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10 Exclusive Resorts to Visit Now

 An adults only all inclusive is particiularly well suited for a Caribbean vacation —  it combines the comfort and ease of an all inclusive with the tranquil exclusivity of an adults only retreat, two things have an even better way …

Doing Business in the Caribbean 2017: Central America Leading By Example

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All is the 14th in the long-standing series of co-publications by the World Bank and International Financial Corporation (IFC). This annual report on the ease in doing business, now in …

How to Make the Grenadines’ Greatest Rum Punch

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s called Goatie’s Hammer and you could say that the signature rum punch at Petit St. Vincent, a private-island resort in the Grenadines, is a direct hit. Named for Noel “Goatie” Victory, the longest serving …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What makes a great beach? On Petit St Vincent, an idyllic Grenadines private-island resort, which boasts two miles of them, the recipe is simple. Take one golden-sand stretch backed by lush sea grape bushes and …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sure, good hotel cuisine requires an experienced and inventive chef. But at the end of the day, it’s the raw ingredients that really make the meal. And when those ingredients come fresh from the resort’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and an array of joyous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate national …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

Air Canada St Vincent

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Divided between the territories of St Vincent in the north and Grenada in the south, 32 enchanting islands (only nine of which are inhabited) are strung like pearls in a sapphire sea. These Grenadines, as …

 We’ve made no secret in these pages of our love for tiny islands, the teeny, micro, minuscule places that overflow with melt-your-heart charm and carefree vibes. Because while some islands may have more hotels, more activities or just more square …

Beach Resorts

 There are great “resorts” in the Caribbean and there are great beach vacations in the Caribbean. The distinction is no small thing. Because while some resorts can offer all the amenities and grandeur you’re looking for, they may not be …

barbados tourism booming

 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 When selecting a Caribbean hotel room, there’s one immutable fact: “oceanfront” trumps “oceanview,” eight days a week. Sure, it’s nice to see the sea from your four-poster bed, but it’s even better when you can roll right out of that …

 So you love Caribbean all-inclusives: the convenience, the comfort, the unlimited drinks. But maybe you’re looking for something a bit different — all of the amenities, but delivered in a significantly smaller package than the large all-inclusive you’re used to. …

Luxury Hotels Caribbean

 Luxury comes in different shapes and sizes in the Caribbean. Sure, there are grand luxury hotels, those one is used to finding in Europe, that pop up along sandy shores, just as there are boutique jewels, too. But sifting through …

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

 Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

Caneel Bay

 Fewer Canadians are traveling to the Caribbean this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After rising 4.5 percent last year, Canadian tourist arrivals to the Caribbean have declined by 3.7 percent compared to the first …

Mount Royal

 A hike on Mount Royal in the Grenadines By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’m on top of the world. Or at least it feels like it, here, high above the Caribbean, on the Grenadine island of Canouan. A 3.5 square-mile …