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These are the Must-Visit Beaches on 10 Caribbean Islands

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Trying to earn your Caribbean beach bum credentials? You can’t consider yourself a coastal connoisseur until you’ve planted your posterior on (at least) one of these marquee strands. Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica So what …

The Best Caribbean Honeymoon Destinations

  The Best Caribbean Honeymoon Destinations, from boutiques to large resorts across the islands. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Seclusion, tranquility, sultry nights tempered by cool ocean breezes … the Caribbean defines romance and honeymoons. The Caribbean and honeymoons amplify …

Turks and Caicos is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Tourism Destination

 Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Turks and Caicos Islands is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the wider Caribbean region, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board reported a 50 percent …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Souvenir-hunting on Salt Cay? Looking for a memento on Middle Caicos? Put down that made-in-Taiwan T-shirt and snap up these locally made TCI buys. Sakaja, the private-label hot sauce sold exclusively at Da Conch Shack …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You might not be a black-belt shopper like me but I bet you buy at least one souvenir when you visit the Caribbean. So make it count! Whether you’re looking for rum or a piece …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo and Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Montserrat on Monday in a bid to deepen ties between the neighbours in the Eastern Caribbean. …

 DON’T JUST visit the Caribbean this year. Experience it. Go outside of your comfort zone and find something new. That’s the advice of our Where to Travel list for 2015, featuring some of our favourite places in the Caribbean: some …

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has named James Smith the British Overseas Territory’s new police commissioner. Smith’s appointment was announced by TCI Governor Peter Beckingham on Wednesday. Smith is a former …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Out of the way and sometimes challenging to reach, the Caribbean’s smaller isles are often overlooked. But here are seven gems that we consider to be desirable as they are diminutive, and well worth that …

 IT’S NOT every day that a rum cocktail recipe that includes cantaloupe juice comes across our desk, but Urmas Karner, general manager of The Somerset resort on Provo in the Turks and Caicos Islands, assures us that this one’s a winner. …

 By Ryan PetersonOp-Ed Contributor IT IS a truism that tourism is experiencing a tectonic transformation. In recent times, the global tourism and travel industry, and in particular, Small-Island Tourism-Economies (SITES) in the Caribbean have had to contend with a series …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands envisions a “significant boost” for its tourism arrivals, according to Premier and Tourism Minister Dr Rufus Ewing. The Premier, who was addressing the House …

 SOMETIMES, small islands aren’t small enough, even in Guadeloupe, an island hopper’s dream come true with five major islands to check out. But the French Caribbean archipelago also has a number of tiny islets dotting the water, the perfect places …

 The Caribbean is the most romantic region in the world.  The climate,  the beaches, enchanting hotels and world class restaurants all play their parts, but there is something more.  Romance is naturally subjective, but there are factors that make some …

 Sometimes even a beach bar isn’t close enough to the water. That’s where these come in: they’re not on the beach. They’re past it. They’re the Caribbean’s floating bars, the ones that are either smack in the middle of the …

 Above: an Air Antilles Express plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Antilles Express has launched its first-ever service between St Maarten and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. The service could provide a boost for Guadeloupe’s bid to attract more tourists from the …

 Above: George Town (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Cayman Islands says it is inviting each of the major cruise lines to engage in “bilateral discussions” on the development of the proposed cruise berthing facility …