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7 Aruba Hotels to Check into Right Now

 Aruba is an island that’s all about discovery. It’s a destination that begs travelers to get out into a car and explore, to discover its hidden corners, to go beach hopping, to walk around its neighborhoods and to really experience …

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St Kitts Is Launching a Major New Solar Energy Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Kitts is embarking on a new green energy project that could be a game-changer for the wider Caribbean region. The new project by the St Kitts Electric Company and Leclanche SA …

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The Hyatt Regency Trinidad Has a New Hydroponic Garden

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is celebrating Earth Day all month long by creating community awareness through its Seeds of Love initiative. Various events have included school plantings and discussions, voluntourism planting events, plant donation drive, and a planting at the Ellis Thomas Downs …

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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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 We can happily report that the Caribbean is, in fact, getting greener. Whether it’s the regular debut of a new solar park, the frequent launch of a new wind farm or a renewed regional focus on sustainability. While more work …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing a push toward green energy, The Bahamas just installed a new solar park at its Thomas A. Robinson national stadium. The new park, which also includes a carport and two electric vehicle charging stations, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will soon get its-first ever “green” hotel rooms, thanks to an expansion at the True Blue Bay Boutique Resort. This month, the property will debut 22 new “self-sustainable” rooms that will include solar-heated water …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels just took things to another level. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba has become the first in the Caribbean to achieve total carbon neutrality. To be certified as …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton has launched three new green energy projects in St Thomas. Clinton was in St Thomas this week, joined by Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group to …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff BMR Energy, which was purchased by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 2016, has purchased a major solar farm in the Caribbean. The St Croix facility, which was owned by NRG Energy, was damaged during …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new eco-luxe outpost is coming to Panama. It’s called Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, and the new luxury resort is set to open its doors in January 2019. The property, set in an environmentally …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St John in the United States Virgin Islands is about to get an energy boost — and get greener in the process. According to US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp, the island …

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 By Alexander Britell The highly anticipated Paradise Found hotel project in Barbuda on track, according to Antigua tourism officials. The project, the brainchild of Hollywood legend and hospitality investor Robert De Niro, is “still on track,” according to Colin James, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Richard Branson is assembling a team to head up a “Marshall Plan” for the Caribbean. The idea came to Branson after he was invited …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest real estate development is also its greenest. The SOLARA residential community has launched construction in Grand Cayman as one of the most innovative sustainable developments in the region. NCB Group’s SOLARA is …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guyana has been one of the Caribbean’s green energy pioneers in recent years, with a number of high-profile projects most notably in solar. Now the country has added another sustainable project to its portfolio: the installation …