tourism

A New Look at Bermuda’s Pompano Beach Club

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s Pompano Beach Club has completed a series of renovations to the property, according to a statement from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The hotel’s changes included a full renovation of its wrap-around pool bar, resurfacing …

Dominican Republic Mulls New Cruise Port

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new cruise port in the Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic tourism officials are mulling exactly that, according to a statement from the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. Officials this week broached the idea of establishing …

Loren At Pink Beach

Bermuda’s Loren Adds New Villa Residences

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s hip new Loren at Pink Beach boutique has added a new range of accommodations, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The property has opened seven standalone villa residences, ideal for larger groups of family …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Tourism Authority says it has been laying the groundwork to support a push to promote community tourism in Guyana. The agency’s director, Brian Mullis, highlighted several primary objectives, including raising the profile of the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has unveiled the new Global Center for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management, a first-of-its-kind resource based in the Caribbean at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus in Jamaica. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Given the global impact of Jamaica’s music industry, it’s no surprise that the country’s tourism sector is now looking to ramp up the growth of music tourism to the island. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken the reins as the new president of the CHTA. Affonso-Dass succeeds outgoing President Karolin Troubetzkoy, who was hailed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big plans for Kingston as a center for urban tourism, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. “City tourism is a very exciting area of development; that’s what makes New York what it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Old San Juan’s most popular seafront promenades is back in business. The Paseo La Princesa, which was closed after suffering damage during Hurricane Maria, has opened its access to the public again, albeit …

islands to live on

 By Alexander Britell American Airlines officially launches its first-ever flights to Bonaire this weekend, with plans for more. The carrier will also be adding flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Dec. 15 through March 30, 2019. That’s along with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Journal took home one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious travel media awards at a gala dinner in New York this week. Caribbean Journal editor-in-chief Alexander Britell won the CTO’s Virtual Visitor Award for his …

Cat Island

 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism has a new pace-setter. The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2018, the fastest rate of growth in the region. That was announced …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has confirmed its plans to launch new flights from Panama to Barbados. The new flights, which will launch July 17, will operate twice weekly between the two destinations. “Copa Airlines is proud to …

Eagle Beach Aruba

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba is gearing up to host the Caribbean’s largest vow renewal — again. For the second year in a row, the island is inviting couples from around the world to renew their “I Do’s” at sunset …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bermuda tourism industry is off to a strong start for the year, with leisure air arrivals and leisure air visitor spending both up in the first quarter over last year’s, which proved part of a …

airbnb caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most important events on the Caribbean travel industry calendar is coming soon, with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s CHIEF forum set for June 22-24 in Miami. CHIEF, which stands for the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s tourism comeback is continuing with another resort slated to make its return to the island. The island’s Le Barthelemy is slated to make its return in November, according a statement from the St …