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The Caribbean’s Iconic Bitter End Yacht Club Is Coming Back

 By Alexander Britell There are certain hotels in the Caribbean that manage to transcend the world of hospitality and enter a realm reserved for legends. They’re hotels that become destinations, that become bucket-list stops, that become part of the tapestry …

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The Christopher St Barth Is Expanding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most prestigious hotels is getting bigger. The boutique Christopher St Barth will be adding a collection of three new villas in December, Caribbean Journal has learned. The expansion comes after the …

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St Croix Hotel Closes for Renovation Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel Caravelle, among the most popular places to stay on the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, has closed to begin a renovation project. The renovation and remodeling will last through the …

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st thomas nonstop flights

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland St Thomas is getting a big airlift boost this summer — and it looks like the start of a trend. The flight expansion will be highlighted by the addition of a second daily nonstop …

anguilla tourism rebound

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is starting to see a major tourism rebound, according to new data from the Anguilla Tourist Board. Stopover arrivals to the island rose by 22 percent in January compared to the same month the …

all-inclusive st maarten sonesta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is easily the most important reopening of the year for St Maarten’s post-Hurricane Irma recovery, the Sonesta Maho all-inclusive has begun welcoming guests again. The family-friendly hotel, long St Maarten’s flagship hotel, reopened …

jamaica visitor safety

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Tourism isn’t just the beating heart of the Caribbean economy — it’s one of the largest economic sectors on earth. And in an age of increasing global challenges, that means the continued sustainability — and resilience …

st maarten divi upgrades

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has completed a series of upgrade projects. The new additions range from the new “pureocean” poolscape and bar to the completion of propertywide renovations in the wake of …

st john resort westin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a massive boost for the tourism fortunes of the island of St John, the Westin St John Resort Villas has officially reopened its doors. The reopening comes 16 months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria …

st maarten cruise boom

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor As St Maarten’s tourism comeback, one sector is already performing better than ever: the cruise industry. Port St Maarten reported over 1.5 million cruise passengers in 2018, according to new data from the port. Over the …

st maarten oyster bay reconstruction

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s popular Oyster Bay Beach Resort has officially completed its extensive reconstruction project, Caribbean Journal has learned. The property, which partially reopened in June after shuttering in the wake of Hurricane Irma, has now …

anguilla long bay villas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A portfolio of luxury villas has made its return on the island of Anguilla, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Santosha Villa Estate and the Sand Villa, Sea Villa and Sky Villa at Anguilla’s Long Bay …

St Maarten Sonesta Reopening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The reopening of the popular Sonesta Maho Beach Resort in St Maarten has been pushed back to the end of next month, according to a statement from the property. The property said it would reopen …

st maarten cruise continued

 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 maarten cruise boom

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is resuming two routes to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. This weekend, the carrier will relaunch its flights to St Maarten from both Philadelphia International Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy …

caribbean destinations june

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tortola’s signature boutique hotel has officially reopened its doors. The historic Sugar Mill Hotel and Restaurant is back again across the beach from Apple Bay. The 23-room property has also unveiled a major addition: the …

all-inclusive st maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading all-inclusive resort in St Maarten is set for a major reopening. The adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point resort is planning to reopen its doors on Dec. 15, according to the property. The property, which …

st martin grand case beach club

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been one of the most beloved hotels anywhere in the Caribbean. And now, after an inspiring comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Martin’s Grand Case Beach Club has finally reopened its doors. The …