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8 Must-Visit Caribbean Dive Resorts

 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …

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Caribbean Hotel Room Rates Are Getting Lower

 It was bound to happen. After six straight months of occupancy declines in the Caribbean, the region’s hotel room rates were down in year-over-year comparisons for the first time in 2019.   Compared with September 2018, Caribbean hotel occupancy dropped …

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A Big Debut for MSC Cruises’ Newest Ship in North America

 One of MSC Cruises’ major ships has officially made its debut in North America. The MSC Meraviglia, which will eventually be homeporting in Miami, will launch its first Caribbean cruises out of New York on Oct. 28. MSC Meraviglia will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patti Edwards, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on Little Cayman in the Cayman Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s may not be a surprise when you get to the check-in desk and find an ice-cold margarita waiting for you. What may be a surprise is just how good a margarita it really …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dart Real Estate has launched construction on a major new residential project at its Camana Bay mixed-use community. The new project, OLEA, is the first for-sale residential component of Camana Bay, which has become the …

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 By Guy Britton Even before you get off the plane you can feel it.   This is not like any other place you’ve visited in the Caribbean. It’s just 10 square miles here, a beach-filled corner of sand 80 miles northeast …

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 There’s an energy here. You feel it on Seven Mile Beach, in the hotels, in the streets of George Town, by day and by night. It’s palpable. It’s because the Cayman Islands is one of the most dynamic destinations in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean real estate market is hot as ever. That was the takeaway at this week’s first-ever Caribbean Real Estate and Investment Summit, held in the heart of downtown Boca Raton, Fla. this week. The …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry saw a second consecutive month of strong performance growth in February, according to data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons with February 2018, revenue per available room (RevPAR) jumped 8.0%, due to a …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton They came here for the water, for the fresh pond surrounded by maritime birds and and waving reeds. The early settlers eventually built Mission House, a two-story wooden home, a place that became a …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton A new-state-of-the-art Caribbean airport opened its doors on Wednesday, with a very special guest on hand to do the honors. The United Kingdom’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall were on hand to …

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 By Alexander Britell What has quickly become one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets has added another new property to its portfolio. The Cayman Islands has welcomed the debut of a new boutique hotel called Locale, Grand Cayman, a 42-room …

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 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

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 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …