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Bahamas Great Harbour Cay Airport

The Bahamas’ Great Harbour Cay Is Getting a New Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ most beloved, but still largely undiscovered, destinations is getting a brand-new airport. Great Harbour Cay, a tiny white-sand paradise in the heart of the country’s Berry Islands archipelago, is the site …

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Caribbean Hotel Revenues Keep Climbing

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry saw its first occupancy decline since October 2018, but continued its run of growth in room rates and revenues, according to April data from hotel analytics STR. In year-over-year comparisons with April …

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10 Small Bahamas Resorts to Visit Right Now

 With 700 islands and cays and some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the planet, it’s not surprising that the Bahamas is filled with terrific resorts. But while the destination is perhaps best known for larger hotspots on the …

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usvi cuba ban

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the industry-shaking ban of cruises and other travel to Cuba, major cruise lines are scrambling to adapt — and one Caribbean cruise destination is out in front. The US Virgin Islands said it was …

bermuda pga tour

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour is set to add the island of Bermuda to its schedule next season. The world’s highest level of tournament golf will debut the Bermuda Championship from Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2019, the first-ever …

ritz carlton st thomas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The greatest hotel in the US Virgin Islands is set for a comeback. The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long that island’s leading resort and arguably the flagship hotel in the wider destination, is set to return …

bahamas royal caribbean perfect day

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially opened its new $250 million private island destination in The Bahamas. The new project is set at the northwestern edge of the Berry Islands chain in The Bahamas highlighted by a …

caribbean little cayman

 By Guy Britton Even before you get off the plane you can feel it.   This is not like any other place you’ve visited in the Caribbean. It’s just 10 square miles here, a beach-filled corner of sand 80 miles northeast …

bahamas st vincent private island

 You may have heard of the legendary private islands, the places like Antigua’s Jumby Bay and Turks and Caicos’ Parrot Cay. But if you dig further, you’ll discover that the Caribbean is filled with all kinds of private-island destinations with …

panama caribbean sail

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s San Blas archipelago is one of the most beautiful — and pristine — corners of the Caribbean sea. And now there’s a new way to explore this spectacular chain of islands. Dream Yacht Charter …

cayman islands

 There’s an energy here. You feel it on Seven Mile Beach, in the hotels, in the streets of George Town, by day and by night. It’s palpable. It’s because the Cayman Islands is one of the most dynamic destinations in …

caribbean cape air push

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton For many destinations in the Caribbean, small regional airlines are a life blood — and for two decades, Cape Air has been just that for so many islands. Now, Cape Air has officially relaunched two …

st john martinique hotels

 We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of …

dominica geothermal

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most ambitious green energy projects is getting a major boost from the World Bank. The global institution has approved a $27 million project to support the construction of a 7mw geothermal …

green 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 …

british virgin islands tourism leadership

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has new tourism leadership, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent election. New BVI Premier Andrew Fahie will also be serving as Minister of Tourism, following his Virgin Islands Party’s win in …

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 …

prince charles caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …