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Air France Relaunching Nonstop St Maarten Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant step in the island’s recovery, air carrier Air France has announced plans to resume nonstop flights to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. Air France will be operating two nonstop flights for […]


St Kitts and Nevis’ Big Plans for Yachting

By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


Caribbean Airlines Resumes St Maarten Service

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad […]


The Moorings Announces British Virgin Islands, St Martin Reopening Dates

By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing charter giant The Moorings has announced its reopening dates for islands affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The company will be opening its British Virgin Islands base and its base in Puerto Rico on […]

30 Caribbean Islands You Can Visit Right Now

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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 […]

This St Martin Beach Bar Was Destroyed By Irma. Here’s How to Help Rebuild It.

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It was one of St Martin’s legendary beach bars: Calmos Cafe, the always-happening nightlife and culture hub in the heart of the French Caribbean town of Grand Case. But as it did for much of […]

How to Help the Staff of a Beloved Hotel in St Martin

By the Caribbean Journal staff The beloved Grand Case Beach Club hotel was hit during Hurricane Irma, and now its staff and their families need help, both to rebuild their homes and their lives. The property has set up a […]

Irma Continues Westward After Battering Barbuda, St Martin

By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean Wednesday, causing major destruction on several islands, including tiny Barbuda, which was almost totally destroyed. As of Thursday morning, Irma was 110 miles north of Punta Cana and about […]

St Martin, St Barth Pummeled by Irma

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Category-5 Hurricane Irma pummeled the dual-nation island of St Martin/St Maarten and nearby St Barth on Wednesday, leaving massive flooding and widespread destruction. The storm caused the deaths of at least two people, confirmed […]


Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in the Caribbean

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 […]

Hurricane Irma Heads for the Caribbean

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 […]

Belmond Cap Juluca Closes to Begin Renovation

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Anguilla’s Belmond Cap Juiuca resort has closed its doors to begin a significant transformation project, the property announced this week. The “reimagined” Belmond Cap Juluca will reopen at the end of 2018. The rebranded Belmond Cap Juluca, which first opened […]


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