hurricane irma

The British Virgin Islands’ Norman Island Is Open Again

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most popular stops in the British Virgin Islands has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Norman Island’s Pirates Bight officially reopened this weekend, serving a full menu of food and drink, …

Turks and Caicos’ Amanyara to Reopen in December

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading luxury resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands is planning a reopening in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Amanyara resort on the far northwestern tip of Providenciales is …

Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay Community Reopening for Holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resort comunities in the British Virgin Islands is reopening for the holidays. Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay luxury eco-resort community is planning to reopen as early as Dec. 16, the property …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization has announced new dates for its Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum. The forum, which was postponed due to Hurricane Irma, will go on in St Kitts from Dec. 12-13 at the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After unsurprisingly seeing major declines in hotel occupancy in October following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Caribbean hotel industry rebounded in a big way in October, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm …

Parrot Cay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ COMO Parrot Cay resort has announced plans to reopen. The property will be opening for the holiday season, with a targeted reopening date of Dec. 15, according to the resort’s Facebook page. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ most beloved boutique hotels is reopening its doors in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Sugar Mill Hotel has announced it will be reopening on Dec. 1 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways traffic rebounded in October after a sluggish September that was the result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which impacted JetBlue’s large route network in the Caribbean. The New York City-based carrier saw a …

Le Village St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in St Barth is reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-star Le Village St Barth in St Jean is now accepting reservations for trips beginning Dec. 1. “The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s The Reef by CuisinArt resort is planning to reopen in April, Caribbean Journal has learned. The resort, which was damaged by Hurricane Irma, has announced that it is now taking reservations for stays beginning …

Carnival Vista

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is returning to some of the cruise ports hit hard by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the company announced this week. Several of Carnival’s brands are returning to Grand Turk, St Thomas and San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most legendary nighttime spots has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Le Ti St Barth, the edgy, always-bustling restaurant-lounge, opened its doors again this weekend. Le Ti St Barth, which …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most legendary beach bars has reopened in the wake of last month’s hurricanes. Foxy’s Tamarind Bar on Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke has officially reopened its doors. “The storm blew …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Royal Caribbean International is officially returning to the ports of San Juan and St Maarten. The company announced that its Freedom of the Seas ship would call on San Juan on Nov. 30, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta is going ahead in 2018, the BVI Tourist Board announced. The famous regatta will go ahead as planned from March 26 to April 1, 2018. it’s a big boost …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Tortola Pier Park, the British Virgin Islands’ major cruise destination, is committing to a “quick recovery” in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Tortola Pier Park is slated for a partial reopening of …

 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 …

Winair

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s most crucial regional airlines, Winair was dealt a major blow when its base at St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport was compromised after Hurricane Irma. But now the carrier, which …