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In Grand Cayman, a Nighttime Beach Cabana

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A beach cabana at night? That’s the idea from the Westin Grand Cayman, which has launched a new program called the Stargazing Cabana. The new service for the hotel’s new oceanfront beach cabanas lets guests spend …

How to Live at Camana Bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major real estate project is coming to Grand Cayman’s Camana Bay mixed-use development. Dart Real Estate and NCB Group have entered into a joint venture partnership to develop the first for-sale residential community in …

The 10 Hottest Tables in the Caribbean Right Now

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the destination is showing no signs of slowing down. Stayover visitors to the Cayman Islands totaled 209,143 arrivals in the first five months …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Mandarin Oriental has been managing the Pink Sands Club since the end of 2017, it wasn’t until this week that the brand officially made its debut. The property is now the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Gerard Sturrock, who sent in this lovely shot of West Bay Beach in Grand Cayman. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 By Alexander Britell Mandarin Oriental just opened its first hotel in the Caribbean — and now it’s opening another one. The company has announced plans to open a luxury resort and residences on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to the Cayman Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company is launching new nonstop flights between Chicago-O’Hare and Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport on Dec. 22. The …

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 We never get tired of saying it — the Caribbean is a wonderful summer destination. While the region’s allure as an escape from wintry climes never ceases, the summer months are a quieter, even more relaxing time to visit the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In two months since launching sales, Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences has reached $45 million in sales, Caribbean Journal has learned. The collection of planned beachfront residences, which will accompany the Grand Hyatt hotel, is Grand …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This fall, Disney Cruise Line will return to some of its favorite destinations and home ports on a variety of itineraries, including getaways to Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico and destinations around the Caribbean. Bookings open to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new entertainment festival is coming to Grand Cayman. Kaaboo Cayman, which will debut Feb. 15-16, 2019, will include headliners from Duran Duran and Bryan Adams to Flo Rida, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Salt-N-Pepa and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Legend ship is repositioning to Port Tampa Bay next year, the company announced in a statement this week. The 2,124-passenger ship will head to Port Tampa Bay beginning in October 2019 …

 By Alexander Britell In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning …

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 By Fatima Thompson Caribbean hotel performance comparisons showed some positives for the first time in 2018, according to March data from STR. The region is on the road to recovery, and several destinations that were not affected by last year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to Caribbean culinary events, the star power of Cayman Cookout simply can’t be matched. Once again, the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman-hosted food extravaganza will be headlined by celebrity chefs Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain …