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The Cool List: The Coolest Hotels in the Caribbean – 2018

 Luxury is cool. Art is cool. Great service is cool. Sometimes cool defies definition. But when it comes to a cool hotel, you just know it when you see it. The sixth annual CJ Cool List takes you across the …

A Record-Breaking Home Sale in the Cayman Islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The sale of a single-family home on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach has broken the record for highest sales price in the Cayman Islands. The beachfront Coconut Walk Estate on Seven Mile Beach sold for …

Southwest Airlines Continues Caribbean Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off new flight launches from Fort Lauderdale to both Punta Cana and Providenciales, fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has announced even more new routes and expanded services to the Caribbean. Southwest Airlines is adding a new …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Janice Poole, who sent in this terrific shot of the famous Seven Mile Beach on the island of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. Have you …

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s food festival circuit has only been growing in recent years, but one festival has regularly drawn the biggest names: the Cayman Islands’ Cayman Cookout, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. This year’s festival, which …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest real estate development is also its greenest. The SOLARA residential community has launched construction in Grand Cayman as one of the most innovative sustainable developments in the region. NCB Group’s SOLARA is …

cayman islands tourism surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Western Caribbean was untouched by this month’s major hurricanes, and the Cayman Islands is reminding travelers that it is “fully open for business.” “The Cayman Islands is fortunate to provide all travelers, including any …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The lineup of chefs for the Cayman Islands’ premier culinary event, Cayman Cookout, has just been announced. Scheduled for January 10 to 14, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, the annual event will feature world-class …

 Celebrity chefs, great food and one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts? That’s the agenda for this year’s Third Annual Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway, which will bring together a quartet of celebrity chefs to the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sure, good hotel cuisine requires an experienced and inventive chef. But at the end of the day, it’s the raw ingredients that really make the meal. And when those ingredients come fresh from the resort’s …

 Cayman Airways has added nonstop flights from Cayman to Montego Bay for the summer. The flights will operate twice-weekly throughout the season. “As in previous years, the additional service will open more seats for the Jamaica market overall during the …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

Cayman Brac

 This summer the Cayman Islands are giving travelers peace of mind with a specialty promise that covers cancellations made prior to arrival and compensation if vacation time is cut short because of inclement weather. With the destination’s “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” …

 Cayman’s Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa has appointed Virgil M. Napier to its team in the role of Director of Sales & Marketing. Napier comes to the Grand Cayman resort from the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, CA, …

Beach Vacations

 We’re major proponents of experiencing the “authentic” Caribbean, urging travelers to look beyond sun, sand and sea and sample the region’s remarkably diverse culture, food, art and music. But we also love beach vacations. Sun, sand and sea remain still …

 Wyndham Reef Resort has named the award-winning, 20-year dive operator Ocean Frontiers as its new official dive operator. The company is now offering a wide array of scuba and snorkel excursions to resort guests, specializing in signature scuba diving trips …