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The Best Caribbean Destinations for This Holiday Season

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Sold to Dart Real Estate

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cayman-based Dart Real Estate has purchased the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The property …

St Barth’s Le Guanahani Planning Summer Reopening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Le Guanahani hotel is planning to reopen in the summer of 2018. It’s one of several top St Barts hotels that are planning to reopen next summer, including the storied Eden Rock, after …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Resort company Hodelpa is expanding in the Dominican Republic with a new property in Puerto Plata. Its latest project is Hotel Emotions Playa Dorada, which is slated to open this December. The $50 million project …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new golf course in the Dominican Republic: La Romana Golf Club. Bahia Principe Hotels and Resorts has officially opened the club, located in Playa Nueva Romana on the eastern coast of the Dominican …

best beaches in the caribbean

 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts has officially opened its newest resort in the Caribbean. The company has debuted its new all-inclusive Zoëtry Montego Bay Jamaica, the company’s first Zoëtry-branded resort in the country. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s La Romana did not sustain any major damage due to the passage of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, and now one of the country’s signature resorts, Casa de Campo, says it is back …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Palladium is bringing two new resorts to the Mexican Caribbean. Palladium Hotel Group will be opening a family-friendly property called Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and Spa and an adults-only hotel called …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major resort in St Maarten has announced plans to reopen next spring. The Divi Little Bay Beach Resort in St Maarten has confirmed it will reopen in May 2018 after suffering damage from the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico works to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, one hotel on the island has already announced its reopening date. The Verdanza Hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts’ Lifestyle Collection, …

American

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has resumed its flight service to the Turks and Caicos Islands, the carrier announced in a release. Flights to Providenciales resumed on Saturday, Sept. 23, according to the company, with flights from both …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Resort company Iberostar says all of its properties in the Dominican Republic are fully operational after the passage of Hurricane Maria. “None of our Dominican Republic IBEROSTAR locations suffered any damage during the storm, and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts is making a quick comeback after Hurricane Maria. The Four Seasons Resort Nevis suffered “no major damage” from the passage of the storm this week, and will be ready …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St. Kitts is “ready to welcome visitors” after escaping the wrath of Hurricane Irma. The island’s airport, cruise port and all tourism providers are “open and resuming normal operations,” the island’s tourist …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma passed through the Turks and Caicos last week, but the island of Providenciales was spared some of Irma’s wrath. Indeed, some of the island’s top resorts are already planning to reopen this month. …