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Saint Lucia’s Legendary Eatery Just Expanded

 By Alexander Britell It’s arguably the most legendary place to eat in Saint Lucia: Orlando’s, the Soufriere restaurant helmed by one the island’s greatest chefs, Orlando Satchell. And now it’s expanded. Satchell has announced the opening of his second Orlando’s …

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The 5 Best Aruba Beaches to Visit Right Now

 Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island. Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and …

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Speightstown, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town in Barbados

 By Alexander Britell Everybody knows Margaret. Whether you’re at Saint Peter’s Bay to the south or the Fisherman’s Pub, her name immediately conjures a smiling thought of the best fish cakes in Barbados. Most nights each week, Margaret (or her …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced plans to convert its popular Tamarind beach resort into a “premium all-inclusive resort.” The West …

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 By Alexander Britell Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is expanding again in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular upscale hotel brand is planning to open a new boutique resort on Roatan off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. The new …

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 Aruba is an island that’s all about discovery. It’s a destination that begs travelers to get out into a car and explore, to discover its hidden corners, to go beach hopping, to walk around its neighborhoods and to really experience …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is getting a new boutique hotel, with some inspiration from HGTV. It’s called the Caerula Mar Club, and the soon-to-debut Andros hotel is the brainchild of designers Bryan and Sarah Baeumler, famous for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-debut Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun in Mexico is adding another major component to the project: an adults-only resort. Planet Hollywood Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a 380-suite “upscale oasis” for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hyatt Centric brand has come to Mexico. Hyatt Hotels has announced the official debut of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, the first-ever Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in the country. It’s also the first Hyatt …

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 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Saint Lucia’s top hotels has launched a new program specifically for vegan travelers. Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet hotel has transformed the menu at its popular Emeralds restaurant from what was vegetarian to what …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Popular Italian eatery Scarpetta, which has locations around the world, is now opening its first-ever restaurant on a cruise ship. The new Onda by Scarpetta will make its debut on the still-in-production Norwegian Cruise Line’s …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dream Hotel Group’s international expansion is continuing with plans to open The Chatwal hotel in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico. It will be the first location beyond New York for The Chatwal, which is Dream’s five-star luxury …

turks and caicos ocean club

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor A color like you’ve never seen before. That’s what thrills first time travelers and tugs at the hearts of returning guests at Ocean Club West in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Turquoise blue, green, and all …

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 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

caribbean new eateries

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Planet Hollywood brand is set to open a new all-inclusive in the Caribbean, this time in Cancun. Sunwing Travel Group’s Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun is slated to make its debut in “late …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The noise of modernity is such that even in the Caribbean you can seldom enjoy the simple sound of a palm tree. There’s a way the fronds wave in the wind, moving together in …