Another Month of Growth for Caribbean Hotels

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s shaping up to be a good year for the Caribbean hotel industry, thanks to its strongest run of occupancy and revenue growth in years. Caribbean hotel occupancy was up 1.1 percent in March to […]


The Green Caribbean Awards 2019

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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 […]


Antigua Is One of the Caribbean’s Hottest Cruise Ports

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By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a new power player in the Caribbean cruise industry: Antigua and Barbuda. The twin-island destination continues to see strong growth in its cruise industry, buoyed by its recent partnership with global cruise giant […]


American Travelers Are Flocking to Barbados

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism arrivals to Barbados rose by 2.7 percent last year, a solid performance and another year of positive growth, according to new data from Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. But the biggest story last year was […]

Saint Lucia Eyes Continued Cruise Growth

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority said it was anticipating over 140,000 cruise visitors to the island over the course […]

Caribbean Forecasting Strong Tourism Growth in 2019

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean region is projecting strong tourism growth in 2019, regional tourism officials said this week. The Caribbean Tourism Organization is forecasting arrival growth of between 6 and 7 percent this year, continuing what it […]


Saint Lucia Tourism Just Set Another Visitor Record

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s tourism industry had another record-setting year in 2018, according to a new report from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The destination reported a total of 1,218,294 visitors in 2018, a 10.2 percent increase […]

St Kitts Seeing Strong Arrival Growth

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for St Kitts tourism in 2018, according to the latest data from the St Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority. The country’s airport reported 149,871 passengers in 2018, compared to […]

St Maarten Eyes Continued Cruise Growth

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By the Caribbean Journal staff After an impressive recovery from Hurricane Irma in 2018, St Maarten is expecting another big year for its all-important cruise industry in 2019. And Port St Maarten is hitting the ground running, with six ships […]


St Kitts Eyes More Tourism Growth

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis is moving with “leaps and bounds,” according to Minister of Tourism, Lindsay Grant. During a public address last week, Grant highlighted that 2018 has been a landmark […]

St Kitts Seeing Continued Cruise Growth

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St. Kitts and Nevis is seeing continued growth in its increasingly important cruise sector. The destination reports it is attracting more than one million passengers per season. “We are having bigger ships,” said Minister of […]

Norwegian Sees More Passenger Growth

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By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian, which has been steadily expanding its Caribbean presence in recent years, is seeing a continued surge in passenger growth, according to the company’s latest data. The company carried around 3.4 million […]


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