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Marriott Opens Renaissance Cancun Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has kicked off 2019 with a new addition in the Caribbean. The travel giant’s Renaissance Hotels brand has officially debuted its new Renaissance Cancun Resort and Marina, anchoring the new marina in Puerto Cancun. …

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7 Adults-Only Resorts to Try Right Now

 Sometimes we just want some time to ourselves. And thats where the adults-only resort comes in. But the concept of the adults-only resort has diversified in recent years. Today, adults-only resorts have moved beyond simply being enclaves of quiet and …

Atlantis Paradise Island’s Cafe Martinique Gets a New Chef

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Bahamas’ most venerable eateries is getting a new injection of culinary energy. Atlantis Paradise Island has named Chef Alessio Pitzalis as the new Head Chef of its Café Martinique restaurant. Pitzalis will guide …

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 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 …

paradise island villa auction

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most luxurious villas on The Bahamas’ Paradise Island is heading to auction. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 5,334-square-foot villa is set on a quarter-acre waterfront lot on the western end of Paradise Island, according …

atlantis paradise island eat

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nobu. Olives. Fish. The Atlantis Paradise Island resort is home to a broad collection of celebrity chef-helmed eateries — and now there’s a new way to enjoy them. It’s called EAT, or “Extraordinary Taste at …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadians are flocking to Antigua and Barbuda, according to recently-released numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In the first half of 2018, Antigua and Barbuda reported a total of 23,243 tourists from Canada, a number …

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 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 …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s getting even easier to get to the Spice Isle. Air Canada is continuing its Caribbean expansion with more flights to the island of Grenada, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. Beginning Dec. 18, Air Canada Rouge …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Atlantis Paradise Island resort has named another major headliner for its signature New Year’s Eve bash: eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fergie. Fergie, who rose to fame with her work with the Black Eyed Peas …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is set to host one of the Caribbean’s leading tourism conferences. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is set for the Atlantis Paradise Island resort Oct. 3-5. Business meetings will …

abaco bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With 700 islands and cays in The Bahamas, it’s hard to choose a single destination. But more and more travelers are increasingly looking to choose the mini-archipelago of Abaco, according to a new update from …

riu all-inclusive caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is adding yet another all-inclusive in the wider Caribbean region, this time in the Costa Mujeres area about 11 miles north of Cancun. The new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres is set …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A significant new real estate project is coming to one of the region’s hottest developments. Nassau’s Palm Cay has unveiled its latest project, a $100 million luxury condominium and penthouse marina real estate complex. Named One …

Atlantis Paradise Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading tourism conference is coming to The Bahamas this fall. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference, or SOTIC, is set for Atlantis, Paradise Island from Oct. 2-5. “Globally, the tourism …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Are you running in the 10th annual Marathon Bahamas next year? Distance runners can challenge themselves on an international course by participating in the events, scheduled for January 20, 2019, with a starting line at Junkanoo …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A six-bedroom, seven-bathroom estate on Paradise Island has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Set on a 2.6-acre parcel, it is located on the highest point on Paradise Island. The oceanfront estate, Villa Benita, had …

all-inclusive resorts

 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …