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Searching for Jimmy Buffett in the Caribbean

 For many people, singer Jimmy Buffett and his signature tune perfectly capture the island vibe they crave while slogging away at their busy lives the rest of the year. That’s even more true right now, as we all dream of …

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Caribbean Moment: Twilight on the Beach in Antigua

 It’s just after sunset. The waves are energetic and the sky hues blue and gold.  There’s a chair on the edge of the sand, waiting for you.  To your left, there’s Curtain Bluff, the iconic resort in Antigua; in the …

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Cruise Growth Helps Montserrat Top Tourism Milestone

 Strong cruise growth has helped the tiny island of Montserrat to set top a significant tourism milestone.  For the first time since the eruption of Montserrat’s Soufriere Hills Volcano in 1995, Montserrat welcomed more than 20,000 cruise and stayover visitors …

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 Regional air carrier Winair is launching additional flights to Montserrat for the upcoming peak tourist season in 2020.  The carrier will be launching new flights in January and March on its Twin-Otter aircraft, according to a statement from the government …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Richard Stinnett, who sent in this lovely shot of Woodlands Beach on the island of Montserrat.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Maria Keegan, who sent in this beautiful shot of Woodlands Beach on the island of Montserrat, the “Emerald Isle” of the Caribbean (Keegan herself is a …

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 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 …

 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, …

 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,” …

 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 …

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 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 …