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British Airways to Launch Daily Barbados Flights From Heathrow

 British Airways will soon be serving Barbados with year-round, daily flights out of London Heathrow, Barbados tourism officials confirmed this week.  The year-round daily flights will launch Oct. 17, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Lisa Cummins. “For more than 15 …

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Webinar: The Caribbean’s Hottest Real Estate Destinations

 The latest Caribbean Journal Invest webinar explores the real estate markets in the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The pandemic has shifted demand toward jurisdictions like these two island chains, as more buyers seek safety, security and …

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AMResorts’ Colette Baruth on What’s Next for All-Inclusive

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Colette Baruth, senior vice president of global commerce and distribution for AMResorts, is an avid cruise fan, but that didn’t keep her from humbly admitting the industry’s expected slow period could benefit the all-inclusive hotel …

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bahamas testing covid

 By Joe Pike Although the coronavirus setback rebuilding efforts by the Out Islands of the Bahamas after the region was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, Kerry Fountain, executive director of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board, said he doesn’t …

saint lucia castries

 Saint Lucia’s iconic Castries Market has a major new look, thanks to a partial completion of the first phase of its Market Redevelopment Project.  The project, which first began last year, has added a colorful new character to the market, …

turks caicos tourism director

 Turks and Caicos has named a new director of tourism, the British Overseas Territory’s Tourist Board announced this week.  Turks and Caicos has tapped Pamela Ewing for the role, effective April 1, according to a statement.  Ewing had served as …

turks and caicos market roaring

 The real estate market in Turks and Caicos is seeing record-breaking performance, according to the newest report from Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty.  Indeed, Turks and Caicos real estate hit a record $334.7 million in sales volume in 2019, …

dominica hotel boom

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel pipeline is surging — as more and more investors from around the world launch new hotel and resort projects. It’s growth that’s largely region-wide — but one island seems to be doing …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos is one of the Caribbean’s most sizzling real estate markets — and it’s a trend that continued last year. Turks and Caicos saw overall real estate sales volume of just under $256 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new seafood market in Turks and Caicos, with a famous name. It’s called the Bubba Gump Seafood Market, and the market is the product of five decades of Turks and Caicos fishing experience. …

John Hix

 A striking home designed by internationally renowned architect John Hix has hit the market in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Casa Cascadas, or “House of Waterfalls,” is set on a 300-foot mountain ridge, with an ultra-modern brushed concrete design. The eco-friendly, open-plan-layout …

caribbean hotel records

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a mostly sluggish first half, the Caribbean’s hotel sector is starting to show signs of strengthening, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotels reported a 71.8 percent occupancy rate …

 A luxury estate in the tony Dorado Beach enclave of Puerto Rico has hit the market for $5.3 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The home in Dorado Beach Estates has been listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty’s Margaret Pena …

 By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there …

 The United States. The United Kingdom. Canada. These have long been, unsurprisingly, the hubs for travel to the Caribbean. But now the region is looking to expand its tourism numbers — by looking to Europe. Karolin Troubetzkoy, president of the Caribbean …

 Jamaica is quietly showing a very strong improvement in its real estate market, according to the newest report from Integra Realty Resources. Property transfers in Jamaica reached $665.5 million in 2015, which represented an increase of $9.3 percent, according to …

 While real estate sales are mixed around the region, one market is performing very strongly: the Bahamas. The 700-island archipelago seems to be surging, according to a new report from Integra Realty Resources. The Bahamas saw a 20 percent increase …

 The small real estate market in Grenada is booming, according to a new report from Century 21 Grenada Grenadines. The country’s real estate sector saw a 71 percent increase in sales volume last year compared to 2014. Overall real estate …