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Tropical Storm Dorian Arrives in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Dorian made landfall in the Eastern Caribbean on Monday, with tropical storm conditions including 50 mph winds affecting portions of the region through Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Early Tuesday …

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Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel Names New GM

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s landmark Fort Young Hotel has named a new general manager, the property announced this week. The Fort Young has tapped Jose Abreu as its new general manager, in which role he will oversee the …

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Tropical Storm Dorian Heads for Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Tropical Storm is heading for the Eastern Caribbean, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. Tropical Storm Dorian is approaching the Caribbean with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading sustainable hotels has officially relaunched in Dominica. The Jungle Bay Eco Villas has been reborn in Soufriere in southern Dominica, an important step for Dominica’s resurgent tourism industry. The popular …

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 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …

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 By Alexander Britell Dominica has been seeing a remarkable surge in tourism arrivals that are the latest sign of the destination’s post-Maria comeback story. Dominica, one of the Caribbean’s most naturally beautiful destinations, saw a spectacular first quarter, with 23,444 …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor May marked the Caribbean’s second-straight month with a decline in hotel occupancy levels, and growth in new inventory was the main reason why. However, hotelier pricing confidence has kept overall performance in positive territory. In year-over-year …

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 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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 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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 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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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …