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The Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards 2019

 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

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A Must-Visit Aviation Conference in St Maarten

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

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In St Barth, a Caribbean Classic Reborn

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of St Barth’s venerable hotels is making its long-awaited return for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf, the reimagining of St Barth’s historic Carl Gustaf hotel, is …

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st kitts booming tourism

 By Dana Niland The island of St Kitts is seeing a full-fledged tourism boom, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. St Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport saw a 14.5 percent increase in tourism arrivals …

marriott caribbean luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that …

st barth hotel christopher

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most prestigious luxury boutique hotels is getting bigger. The Hotel Christopher, set on Pointe Milou on the northeastern coast of the island, is adding three new villas, according to a spokesperson …

antigua barbuda tourism surging galley

 By Alexander Britell A charming jaunt to historic Nelson’s Dockyard. A beach getaway at Galley Bay or the Pineapple Beach Club. A week on the marina at South Point. A family vacation at the venerable Curtain Bluff. There are a …

caribbean puerto rico

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Stunning. That’s the thought that stays in your head as you walk around this place. At every corner, there’s some spectacular detail, an opulent touch, a design note you’ve never seen before. There’s the …

amresorts choice hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding luxury all-inclusive brand AMResorts has entered into a strategic partnership with Choice Hotels, the two sides announced. The arrangement aims to enhance Choice’s loyalty program, Choice Privileges, by allowing members to earn and redeem …

ritz carlton grand cayman

 By Guy Britton There’s a nexus between impeccable service, thoughtful design and pure hospitality where you find the best kind of luxury. It’s the sort of luxury that manifests itself often in the tiniest of details, in the turndown service, …

bvi resort chef

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ top private-island resorts has named a new executive chef. The luxe Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina has tapped Chloe St-Cyr as its new lead chef. “We’re so pleased …

mexico park hyatt

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The luxe Park Hyatt brand is coming to Mexico. Park Hyatt will open its first-ever Mexico hotel with the debut of the new Park Hyatt Los Cabos Resort, slated for completion in 2021. The 162-room …

dominican republic spa new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest luxury hotels has debuted a major new spa: the first-ever Natura Bisse-branded spa in the world. The Dominican Republic’s Eden Roc Cap Cana has unveiled the new $2 million, 30,000-square-foot …

marriott caribbean villa rentals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is getting into the home sharing business. In a move that enters Marriott in a market dominated by home sharing giant Airbnb, the company has launched a new “Homes & …

marriott caribbean edition

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Marriott’s hottest hotel brands is coming to the Caribbean. The luxury boutique brand that was the brainchild of legendary hotelier Ian Schrager will be coming to the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Marriott has …

accor americas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding hotel giant Accor has named a new CEO to lead its North America and Central America regions, the company announced this week. The company has tapped Heather McCrory for the role, in which she …

caribbean grand cayman real estate

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton I’ve just ordered breakfast, requested a tee time at North Sound Golf Club for this afternoon and booked the spa treatment for tomorrow — all achieved with a few texts with Megan. Megan is the …

punta cana bahia principe

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Grupo Pinero has unveiled the results of a major transformation at its former Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue in Punta Cana. The newly-rebranded Luxury Bahai Principe Ambar is the result of a $26 …