Hurricane Maria

Tortola’s Sugar Mill Hotel Reopening Dec. 1.

 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 …

Dominica’s Fort Young to Partially Reopen in January

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fort Young hotel in Roseau, Dominica is planning to partially reopen in January, the property announced this week. The Fort Young, which is the largest hotel in Dominica, will open 41 of its 72 …

JetBlue Traffic Rebounds After Hurricanes

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first cruise ship since Hurricane Maria is returning to the island of St Croix on Nov. 11, US Virgin Islands tourism officials announced. Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Dawn ship is coming to St Croix …

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 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 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 Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Sea cruise ship will be making its first-ever call to San Juan this week, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company confirmed. The ship will arrive at the Port of San Juan on …

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Commercial flight service to the island of Dominica has officially resumed, government officials confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The news comes as the island works to recover from the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. Regional …

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Travel Leaders Group is partnering with the Caribbean Tourism Organization on a campaign to boost Caribbean travel in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The “One Caribbean Family Ambassador” campaign will include resources …

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 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S — As the Caribbean recovers from the impacts of Irma and Maria, Caribbean tourism leaders are urging travelers to return to the region — and soon. Caribbean Tourism Organization Secretary General Hugh Riley made that call …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As the island of St Croix works to recover from Hurricane Maria, its signature hotel has announced plans to reopen soon. The Buccaneer, the family-run hotel that will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year, will …

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 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S – The Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada is poised to see a big jump in cruise ship calls this coming season. Grenada is expecting to see an additional 28 cruise ship calls in the 2017-2018 …

 Above: recovery work at the famous Cow Wreck beach bar  By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ recovery continues in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Two of the destination’s airports have recently resumed commercial operations: Virgin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most beloved resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands has reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The Sands at Grace Bay resort on Grace Bay Beach officially …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s La Romana did not sustain any major damage due to the passage of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, and now one of the country’s signature resorts, Casa de Campo, says it is back …