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bonaire caribbean rum festival

Bonaire to Host New Caribbean Rum Festival in June 

 A new Caribbean rum event is coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. It’s called Bonaire Rum Week, and it’s a celebration of the world of Caribbean rum, featuring cocktail competitions, exquisite rum pairings, cigar events and the chance …

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Princess Cruises Names First “Head of Culinary Arts”

 Princess Cruises has named the company’s first-ever “head of culinary arts” the cruise line announced this week.  The company has tapped Chef Rudi Sodamin for the role, in which he will “bring an entirely new level of excellence and innovation …

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St Barth’s Culinary Scene Is Buzzing

 Another new eatery is making its debut in St Barth this season, part of what has been an exciting year for the island’s culinary scene, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Amis St Barth is set to open at the …

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anguilla family resort

 Anguilla is an island that’s all about the experience.  It’s an island for getting out to the beaches; about exploring; about savoring the gastronomic wonders.  And that means when you’re looking for a resort, particularly for a family, you want …

miami bimini chef

 Miami’s hottest chef, Adrianne Calvo, is taking her talents to Bimini for a special culinary weekend, Caribbean Journal has learned.  From Aug. 13-15, she will be hosting five events tailored for what she calls “fun culinarians” at Resorts World Bimini …

abaco dining

 There’s a new dining destination in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.  It’s called the Bistro at Abaco Beach Resort, and it’s the newest culinary concept at the signature resort in Marsh Harbour.  The Bistro, open for lunch and dinner, has a mix …

bonaire oceanfront site

 At the edge of the southern Caribbean, Bonaire represents one of the great untapped resort opportunities in the Caribbean — and it’s outside of the hurricane belt to boot. Long a niche destination for diving, Bonaire has quietly become one of …

british virgin islands tourism director

 One of the Caribbean’s leading directors of tourism is “hanging up her shoes” later this year.  Sharon Flax-Brutus, who has served as the Director of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission for eight years, is stepping down …

st croix taste festival

 St Croix, one of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary destinations right now, is set for another edition of the popular Taste of St Croix food festival.  The 2020 edition of the event, which will be held on April 2, will be …

martinique michelin star

 Another Michelin-star chef is coming to Martinique.  One of the Caribbean’s buzziest culinary destinations is set to welcome a renowned chef with the arrival of Michelin-star Chef Nicolas Magie.  The Bordeaux chef, famous for his Le Saint James eatery, is …

bvi caribbean food fete lobster

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has no shortage of great culinary festivals, from St Barth to Barbados, all showcasing the marvelous diversity of Caribbean food. But one of the Caribbean’s most popular destination food festivals has a rather …

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 It began with an idea. An idea to celebrate the jewels of the Caribbean hotel industry, the smaller, more intimate spaces through which hoteliers express their dreams, their personalities and their visions for what hospitality can be. And now the …

st maarten sonesta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is primed for a major culinary event with the return this year of Chefs Night. The four-day event, which will be hosted at the Sonesta Ocean Point resort in Maho, will last from …

royal caribbean cruises southern cover

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning another major overhaul to one of its ships for Southern Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. Royal is spending $116 million on an “amplification” of its Freedom of the Seas …

 Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just want a tranquil getaway for you and yours, the Caribbean is filled with terrific adults-only resorts, many of them of the all-inclusive variety. That combination has proven to be particularly popular with travelers, …

aruba beaches arashi best

 The old capital of San Nicolas teems with color on a weekday afternoon, with bold murals popping up all over the city, teeming with artistic energy. Far on the other side of the island, kitesurfers take a break at the …

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 Blue Diamond Resorts, one of the largest resort companies in Cuba, has completed the first phase of an extensive renovation project at its Memories Trinidad Del Bar all-inclusive hotel. The property’s makeover included the lobby, …