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Kempinski Names GM for Dominica Hotel Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global luxury hotel brand Kempinski has named a general manager for its highly-anticipated hotel in Dominica. The company has appointed Michael J. Schoonewagen to the role, in which he will open the hotel and help …

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7 Places to Visit in the Caribbean in August

 We love the Caribbean all year round, but especially in summer. There’s something about those cool evening breezes, the afternoon ti’ punch on a hot afternoon, the joy of the uncrowded. Forget the Hamptons or Nantucket. The Caribbean is still …

Rum Journal: Dominica’s Hi-Rise Beach Bar

 It’s on the water. There’s sand. It must be a beach. While Roseau’s most popular beach bar isn’t actually on the beach, you might think so after a rum punch or two. This is the Hi-Rise Beach Bar, a lively …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s light music, the clack of china cups and the sound of the water. This is a classic sidewalk cafe, umbrellas and tables and all, a tiny slice of France on the seafront in Roseau, Dominica. This …

 By Alexander Britell Dominica’s Secret Bay has long been one of the Caribbean’s most spectacular places to stay, from the private plunge pools to the treehouse bungalows. And with the hotel set to reopen this November, it’s making some major …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

turks and caicos secret

 They’re luxury hotels — off the radar. Some are closely-guarded secrets, others are just plain undiscovered. All of them offer a unique brand of Caribbean luxury that is the pinnacle of the hospitality experience, from more traditional retreats to the …

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 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 …

dominica fort young

 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. …

 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 …

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 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 …