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20 Great Resorts for Summer Caribbean Vacations

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

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The Caribbean’s Coolest New Real Estate Is in Dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is getting hot, and the latest new project to launch on the Eastern Caribbean island is a major expansion at its iconic Secret Bay luxury hotel. And it’s, well, very, very cool. The boutique …

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Dominica at Epicenter of Caribbean Hotel Boom

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel pipeline is surging — as more and more investors from around the world launch new hotel and resort projects. It’s growth that’s largely region-wide — but one island seems to be doing …

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caribbean eco resort

 By Alexander Britell For years, it was one of Dominica’s signature places to stay: a high-level eco resort on an island renowned for its unsurpassed natural beauty. And now, less than two years after the storms of 2017, the legendary …

cuba overwater villas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury hotel brand Kempinski is adding a second hotel property in Cuba. The Swiss company, which debuted its five-star Gran Manzana Hotel Kempinski in Havana in 2017, will be opening a five-star luxury resort on …

caribbean real estate hot

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean real estate market is hot as ever. That was the takeaway at this week’s first-ever Caribbean Real Estate and Investment Summit, held in the heart of downtown Boca Raton, Fla. this week. The …

dominica geothermal

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most ambitious green energy projects is getting a major boost from the World Bank. The global institution has approved a $27 million project to support the construction of a 7mw geothermal …

royal caribbean lng cruise ship

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

prince charles caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …

caribbean hotel live

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Since its debut in 2011, Dominica’s Secret Bay has been one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list hotels: a stunning, cliffside eco-luxe retreat comprised of jaw-dropping villas. And now you can actually live there. The boutique Secret …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor There’s a new way to island hop around the Caribbean’s greatest events. Caribbean Events has partnered with regional airline LIAT to increase awareness of regional events and to bolster intraregional air travel. “The Caribbean is …

caribbean hotels cool

 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

caribbean hotels new

 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

caribbean reefs

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Recent years have seen the growth of a number of initiatives aimed at regrowing coral reef in the Caribbean — most notably the Coral Restoration Foundation in Bonaire. Now, another drive has launched to help rebuild …

St Maarten winair holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

caribbean people investment

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s time for the region to make a greater investment in Caribbean people, according to Patricia Affonso-Dass, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Affonso-Dass, who will address this week’s 9th Tourism Human …

dominica caribbean bucket list

 By Alexander Britell It began in 2011, a personal real estate project that turned into a dream hotel that turned into one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list travel experiences. A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria came, and Dominica’s halo …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s the place to eat, the place to be, the place to be seen in Dominica, and it just got even better. The Palisades restaurant at Dominica’s Fort Young hotel has officially relaunched, with a newly …