A New Tourism Minister in Trinidad and Tobago

New appointee by incoming government By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has another new top tourism official. The country’s new government has appointed Shamfa Cudjoe as its new Minister of Tourism. Cudjoe was most recently assistant director of […]


Island House Coming to Nassau

Above: a rendering of The Island House By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotel coming to the Bahamas. The Island House, a 30-room boutique hotel, is slated to open next month in the tony Lyford Cay enclave of […]


Southwest Airlines Launches New Service to Aruba

Above: Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has officially launched new service between Houston, Texas and the island of Aruba. The new seasonal service will operate every Saturday through Aug. 8, 2015. The flights out of Houston’s Hobby […]


Seaborne Launching Service to Anguilla

Above: Anguilla (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Seaborne Airlines is set to launch new nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport. The new service, which will launch April […]


Anguilla’s Frangipani Resort Expanding With New Villa

Above: the Frangipani resort in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort is expanding its reach. Last month, the property acquired the villa formerly known as Seychelles, and plans to relaunch the villa in November 2015. The […]

Haiti Says Deal Reached to Pave Way for New Elections

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s long-delayed legislative and municipal elections could be back on track. The office of Haiti President Michel Martelly issued a statement on Monday announcing an agreement reached between the opposition […]

The Newest Sandals Resort Is Opening Soon in Barbados

Above: the beach at the Sandals Barbados resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals has announced its planned opening date for the company’s newest Caribbean resort: Sandals Barbados. The all-inclusive property will open on Jan. 28 following an extensive renovation […]


This Caribbean Island Is Growing New Coral Reefs. Here’s How.

Above: the newest coral nursery in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff The threats facing coral reefs in the Caribbean are not new — neither is the reality of their dwindling numbers. But one island is doing something to save them: […]

Dominican Republic Names New Ambassador to Brazil

Above: the National Palace in Santo Domingo (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has officially appointed Alejandro Zarzuela Arias as the country’s new Ambassador to Brazil. The Caribbean country’s new envoy had been serving […]

Starwood Opens New Four Points Hotel in Barranquilla, Colombia

Above: the new Four Points in Barranquilla, Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts has opened its newest resort in the Caribbean Basin: the Four Points by Sheraton Barranquilla. The hotel is operated by GHL Hotels under […]


New Resort Breaks Ground in Nevis

Above: a rendering of the Paradise Palms By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradise Palms Resort has officially broken ground on the island of Nevis. The resort broke ground on Monday at Colquhoun’s Estate; the plan is for a 218-room, […]

St Maarten Has a New Government

Above: St Maarten’s new government By Alexander Britell It’s been almost four months since voters in St Maarten headed to the polls to choose their next government. And after a chaotic process, the country finally has its new government led […]

Carnival Cruise Line Names Christine Duffy New President

Above: a Carnival ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has named Christine Duffy the company’s new president, Carnival Corporation announced this week. Duffy is currently the president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association; she will assume […]


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