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The Best Airport Hotels in the Caribbean

 In the Caribbean, an airport hotel means something very, very different than what you’re used to. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe you’re traveling with little ones; jetting off on a quick getaway; or you’ve already flown across the country …

Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in San Juan, Puerto Rico

 This year’s top spot By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Heading to Puerto Rico’s capital for the New Year? We have you covered. The hottest spot in San Juan should be the O:live Boutique Hotel, which is hosting an upscale, rooftop New …

Seaborne Launches Antigua Flights

 There’s a new way to get to Antigua. Regional air carrier Seaborne has officially launched service to its newest destination, Antigua. The carrier began its San Juan-Antigua service this week on a 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft. It becomes the fourth …

LATEST NEWS

 A hip hangout in the capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor SAN JUAN — There’s no sign. And you wouldn’t even notice it if you walked by during the day. But after dark, all roads lead to La Factoria, a …

 Your newest San Juan tips By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor His official title is Lead Concierge. But to me Nestor Colón is Mr Roarke. That’s because I can’t think of a better way to communicate the savvy, smarts and smoothness …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major hotel conference begins Thursday in Puerto Rico. The annual CHICOS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit is the region’s leading hotel and tourism investment summit. This year’s conference is co-hosted by a …

 Sipping in San Juan after dark By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In Isla Verde, San Juan’s Intercontinental hotel offers conveniences for every type of visitor: Leisure travelers will appreciate the beachfront location and full resort amenities. Its prime position, less …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Marriott has a new general manager. The Puerto Rico property has named Jose Gonzalez its new GM, it announced this week. Gonzalez comes to the hotel after previously serving at the JW …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier LIAT has a new flight between Antigua and San Juan. The new service, which launched Tuesday, will operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The nighttime flight departs Antigua at 8:25 PM and arrives …

 The latest Caribbean Journal reader photo comes from Jose Buera, who sent in this lovely shot of San Juan from the Condado Lagoon. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

 A major new hotel development By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project will soon launch in the Condado district of Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan. The project began in earnest with the recent demolition of buildings 880 …

 A new ice cream shop in Condado By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new Italian creamery, Gelato & Co.., has opened on the grounds of the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Puerto Rico. The gelato shop, a creation …

 A major new infrastructure project By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Governor Alejandro García Padilla announced that his administration is set to begin the first phase of the train route between San Juan and Caguas. The Novotren project will create a …

 Where to spend your time at SJU By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I love San Juan. Its airport? Not so much. Luis Munoz Marin International has been around since 1955, and it shows, with dated décor, low ceilings, and a …

 Storm turns deadly in Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Erika made landfall in the Caribbean on Thursday, pummeling much of the region’s northeast with heavy rain and turning deadly in Dominica. The storm caused severe flooding and …

 The best restaurants in San Juan; where to eat in Puerto Rico’s capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor From Santurce to Condado to the capital’s historic old quarter, San Juan is a superb dining destination with diverse restaurants to suit …

 Condado mainstay names new top official By Dana NilandCJ Contributor La Concha Resort in San Juan’s Condado district has appointed Alain Tiphaine as its new General Manager. In this new role, he will be responsible for all hotel operations, including …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Beach Hotel in Puerto Rico has closed its doors. The 96-room property is located in the Condado district of San Juan. The hotel is part of the portfolio of parent company San …