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Here’s Where Winair Is Flying Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s most crucial regional airlines, Winair was dealt a major blow when its base at St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport was compromised after Hurricane Irma. But now the carrier, which …

Antigua’s Jumby Bay Island Reopening Oct. 9

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Jumby Bay Island is reopening for the season Oct. 9 as the newest member of the Oetker Collection of luxury hotels. The former Rosewood resort’s rooms and villa component will both be managed by …

St Barth’s Eden Rock to Reopen Next Summer

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s legendary Eden Rock St Barths hotel will reopen in the summer of 2018, the property announced in a statement. The hotel was damaged by Hurricane Irma; it will undergo “extensive rebuilding” and will …

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 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By Alexander Britell The tiny island of St Barth has been recovering from last month’s hurricanes at a breakneck pace. And now there’s even better news: you can spend your Thanksgiving vacation there, according to Nils Dufau, president of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has resumed operation of regularly-scheduled daily flights between San Juan and St Barth, the carrier announced. The move comes as the San Juan airport has “made great progress in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most beloved resorts is planning to reopen soon. Les Ilets de la Plage, the villa resort in the area of St Jean, has announced that its reopening has been planned for …

 By Alexander Britell Tradewind Aviation has  announced that its flights to Nevis would resume on Dec. 15 out of both San Juan and Antigua, with the carrier planning to “go long” on Nevis. Tradewind co-owner David Zipkin told Caribbean Journal …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s port of Gustavia will soon be welcoming back cruise ships to the island, according to officials from the St Barth Tourism Committee. The first ship to call on St Barth will be Crystal …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Barth was pummeled by Hurricane Irma, but it’s making a strong recovery so far, according to initial reports. One hotel calls it “St Barth 2.0.” All roads have been cleared, while …

 Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of St Croix early Wednesday before making landfall in Puerto Rico. The eye of Maria was located over Eastern Puerto Rico at 8 AM …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With several islands steel reeling from the destructive force of Hurricane Irma, another major storm is barreling toward the Caribbean: Hurricane Maria. As of Sunday evening, Hurricane Maria was about 120 miles east-southeast of the …

 By Alexander Britell In a major boost for Grenada’s hotel sector, the island’s Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel has become a member of the Relais & Chateaux hotel group. Relais & Chateaux is a collection of mostly family-run hotels with a …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Caribbean villa management company WIMCO is reporting that all members of its St. Barth-based staff are safe after the passage of Hurricane Irma, and that their office on-island has reopened with power and internet access. …

 By Alexander Britell In a major sign of strength for hard-hit St Barth, the island’s famous Gustav III airport is officially open for commerical operations. The airport has begun taking commercial flights from carriers like Air Antilles (out of Guadeloupe) …

 The island of St Barth was hit hard by Hurricane Irma, but recovery efforts are now underway. While the island endured “substantial damage” resulting from the then-Category-5 hurricane, there were no deaths on the island, officials told Caribbean Journal. Repairs …

 Above: the path of Hurricane Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff As Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba and headed to Florida, another hurricane got closer to the Caribbean on Friday: Hurricane Jose. Hurricane Jose was about 265 miles east-southeast …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean Wednesday, causing major destruction on several islands, including tiny Barbuda, which was almost totally destroyed. As of Thursday morning, Irma was 110 miles north of Punta Cana and about …