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How to Stay on the Beach in St Barth

 By Alexander Britell Yes, much of St Barth’s luxury hotel inventory has been temporarily compromised by Hurricane Irma, with most hotels slated to reopen next year. But you can still stay at a beautiful beachfront resort in the heart of …

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Rum Journal: The Rum Awards 2017

 It began in 2012 with an idea: to lift up rum. The aim was to celebrate the glory of rum, to honor the greatest rums just as wines and spirits and so many other categories are honored. Rum Journal’s Rum …

Jimmy Buffett Is Playing a Free Concert in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s favorite sons is planning a major concert in Gustavia this month. Jimmy Buffett, the music superstar and frequent St Barth visitor, is planning to play a free concert in Gustavia on …

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 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

 By Alexander Britell GUSTAVIA — It’s Monday night and Eddy’s is hopping. Down the corner, the Caribbean’s most creative bar, 25 Quarter, is serving up rare rums from Martinique, and the patio at Le Select is already full. I’m eating …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St. Kitts and Nevis has launched a new strategy aimed at growing the destination’s yachting sector. The destination has unveiled a new Yachting Strategic and Implementation Plan for 2017-2022, which will guide efforts to diversify the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After unsurprisingly seeing major declines in hotel occupancy in October following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Caribbean hotel industry rebounded in a big way in October, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm …

Le Village St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in St Barth is reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-star Le Village St Barth in St Jean is now accepting reservations for trips beginning Dec. 1. “The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most legendary nighttime spots has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Le Ti St Barth, the edgy, always-bustling restaurant-lounge, opened its doors again this weekend. Le Ti St Barth, which …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s never been easier to fly to St Barth. Luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has launched a major new interline agreement with United Airlines, meaning United customers can book a single reservation to fly to St …

 By Alexander Britell There was a lively bourbon masterclass event at Gustavia’s popular 25 Quarter bar on Monday, a few hours after a luxury yacht had found its way into the harbor. La Petite Colombe was serving warm baguettes and …

Winair

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean airline Winair has announced plans to resume operations to a host of destinations in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The company will be resuming flights in partnership with Air Antilles to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Le Guanahani hotel is planning to reopen in the summer of 2018. It’s one of several top St Barts hotels that are planning to reopen next summer, including the storied Eden Rock, after …

Winair

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …