caribbean travel

Puerto Rico’s Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach Now Open

 Above: the Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach (Photos by Ritz-Carlton) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Dorado Beach is now open in Puerto Rico, the company announced Thursday. The property, which is situated on 1,400 acres on the former …

Canada’s Transat to Begin Offering Vacation Packages to Haiti

 Above: Cocoye Anglade in Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel company Transat will begin offering vacation packages to Haiti out of Montreal starting Jan. 23, the company announced Thursday. The packages will combine stays in …

Haiti’s New Royal Oasis Hotel Officially Opens in Petion-Ville

 Above: a room at the Royal Oasis (Photos: Occidental) By Alexander Britell The Royal Oasis Hotel in Haiti has officially opened its doors in Port-au-Prince’s Petion-Ville neighbourhood. The five-star property, which is a project of Spain-based Occidential Hotels & Resorts, …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Pink Sands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Pink Sands resort on Harbour Island in the Bahamas has named Chef Ed Boncich its new executive chef. Bonich was most recently the executive chef at Bimini Bay Resort in the …

 Above: La Samanna (Photos by Orient Express) By Alexander Britell The La Samanna resort property in St Martin has reopened following extensive renovations, according to Orient-Express. The property recently completed the second phase of renovations, which brought two new restaurants, …

 Above: the Paradise Island Harbour Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Warwick International Hotels has finalized its purchase of the Paradise Island Harbour Resort in the Bahamas, the company announced Friday. Warwick plans a “complete and extensive renovation” of the …

 Above: the reopening bash at the Kura Hulanda Resort’s Jaipur restaurant in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The Kura Hulanda Resorts in Curacao have reopened the restaurants in their Otrabanda village square, highlighted by the return of its Jaipur …

 Above: Christophe Harbour in St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Kitts Tourism Authority has appointed Carolyn James as its new Acting CEO, it announced Wednesday. The appointment of James, the Director of the St Kitts …

 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: the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla has reopened for season following a $15 million renovation to the property. The three-month project made changes to …

 Above: the underwater sculpture park By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is highlighting its dive sector in the country’s latest tourism push, something Tourism Minister George Vincent called the tri-island state’s “most mature” market. In 2012, Grenada was named the …

 Above: sunrise at Le Sereno in St Barth (Photo: Le Sereno) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Le Sereno hotel in St Barth has named Jean Louis Brocardi as the new executive chef at the property’s signature Le Restaurant des …