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Rum Journal: From Jamaica, a Legendary Brand Grows Up

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“We have Myers’s.” If you were a rum enthusiast a few decades ago, you’d know this common refrain.  You’d walk into a decent-looking bar in the United States, scour the back shelf, ask for an aged rum, and get that […]

Caribbean Travel Advisor

MSC Is Launching Its New Megaship in Miami Next April

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MSC Cruises is launching its new megaship in Miami in April 2025, Caribbean Travel Advisor has learned.  The company’s newest ship is custom-designed for the US market, and it will be the brand’s first with seven different onboard “districts.” MSC […]

Caribbean Travel Advisor

JetBlue Is Adding Another New Caribbean Destination 

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Last week, JetBlue announced plans to launch flights to St Vincent and the Grenadines. Now, the carrier is planning another high-profile launch of a new nonstop route.  So where is the New York City-based airline going next?  JetBlue is officially headed […]

CJ Invest

How Capital Signal Is Leading the Caribbean Marine Construction Industry

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In a region of islands, marine construction isn’t just important — it’s essential. For more than three decades, one company has been at the forefront of marine construction: Trinidad and Tobago’s Capital Signal, which has worked on some of the […]


Which Caribbean Islands (And Hotels) Are Hot Right Now, According to Travel Agents

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As the summer season approaches, travelers have lots of questions, from how to avoid overly expensive flights to where to stay. Several Caribbean and Mexico travel specialists recently shared their outlook for the summer season and some tips and advice […]


This Grenada Resort Has a New Executive Chef 

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If you know Grenada, you know Calabash, the luxury boutique hotel that’s always set a standard for culinary excellence on the island.  The beachfront resort is now upping its game again, with the recent appointment of a new executive chef, […]

Flights

For the First Time, JetBlue Is Adding Mint Service to Puerto Rico 

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For some of JetBlue’s longer flights to the Caribbean — think New York to Aruba, for example — the carrier has been offering its premium Mint cabin service for years.  One destination, however, has never had it: Puerto Rico, despite being […]


From Belize to Grenada, 10 Little Caribbean Beach Resorts to Visit Right Now 

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There are different resorts for different vacations, different tastes, different moods. For some, there’s something delicious about a pint-sized, tiny Caribbean resort, where the emphasis is on the intimate, the serene. Where the soundtrack isn’t a piped-in DJ set, but […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Diving in Cayman Brac 

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Dave Lowther, who sent in this lovely shot taken while diving on the south side of Cayman Brac in the Cayman Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  […]

News

Grand Hyatt Is Opening a New Resort in Cancun 

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It’s been nearly a decade since the first Grand Hyatt opened its doors in the Mexican Caribbean. Now, another one is coming to the region’s most popular destination.  Next year, Grand Hyatt will be debuting the new Grand Hyatt Cancun, […]


The Saint Lucia Cruise Port Has a New Operator 

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The world’s largest cruise port operator has officially taken over management at Saint Lucia’s Port Castries, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  Global Ports Holding, which has a growing portfolio of ports across the Caribbean from Nassau to Antigua, is now running […]


In Jamaica, the Travel Boom Continues 

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A tourism renaissance that began largely in the summer of 2021 in Jamaica is showing no signs of abating. That’s what the latest numbers show about the high-profile Caribbean destination.  So faro this year, Jamaica has welcomed 1.7 million visitors, […]


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