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6 Luxury Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Looking for the next great luxury hotspot in the Caribbean? The good news is that the Caribbean’s luxury hotels just keep getting better, from hillside boutiques to eco-chic getaways to beachfront standards. And the region’s luxury footprint keeps expanding, meaning …

The Caribbean’s Best Yachting Destination: The BVI

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been the Mecca of yachting in the Caribbean, a bucket list destination that has sent a siren song to travelers and adventurers around the world. And here’s the good news: The British Virgin Islands is …

Duran Duran, Shaggy Among Headliners for Cayman Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new entertainment festival is coming to Grand Cayman. Kaaboo Cayman, which will debut Feb. 15-16, 2019, will include headliners from Duran Duran and Bryan Adams to Flo Rida, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Salt-N-Pepa and …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is expanding its flight service to the island of Saint Lucia this winter. The carrier will be launching an additional daily nonstop flight between Miami and Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 20. “The Saint …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to get to the island of Grenada. A number of airlines are set to launch expanded or new routes to the Spice Isle, beginning with new daily …

Bimini

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has launched its newest route to The Bahamas. The carrier has officially begun operating flights four times each week between Miami International Airport and the island of Bimini. Flights on the 50-seat …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Bahia Principe is set to relaunch one of its most popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive resorts as a family-friendly getaway. The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, formerly an adults-only property, will relaunch in May …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s most important tourism gatherings is coming to The Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is holding its 2018 edition in The Bahamas this October. SOTIC, as it’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ Cyril E. King airport is set for a major transformation. United States Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp has announced that he will soon unveil the plans for a $230 million modernization of the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff German air carrier Condor is launching a new nonstop route to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Beginning in Nov. 6, 2018, Condor will be launching nonstop service between Frankfurt, Germany and Curaçao. The flights will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao’s newest boutique hotel has opened its doors. It’s called the Princess Sirena Bay Estate, and it’s a different kind of property for the island. The brainchild of the Ouborg family, the Princess Sirena Bay …

luxury resorts

 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Bonaire has long been one of the Caribbean’s most lovable destinations, its hotel product has always erred on the side of, well, the traditional. But that just changed. Enter the new Delfins Beach Resort …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s an almost corner of St Barth, another way to see this jewel of the Caribbean. It’s not pretentious, free of attitude. It’s you and the beach, from your own private bungalow. Yes, in the …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It may have two different countries on it, but it’s one island — and now both St Martin and St Maarten are joining together to plan for the island’s tourism future. The French and Dutch sides …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s sexiest new hotels has reopened on the island of Anguilla. The Reef by CuisinArt, the sister property to Anguilla’s signature CuisinArt resort, officially reopened on Sunday after having been shuttered in the wake …