A $200 Million Expansion Project at This Caribbean Port

The port of Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s busiest ports is getting an upgrade. APM Terminals and Colombian-based port and terminal operating company, Compañia de Puertos Asociados S.A (Compas) have signed a joint venture agreement to jointly […]


InselAir Adding Aruba-Medellin Flights

Expansion in Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir is expanding its operations in Colombia, the company announced. The new service includes two new flights per week between Aruba and Medellin, Colombia. The flights will operate on Mondays and Thursdays. […]


Carlson Rezidor to Open Two New Radisson Blu Hotels in the Caribbean

Caribbean coast of Colombia continues tourism growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor is expanding in the Caribbean. The company announced this week that it would be opening two new Radisson Blu hotels in the region. The Radisson Blue […]


Barbados Looking to Deepen Trade With Colombia, Africa

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Barbados is looking to deepen its trade relationships with Colombia and with countries in the African continent. The country will be sending a 15-member joint public-private sector mission to Colombia led by Minister of Industry, […]

How Colombia is Building Green

Above: Medellin By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia has embarked on a significant new green building initiative. The plan to promote efficiency in water and energy use in new buildings is now receiving praise abroad, from both the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and […]

Royal Decameron to Open in Haiti

For the best places to stay see the top all inclusive resorts. Above: the soon-to-debut Royal Club Decameron Indigo By the Caribbean Journal staff An all-inclusive resort is coming to Haiti. In what could be a big boost for the […]


The Cool List: The Caribbean's Coolest Hotels in 2015

A cool hotel. It’s not a luxury hotel, or a boutique hotel, or a large resort, necessarily. You simply know it’s cool the moment you step inside, because you feel it. It’s when that combination of design, comfort and intimacy creates […]

Colombia’s Promotion Agency Rebrands With an Expanded Mission

Above: Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff Since 1992, Colombia’s promotion agency has been Proexport, with a mission to promote all exports, from energy to tourism. Now, the country has announced a rebranding and an expanded mission, all under a […]

First W Hotel Opens in Colombia

Above: the Living Room at the W Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new W in Colombia. Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted its new W Bogota hotel in Colombia’s capital city on Monday. The hotel is the latest […]


IHG Adds Another Colombia Hotel

Above: a rendering of the property By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group’s Colombia push shows no signs of slowing down. The regional hospitality giant has announced the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express property in Yopal, Colombia, […]

Avianca Continues Fleet Expansion

Above: an Avianca plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Avianca is continuing its fleet expansion plan. The Colombia-based carrier took delivery of 10 new planes in the July-September quarter, the company announced. The refleeting included the phasing out of two […]

InterContinental Hotels Group Expanding Presence in Colombia

Above: Medellin By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its presence in Colombia. IHG announced the signing of a new-build Crowne Plaza project in the Colombian city of Medellin. The 199-room project will be located in the […]


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