hurricane irma

Divi Little Bay Beach Resort Reopens in St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest step yet for St Maarten’s recovery, the island’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has reopened its doors. Divi’s beachfront property, which is the best-known hotel to reopen on the island in the …

Panama’s Copa Airlines Plans June 2 Return to St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another important carrier is plotting its return to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. Panama-based carrier Copa Airlines will resume flights to St Maarten on June 2, the company announced. Copa had suspended operations to …

The Perfect Spot for a St Barth Summer Getaway

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s long been one of our favorite places to stay in the Caribbean — not just in St Barth. And now the charming Hotel Le Village St Barth has announced a major new offering that …

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turks and caicos real estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the Turks and Caicos real estate market, according to a new report by Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty. Total sales volume has jumped to $63.06 …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor United Airlines made its long-awaited return to St. Maarten this week. St Maarten Tourism Minister Cornelius De Weever welcomed the return of the airline, which will provide a weekly airlift out of Newark, New Jersey, to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s lobster capital, Anegada, has been a symbol of the British Virgin Islands’ post-Hurricane-Irma recovery, and now another of the island’s best places to stay has relaunched. The Neptune’s Treasure hotel, perhaps most famous …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The 51st edition of Antigua Sailing Week was launched this week in an event at Nelson’s Dockyard. The event, themed around “The Next 50 Years,” will run from April 28 to May 4 and has about 116 entries …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a big boost for St Maarten, the island’s Oyster Bay Beach Resort is planning a grand reopening on June 1, a spokesperson for the resort confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The first phase of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resorts in St Barth is making a return this fall. Le Guanahani, one of the French Caribbean island’s signature places to stay, is targeting a reopening in November of this year, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative has launched a major initiative aimed at spearheading recovery efforts in islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria last fall. The new Clinton Global Initiative …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s sexiest new hotels has reopened on the island of Anguilla. The Reef by CuisinArt, the sister property to Anguilla’s signature CuisinArt resort, officially reopened on Sunday after having been shuttered in the wake …

 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most beloved hotels in the British Virgin Islands, and now the Cooper Island Beach Club is readying for its return. Cooper Island, which includes everything from a boutique hotel to one of the …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a big week for Four Seasons in the Caribbean. Fresh of the announcement of the company’s planned launch in Belize, Four Seasons officially reopened its Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla, which had been closed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s ultra-luxe private island paradise in the heart of the British Virgin Islands, is making its own comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Branson announced this week that the private …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest eateries in St Barth has reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Bonito held its relaunch party in Gustavia on Saturday night, the latest in a wave of restaurants …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viking Ocean Cruises ship Viking Sky will make its inaugural to Port St. Maarten on Monday, March 5. This will be the first inaugural call of a cruise vessel for the port since the passing of …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua hoteliers are reporting a booming start to the new year, calling it “the best hotel season in years.” The news comes after Minister of Tourism Charles Fernandez and CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s hottest new resorts is readying for a relaunch. The Reef by CuisinArt, which first opened in late 2016 and has been closed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, is planning to reopen …