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Air Canada Launches Flights to Cartagena

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada has continued its Caribbean expansion with a new route to Cartagena, Colombia. The carrier has officially begun operating flights between Toronto and Cartagena, an increasingly popular destination on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. “”We are …

St Vincent Moves to Strengthen Cybersecurity

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor KINGSTOWN —Internet adoption in the Caribbean is increasing rapidly,  but so, too are new threats and risks for persons, business and governments that are going online. Cyber attacks and cyber crime are being reported with greater …

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The Caribbean Travel Awards – 2017

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

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St Vincent and the Grenadines

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor KINGSTOWN — Rising cyber crime is stoking growing concern among legislators, law enforcement officials, business leaders and millions of affected citizens across the Caribbean. In response, several Caribbean nations are taking concrete steps to finalise cyber …

 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 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 Alexander Britell Mandarin Oriental is finally coming to the Caribbean. The luxury brand will be rebranding and managing the Pink Sands Club on the island of Canouan in the Grenadines. It will be rebranded as the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan. …

grenadines resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you really want to get off the grid, consider the Grenadines, an archipelago of 32 compact islands governed by both St. Vincent and Grenada. Afloat in a sapphire sea, they’re a huge draw for …

wellness resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes, when everyday stresses threaten to dim our dazzle, what we really need is a restorative getaway, a few days devoted to our physical and emotional health in an idyllic location. If that sounds like …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Melony Mejias, who sent in this stunning shot of the Owia Salt Pond on the island of St. Vincent. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 …

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All is the 14th in the long-standing series of co-publications by the World Bank and International Financial Corporation (IFC). This annual report on the ease in doing business, now in …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s called Goatie’s Hammer and you could say that the signature rum punch at Petit St. Vincent, a private-island resort in the Grenadines, is a direct hit. Named for Noel “Goatie” Victory, the longest serving …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sure, good hotel cuisine requires an experienced and inventive chef. But at the end of the day, it’s the raw ingredients that really make the meal. And when those ingredients come fresh from the resort’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and an array of joyous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate national …

 Caribbean Airlines has expanded its service between Trinidad and St. Vincent. the carrier is now operating flights between Trinidad and St. Vincent five times per week on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. “This expansion will improve the frequency with …

 Many know the story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. In 1789, a 23 year-old Fletcher Cristian organized the take-over of the Royal Navy Vessel HMS Bounty from the abusive ship-master; Captain Bligh. The Bounty and Captian Bligh were contracted …

 One of the Caribbean’s unique private island resorts is for sale. The quirky, castaway-chic Young Island Resort, set just off the coast of St. Vincent, is listed or sale for $10 million USD with Sotheby’s International Realty. The 12.6-acre island …