Montserrat Taps New Director of Tourism

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By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


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,” […]


Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica

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. […]

Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in the Caribbean

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 […]

Hurricane Irma Heads for the Caribbean

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 […]


This Is Your Next Caribbean Island Hopping Trip

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 […]

Why You Need to Drink Here When You’re in Montserrat

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 […]

This Is Your Next Villa in Montserrat

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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 […]


How a Volcano Created a Caribbean Underwater Paradise

Montserrat’s undersea gem By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Six Reasons Why You Should Visit Montserrat

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 […]

Why Celebrities Love This Caribbean Restaurant

Where to eat on the Caribbean’s Emerald Isle By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ 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 […]


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