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Grenada’s Spicemas Festival Is Hotter Than Ever

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most popular summer festivals has gotten even hotter — and solidified its positions as one of the top Caribbean carnivals to visit. Grenada’s Spicemas, the Spice Isle’s signature carnival event, saw …

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British Airways Expanding Saint Lucia Flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor British Airways is adding two new weekly direct flights to Saint Lucia. Following high-level discussions with government and tourism officials, British Airways announced this week the introduction of the new weekly flights. “We are elated with …

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From St Maarten to Trinidad, 5 Caribbean Places to Visit in August

 August in the Caribbean means hot afternoons, evenings cooled by trade winds and, in many destinations, the feeling of having a bit more of the region to yourself. But there’s just something about the feeling of wading into bathtub-warm water …

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United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new destination in the Caribbean: Curacao. The regional airline is planning to launch new flights from Trinidad and Tobago to Curacao, with service slated to begin Aug. 2. The flights …

saint lucia music festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

trinidad hyatt regency garden

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Blue Diamond Resorts, one of the largest resort companies in Cuba, has completed the first phase of an extensive renovation project at its Memories Trinidad Del Bar all-inclusive hotel. The property’s makeover included the lobby, …

miami caribbean food

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

hilton trinidad makeover

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Port of Spain’s Hilton Trinidad has completed a property-wide “refresh” project, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hotel’s redesign was inspired by the hotel’s 1962 architecture, featuring upgrades to public areas, rooms, dining concepts and a …

montserrat tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Montserrat is looking to change its tourism fortunes, and the island has tapped a veteran of Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism sector to lead the charge. Montserrat has appointed Warren Solomon to the post of Director of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain has opened 2019 wth a new look. One of the capital’s leading business hotels has renovated 119 guest rooms and suites with what the property is calling “a new experience …

best restaurants caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

caribbean people investment

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s time for the region to make a greater investment in Caribbean people, according to Patricia Affonso-Dass, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Affonso-Dass, who will address this week’s 9th Tourism Human …

caribbean airlines fleet

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is planning a major upgrade of its fleet, with plans to add new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. The Trinidad-based airline will add 12 new MAX airplanes in the coming years, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has launched a sweeping reform of its in-flight service, this time with an emphasis on authenticity. It’s called Caribbean Cafe, and the new snack and beverage catalogue will focus on locally made products …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela on Tuesday, rocking northern Venezuela and causing strong tremors across much of the southern Caribbean. The quake, which struck at 5:31 PM local time, was felt most strongly in neighboring …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s largest rental car company has officially opened in the Dominican Republic. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened four new locations, each at airports in the Dominican Republic. The company’s new locations include Punta Cana International …