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All-Inclusive Royalton Bavaro Opens Doors in Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing all-inclusive brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean, this time in Punta Cana. Royalton has officially opened the new Royalton Bavaro on the beautiful Arena Gorda in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. Royalton …

quantum class

Quantum-Class Cruise Ships Coming to St Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will soon be ready to welcome Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-class vessels. The expansion project at the “dolphin berth” at the island’s Pointe Serafine Cruise Terminal in Castries is slated for completion in the middle …

best restaurants in the caribbean

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean — 2017

 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group has the largest pipeline of all-inclusives in the Caribbean, the company reported this week, as the Caribbean’s fastest-growing all-inclusive company continued its surge this year. In a statement, Apple Leisure Group said it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s looking to be a very Merry Christmas for the Caribbean. With a quick rebound from this fall’s hurricanes, the Caribbean’s hotel industry is reporting a surge in holiday bookings, according to the Caribbean Hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the must-visit food Caribbean festival of 2018: the Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival, which returns in January with a new schedule and an appearance by one of the world’s top chefs, Marcus Samuelsson. …

hilton caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s ramped-up Caribbean expansion shows no signs of slowing down. The company opened its second new Caribbean property this month with the debut of The Fives Downtown Hotel and Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton, in …

coconut bay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests’ experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside. “Our …

rum awards

 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 …

 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 …

caribbean travel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Flying to the British Virgin Islands just got a lot easier. Turks and Caicos-based airline InterCaribbean Airways is launching a wave of new flights to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The new service will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the perfect St Lucia road trip. The newest addition to St Lucia’s unique offering is a carefully curated island tour that teaches visitors about the island’s history while behind the wheel of a Mini …

 Many resorts in the Caribbean are perfect for travelers of all ages, whether you’re looking for a family getaway or a romantic escape. But certain resorts are tailor made for the latter, with the perfect combination of comfort, seclusion and, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Castles in Paradise villa resort in St Lucia has expanded with a new wing of apartment units at its Vieux Fort property. Castles in Paradise, the only villa resort in the south of St …

 The Caribbean’s tourism season is about to heat up. But if you’re planning a new getaway to the islands right now, the good news is that there are some deals to be found, particularly on your flight. That’s where Fareness …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts, the Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company, is expanding again with a pair of new resorts in St Lucia. AMResorts will manage two new luxury all inclusive resorts in what will be …

caribbean resorts

 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Tobago Tourism Agency has named its first-ever Chief Executive Officer. The agency has appointed Louis Lewis, who most recently served as director of tourism in St Lucia, a role in which he served …