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A Big Diving Festival in Saint Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is known for its beauty, for its romance, for its spectacular hotels. But it’s also one of the top diving destinations in the Caribbean. And the island is set to host the third …

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An Underwater Photography School in Saint Lucia

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Ever want to improve your underwater photography? Here’s your chance. Anse Chastanet and Scuba Saint Lucia are co-hosting specialty underwater photography weeks this year. Through a series of seminars and dives, divers can learn how to …

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Saint Lucia Set to Begin Airport Transformation Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia will soon begin work on its highly-anticipated transformation of Hewanorra International Airport, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Work will begin in the coming weeks, he said at a press briefing this week. …

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saint lucia vacation worry free

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Storms do happen in the Caribbean in the summertime, but one destination has you covered if they do. Saint Lucia’s famous worry-free vacation guarantee program is in full effect this year, with 25 properties in …

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 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …

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 By Alexander Britell The first-ever overwater bungalows in Antigua and Barbuda have officially made their debut at the newly-opened Royalton Antigua. The striking new overwater bungalows are open and welcoming guests, a company spokesperson told Caribbean Journal. Every overwater bungalow …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new Caribbean destination resort project has broken ground on the northern tip of Saint Lucia. The highly-anticipated Cabot Saint Lucia could be a game-changing project for Caribbean hospitality and an even more significant …

saint lucia music festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

caribbean cruise revenues

 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …

saint lucia vegan

 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 …

saint lucia tourism ceo

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has tapped a longtime veteran of the Caribbean travel industry to be its new chief executive officer. The SLTA has appointed former USVI Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty to the role, …

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 The Pitons, the beaches, the organic farms, the chocolate. Saint Lucia teems with rich cultural experiences, gorgeous scenery and scintillating adventure. It’s also home to what is one of the best concentrations of all-inclusive resorts in the region, properties that …

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 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The popular Lifetime series “Married at First Sight” is heading to the Caribbean. Two full episodes of the reality show, featuring Antigua’s Pineapple Beach Club resort, will air June 26 and July 3 respectively. “We …

Saint Lucia Golf Resort

 By Alexander Britell The developers of Canada’s famed Cabot Links in Nova Scotia are expanding to the Caribbean — and the result could be a significant addition to the region. Cabot’s first-ever international property will be a major new golf …

caribbean occupancy decline

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry saw its first occupancy decline since October 2018, but continued its run of growth in room rates and revenues, according to April data from hotel analytics STR. In year-over-year comparisons with April …

dominica hotel boom

 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 …