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Montserrat Taps New Director of Tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Montserrat is looking to change its tourism fortunes, and the island has tapped a veteran of Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism sector to lead the charge. Montserrat has appointed Warren Solomon to the post of Director of …

A “Perfect Ten” Caribbean Cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has unveiled a new Caribbean itinerary that’s just about perfect: the “Caribbean’s perfect ten.” The St Maarten-to-St Maarten cruise is 10 days of stops in small ports in the Caribbean, …

Montserrat Eyes Cruise Increase

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Montserrat is projecting an increase in cruise arrivals this season, officials said this week. Montserrat’s port focuses on small and medium-sized vessels “seeking unique lcocations not typically accessible to large cruise ships,” …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. Irma thrashed Barbuda with 185-mph winds before making landfall in St Barth …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The now-Category 5 Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. The storm was about 270 miles east of Antigua at 8 …

 Two islands are always better than one. And that’s the thinking behind the Caribbean’s newest island hopping itinerary, which includes Nevis and Montserrat. The trip is a partnership between the Four Seasons Resort Nevis and Olveston House of Montserrat, offering …

 It was just last December that I made my first trip to the tiny volcanic island of Montserrat. But I’m already looking forward to my return. How can I be so sure I’ll visit again? Because I drank from Runaway …

lime tree cottage

 Some islands are perfect for hotel stays — but some are made for villa vacations. Montserrat definitely falls into the latter category, with a small hotel stock but a rich collection of private villas. And the Caribbean’s “Emerald Isle” isn’t …

 Montserrat’s undersea gem By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The devastating volcanic eruption that occurred 20 years ago in Montserrat had an unexpected effect: it dramatically altered the underwater landscape of the island of Montserrat, resulting in the growth and development of …

 A unique island in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Before I visited, I knew only two things about Montserrat. One: It was the home of Arrow, of “Hot, Hot, Hot” fame.  And two: It had been devastated …

 Where to eat on the Caribbean’s Emerald Isle By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You haven’t been to Montserrat if you haven’t been to Ziggys. Just ask Britain’s Princess Anne and Hollywood star Danny Glover, two of the celebrities who have …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff After a strong 2014, Montserrat has seen a sharp reduction in tourism so far this year, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In 2014, the tiny island near Antigua saw a 22.2 percent …

 Above: the Soufriere Hills volcano By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has long been defined by the eruption of the Soufriere Hills volcano, whose 1995 eruption forever changed its future. But today, the island wants to use the teeming energy …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is receiving just under $4.84 million in funding from the European Union. The funding is coming as part of the 10th European Development Fund General Budget Support Programme. It’s the third tranche …

 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. …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Montserrat Development Corporation recently led an investment delegation to China. The delegation, led by Montserrat Development Corporation Chairman John Ryan and CEO Ivan Browne, visited the country to attend the 18th Annual …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Secretary General Dr Didacus Jules recently paid a visit to the island of Montserrat, vowing the organization’s “commitment to support the continued development of [the island.]” Jules made …