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Is This an Untapped Market for Caribbean Tourism?

 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 …

How Jamaica’s Real Estate Market Is Performing

 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 …

The Real Estate Market in the Bahamas Is Surging

 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 …

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 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 …

 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 …

 We continue our How to Move series with a look at the luxurious Turks and Caicos islands, most famous for the tony island of Providenciales and exclusive private islands like Parrot Cay. So what’s it like to move there? And …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor JAMAICA — It’s trendy right now for Caribbean resorts to talk about serving farm-to-table cuisine and encouraging guests to eating local. But often those same hotels are serving imported strawberries on the breakfast buffet; New …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the toniest island in the Caribbean, and that means serious real estate. The newest listing to hit the market in St Barth is called Artepea, a four-bedroom, four-bathroom villa at the top of the …

 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 …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc has named Petra Roach as its new head of for the United States market. Roach, a veteran of the island’s tourism industry, had previously held the position …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Expedia, Inc. has purchased Travelocity for $280 million in an all-cash transaction, the company announced Friday. The deal to buy Travelocity from Sabre Corporation comes after Expedia and Travelocity’s strategic marketing agreement in 2013, which …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor The Caribbean is a region of small islands surrounded by water. In an increasingly competitive global economic and political climate, these island can no longer remain islands. But what’s the future of Caribbean regionalism? That brings …

 Above a Royalton resort in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff In light of the recent rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, many wonder about the future of American tourism to Cuba, and what that will mean both for …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor ACCORDING to the recently released 2012 Survey of Living Conditions (SLC), Jamaica has recorded an increase in poverty levels between 2009 and 2012. “The all-Jamaica individual poverty prevalence increased by 2.3 percentage points relative to 2010 …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is looking to take back the Canadian tourism market, according to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. The Prime Minister was speaking during a reception for Canadians at Ilaro Court, his residence, …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is looking to the French Caribbean as a potential market for its exports. The country’s exporTT agency is leading a trade mission to the French Caribbean this week, …

 Above: Martinique, a strong source market for intra-regional tourism (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Caribbean tourism has long relied on three major markets: the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. But more and more, it’s hard to …

 Above: Haitian food being served at the conference (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin is in France this week to promote the country’s nascent tourism industry. Villedrouin is being joined on the trip …