Sandals Names New Regional Director for Eastern Caribbean

Above: Sandals LaSource Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has named Andre Dhanpaul its new regional director for the Eastern Caribbean, the company announced. Dhanpaul has been serving in the post since July 1, following […]


Puerto Rico Creating New Integrated Transit Authority

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed a law creating the island’s new Integrated Transport Authority. The law establishes a single mass transit agency for Puerto Rico, including the […]

Rethinking Caribbean Tourism Education

By Ryan Peterson Op-Ed Contributor It is no secret that sustainable tourism is imperative to the wealth and wellness of Caribbean island economies. From ‘green’ to ‘eco’, ‘small’ to ‘slow’, ‘responsible’ to ‘resilient’, there is no shortage of ideas nor […]


New Flights From Antigua to the British Virgin Islands

Above: a VI Airlink plane By the Caribbean Journal staff There is a new way to get from Antigua to the British Virgin Islands. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week that VI Airlink would be launching new […]

Haiti Reports Big Jump in Tourist Arrivals

Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is reporting a significant increase in tourist arrivals, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country welcomed 299,646 stopover arrivals in the first nine months of 2013, […]

Owners of Bermuda's Fairmont Hamilton Purchase Site of Former Sonesta Hotel

Above: the former Sonesta in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The site of the former Sonesta Hotel in Bermuda has been sold, according to global brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, which handled the transaction with Bermuda’s Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. […]


Trinidad Emergency Arrests Top 3,200

Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff A total of 3,290 people were arrested in Trinidad from the Aug. 23 to Sep. 28 during the country’s ongoing State of Emergency, according to the Trinidad and […]

State of Emergency "Well Worth It," Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Says

Above: PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s State of Emergency declaration was worth the sacrifice, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said in a public statement marking the country’s 35th anniversary as a republic. “The […]


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