december

A Major New Hotel Is Coming to Kingston (And It’s Green, Too)

 A significant new property in the capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Kingston, Jamaica, will welcome a significant new hotel when the Courtyard by Marriott opens later this year. In fact, it’s the first new-construction hotel to come to Jamaica’s capital …

Why Joe Biden Thanked the Caribbean

 Above: US Vice President Joe Biden with Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden thanked the Caribbean this week for its “encouragement” to the US on shifting its longstanding …

Aruba’s Holiday Inn Resort Nears Completion of $20M Renovation

 Above: the Holiday Inn Resort Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Holiday Inn Resort Aruba is entering the final phase of its $20 million refurbishment programme. The project, which included a new pool and jacuzzi, a new lobby and …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: a JetBlue plane By Alexander Britell Continuing its Caribbean expansion, New York City-based air carrier JetBlue announced Thursday that it would begin service to Haiti’s Port-au-Prince. The flights, which will include one daily nonstop flight between New York’s John …

 Above: the Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa has begun taking bookings ahead of its planned December opening. The property, which is currently being renovated, is the former LaSource Resort. Sandals …

 Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis met all of the International Monetary Fund’s quantitative performance criteria at the end of December in addition its structural benchmarks, according to George Tsibouris, head of …