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Mandarin Oriental to Open Grand Cayman Hotel

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 […]


Southwest Resuming Seasonal Daily Caribbean Flights This Winter

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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 […]


American Airlines Launching New Flights to Grand Cayman

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 […]


15 Caribbean Beaches to Visit This Summer

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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 […]

Sales Surge at Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Project

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Baha Mar Transaction Wins Deal of the Year

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 […]


Disney Launching New Cruises to Mexico, Caribbean

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Duran Duran, Shaggy Among Headliners for Cayman Festival

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 […]

Carnival Legend Repositioning to Tampa

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 […]


American Airlines Is Launching 8 New Nonstop Routes to the Caribbean

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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 […]

Cayman Islands, Curaçao Lead Regional Hotel Growth

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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 […]

Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain to Headline Cayman Cookout

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 […]


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