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The Caribbean’s Only Kempinski Resort Is Open Again

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Dominica’s top large luxury resort, the Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica, has reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The relaunch of the island’s newest and biggest hotel comes after Dominica reopened its borders for international tourism earlier this month.  The […]


Dominica’s Secret Bay Is Reopening (And Expanding)

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Secret Bay, Dominica’s flagship boutique hotel, is officially reopening this week.  The reopening of the signature property, which recently joined Relais & Chateaux, comes as it’s also in the midst of an expansion project that will see the addition of […]


Dominica Is Reopening for Tourism on Aug. 7

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The Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica is reopening to all foreign visitors on Aug. 7.  The country, known as the “Nature Island” for its abundant natural beauty, has announced a streamlined process for all travelers.  What it means is that […]


The Bahamas Has A New Relais & Chateaux Hotel

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The Bahamas has a new Relais & Chateaux hotel.  The luxury Tiamo resort on Andros Island has officially joined the culinary hotel collection. The move will officially take effect Aug. 1, according to Wilfried Vincent, general manager of Tiamo.  The […]

How Citizenship by Investment Is Fueling Caribbean Hotel and Real Estate Development

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Citizenship by investment programs, which confer citizenship for buyers who meet a certain investment threshold, have been quietly fueling a surge in resort and real estate developments across the Caribbean. At the forefront of that […]

How Two Dominica Hotels Are Feeding Healthcare Workers

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Dominica’s Secret Bay and Fort Young hotels have shifted from catering to overnight guests to feeding frontline healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dubbed “Koudmen Kitchen,” an homage to the Creole term that translates to “helping hand,” and led by […]


Kempinski’s First Caribbean Resort Is Open in Dominica

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The hottest Caribbean hotel opening of 2019 is here.  Kempinski’s first-ever Caribbean resort has officially opened its doors in the north of Dominica.  The 151-room Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica resort is a monumental new addition to an island […]

Kempinski’s First Caribbean Resort Is Opening in October

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By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. […]

Dominica, a Caribbean Tourism Comeback Story

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By Alexander Britell Dominica has been seeing a remarkable surge in tourism arrivals that are the latest sign of the destination’s post-Maria comeback story. Dominica, one of the Caribbean’s most naturally beautiful destinations, saw a spectacular first quarter, with 23,444 […]


How to Live at One of the Caribbean’s Greatest Hotels

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Since its debut in 2011, Dominica’s Secret Bay has been one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list hotels: a stunning, cliffside eco-luxe retreat comprised of jaw-dropping villas. And now you can actually live there. The boutique Secret […]

Dominica’s Secret Bay, a Bucket-List Caribbean Hotel, Is Open Again

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By Alexander Britell It began in 2011, a personal real estate project that turned into a dream hotel that turned into one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list travel experiences. A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria came, and Dominica’s halo […]

VIDEO: Discovering the New Dominica

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 […]


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