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Turks and Caicos, Curaçao Hotels Surging

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

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Bahamas Tourism Is Having a Spectacular Year

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …

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Saying Hola to Jost Van Dyke

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

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abaco bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With 700 islands and cays in The Bahamas, it’s hard to choose a single destination. But more and more travelers are increasingly looking to choose the mini-archipelago of Abaco, according to a new update from …

st thomas st maarten jetblue

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and …

british virgin islands

 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

caribbean places

 We love the Caribbean all year round, but especially in summer. There’s something about those cool evening breezes, the afternoon ti’ punch on a hot afternoon, the joy of the uncrowded. Forget the Hamptons or Nantucket. The Caribbean is still …

cayman islands tourism surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands just broke a tourism record. The destination welcomed more than 1.3 million combined visitors in the first half of 2018, the most ever for the Cayman Islands in the first six months …

exuma private island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new private island on the market in the Caribbean: Little Pipe Cay in The Bahamas, and it just might be the ultimate private island in the region. Set in the heart of …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

st thomas hotel project

 By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The government of the United States Virgin Islands is working on a deal that would provide up to $10 million for …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the destination is showing no signs of slowing down. Stayover visitors to the Cayman Islands totaled 209,143 arrivals in the first five months …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s better than your own private island? Two private islands. And that’s precisely the offering of Bahamas real estate brokerage HG Christie, which has the listing on a pair of sun-soaked cays in the Berry …

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 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism has a new pace-setter. The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2018, the fastest rate of growth in the region. That was announced …

caribbean beaches

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Worried about potential storms in the Caribbean this summer? The Cayman Islands has you covered. The destination has announced a “Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee,” a promise made by on-island partners to cover any cancellations made …

islands to live on

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St John in the United States Virgin Islands is about to get an energy boost — and get greener in the process. According to US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp, the island …

 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 …