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From The Bahamas to Antigua, the Caribbean’s Best Historic Hotels

 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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Dominica’s Historic Fort Young Hotel Is Expanding

 Dominica’s historic Fort Young Hotel is getting bigger. The premier place to stay in Roseau is unveiling 60 new rooms called the Fort Collection. This development comes as part of the seaside resort’s 30th-anniversary celebration, which includes an expansion and …

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Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel Names New GM

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s landmark Fort Young Hotel has named a new general manager, the property announced this week. The Fort Young has tapped Jose Abreu as its new general manager, in which role he will oversee the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel pipeline is surging — as more and more investors from around the world launch new hotel and resort projects. It’s growth that’s largely region-wide — but one island seems to be doing …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort …

 By Alexander Britell There’s light music, the clack of china cups and the sound of the water. This is a classic sidewalk cafe, umbrellas and tables and all, a tiny slice of France on the seafront in Roseau, Dominica. This …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a new culinary getaway in the Caribbean? Roseau, Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel is welcoming a special guest executive chef, with Jamaica’s Kevin Broderick coming to the hotel to host two special epicurean experiences. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leaders from around the Eastern Caribbean met this week in Roseau for the 62nd meeting of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Authority. The OECS were informed of “positive changes” projected for the sub-region’s states, …

 Above: the historic property in downtown Roseau It’s the first thing you do. Or should do, anyway. You open the door to your hotel room in the Caribbean and walk to the window or balcony. It’s that moment, when you …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s government will begin work on “facelift” projects in the urban areas of Roseau and Portsmouth in early 2015, it said this week. The island’s government signed a memorandum of understanding …

 By Alexander Britell ROSEAU — “The best juice in the world.” If I had come across this sign in Times Square, or on Hollywood Boulevard, or in a host of major cities in the Caribbean full of bold street booths, …

 Above: Roseau, Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Rehabilitation and enhancement projects of the city of Roseau and the town of Portsmouth, Dominica will begin in the 2014/2015 fiscal year, according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. The projects …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica and Chinese firm Anhui Shui An Construction Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a “modern type” hotel in the country. The project …

 Above: Roseau, Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s police force will soon be getting help from China, which has announced the donation of 90 motorcycles to the force. The motorcycles were handed over at a signing ceremony …

 Above: SG Irwin LaRocque (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is at an opportune moment to demonstrate that it is serious about achieving food and nutrition security, CARICOM Secretary General and Dominican native Irwin LaRocque said …