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The Caribbean’s First Ice Palace

 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 …

A Caribbean “Hell” Gets a Facelift

 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 …

The Best Caribbean Snorkeling Islands

 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 …

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 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. …

 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 …