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VIDEO: Why to Visit the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

 By Guy Britton There’s a nexus between impeccable service, thoughtful design and pure hospitality where you find the best kind of luxury. It’s the sort of luxury that manifests itself often in the tiniest of details, in the turndown service, …

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The Cayman Islands Is Seeing Record-Breaking Tourism Growth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

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Aruba, Cancun Top Most Popular Destinations in Allianz Survey

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and Aruba are the two most popular international destinations for summer travel this year, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance. Cancun is in the top spot for American travelers for the …

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 By Guy Britton Even before you get off the plane you can feel it.   This is not like any other place you’ve visited in the Caribbean. It’s just 10 square miles here, a beach-filled corner of sand 80 miles northeast …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Martha Stewart is getting into the Caribbean cruise industry. The home and lifestyle titan is partnering with Swiss cruise company MSC Cruises, with plans to offer curated excursions, gift packages and special onboard menus and …

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 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton I’ve just ordered breakfast, requested a tee time at North Sound Golf Club for this afternoon and booked the spa treatment for tomorrow — all achieved with a few texts with Megan. Megan is the …

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 There’s an energy here. You feel it on Seven Mile Beach, in the hotels, in the streets of George Town, by day and by night. It’s palpable. It’s because the Cayman Islands is one of the most dynamic destinations in …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton They came here for the water, for the fresh pond surrounded by maritime birds and and waving reeds. The early settlers eventually built Mission House, a two-story wooden home, a place that became a …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You don’t have to look far in the Caribbean to find ceviche, unsurprising in a region home to some of the best seafood on the planet. Indeed, the Peruvian dish, which typically consists of …

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 By Alexander Britell What has quickly become one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets has added another new property to its portfolio. The Cayman Islands has welcomed the debut of a new boutique hotel called Locale, Grand Cayman, a 42-room …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has completed another makeover of one of its cruise ships, this time the Carnival Freedom. The line just concluded a three-week multimillion-dollar renovation of Freedom, adding a variety of new experiences and updated …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Tapestry Collection brand is planning to ramp up its development around the world, the company said this week. That expansion already includes deals in unnamed Caribbean destinations, according to Hilton. Tapestry Collection by Hilton …

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 By Alexander Britell The Cayman Islands is one of the Caribbean’s hottest markets for hotel development, and now it’s adding another big brand to its portfolio. Hilton Hotels has announced the signing of an agreement to open a new Curio …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A beachfront residence at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has hit the bustling real estate market in the Cayman Islands for $5.495 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The second-floor beachfront unit is directly at the front …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is seeing torrid tourism growth, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. The Cayman Islands reported 463,001 stayover visitors in 2018, a jump of 10.66 percent — meaning …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched another new route to the Caribbean. The carrier has added a new route from Chicago O’Hare, with a new weekly service between Chicago and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. The …