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Why Maroon 5 Is Coming to Curaçao

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world-famous Maroon 5 and frontman Adam Levine are coming to Curaçao this summer for the island’s annual Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. Maroon 5 will join a star-studded lineup that already includes Ozuna, Gladys …

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St Kitts Tourism Is Sizzling in 2019

 By Alexander Britell Buoyed by increased airlift and sizzling hotel development, St Kitts and its sister island of Nevis are seeing a surge in tourism so far in 2019. The destination has seen a 15.3 percent increase in air arrivals …

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6 Beach Vacations to Try Right Now in the Caribbean

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

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bonaire caribbean food

 By Alexander Britell THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three …

anguilla tourism rebound

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is starting to see a major tourism rebound, according to new data from the Anguilla Tourist Board. Stopover arrivals to the island rose by 22 percent in January compared to the same month the …

turks and caicos private island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new private-island destination in the heart of the Turks and Caicos Islands. A new boutique all-inclusive hotel has quietly opened its doors on the three-mile-long island of Ambergris Cay (not to be confused …

martinique beer new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The French Caribbean island of Martinique may be most famous for its rum, but it’s now home to a new boutique brewery. It’s called BAM, and it’s the product of the new Petite Brasserie Martiniquauise …

caribbean vacation express flights

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Tourism isn’t just the beating heart of the Caribbean economy — it’s one of the largest economic sectors on earth. And in an age of increasing global challenges, that means the continued sustainability — and resilience …

resorts world bimini virgin voyages

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages revealed its plans for a cruise stop in Bimini last month — and now more details have been announced. The new beach destination will be the product of a partnership between Virgin …

bahamas blue holes

 By Guy Britton “Beware the Lusca,” he said. “What’s that?” I said. The dive instructor smiled and slipped under the surface of the deepest blue hole on Andros Island in The Bahamas, the kind of deep, dark place where these …

st john caribbean floating bar

 By Alexander Britell The Willy T. Young Island. Angel’s Rest. D Boat. They’ve long been in the pantheon of floating bars in the Caribbean: the standalone seagoing bars that take the beach bar to an entirely different level. And now …

jamaica villa resort

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton A Caribbean villa vacation is something rather different than your traditional hotel getaway. It’s a way to live the destination in another way, in tranquility, in seclusion, in privacy, with a different kind of …

bahamas beach club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Emerald Bay, one of the most beautiful stretches of sand in The Bahamas, is about to get an injection of energy. Great Exuma’s Grand Isle Resort and Spa is debuting a new beach club and …

bahamas hot

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has postponed the launch of its new service to the Bahamian island of Cat Island. The new service will begin May 1, according to the company’s Web site. On May 1, the service …

puerto rico pga tour

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour has returned to Puerto Rico for the latest edition of the Puerto Rico open. This year’s event, which is being held at the Coco Beach Golf Club in Rio Grande, has a …

bahamas andros adventure

 By Guy Britton WEST SIDE NATIONAL PARK — Andros is different. Most islands are surrounded by water. Andros merges with water. Water passes through and around and beneath this island, the largest in The Bahamas (and sixth-largest island in the Caribbean) …

antigua villa auction

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxe Antigua villa is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Villa Nonsuch at Antigua’s prestigious Nonsuch Bay will head to auction through Concierge Auctions next month. The villa, which is set 150 …

turks and caicos luxury real estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s Andaz luxury brand is coming to the Turks and Caicos, and the highly-anticipated project will also include a residential real estate component that has already launched sales. The new Andaz Residences will consist of …