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The Most Social Media-Savvy Caribbean Destinations

 Which Caribbean tourism destinations are best at social media? By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Social media is a big part of our jobs here at Caribbean Journal. As an exclusively digital travel brand, and the largest digital travel publication …

Cayman Islands Reporting Slight Increase in Tourist Arrivals

 Increase in first six months of 2015 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands received 213,495 stayover arrivals in the first six months of 2015, according to the country’s department of tourism. That represented a 1.43 percent improvement over …

David Feherty Named Golf Ambassador at This Caribbean Club

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the best-known names in golf has come to the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Provo Golf Club in Turks and Caicos has appointed David Feherty, renowned CBS Sports and Golf Channel commentator, as its …

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 Everyone dreams of retiring in the Caribbean. And the ultimate dream is retiring to a small, far-off island away from the hustle and bustle of the world. Retirement in the Caribbean certainly has its share of sacrifices and challenges, and that’s …

 Summertime. Yes, the Caribbean is hot, but so is everywhere else. But what the Caribbean offers is a diverse, scintillating collection of islands where you can find your own cool, whether it’s windsurfing in Aruba or traversing a mountain jungle …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We call them “rum punch islands.” You can call them pocket-sized paradises where there’s absolutely nothing to distract from your Caribbean priorities: chilling at the bar; soaking up the sun; grazing on some good food; …

 Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff One Caribbean island is about to get a whole lot cooler. A new project called Cayman Ice Palace is set to break ground soon in Grand Cayman. The project …

 Above: “Hell” in Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands’ Tourism Attraction Board has completed substantial upgrading work at the famous “Hell” attraction in West Bay. The renovation projects included a reduced traffic island, improved landscaping and …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most precious resource. It’s right there. It’s beckoning you. You’re on the beach, taking in the sun, and you’re fascinated by what’s going on in the vast blue world right in front of you. It’s why so …

 Packing up and heading out for a Caribbean island. It’s the dream for so many of us. But what if you actually did it? We’re here to help with inspiration. Whether you’re looking for a an island high on quiet, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s the ultimate Caribbean dream: your own sun-drenched, private island. So we’ve rounded up seven sandy spits where yours will be two of only a select few footprints on the sand. Your Caribbean kingdom is …

 We love every island in the Caribbean. But it’s often the very small ones that have that peculiar way of tugging at your heart. Maybe they’re small geographically, or they’re untouched, or they’re big islands with so few people that …

 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, 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 …

 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 …

 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. …

 

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