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Prince Charles Opens the Cayman Islands’ New Airport

 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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Hilton Is Opening Its First Hotel in Punta Cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another day, another new Hilton-branded hotel project in the Caribbean. Or at least it seems that way. Hilton has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion in 2019 with the groundbreaking of a new $15 million Hampton by …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Brewers Bay, Tortola

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Freddy Wilson, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset in Brewers Bay, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. It’s another wonderful message of the beauty …

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bahamas cruise port

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as a “game-changing” project is coming to Nassau in The Bahamas. Global Ports Holding, a leading global cruise port operator, has been selected as the winning bidder for a massive transformation of …

royal caribbean ship redesign

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas cruise ship has arrived in Miami fresh off a $115 million redesign. The 3,386-passenger ship, which will be sailing five and nine-night Caribbean itineraries, has added a host of …

moorings martinique

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leading yacht charter company The Moorings has added a new destination in the Caribbean: the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The entry to Martinique will include bareboat and skippered charters on both sail and power …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It might just be the hottest destination in the Caribbean – with surging arrivals, an array of new hotels and the kind of “it” factor vibe that comes from a special combination of exclusivity and adventure. …

st kitts tourism sizzling

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST KITTS — There’s always an analog. There’s always a place it reminds you of, a hotel just like one you’ve seen in another destination. And then you come here — and you realize that there …

anguilla resort

 By Alexander Britell It was the resort that started everything. When the Malliouhana made its debut on Meads Bay in the 1980s, it was a game-changer for Anguilla, in large part representing the birth of luxury tourism — and tourism in …

st kitts smokey robinson

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Music legend Smokey Robinson has signed on for this year’s 23rd edition of the St Kitts Music Festival. Robinson will be joining a lineup that already includes artists French Montana, Popcaan and Davido. “It is …

silver airways cat island

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s about to get a whole lot easier to visit the beach-filled paradise of Cat Island in The Bahamas. Silver Airways has officially announced a new twice weekly service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and New …

caribbean momentum

 By Alexander Britell In what is easily the most important luxury hotel opening in Grenada in decades, the island has officially welcomed the new Silversands Grenada boutique hotel. The $125 million Silversands Grenada, which is already a member of Leading …

st maarten cruise boom

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s busiest cruise destinations – but when the ships depart and the sun goes down, Philipsburg, St Maarten tends to get quiet. A new project is looking to change that, however. Set …

st thomas airbnb caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb has been making major inroads in the Caribbean — and one destination is seeing bigger growth than the others, according to newly released data from the sharing economy giant. The leader? The island of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s top luxury destination is planning a huge transformation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. Luxury hospitality and development firm Gencom is leading a $100 million project, which will include a wave of …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …

st barth villa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s already the Caribbean’s greatest villa destination, with a higher concentration of ultra-luxe villas than anywhere else in the region, an impressive collection of eateries, world-class shopping, pristine beaches and a landscape that just begs …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s best diving destinations is bringing back its popular dive fest. Grenada will hold its second annual Pure Grenada Dive Fest, the destination announced this week. The four-day event will take place from October …