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Range Developments Expanding to St. Lucia

 Above, from left: Pinkley Francis, Chairman Invest St Lucia; Kamal Shehada, development director, Range Developments; Mohammed Asaria, vice chairman Range Developments; Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia; Bradley Felix, Minister of Commerce; the Honorable Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism. Range …

Thomson Adding St. Lucia Flights

 Travel giant Thomson is adding new weekly flights from London Gatwick to the island of St. Lucia. Thomson, a TUI brand, has added a new 288-seater aircraft that could add as many as 9,000 additional seats to the island between …

Small Hotels

15 Small Caribbean Hotels to Visit Right Now

 There’s just something different about a small hotel. Maybe it’s the intimate service you get, or the way the design vision of the owner seems to manifest itself better in the decor. Maybe it’s the little quirks, or the warm, …

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barbados tourism booming

 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some …

 JetBlue is continuing its expansion of its Mint premium cabin service in the Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to add seasonal Mint service on flights between Boston and St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. “When we set out to …

 Elegant Hotels Group is expanding in the Caribbean. The hotel company, which has a collection of six luxury hotels in Barbados, has announced the signing of a marketing and sales agreement with The Landings in St. Lucia and is also planning …

All Inclusive Holidays

 All-inclusive holidays. You’re sitting on the beach, reaching for another ice-cold piña colada, looking up at a spectacular Caribbean sky. There are great beach getaways for every kind of traveler, but there’s a misconception that an all-inclusive holiday is always overly expensive. That’s not …

Carnival Journeys

 Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its Carnival Journeys “enrichment” cruise series with a host of new 12- to 14-day voyages departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019. The new voyages are …

St Lucia Overwater Bungalows

 Sandals is expanding its already-popular overwater bungalows in the Caribbean. The company, which debuted its first overwater villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica earlier this year, as announced nine new “over the water honeymoon butler bungalows” set to open at its Sandals …

 It’s been five years since we first launched CJ’s annual Cool List of the Caribbean’s coolest hotels, and so much has changed in Caribbean hospitality. In our opinion, the region’s hotel offering has never been better, with a marvelous mix …

Luxury Hotels Caribbean

 Luxury comes in different shapes and sizes in the Caribbean. Sure, there are grand luxury hotels, those one is used to finding in Europe, that pop up along sandy shores, just as there are boutique jewels, too. But sifting through …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Irene Wolters, who sent in this stunning photograph of Rodney Bay, St. Lucia, taken on Irene’s first-ever vacation in the Caribbean. (The first of many, we hope!) Have you taken a …

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

 Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; …

 We love a lazy beach day as much as anyone else but we also recognize that there’s so much more to do in our favorite part of the world than just soaking up the sun and sipping a rummy cocktail. …

Princess Cruises

 For the first time in four years, Princess Cruises will offer Summer Caribbean cruises including Panama Canal transits in 2018. The 3,192-guest Caribbean Princess returns to sail on a full summer season of voyages ranging from seven-day Eastern and Western …

Snorkeling

 It’s one of if not the most popular activity for Caribbean travelers: snorkeling. Aside from lounging on the beach and drinking rum, grabbing a mask and fins and heading into the sea is one of the main draws for travelers …

Islands to Visit This Fall

 School is back in session and the days are already becoming shorter. The weather is getting crisp and the cold front is on the way. Fall is upon us — and that’s great for travelers to the Caribbean, because it’s the season …