hurricane irma


Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House to Reopen Next Month

By the Caribbean Journal staff Another hotel in Anguilla has announced plans to open its doors. The luxe Zemi Beach House on Shoal Bay Beach is planning to reopen in February, after shuttering in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The […]


Anguilla’s Quintessence Is Now Open

By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Quintessence Hotel has made its debut on the island of Anguilla. The boutique luxury property officially opened its doors on Monday, an impressive feat in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The “Q” has […]


Dominica’s Secret Bay to Reopen in November

By Alexander Britell In a significant boost for hard-hit Dominica’s tourism hopes, the island’s top hotel will reopen its doors in November. The property, which has been closed since Hurricane Maria, has regularly found itself at the top of the […]


Anguilla’s Best Beach Bar Has Rebuilt and Reopened

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By Alexander Britell It was the greatest beach bar in Anguilla. Until Hurricane Irma tore it down. But the beloved Garvey’s SunShine Shack did not let the storm win, and in just a few months, has totally rebuilt and reopened, […]

Island Hopping to a Jimmy Buffett Concert

By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t often that Jimmy Buffett plays a concert in the Caribbean — much less a free one. But that’s exactly what happened this week, when Buffett, a longtime friend of St Barth, came to […]

At St Croix’s Christmas Festival, An Island Shows Its Strength

By Alexander Britell FREDERIKSTED – Nobody seems quite sure what it’s called. The Festival Village? The Village Festival? The Christmas Village? (Actually, it’s the Christmas Festival). All that matters is that come Dec. 26 each year, Crucians say a simple […]


St Barth’s Tom Beach Reopens

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By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most famous spots in St Barth has reopened its doors in time for the holidays. St Barth’s boutique Tom Beach Hotel, set on a beautiful stretch of sand in St Jean, has […]

Where to Stay in Anguilla Right Now

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By the Caribbean Journal staff While Anguilla is still making its recovery from Hurricane Irma, the luxury Caribbean outpost does offer a range of places to stay this winter. Indeed, almost 600 rooms are currently available on the island this […]

JetBlue Reports Traffic Rise

By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue continued its rebound from Irma and Maria last month with another solid month of growth, according to the carrier’s latest data report. Traffic in November increased by 2.8 percent from November 2016, with a […]


Anguilla’s Shoal Bay Villas Reopens

By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is making a tourism comeback, and one of its beachfront villa resorts has reopened its doors. Shoal Bay Villas, set on the idyllic Shoal Bay East in Anguilla, is set on the eastern coast […]

Puerto Rico Says It’s Open For Tourism

By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico continues to work to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the destination’s tourism officials say it is officially “open for business.” More than 4,000 restaurants are already open, and major tourism attractions […]

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, […]


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