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St Kitts Seeing Strong Arrival Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for St Kitts tourism in 2018, according to the latest data from the St Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority. The country’s airport reported 149,871 passengers in 2018, compared to …

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The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2019

 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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Sun Country Adding New Routes to St Kitts, Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean. The carrier, which just added new flights from Minneapolis to Belize and St Kitts, has announced a pair of new routes out of Dallas-Fort Worth. The …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST KITTS — There’s always an analog. There’s always a place it reminds you of, a hotel just like one you’ve seen in another destination. And then you come here — and you realize that there …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ronnie Rudy, who sent in this shot from the famous Timothy Hill Overlook in St Kitts. “I’ve seen many pictures from here facing south, but the …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines has added a new route to the Caribbean destination of Belize. The new route is the first-ever nonstop service between Minneapolis and Belize, having launched alongside similar new service from Minnesota to …

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 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines touched down in St Kitts for the first time this week — helping to set a single-day record for the destination in the process. The first-ever flights from Minneapolis to St Kitts arrived …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a way the sea gets silver, the contours of the dock and the chairs merge with the waves and the rum becomes one with the hour. Here on the southeast peninsula of St …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis is moving with “leaps and bounds,” according to Minister of Tourism, Lindsay Grant. During a public address last week, Grant highlighted that 2018 has been a landmark year …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s simple: St Kitts’ Port Zante has become one of the hottest cruise ports in the Caribbean. And that trend is set to continue this year, with seven ships slated to make their first visits …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Music legend Smokey Robinson has signed on for this year’s 23rd edition of the St Kitts Music Festival. Robinson will be joining a lineup that already includes artists French Montana, Popcaan and Davido. “It is …

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 By Alexander Britell Hidden away on St Kitts’ spectacular southeast peninsula is one of the Caribbean’s most pristine marinas: Christophe Harbour. And while the rapidly-expanding project is still in development, it’s already home to an already-functioning little marina village, with …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The Southeast Peninsula of St Kitts is raw, untouched and brilliantly green, one of the most beautiful places in the West Indies. It’s a winding, scenic road to get here, a striking setting that’s …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St. Kitts and Nevis is seeing continued growth in its increasingly important cruise sector. The destination reports it is attracting more than one million passengers per season. “We are having bigger ships,” said Minister of Tourism, …