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The Cool List: The Coolest Hotels in the Caribbean – 2018

 Luxury is cool. Art is cool. Great service is cool. Sometimes cool defies definition. But when it comes to a cool hotel, you just know it when you see it. The sixth annual CJ Cool List takes you across the …

JetBlue Launching New Flights to Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a pair of major new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year. The fast-expanding carrier has announced the planned launch of new service from Fort Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand …

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The 10 Best Beach Resorts to Visit in 2018

 Beach resorts are the biggest draw to the Caribbean, offering the promise of indulgent comfort, natural beauty and authentic luxury. Because while the Caribbean’s resort product continues to amaze, with a remarkably diverse offering from hillside retreats to private islands …

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cayman islands tourism surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is seeing a significant increase in air arrivals, according to the latest data from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. Air arrivals into the Cayman Islands surpassed all previously recorded statistics last …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The sale of a single-family home on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach has broken the record for highest sales price in the Cayman Islands. The beachfront Coconut Walk Estate on Seven Mile Beach sold for …

Caribbean Princess

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Princess Cruises will continue offering summer Caribbean cruising from Florida in 2019, with family-friendly summer vacations in both the Eastern and Western Caribbean. The line’s summer departures from Fort Lauderdale open for sale December 14. “With …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman’s Dart Real Estate has unveiled its new Residences at Seafire real estate development on Seven Mile Beach in the Cayman Islands. The new development, adjacent to the Kimpton Seafire resort, has 62 private …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global vacation ownership giant Interval International has entered into a multi-year affiliation agreement with West Bay Hospitality, a subsidiary of investment firm Singerman Real Estate for the Grand Caymanian Resort in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. …

 The Caribbean’s tourism season is about to heat up. But if you’re planning a new getaway to the islands right now, the good news is that there are some deals to be found, particularly on your flight. That’s where Fareness …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off new flight launches from Fort Lauderdale to both Punta Cana and Providenciales, fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has announced even more new routes and expanded services to the Caribbean. Southwest Airlines is adding a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is making a major push in the Caribbean, with more nonstop flights in its portfolio. Southwest has officially launched new daily flights to both the Turks and Caicos Islands and Punta Cana, Dominican …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Janice Poole, who sent in this terrific shot of the famous Seven Mile Beach on the island of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. Have you …

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cayman-based Dart Real Estate has purchased the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The property …

best beaches in the caribbean

 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that New Orleans will be the new homeport for its Norwegian Breakaway ship. The 4,000-passenger ship will spend its winter 2018-2019 season sailing out of New Orleans to the Caribbean, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s food festival circuit has only been growing in recent years, but one festival has regularly drawn the biggest names: the Cayman Islands’ Cayman Cookout, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. This year’s festival, which …