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Celebrity Cruises New Ship

Celebrity Cruises Orders Another New Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Celebrity Cruises brand has ordered another new ship, the company said. Celebrity has inked an agreement with shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for what would be a fifth “Edge-class” ship, slated for delivery …

colombia eco luxe

New Eco-Luxe Retreat Coming to Colombia

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cannúa, an 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019. The 27-acre mountainside retreat is set about 90 minutes from Medellin. “As Colombia continues to evolve …

Mel Gibson Selling Costa Rica Jungle Retreat

 Hollywood actor and director Mel Gibson is selling his 403-acre jungle retreat in Costa Rica. The property, called Playa Barrigona, has been listed with Christie’s International Real Estate for $29.75 million. The property includes three homes on a hilltop with …

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 Sure, you’ve had rum punch. But why not have one with a little extra passion? We traveled to the W Vieques Retreat and Spa to find out how to make the property’s signature “Boricua” cocktail, a rum punch with a …

 Journey to Scrub Island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A hotel isn’t experienced in isolation. No matter how solicitous the service, plush the perks, or silky the sheets, we never really love a resort just for the resort itself. It’s location, …

 Above: Donna Karan’s Turks and Caicos compound (all photos: Paradise Photography) By the Caribbean Journal staff Globally-renowned designer Donna Karan has listed part of her retreat in the Turks and Caicos Islands for sale, according to Christie’s International Real Estate, which …

 Above: Vieques (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell VIEQUES — I’m in a taxi with a couple from Boston that just arrived here from the neighbouring island of Culebra. “I hear they’ve got great beaches there,” I say. Quickly, …