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JetBlue’s Newest Caribbean Destination Is Guyana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off an expansion to Guadeloupe, JetBlue has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights to Guyana on the southern edge of the Caribbean. The new flights will be operating daily from New York’s John …

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Cayman’s First “Ecosmart” Real Estate Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman will be soon be home to its first-ever “ecosmart” real estate community. The new project is called Orchard Ecovillage, and the 21-acre master-planned community is set in Grand Cayman’s Lower Valley. The project …

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A Top Caribbean Hotel Reopens in Dominica

 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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dominica caribbean tourism story

 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 …

trinidad hyatt regency garden

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

costa rica glamping

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Previously open only to groups, Costa Rica’s Kinkára glamping resort has officially opened its doors to individual travelers. The property, part of the Cayuga Collection of sustainable resorts, is set on 800 acres in the …

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 …

belize stay new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Far from the beaches of Placencia or the energy of Ambergris Caye, there’s another side of Belize: the jungle. The destination’s rugged interior is filled with adventure — and now there’s a new way to experience …

st kitts booming tourism

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST KITTS — There’s always an analog. There’s always a place it reminds you of, a hotel just like one you’ve seen in another destination. And then you come here — and you realize that there …

colombia eco luxe

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cannúa, an 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019. The 27-acre mountainside retreat is set about 90 minutes from Medellin. “As Colombia continues to evolve …

caribbean bubble hotel

 By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE — There’s nothing else like this. Sure, I’ve seen some far-out hotels in my Caribbean travels, from solar-powered dune-side tents to three-walled sanctuaries, but this is another level. There are just three rooms here, set in the …

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 …

bahamas five star

 By Alexander Britell A significant new luxury destination is coming to the Out Islands of The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned. In a major development for Long Island, one of the most pristine and undeveloped islands in The Bahamas, Star …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s almost certainly the most anticipated hotel reopening of 2018 in the Caribbean: Dominica’s iconic Secret Bay. And the legendary eco-luxe retreat will be unveiling a host of changes and upgrades to the property when it …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Tourism Authority says it has been laying the groundwork to support a push to promote community tourism in Guyana. The agency’s director, Brian Mullis, highlighted several primary objectives, including raising the profile of the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new eco-tourism attraction on the island of St Maarten. Rainforest Adventures has celebrated the grand opening of its Rockland Estate Park in St Maarten. This eco-adventure park features rides such as The Flying Dutchman, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Maarten’s major new tourist attractions is set to debut in November. Rainforest Adventures has announced that the St Maarten Rockland Estate eco-park, which will feature the world’s steepest zip line, will open …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Sustainable tourism is one of the region’s newest buzz words. But what does sustainable mean? Is it about making destinations eco-friendly? Does it involve solar-power hotels? Or …