USVI Tourism “Open For Business”

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands’ tourism industry is “open for business,” incoming Tourism Commissioner Joe Boschulte said this week. Boschulte, who awaits confirmation as the USVI’s new tourism chief, was speaking during the Caribbean Travel […]


A New Way to Live in Belize

By the Caribbean Journal staff It might just be the hottest destination in the Caribbean – with surging arrivals, an array of new hotels and the kind of “it” factor vibe that comes from a special combination of exclusivity and adventure. […]


Puerto Vallarta: “No Major Damage” From Hurricane Willa

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Vallarta says it has seen “no major damage” in the wake of Hurricane Willa, the destination’s Tourism Board said Thursday. Puerto Vallarta’s tourism infrastructure, including the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, trans-national roads, […]


Caribbean Hotels See a Rebound

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel industry saw a strong rebound in September, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotel occupancy was 48.8 percent in September, a 6.9 percent increase over the same […]

Saint Lucia Is Giving Visitors a Holiday Guarantee

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Worried about a storm affecting your Caribbean getaway? Another island has you covered. The island of Saint Lucia is inviting guests to enjoy a stress-free vacation with its new special holiday guarantee. The holiday guarantee […]

This Turks and Caicos Hotel Is Offering a Hurricane Guarantee

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is a terrific summer destination — but if a storm does hit the region, travelers like to be prepared. That’s why one Turks and Caicos hotel is offering an extra level of protection, […]


The Cayman Islands Will Give You a Worry-Free Hurricane Guarantee

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Worried about potential storms in the Caribbean this summer? The Cayman Islands has you covered. The destination has announced a “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” a promise made by on-island partners to cover any cancellations made […]

Puerto Rico Looks to Airbnb to Help Drive Tourism Recovery

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Puerto Rico is looking to Airbnb to help drive its tourism recovery. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello met this week in San Francisco with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, who together announced a new agreement on […]

A New $250 Million Mixed-Use Project Is Coming to Paradise Island

By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ most famous marinas is about to be transformed. A new $250 million project has been announced for Paradise Island’s Hurricane Hole marina: Sterling Hurricane Hole. The new mixed-use project will include […]


Bill Clinton Is Spearheading a Big Caribbean Recovery Effort

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 […]

A Big Caribbean Hurricane Relief Concert

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Members of the Caribbean community have planned the first annual live “Caribbean Relief Concert” to raise money for natural disaster relief efforts for those countries impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The concert is scheduled […]

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 […]


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