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5 Tiny Romantic Caribbean Hotels

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Whether you want to light a new love’s flame or simply head on a romantic retreat, there’s no better place to do it than the Caribbean, where every sunrise brings the promise of secluded sands …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Toucari Bay, Dominica

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Heather Flynn, who sent in this spectacular photograph in Toucari Bay, Dominica. “One of the most magical places I’ve traveled to in the Caribbean,” she tells us. Have you taken a …

Range Developments Expanding to St. Lucia

 Above, from left: Pinkley Francis, Chairman Invest St Lucia; Kamal Shehada, development director, Range Developments; Mohammed Asaria, vice chairman Range Developments; Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia; Bradley Felix, Minister of Commerce; the Honorable Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism. Range …

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 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some …

Beach Vacations

 We’re major proponents of experiencing the “authentic” Caribbean, urging travelers to look beyond sun, sand and sea and sample the region’s remarkably diverse culture, food, art and music. But we also love beach vacations. Sun, sand and sea remain still …

 Some hotels are destinations in themselves — and some places are so beautifully remote that when you get there you simply must be in a hotel. There is a peaceful quiet relaxation from the realization that you’re miles from anywhere and no …

 Sun, sea and sand aren’t the only things you can enjoy on a Caribbean vacation. Beyond the beach lie remnants of a bygone era that remind us of where we’ve come from as a region, and even today influence where …

Carnival Journeys

 Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its Carnival Journeys “enrichment” cruise series with a host of new 12- to 14-day voyages departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019. The new voyages are …

 Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT has canceled its thrice-weekly service between Guadeloupe’s Pointe-a-Pitre Le Raizet Airport and Dominica’s Douglas Charles Airport. The move, which will take effect March 1, is the result of what LIAT called the need to “stabilize the …

 When it comes to an adults-only retreat in the Caribbean, there’s often nothing better than a well-designed small hotel. Boutique properties just offer that extra degree of romance, that added level of intimacy. Because when you’re looking for a romantic …

 It’s been five years since we first launched CJ’s annual Cool List of the Caribbean’s coolest hotels, and so much has changed in Caribbean hospitality. In our opinion, the region’s hotel offering has never been better, with a marvelous mix …

 Dominica’s Silver Beach Resort and Spa project will be part of the Marriott Autograph Collection. The in-development 200-room luxury resort at Picard Beach in Dominica is being designed by Arkiplan International, who designed Dubai’s One & Only The Palm resort. …

 Dominica isn’t the easiest of Caribbean destinations to get to (most travelers will have to connect through Antigua, Barbados, Puerto Rico or St. Maarten) but the 289-square-mile island rewards travelers who make the effort with primordial beauty and stunning natural …

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

 Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; …

 Thousands of Caribbean Journal readers have spoken, and the Caribbean has a new top boutique hotel. Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort has won our 2016 Readers’ Choice Award as the Best Boutique Hotel in the Caribbean. The 19-room hotel (along with …

 We love a lazy beach day as much as anyone else but we also recognize that there’s so much more to do in our favorite part of the world than just soaking up the sun and sipping a rummy cocktail. …

Princess Cruises

 For the first time in four years, Princess Cruises will offer Summer Caribbean cruises including Panama Canal transits in 2018. The 3,192-guest Caribbean Princess returns to sail on a full summer season of voyages ranging from seven-day Eastern and Western …