Trinidad Names New Tourism Minister

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has appointed Senator Gerry Hadeed as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. Hadeed, who had been serving as the country’s Minister of […]


Puerto Rico Governor Approves New Issue of General Obligation Bonds

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed legislation authorizing the issuance of new general obligation bonds. The bonds will be used to “refinance outstanding lines of credit and meet […]


VIDEO: Costa Rica Tourism Highlights "Happiness" in New Campaign

Above: Cocles Beach in Limon on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast By the Caribbean Journal staff Costa Rica has debuted a new series of video campaigns to promote its tourism sector, all under the theme of “happiness.” The four videos highlight […]


Haiti Markets Ile a Vache in New Video

Above: Ile a Vache (MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Just nine miles southeast of Les Cayes, the island of Ile a Vache (“Cow Island”) has become integral to Haiti’s renewed tourism push. The country’s government has been pushing […]

Grenada's New Tourism Brand

Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has unveiled the country’s new tourism brand, revealing the tagline: “Pure Grenada.” The brand was officially launched at a ceremony on Friday at the Ministry of Tourism’s offices. “We know you are […]

The New List: 10 Caribbean Hotels We're Excited About in 2014

You might call it the New List, or the Next List. It seems like there’s a new hotel property opening up in the Caribbean every day, and these are the hotel properties we’re excited about for 2014. These properties, which […]


Dominica, Chinese Firm Planning New Hotel Project

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica and Chinese firm Anhui Shui An Construction Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a “modern type” hotel in the country. The project […]

Antigua Targeting September 2014 For New Airport Terminal

Above: a rendering of the new airport terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda says it is planning to open the new terminal building at VC Bird Airport in September 2014. The new, modern terminal will cover a […]

Haiti Hoping For 3,000 New Hotel Rooms By 2017

Above: the NH El Rancho in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is hoping to see the construction of 3,000 new hotel rooms by the year 2017, the country’s Tourism Ministry said this week. The announcement came after Haiti […]


Working to Build "The New LIAT"

Above: a new LIAT ATR-72 By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT’s new Acting CEO Julie Reifer-Jones made her first public statement this week with a letter to staff vowing to build a “new LIAT.” “At the new LIAT, we are […]

"A New Haiti Emerges"

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe at the UN on Thursday (UN Photo/Sarah Fretwell) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has seen its share of significant setbacks since the 2010 earthquake, but a new country is starting to emerge, Haiti Prime […]

Sunset Resorts to Debut New Boutique Hotel in Montego Bay

Above: the Oasis at Sunset (Photos courtesy of Sunset Resorts) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel will open its doors in Jamaica’s Montego Bay this fall. The Oasis at Sunset is a 124-room boutique hotel adjoining existing […]


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