tourism

antigua and barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Is Hot Right Now

 By Alexander Britell A charming jaunt to historic Nelson’s Dockyard. A beach getaway at Galley Bay or the Pineapple Beach Club. A week on the marina at South Point. A family vacation at the venerable Curtain Bluff. There are a …

jamaica tourism town

Jamaica Has New Tourism Plans for This Town

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Set between Montego Bay and Negril, the beach town of Lucea could be in for a tourism makeover. Jamaica’s government says it has its sights set on Lucea as it develops resort centers across the …

grenada new flights

Grenada Is Getting a New Flight From Charlotte

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important boost for the island of Grenada, American Airlines has announced plans to launch a new route to the Spice Isle. The carrier is launching a new route from Charlotte to Grenada beginning …

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cayman islands record tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

anguilla tourism season

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor After a record-breaking number of stayover visitors arrivals in February, Anguilla is expecting the trend to continue throughout the remainder of the peak tourist season, the island’s tourist board said this week. The total of 9,289 …

barbados jetblue year round

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is getting a boost from New York City-based airline JetBlue. JetBlue is expanding its weekly nonstop Saturday service from Newark Liberty to Barbados to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. The extension of service will …

punta cana expansion playa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Hotel and Resorts has officially unveiled its newly-expanded adults-only Sanctuary Cap Cana resort, set in the tony enclave of Cap Cana in Punta Cana. The property has completed a $35 million expansion project that …

belize growth tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s surging growth in 2018 has continued into the new year. After one of the fastest growth rates in tourist arrivals of any Caribbean destination last year, Belize has seen a 6.3 percent increase in …

usvi cruise

 By Alexander Britell The US Virgin Islands is already one of the Caribbean’s biggest cruise powers — but new Governor Albert Bryan Jr wants to take things to the next level. The USVI is determined to position itself as the …

nevis food festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing food festivals is back again this summer. The Nevis Mango & Food Festival, now in its fifth year, is set for July 4-7 with a focus on the island’s growing …

antigua cruise 1

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a new power player in the Caribbean cruise industry: Antigua and Barbuda. The twin-island destination continues to see strong growth in its cruise industry, buoyed by its recent partnership with global cruise giant …

caribbean seatrade cruise

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There was a new energy at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global conference, thanks in large part to its return to the Miami Beach Convention Center. But there was a particularly palpable energy in the …

caribbean travelers choice

 There’s no bigger community of Caribbean-loving travelers than you – our audience. That’s because Caribbean Journal is the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and tourism, with an unparalleled audience of millions of readers who travel the region all year round, …

Puerto Rico Iberia Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish carrier Iberia is expanding its seasonal winter flights to Puerto Rico to year-round service, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello announced. The airline will now be offering direct flights between Madrid and San Juan all …

bahamas long island airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new airport could be coming to Long Island in The Bahamas. The Bahamas’ government has already launched the process toward the creation of the airport, according to Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar. Indeed, the …

jamaica tourism record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has had a record-breaking winter tourism season, according to estimates from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island is estimated to have welcomed around 900,000 stopover visitors this …

dominican republic hotel boom

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is continuing a full-fledged hotel development boom, according to new data from hotel analytics firm STR. The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination has a total of 6,200 rooms in construction right now, …

cancun new flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding another new nonstop route to Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun for the summer, the company announced. The Atlanta-based travel brand will be launching nonstop flights from Memphis International Airport to Cancun …