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St Maarten Is Getting a New Planet Hollywood All-Inclusive

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest all-inclusive brand is coming to the island of St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. Planet Hollywood, which is planning to open its first all-inclusive branded resort in the Caribbean Basin in Costa […]


Disney Cruise Line Returns to the BVI

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Disney has officially returned to the British Virgin Islands. The cruise line’s Disney Fantasy ship was its first to make its return to the BVI this week. Passengers were welcomed by customer service representatives, and […]


JetBlue Relaunching St Maarten, St Thomas Flights from Boston

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By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and […]


Sonesta Is Planning a New Kind of Rebuild in St Maarten

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Maarten’s landmark Maho Beach Resort has launched reconstruction in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Irma, the Maho Group announced. This rebuild will be different, though, with plans for innovative, resilient, storm-resistant construction. “While […]

St Barth’s Le Sereno Is Planning a Big Return

By Alexander Britell The ultra-luxe Le Sereno St Barth is returning this November, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. The property, which has been shuttered since last year’s Hurricane Irma, will debut a totally new look, from a reimagined restaurant to an […]

Anguilla’s CuisinArt Is Making a Comeback

By Alexander Britell Long one of the Caribbean’s havens for foodies, the luxe CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa is making a comeback in Anguilla. The 91-suite, seven-villa resort, which shuttered in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Irma, is planning […]


St Maarten-Anguilla Ferry Terminal Reopens

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten-Anguilla ferry terminal has officially reopened, the Anguilla Tourist Board announced this week. The port of entry on St Maarten is just a short distance from St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, and […]

A Secrets Resort Is Coming to St Martin in 2019

By Alexander Britell AMResorts is expanding to the French Caribbean for the first time. The company’s Secrets all-inclusive brand is coming to St Martin with the signing of a new resort brand management deal. The resort, which is owned by […]

Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House Debuts New-Look Bar

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House hotel has relaunched its main bar, now called the Bohio Lounge. Previously known as The Bar & Lounge, the rename pays homage to the original indigenous people of Anguilla, the Taino […]


BVI’s Oil Nut Bay Breaks Ground on New Villa

By the Caribbean Journal staff In another important step for the British Virgin Islands’ recovery, the Oil Nut Bay luxury development on Virgin Gorda has broken ground on its first new villa since Hurricane Irma. The contemporary, courtyard-style villa was […]

Anguilla’s CuisinArt Resort Reopening in November

By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s signature resorts is planning a comeback. The island’s CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa is planning on “re-emerging” in November after closing in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year, according to the […]

St Maarten Is Having a Very Strong Cruise Season

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By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is having a very good cruise season, according to the latest report from Port St Maarten. The cruise destination is reporting 15 percent growth over its projections for the first half of 2018, […]


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