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Snorkeling

The Best Islands for Snorkeling in the Caribbean

 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 …

Tobago Sunwing

A New Caribbean Marathon

 Time to try the Tobago Marathon By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As the weather (finally) cools here at CJ HQ in Miami, runners like me are turning their thoughts to race season and planning our destination race calendars for 2017. …

Enterprise

Enterprise Continues Expansion in the Caribbean

 Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental company, is expanding in the Caribbean. The company’s Enterprise-Rent-A-Car brand officially began operating in Curacao this week, with operations now underway at the Hato Airport outside Willemstad. “There’s tremendous growth potential for both …

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 A 115-square-mile island just a 25-minute flight from Port of Spain, Trinidad’s sister island, Tobago, is known as the place to recover after a rollicking time at Carnival. But there are plenty of other reasons to visit all year round, …

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 …

Tobago Cruise Growth

 It was a strong season for cruise arrivals to Trinidad and Tobago, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Tourism Development Company. The island of Trinidad received 30,493 cruise passenger arrivals from 25 cruises, while Tobago saw 70,298 passengers …

Tobago

 It’s thought that the island on which Robinson Crusoe was shipwrecked was based on the island of Tobago. And whether that’s true or not, you can still find your castaway paradise on this jewel of the southern Caribbean. Several hotels …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Tobago’s top beach hotels is expanding. The Bacolet Beach Club has added 10 new two-bedroom suites, the property announced. That comes after the addition last year of 15 new suites and an infinity …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago had a very “fruitful” cruise season this year, according to Tracy Davidson-Celestine, Tobago’s Secretary of Division of Tourism and Transport. The season brought around 106,000 cruise passengers, the largest number of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s Tourism Development Company has a new chairman. The TDC has appointed attorney Richard Duncan in the position, following the termination of former Chairman Dennise Demming last week. Duncan had already been serving …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is expanding in the Caribbean. The company has announced that its Air Canada Rouge carrier will be launching new flights between Montreal and San Jose, Costa Rica and between Toronto and Port of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Enterprise Rent-a-Car has undertaken a major expansion in the wider Latin America and Caribbean region. The company has opened 22 new locations throughout the region, with new locations in Belize City, SanPedro Sula and Tegucigalpa …

 Germany’s Condor Airlines is launching service between Munich and the island of Tobago. The flights, which will launch in November, will fly directly to Tobago’s ANR Robinson International Airport before heading to Barbados on its return to Munich. Condor, which …

 More big names By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grammy award winners Maxwell and Shaggy have been added to the 2016 cast for the annual Tobago Jazz Experience. The duo will join Lauryn Hill, J. Cole, Arthuro Tappin and Band, Etienne Charles, …

tobago great house

 Tobago is getting a major new boutique resort. The Tobago Great House Resort and Spa is slated to open this fall within the 260-acre Grafton Caledonian Wildlife Sanctuary. The property will include 20 ocean-view suites, 36 garden suites overlooking the …

 We have long said that “you don’t need a dive resort to go diving in the Caribbean.” But it sure helps. A great dive resort is not the same for everyone; some want luxury; some want function; some want value. …

 Tobago is expanding its hotel stock. The island’s House of Assembly has purchased two properties at Sanctuary and Manta Lodge, according to Tourism Secretary Tracy Davidson-Celestine. The pair of properties will add 160 rooms to the island’s hotel stock. “Works on …

 Trinidad and Tobago is having a very solid year for tourism growth, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The twin-island republic has posted a 7.7 percent growth in arrivals through September data reported to the CTO, among …