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Saint Lucia’s Iconic Castries Market Is Getting a Makeover

 Saint Lucia’s iconic Castries Market has a major new look, thanks to a partial completion of the first phase of its Market Redevelopment Project.  The project, which first began last year, has added a colorful new character to the market, …

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Puerto Rico Launching New Hygiene Program for Tourism Businesses

 The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is launching a new health and hygiene program for tourism-related businesses.  Most notably, the program that will grant a “gold-star” validation seal to tourism businesses that implement the highest health and safety measures.  It’s a …

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5 Trending Food Destinations in the Caribbean

 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

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 The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  …

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 It’s still common to think of the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas as a single entity, with its iconic twin towers connected by a soaring arch and surrounded by a sprawling, lost-world themed waterpark, Aquaventure, complete with waterslides …

all-inclusive grand cayman vacation

 There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.  The Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman has launched a new all-inclusive option, meaning travelers can stay on the …

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 “Luxury all inclusive” is a term that invites immediate skepticism.  If you’ve ever stayed at a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton or an Aman resort, you know there’s more to a five-star resort experience than offering top-shelf liquor at a …

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 Negril, the bohemian hideout that has grown into one of Jamaica’s top tourist destinations, has a diversity of hotels and resorts unmatched anywhere else on the island. And that includes all-inclusive resorts, where you can pay one price for lodging, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new culinary experience to try in Cancun. Cancun’s Seadust Cancun Family Resort has launched a new “gastronomic tour” that is now running through December, the property told Caribbean Journal. The newest culinary tour …

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 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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 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated new Hammock Cove Resort and Spa is set to debut Dec. 1 on the island of Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned. Elite Island Resorts‘ newest luxury resort will have 42 standalone villas, all of which …

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 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 the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa is nearing the completion of a major renovation process. The 78-room property has completely refurbished all 18 garden-view rooms, along with 24 beachfront rooms and 20 …

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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 …

caribbean villa vacation barbados dream

 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

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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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 Grenada is one of the most deliciously diverse destinations in the Caribbean, with the aroma of its native spices wafting through the air and redolent in the fresh local cuisine served everywhere from local roadside stands to the finest hotels. …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There must be some historic meaning. Or it might be a primeval word for tranquility, or the name of some divine spirit. It wasn’t until the third day that I realized. Nevaeh, this otherworldly, …