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How to Swim With Olympians in Nevis

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Olympians Keri-anne Payne and David Carry are welcoming swimmers of all abilities for a retreat at Nisbet Plantation Beach Club in Nevis in March. The retreat at the Nevis hotel will take place from March 21-28. …

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The Perfect Villa in Bequia

 Bequia is a different kind of island. It’s a little bit more relaxed, a little funkier, a little more authentic. It’s the Caribbean as it used to be. This seven-square-mile spot in the Grenadines is a special place, an island …

FREDERIKSTED

The Renaissance of Frederiksted, St Croix

 By Alexander Britell Something is happening in Frederiksted. This historic town on the western edge of the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has long lived in the shadow of its bigger, more famous twin, Christiansted, on …

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playa santa cruz

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s another one of the stunning, largely undiscovered beaches on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. This is Playa Santa Cruz, tucked away in a cove on the island’s northwestern shores, far off the tourist …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company have announced the launch of a special, unofficial PGA Tour event in March 2018. The tournament aims to support recovery efforts on the island, and will …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Thomas Cook Airlines’ inaugural flight from Gatwick Airport to Barbados launched this weekend. The weekly flight from Gatwick joins Thomas Cook’s existing three-times weekly flights to Barbados from Manchester. “We have a long and established relationship with Barbados …

rum awards

 It began in 2012 with an idea: to lift up rum. The aim was to celebrate the glory of rum, to honor the greatest rums just as wines and spirits and so many other categories are honored. Rum Journal’s Rum …

 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 …

American

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its service to the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. The carrier has confirmed the return of its second daily flight between Miami and St Croix, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit Airlines is expanding its service to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. The carrier is planning to increase its service to four flights per week in February 2018, according to US Virgin Islands …

caribbean travel

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

 It’s one of the spectacular, largely undiscovered beaches on the far western coast of Curaçao. And the beauty is, once you find it, it’s entirely yours. This is what it’s like to be on Cas Abao, one of the hidden jewels …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Music superstar Rihanna has long had a deep relationship with her native Barbados, but the island has now taken another step to honor her contributions to the country. This weekend, Barbados officially renamed Westbury New Road …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is one of the more fascinating yet undiscovered islands in the region — from its captivating historic capital to its off-the-beaten-path beaches. To show you a bit more about why we love it here, we …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global tennis supertsar Serena Williams went on her honeymoon this week, and, like more and more celebrities, she chose the wider Caribbean region. Williams, the greatest women’s tennis player in history, spent her honeymoon with …

Cayman Islands Bermuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Bermuda is seeing a boom in tourism spending so far in 2017, according to the latest data from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. Bermuda, buoyed by its hosting of the America’s Cup sailing …

disney magic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is upgrading its Disney Magic cruise ship with a host of new amenities and experiences, according to the company. The changes, which will make their debut in March 2018, including a new …

caribbean resorts

 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …