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American Airlines Launches New Route to the Caribbean

 American Airlines has launched a new service to the Caribbean. The carrier has begun a new weekly service between Charlotte, North Carolina and Curaçao in the Dutch Caribbean. The flights will be operated on an Airbus A319 aircraft with 128 seats, …

The Ultimate Virgin Islands Luxury Yacht Trip

 The ultimate Virgin Islands experience By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor OK, so you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot. But it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll do if your numbers come up the next time. Here’s an idea: …

A New Way to Stay in Virgin Gorda

 For years, there was only one way to stay at the Valley Trunk estate on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands: to buy out the whole property. But now Valley Trunk is launching a new program: one that offers …

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 Is this Caribbean country home to the region’s best-value real estate? The emerging luxury market in Belize offers just that, according to a new report by SANCAS Realty, the exclusive affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate in Belize. “The mid-term …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new kind of resort is coming to Costa Rica. Nayara Hotels is planning to open its third hotel in the country, but this time with a twist: it will consist of 24, 945-square-foot tents. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World has named a new CEO. The brand has named Filip Boyen as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Boyen had been appointed as managing director of SLH’s management …

 A landmark hotel  By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon It’s called Ultramarine Blue. And it’s been the color of Jamaica Inn since the Ocho Rios resort opened back in 1950. It’s a color so synonymous with the hotel that once you’ve been a …

 A new project at the luxury all-inclusive By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s BodyHoliday resort recently began a $20 million renovation. The project will include a series of upgrades and additions “designed to maintain the property’s level of luxury …

 A major new entry By the Caribbean Journal staff A top luxury brand is coming to Jamaica. Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts announced this week that it was planning to open a new Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resort to Montego Bay. …

 What does luxury mean in the Caribbean? Is it tranquility? Is it sheer beauty? Is it service? What does luxury mean in the new travel era? Is there such  thing as “Caribbean” luxury? To find out, we talked to some of …

  Sometimes an all-inclusive resort is best for a luxury experience. There is that extra degree of luxury, the one of never having to reach for your wallet, of leaving nothing to chance, so you can completely relax and soak it all in …

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is Puerto Rico the Caribbean’s next big luxury real estate market? A study by Christie’s International Real Estate has identified Puerto Rico as one of the world’s top emerging luxury real estate markets. The country’s first …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $40 million luxury residences project has broken ground in Nassau. The ONE Cable Beach project is the brainchild of developer ARISTO Development. The 69-unit project has a 20-24 month timeframe for completion once …

 Above: Sugarbird in Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury villa has hit the market in Nevis. The “Sugarbird” villa, located in the Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis, is listed for $4.85 million. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom property, which …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Go big or go home? Not us! While we appreciate all the bells and whistles a large resort can offer, sometimes we just want to escape to somewhere less “mega” and more “mini.” Here are …

 Above: Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana (All photos by CJ) By Guy Britton PUNTA CANA — If you’re a regular Caribbean Journal reader, you know … not all-inclusive resorts are created equal. Some even have resorts within resorts, the ones …

 Above: the spa at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Resort Nevis has launched a new spa menu in partnership with THÉMAÉ Paris. The resort is now the first in the Caribbean to …