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11 New Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2019

 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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A New Chef at the Bequia Beach Hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Bequia’s top hotels has named a new executive chef. The Bequia Beach Hotel has appointed Swedish Chef Nils-Bertil Hansson to the role, in which he will oversee the signature eatery Bagatelle. Hansson, known …

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New Miami-St Vincent Flights Officially Begin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines’ new flights to the island of St Vincent have officially begun. The first nonstop flight from Miami to St Vincent’s Argyle International Airport touched down on Saturday, Dec. 15. The year-round service will …

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rum awards 2018

 It’s hard to believe that this year is the seventh annual edition of the Rum Awards, a celebration of rum that was one of the earliest innovations of Caribbean Journal. And it’s just as remarkable how much rum has changed …

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 By Alexander Britell The green hills and turquoise seas of the Grenadines have long been one of the most romantic places in the hemisphere, an unspoiled archipelago of the sort that inspires novels and one-way tickets. A big reason for …

all-inclusive vacations caribbean

 “All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The venerable Petit St Vincent private-island resort in the Grenadines is reopening its doors Nov. 1, set to mark its 50th season. It’s a major milestone for the 115-acre, 22-unit property, which is relaunching next …

caribbean boutique hotel awards

 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

Air Canada St Vincent

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is expanding its flights to St Vincent and the Grenadines, the carrier said this week. The carrier’s Air Canada Rouge brand will be offering year-round nonstop flights from Toronto to St Vincent’s Argyle …

punta cana anguilla luxury

 We’ve long said the Caribbean is home to its unique brand of luxury. But within that concept is a remarkably broad spectrum of hotels, where Caribbean luxury manifests itself in different ways, from Great House-style plantation hotels to cliffside stays …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most charming little islands is about to get a major new boutique hotel. The Liming, Bequia, a boutique by global hotel firm ICMI, is planning to make its debut Nov. 1, …

Private Island Grenadines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s most intoxicating destinations: St Vincent the Grenadines, the collection of green-hilled islands and cays at the edge of the Southern Caribbean. It’s a place that has long been a favorite …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Mandarin Oriental has been managing the Pink Sands Club since the end of 2017, it wasn’t until this week that the brand officially made its debut. The property is now the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, …

 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 …

all-inclusive resorts

 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …

ritz-carlton cruises caribbean

 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada has launched next-generation satellite connectivity on its international fleet. The company’s Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will have the new Air Canada Wi-Fi powered by Gogo, the fastest available on any Canadian airline. “Air Canada …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is launching its first-ever nonstop flights to St Vincent and the Grenadines . The world’s largest airline will launch its new flights between Miami International Airport and St Vincent’s Argyle International Airport Dec. …