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The CHTA Has a New President

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken the reins as the new president of the CHTA. Affonso-Dass succeeds outgoing President Karolin Troubetzkoy, who was hailed …

An Epicurean Experience in Roseau

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a new culinary getaway in the Caribbean? Roseau, Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel is welcoming a special guest executive chef, with Jamaica’s Kevin Broderick coming to the hotel to host two special epicurean experiences. …

Dominica’s Must-Visit Music Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for another reason to visit the Caribbean this spring? Dominica’s popular Jazz ’n Creole music festival is back on the calendar, with plans for a major music event on Sunday, May 20. It’s another …

LATEST NEWS

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor An upcoming gathering of Internet experts could change the conversation around cyber security, network autonomy and network resilience in the Caribbean. On April 19, the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) will convene a special forum …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing regional airlines has launched another big expansion. Turks and Caicos-based InterCaribbean Airways has officially begun operating its new service from Dominica to Tortola. Flights between Dominica and Tortola will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative has launched a major initiative aimed at spearheading recovery efforts in islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria last fall. The new Clinton Global Initiative …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The island of Dominica has long been one of the best-kept secrets in Dominica. And now the island’s largest hotel is offering a way for divers to take advantage. The hotel, which has served as a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s Nature Island has made a strong recovery from Hurricane Maria, as one of the region’s most gorgeous destinations looks to bring back travelers in 2018. Dominica has long been a haven for travelers …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is making its comeback from Hurricane Maria. The vast majority of attractions are open, hotels are rebuilding (including some that are already reopened like the Fort Young), and restaurants are relaunching. The best way …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has unveiled a new Caribbean itinerary that’s just about perfect: the “Caribbean’s perfect ten.” The St Maarten-to-St Maarten cruise is 10 days of stops in small ports in the Caribbean, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing regional airline has expanded again. Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean [sic] Airways has announced new nonstop flights from Dominica to both Saint Lucia and Tortola. The new flights to and from Dominica will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton paid a visit to the Caribbean this week, traveling to both the United States Virgin Islands and Dominica. Clinton was in the Caribbean to see first hand the islands’ …

anichi

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project has broken ground on the island of Dominica. The Anichi Resort and Spa broke ground this week in the town of Portsmouth on the northern portion of the island. The …

dominica carnival

 By Alexander Britell It’s a raucous, rousing message to the world that Dominica is open for business. It’s Mas Domnik, Dominica’s fascinating, festive carnival and it’s happening right now. Mas Domnik, Dominica’s unique brand of carnival, has officially launched under …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In another positive step for Dominica’s rebuilding tourism sector, the island’s Fort Young hotel has partially reopened. The hotel has completed its first phase of renovations and initial expansion with 41 of its 72 rooms available …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica welcomed the MV Mein Schiff 3 this week, both the first major cruise ship to call on Dominica — and the first call to the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth — since Hurricane Maria. The TUI …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Rapidly-expanding regional Caribbean airline interCaribbean Airways has announced a new route. Beginning Feb. 1, customers will be able to fly nonstop between Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. The new nonstop flights …

 By Alexander Britell In a significant boost for hard-hit Dominica’s tourism hopes, the island’s top hotel will reopen its doors in November. The property, which has been closed since Hurricane Maria, has regularly found itself at the top of the …