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Saint Lucia Airport Redesign Pushing Ahead

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most anticipated airport redesigns in the Caribbean in recent years, and now Saint Lucia’s landmark redevelopment of its Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward. The project is now progressing into its …

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A Bigger Cruise Pier in St Croix?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise passenger visits to the island of St Croix. The plan would be to modify the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted …

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Jazz at Lincoln Center to Team With Saint Lucia Jazz Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the biggest names in the world of jazz is partnering with the Caribbean’s leading jazz festival. This year’s Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will be produced in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. This …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is planning to build a second cruise port on the island, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The plan for the “southern” cruise port would be near the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont brand is expanding in the Caribbean, with its second regional property coming to the island of Saint Lucia. The project, which will be set in Sunset Bay, Choiseul on the southwestern corner of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s tourism industry had another record-setting year in 2018, according to a new report from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The destination reported a total of 1,218,294 visitors in 2018, a 10.2 percent increase …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury boat charter firm Sunsail is adding a pair of new Lagoon catamarans to its Caribbean fleet, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has added two new Lagoon-made models: the Sunsail 464 (Lagoon 46) and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resort collections in Saint Lucia has expanded again. Bay Gardens Resorts has added a fifth property to its growing portfolio, this time a pair of luxury villas called Waters Edge. The …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor There’s a reason Saint Lucia is one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean right now: a hard-to-match blend of romance, scenery, culinary sophistication and good, plain-old adventure. And the best way to experience the island …

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 By Alexander Britell There are fire breathers in Marigot Bay. It’s Tuesday night, and the Marina Village is filled with brilliant hues and pulsing moves, as the heart of one of the most prestigiuos superyacht marinas in the Caribbean is …

saint lucia Wi-Fi

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia has expanded an initiative to add free Wi-Fi zones across the island. The latest iteration of the Government Island-Wide Network has added five free Wif-Fi “zones” across the island. That includes spots in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy holiday cruise season for Port Castries in Saint Lucia. The harbor has seen as much as five ships in port per day since the middle of December, officials told Caribbean Journal. …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward, officials said this week. The country’s parliament has voted to borrow $100 million for the project, whose plan is set to be unveiled …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has kicked off its biggest expansion to the Caribbean in several years with a wave of additional frequencies to the Caribbean. The world’s largest airlines has launched additional daily flights to destinations including …

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 It’s hard to believe that this year is the seventh annual edition of the Rum Awards, a celebration of rum that was one of the earliest innovations of Caribbean Journal. And it’s just as remarkable how much rum has changed …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Bahamas’ hotel market is surging — and vastly outperforming the rest of the region right now, according to data from analytics firm STR. In a sluggish month for hotels Caribbean-wide, The Bahamas was the only …