to launch within the first …

 By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor On Tuesday, United States Vice President Joe Biden met with CARICOM leaders in Port of Spain as part of a regional tour with scheduled stops in Colombia and Brazil. Perhaps even more intriguing is the …