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Cayman’s Morritt’s Resort Names New General Manager

 Above: Morritt’s Resort in Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The 206-suite Morritt’s Resort in Grand Cayman has named industry veteran Willy Giger its new resort general manager. He had previously served as senior vice president and general manager …

Construction Underway at Kimpton Hotel in Cayman Islands

 Above: a rendering of the Kimpton Hotel in Grand Cayman By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — Construction is officially underway at the Kimpton hotel project in Grand Cayman, according to Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Rosa Harris. The hotel will …

The Caribbean’s 10 Best Places for Celebrity-Spotting

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor As the tabloids say: Stars, they’re just like us! So it’s little surprise that they love escaping to the Caribbean just as much as we do. If you’re hoping to do some celeb-spotting on …

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 Above: Pure Art Gallery and Gifts in Grand Cayman By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor If you’re looking for local art and craft on Grand Cayman, don’t limit yourself to your hotel gift shop or the stores on the main …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor A GOOD MEAL is its own reward, made all the sweeter when you have to venture off the beaten path to seek it out. Here, in 10 Caribbean destinations, we’re sharing our favorite “secret” …

 There are many great luxury resorts in the Caribbean. There are many great family resorts in the Caribbean. But not all of members of the former group are also members of the latter group, and vice versa. But there are …

 Above: the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach has a new executive chef. The resort announced Tuesday that Sandy Tuason had been named the property’s new top chef. …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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-Gabbadon JetSetSarah 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 …

 

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