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In Grand Cayman, a Focus on Local Artists

 Above: a work by artist David Bridgeman, who will be among those exhibiting at X1 (David Bridgeman) By the Caribbean Journal staff A newly-formed art collective in Grand Cayman is emphasizing the work of local Caymanian artists. It’s called C4 …

The Caribbean’s Best Spas – 2014

 With healing waters, inspiring nature and dreamy vistas, you might say that the Caribbean itself is one big spa. But when you’re looking for a that extra level of relaxation and therapy, the region has you covered, with some of …

The Best Caribbean Diving Destinations

 Yes, the Caribbean has the best diving in the world. And while you can find a great place to dive almost anywhere in the region, some places have those extra-special qualities, the right combination of water, access and wildlife — not …

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 Some countries are culinary destinations; some islands are culinary destinations; and some hotels are culinary destinations. The Caribbean is full of such hotel properties — the ones that view cuisine as integral to hospitality (and sometimes even more than that). These …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 Above: Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa has completed its multi-phase renovation with the launch of its new Beach House restaurant. The eatery, which was …

 Above: the new Carnival Sunshine By the Caribbean Journal staff The transformed Carnival Sunshine cruise ship set sail on its inaugural voyage from New Orleans to Cozumel and Grand Cayman this week. The 3,006-passenger ship underwent a $155 million, 75-day …

 There’s really nothing better than going to the best restaurant on an island, having an unforgettable meal and then just walking a few steps to your hotel room. Some Caribbean hotels have become food destinations in their own right, and …

 Above: the Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group has officially opened a Holiday Inn Resort in Grand Cayman. The 117-room, beachfront property is the 35th Holiday Inn Resort in the world, and InterContinental’s …

 Let’s be honest — if you want to go diving, it’s the Caribbean or bust. Whether it’s the unmatched sea life, easy access to dive sites or the sheer brilliance of the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the region is …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonJetSetSarah WHAT’S NOT to love about Grand Cayman’s Seven-Mile Beach? Sugar-white sand; glassy turquoise waters; a string of hotels, restaurants and bars right on the sand (shout out to Calico Jack’s!); and a lively, in-the-thick-of-it vibe. But sometimes …

 By Alexander Britell With American Eagle’s departure from the Caribbean, there will be a sizable void to fill. As we’ve covered of late, small carriers like Cape Air are increasing capacity and looking to capitalize on the ever-present demand for …

 Above: the Westin Grand Cayman’s pool By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa has officially unveiled the results of its multimillion-dollar “resort renewal project,” the property announced in a release. The renovations …

 Above: Seven Mile Beach (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman has completed a $2.2 million renovation of its rooms and facilities, parent company Choice Hotels announced in a release. The …

 Above: Seven Mile Beach (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue began operating its new service from the Northeastern United States to Grand Cayman Thursday. The air carrier, which has been increasing its presence in the Caribbean, is now …

 By Jim Hart, Stacy Frank and Courtney PlattOp-Ed Contributors The lionfish’s day of reckoning may be at hand, however a modest reckoning it may be. These beautiful, voracious feeders, with a prodigious reproductive rate of up to 30,000 eggs every …

 Above: the vessel which landed on Cayman Brac (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Cuban vessel with 28 people on board landed Wednesday afternoon in Cayman Brac, the government announced. There were 27 males and one female on …

 By Alexander Britell In 2008, world-renowned Chef Eric Ripert spearheaded the opening of the Blue restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. Ripert, whose Le Bernardin in New York City holds the highest-possible three Michelin stars as one of the world’s …