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Radisson Taps New VP of Marketing for the Americas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Radisson Hotel Group has announced a new appointment to lead its Americas regional marketing strategy. Radisson has tapped Catherine Higgins Whiteside as its new vice president of marketing in the Americas. In the role, Higgins …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Stunning Shot in St Thomas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Deb Dauenhauer, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at the Sapphire Beach Resort Marina in St Thomas. “Once in a lifetime photo, will probably …

WestJet Adding More Toronto-Caribbean Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet is adding more Caribbean options from Toronto this coming winter season, according to a new statement from the carrier. The company will be adding extra flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including Kingston, Jamaica, …

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riu all-inclusive caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is adding yet another all-inclusive in the wider Caribbean region, this time in the Costa Mujeres area about 11 miles north of Cancun. The new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres is set …

Private Island Grenadines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s most intoxicating destinations: St Vincent the Grenadines, the collection of green-hilled islands and cays at the edge of the Southern Caribbean. It’s a place that has long been a favorite …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff International Airlines Group’s startup low-cost carrier is expanding again to the Caribbean. Earlier this month, LEVEL launched new flights from Paris Orly to Guadeloupe, while next month the carrier will be launching new flights from …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its Cuba cruises in a big way. The line’s new Seven Seas Splendor ship will make a splash in its inaugural year, sailing a total of nine …

Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s hotel construction pipeline continues to grow, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm STR. There are now 4,447 hotel rooms in construction in the Dominican Republic, representing about 6.3 percent …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, former President Figueres of Costa Rica and the Rocky Mountain Institute have officially opened a major new three-megawatt solar farm in Saint Lucia. The Vieux …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Oceania Cruises is planning significant changes to four of its cruise ships, according to a statement from the company. The cruise line has launched what it’s calling OceaniaNEXT, an array of ship enhancements “designed to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet is adding a new route to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season. The airline will launch new twice-weekly nonstop service between Calgary and Montego Bay, Jamaica beginning Nov. 3, according to …

st thomas st maarten jetblue

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and …

turks and caicos listing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s hard to get much more exclusive than a beach villa in Turks and Caicos. And it’s hard to get any more exclusive in Turks and Caicos than the private island of Parrot Cay. That’s …

caribbean most popular

 By Alexander Britell While the Dominican Republic’s position as the most popular travel destination in the Caribbean by visitor volume has no particularly close challenge, the country isn’t resting on its laurels. Yes, the country has publicly set a rather …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines reported another jump in traffic in July, according to the latest numbers from the carrier. The company reported a total of 12.195 billion revenue passenger miles last month, which represented a 2.2 percent …

 By Alexander Britell There is a particular passion in the production of rhum agricole in Martinique. There is a thought, a contemplation, a level of sophistication that seems to transcend what you find in much of the rest of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader John Damiano, who sent in this lovely shot of a bright sunset on Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos. “I must say it’s one of my …