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Margaritaville Is Opening a New Hotel in Belize

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s fast-growing Margaritaville Holdings is planning another Caribbean hotel, this time on Belize’s popular Ambergris Caye. The new Margaritaville Resort Belize will be a condominium resort, with 71 waterfront residences in its first phase …

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5 Great Caribbean Destinations for Valentine’s Day

 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …

The Easiest All-Inclusive Vacations in the Caribbean

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s first-ever residential resort in The Bahamas is making progress toward a highly-anticipated debut. One Particular Harbour at The Pointe is set at the $250 million Margaritaville at The Pointe development in the heart …

Nassau Fly

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau is booming right now, with surging arrivals, new places to stay and a host of hot new eateries. And now there’s another new way to fly the capital of The Bahamas, as part of …

best restaurants caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

Bahamas American Airlines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched three new nonstop routes to The Bahamas. That includes two new routes from Charlotte, with new weekly flights on Saturdays to both Marsh Harbour in Abaco and North Eleuthera. (The latter …

all-inclusive cabarete dominican republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new all-inclusive has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic, this time in the beach town of Cabarete. The new Presidential Suites By Lifestyle has debuted its $36 million first phase, with 57 units …

baha mar steakhouse

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is quickly becoming a culinary destination in its own right. Sbe’s Disruptive Restaurant Group has added another hot eatery at the Cable Beach megaresort, this time with the launch of Carna by …

umami burger baha mar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sbe has debuted another culinary concept at the SLS Baha Mar in Nassau. The hospitality group has opened its Umami Burger brand in a beachfront airstream trailer at the resort. It’s now the seventh sbe …

bahamas out islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism growth in the Out Islands, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Out Islands, beyond the country’s traditional tourism hubs in Nassau and Grand …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has launched its first biometric self-boarding gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new gate, which is the product of a partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, gives customers flying …

st kitts cruise ships

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Construction of the second cruise pier at Port Zante in St. Kitts is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019, officials said this week. The announcement came from Minister of Public Infrastructure, Ian …

Palm Cay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Nassau’s Palm Cay has broken ground on the new One Marina, a $100-million luxury and residential resort complex. “One Marina” will have 84 two- and three-bedroom condominiums and penthouse complex with modern interior designs and high-end …

bahamas winston churchill

 By Alexander Britell “Mr Churchill is easily satisfied with the best,” Lord Birkenhead once said of his friend, Sir Winston Churchill. The preceding quotation— sometimes wrongly attributed to Churchill himself, and perhaps itself apocryphal  — is one of my favorites — and a …

grenada travelers

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more travelers are flocking to the Caribbean island of Grenada, according to the latest numbers from the Grenada Tourism Authority. The destination has received 111,446 stayover visitors so far this year, a jump …

saint lucia

 By Alexander Britell NASSAU — Saint Lucia is the new chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island’s Minister of Tourism, Dominic Fedee, was voted in as the new chair of the regional tourism organization during this week’s State of …