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The 15 Best Jamaica Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Does any island in the Caribbean have a more diverse hotel product than Jamaica? It’s a destination that has a simply staggering number of high-quality hotels, each with a strikingly unique identity and character — every one a destination in its …

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A New Thanksgiving Option in St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its reopening late last month, St Barth’s legendary Nikki Beach is planning another big party: Thanksgiving. The St Jean beach club will host its first-ever Thanksgiving feast this year, with everything from traditional …

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Why Martinique is the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton WE’RE SOMEWHERE near Saint-Esprit, stopped on the side of the road at Willy Poul’, a poulet boucane-focused food truck. The chicken is superb, with a resplendent garlic curry sauce, and it makes me think …

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Bahamas Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the best-kept secrets in The Bahamas, the beach-filled, adventure-packed Cat Island. And now it’s easier than ever before to get there. Fast-expanding Silver Airways is set to launch a new direct flight …

royal caribbean navigator

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning a $115 million makeover for its Navigator of the Seas cruise ship. The focus of the large-scale transformation will be on experiences, from a new poolscape, two new waterslides, the “first …

bermuda tourism goals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has completed its new National Tourism Plan, laying out its goals through the year 2025. The plan has set an acronym, AGILITY, to cover what Bermuda calls seven pillars: awareness and relevance; “greener”; infrastructure; …

 By Guy Britton ELBOW CAY – Is there anything like this place? Here, on the southern corner of Elbow Cay is a marvel: a tiny tucked away paradise with perfect white sand and the kind of palm trees that would …

united bermuda flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is expanding its flight service to the island of Bermuda. The carrier will resume its daily flights from Newark to Bermuda six weeks earlier than last year, with the nonstop daily flights to …

Saint Lucia Resort Married at First Sight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s St James’s Club Morgan Bay is the star in the new Lifetime reality series Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island. The entire eight-episode series was filmed at the popular all-inclusive beachfront resort. “This …

curacao tourism development

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief …

st kitts flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Getting to St Kitts is about to get a whole lot easier. The Eastern Caribbean destination is seeing continued growth from carriers across the United States and Canada. The new flights include United’s new Wednesday …

bahamas five star

 By Alexander Britell A significant new luxury destination is coming to the Out Islands of The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned. In a major development for Long Island, one of the most pristine and undeveloped islands in The Bahamas, Star …

grenadines resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The venerable Petit St Vincent private-island resort in the Grenadines is reopening its doors Nov. 1, set to mark its 50th season. It’s a major milestone for the 115-acre, 22-unit property, which is relaunching next …

bahamas south bimini

 By Alexander Britell Moving — or buying a home — on a very tiny island in the Caribbean isn’t always an easy proposition Sometimes, the things that make a place exotic and beautiful — like remoteness — also make life more difficult, …

private island resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s legendary Jumby Bay Island is open again, following an extensive enhancement project. The private-island resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation that gave Oetker Collection, which took over management of the property last year, a …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton We’re somewhere in the Roseau Valley, stopped on a cliffside, looking out at imposing, massive green mountains and a scattering of homes dotted on the lowlands. We’ve been spending the day winding on these …

glamping antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The glamping, or luxury camping, trend has made its way to the Caribbean in recent years, most recently at the now-legendary Anegada Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands. And now it’s made its way …

grenada true blue bay

 By Alexander Britell One of Grenada’s most beloved small hotels is making some additions. The island’s True Blue Bay resort has announced the soon-to-debut addition of 21 new rooms at the boutique property, part of True Blue’s new “Cocoa Pod” …