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The 10 Hottest Tables in the Caribbean Right Now

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

Cayman Islands Tourism Is Booming

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the destination is showing no signs of slowing down. Stayover visitors to the Cayman Islands totaled 209,143 arrivals in the first five months …

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Signs of Improvement for Caribbean Hotel Industry

 By Fatima ThompsonCJ Contributor May produced positive overall performance results for hotels in the Caribbean thanks to just the second room-rate increase of 2018. Occupancy was down (-0.9%) for the seventh month in a row even with lower room inventory …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Mandarin Oriental has been managing the Pink Sands Club since the end of 2017, it wasn’t until this week that the brand officially made its debut. The property is now the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, …

 By Alexander Britell Mandarin Oriental just opened its first hotel in the Caribbean — and now it’s opening another one. The company has announced plans to open a luxury resort and residences on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s national culinary team took home the top honors in the latest edition of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami last week. The team beat out 11 other national culinary teams …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to the Cayman Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company is launching new nonstop flights between Chicago-O’Hare and Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport on Dec. 22. The …

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 We never get tired of saying it — the Caribbean is a wonderful summer destination. While the region’s allure as an escape from wintry climes never ceases, the summer months are a quieter, even more relaxing time to visit the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Worried about potential storms in the Caribbean this summer? The Cayman Islands has you covered. The destination has announced a “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” a promise made by on-island partners to cover any cancellations made …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new entertainment festival is coming to Grand Cayman. Kaaboo Cayman, which will debut Feb. 15-16, 2019, will include headliners from Duran Duran and Bryan Adams to Flo Rida, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Salt-N-Pepa and …

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 By Fatima Thompson Caribbean hotel performance comparisons showed some positives for the first time in 2018, according to March data from STR. The region is on the road to recovery, and several destinations that were not affected by last year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another real estate project coming to one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches. Baraud Developments has announced the launch of the new Eleven Parc project, a collection of luxury townhomes on Seven Mile Beach in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is growing again in the Caribbean. The carrier has announced the planned start of nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands beginning Oct. 25. The flights will operate daily, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new luxury real estate project set to launch in the Cayman Islands. The new, eco-friendly Lighthouse Point Residences are being developed on a prime site adjacent to the Lighthouse Point dive hotel, just …

 By Fatima Thompson The first month of the year is usually the start of the high performance season in the Caribbean, but hotel figures came in at their lowest January level in years, according to the latest data from STR. …