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Nevis Steers Clear of Major Irma Damage

 The island of Nevis steered clear of major damage from Hurricane Irma, according to a statement from the island’s tourism authority. Irma’s landfall was not a direct hit, meaning damage was what officials called “minimal,” with winds closer to that …

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 …

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 Regional carrier Winair has canceled all of its flights on Tuesday Sept. 5 and Wednesday Sept. 6 due to the imminent passing of Hurricane Irma in the northeastern Caribbean. The company said it hoped to restart “limited services” on Thursday, …

best hikes

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The Caribbean’s lush and mountainous topography lends itself to some of the best hiking on the planet, treating trampers to tropical foliage and sightings of indigenous birds and animals, culminating with panoramic views of the …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2017: the new Park Hyatt St. Kitts, and it’s now taking bookings for Deember. The hotel is now bookable for stays beginning Dec. 16, a spokesperson for the hotel told Caribbean Journal, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and an array of joyous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate national …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

beachfront hotels

 The perfect Caribbean beach getaway isn’t always as expensive as you think. Indeed, there are tucked-away bargains all over the Caribbean, where the sand count is high but the price is low. Serving up warm hospitality on idyllic coastlines, they …

 Nevis will celebrate its now-annual Mango & Food Festival July 6 – 9. This year, celebrity chefs Judy Joo and Seamus Mullen will be headlining the festival, bringing their unique culinary talents to the island. Chef Judy Joo, UK “Iron …

luxury villas

 In many ways, luxury villas are the ultimate Caribbean vacation experience. It’s far beyond — and very different — than spending your time in a resort. A villa means you aren’t just staying on an island — you’re living on an island, and in …

 Do you live in the Caribbean? One hotel has a package just for you. The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is welcoming Caribbean residents with a new $265 nightly rate. The offer includes accommodations in a Nevis Peak View room, daily …

 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 One of the Caribbean’s top hotels is getting even better. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, which was voted the Caribbean’s best beach resort by Caribbean Journal readers last year, has introduced a host of new offers and experiences from spas to …

 What’s the most romantic island in the Caribbean? Well, we put the question to the best authority on all matters Caribbean: Caribbean Journal readers, the world’s top concentration of Caribbean travel aficionados, with thousands of readers chiming in on their …

 The island of Nevis will welcome Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises’ guests starting this November. Luxury yacht Crystal Esprit will call on the island during its 14-day sailings for the next two years, according to the Nevis Tourism Board. “Nevis looks …

 It’s one thing for a Caribbean hotel to have a great spa — and the region is blessed with a striking number of world-class spas. But it’s quite another to have such a good spa so as to make the …

 The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a grant of around $231,000 to Grenada for geothermal energy development. The resources–coming from the Global Environment Facility, through the Inter-American Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Facility–will go towards the planning and implementation of its …