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The Caribbean Travel Awards – 2017

 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, …

Cruise Ships Return to St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first commercial cruise ships called on St Maarten on Tuesday since Hurricane Irma, a major step in the island’s recovery. Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Sea made its inaugural visit to St Maarten, welcomed by …

St Kitts and Nevis’ Big Plans for Yachting

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization has announced new dates for its Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum. The forum, which was postponed due to Hurricane Irma, will go on in St Kitts from Dec. 12-13 at the …

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s first-ever Park Hyatt hotel has officially opened its doors on the island of St Kitts. The new 126-room luxury resort is set on St Kitts’ Banana Bay on the island’s lush southeastern peninsula. It’s the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Park Hyatt brand is expanding in the region, with plans for two new hotels in Mexico. Park Hyatt is planning new developments in both Los Cabos and Mexico City. They will follow the upcoming …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Things are looking strong for St Kitts’ Port Zante so far this season, according to tourism officials. Four inaugural ship calls will be made to Basseterre’s cruise port later this month and in early December, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is readying to launch the newest nonstop flight service to the island of St Kitts. The carrier will be operating a new weekly flight out of New York’s John F Kennedy Airport on …

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 …

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Park Hyatt St Kitts has named a new general manager ahead of its planned opening next month. The property has named Flor van der Vaart as its new general manager to lead the …

best beaches in the caribbean

 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

 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 the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for the region, all British Airways flights between the Caribbean and London are operating regularly. “Our flights are back to normal between the Caribbean and London,” a spokesperson for the airline …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly anticipated Park Hyatt St Kitts is “still on track” for a November 2017 opening, the property said in a statement. The news comes after the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which largely …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw International Airport reopened on Wednesday after the passage of Hurricane Maria, according to tourism officials. The eye of Maria passed about 90 miles south of St Kitts on Tuesday; rapid …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. …

 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 …