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A Floating Caribbean Hotel

 Beyond the overwater bungalow in Guadeloupe By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one step beyond the overwater bungalow. It may just be the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a floating hotel. It’s called Aqua Lodge, and it’s set …

The Caribbean’s Unknown Island

 In Saba, finding the Caribbean island of also  By Alexander Britell SABA – I’ve got a tab at Zanzi Bar. It’s the same Zanzi Bar it’s always been, except now it’s a new bar. A week ago, Luis, a native …

Exploring the Caves of Barbados

 BARBADOS – This is a deep island. While so much goes on above ground, there’s a lot happening under the surface as well. And far underground in the heart of inland Barbados lies Harrison Caves, subterranean caves formed by erosion of …

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 An all-inclusive kitesurfing destination in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Romance, rum, rhythm and … kitesurfing. Yes, the Helen of the West Indies is famous for a lot of things beyond its beautiful Pitons, but for those in …

 Haiti’s hotel product continues to grow By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel has opened its doors in Haiti. The Hotel L’Ermitage de Pandiassou, a boutique property near the area of Hinche, is now officially open. The property includes 28 …

 Unique Caribbean inclusions, from free spa treatments to your own boat By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor At some all inclusive resorts, it’s not just all food, drink and a few activities – it’s all you can everything! Here are few all-inclusive …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Tiny Singapore has managed to earn the word “model” after its name, when it comes to doing business in tourism. So why can’t the Caribbean do the same? That was the theme of the opening remarks …

 Above: a villa at Nevis’ Paradise Beach By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Caribbean trips for two are a wonderful thing but sometimes more’s merrier. When you want to bring the whole gang, consider Paradise Beach Nevis, a new enclave …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor After a $15 million renovation, the Grand Cayman Marriott has launched their brand-within-a-brand, the Beach House Experience, featuring a highly-curated farm-to-table food and beverage program. The experience includes a variety of culinary specialties, including Taqueria …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It’s hard to believe that this idyllic scene, captured from a luxury ocean-view room at Barbados’ Colony Club, is just a short ride from the island’s fast-paced capital. As you linger over morning Nespresso on …

 Above: the TPC at Baha Mar course By the Caribbean Journal staff The TPC at Baha Mar golf course has named TJ Baggett its new general manager. The course, which will be the flagship of the soon-to-debut resort in New …

 Above: the perfect place to spend an afternoon on Grace Bay Beach (CJ Photo) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor PROVIDENCIALES — I don’t know what they call these chairs. These short beach chairs that are so low-slung that your …

 Above: the Biras Creek resort in Virgin Gorda (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Biras Creek resort in Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands has closed its doors. The property, set on 140 acres near the North Sound of Virgin …

 Above: Carnival Magic By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has announced two deployment changes intended to bolster its position in the homeports of Galveston, Texas and Port Canaveral, Fla. The repositioning is effective in 2016; Carnival Magic will …

 Above: Guadeloupe (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff AirBnb recently made a high-profile move into Cuba, but the shared-economy travel giant has actually maintained a large presence in the Caribbean for some time. But what are the company’s largest …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Villa Delfina took a full four years to build yet it takes only an instant to appreciate. The plush interiors of this five-bedroom villa in the gated enclave of Peter Bay on St John …

 Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef. Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the …

 Above: Villa Herencia (all photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor In hotel-hunting – as in love – finding the right one is never easy. And like many other travelers, I’ve despaired over ever finding the right roost …

 

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