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The Best Caribbean Destinations for This Holiday Season

 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 …

Park Hyatt St Kitts Names New GM

 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 …

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The Best Beaches in the Caribbean – 2018

 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 …

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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 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St. Kitts is “ready to welcome visitors” after escaping the wrath of Hurricane Irma. The island’s airport, cruise port and all tourism providers are “open and resuming normal operations,” the island’s tourist …

 On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost …

 Airports in St. Kitts and Nevis have reopened following Hurricane Irma, officials said. The storm only caused “minimal damage” overall, with both St. Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw International Airport and Nevis’ Vance Amory International Airport having already reopened. As for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. Irma thrashed Barbuda with 185-mph winds before making landfall in St Barth …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The now-Category 5 Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. The storm was about 270 miles east of Antigua at 8 …

 Regional carrier Winair has canceled all of its flights on Tuesday Sept. 5 and Wednesday Sept. 6 due to the imminent passing of Hurricane Irma in the northeastern Caribbean. The company said it hoped to restart “limited services” on Thursday, …

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 St. Kitts has embarked on a series of upgrades both to its airport and ferry terminal. The biggest change to the airport will be the addition of air-conditioning units at the check-in and customs areas, a process that is almost …

best hikes

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The Caribbean’s lush and mountainous topography lends itself to some of the best hiking on the planet, treating trampers to tropical foliage and sightings of indigenous birds and animals, culminating with panoramic views of the …

Christophe Harbour Marina

 St. Kitts’ Christophe Harbour luxury development Christophe Harbour has welcomed Ketut Agustika as Executive Sous Chef of both the Pavilion Beach Club as well as the award-winning beachside bar, SALT Plage. “Now is a momentous time for Christophe Harbour’s culinary …