Montserrat Taps New Director of Tourism

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By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


A New Look at Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain

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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 […]


The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean

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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 […]


CHTA President: It's Time for Investment in Caribbean People

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By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Caribbean Airlines Is Upgrading Its Fleet

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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 […]

Caribbean Airlines’ New Locally-Focused In-Flight Service

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 […]


Venezuela Earthquake Shakes Trinidad, Southern Caribbean

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 […]

Enterprise Expands to Dominican Republic

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 […]

Rum Journal: A Great New Bar on Harbour Island

It’s the first thing you see — the thing your eyes are drawn to — when you walk to the start of the ferry dock on Harbour Island in The Bahamas, a warm white-and-blue sign that says “Harbour Bar.” But […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Maracas Bay, Trinidad

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Randy Alfred in Palmetto Bay, Fla., who sent in this lovely shot of Maracas Bay in Trinidad. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? […]

Miami’s Must-Visit Caribbean Food Event: Caribbean305

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 […]

LIAT Launching New Flights in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT is expanding its flight network in the region next month, the company announced. LIAT will be launching new routes from Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport to both Antigua and Guyana. The nonstop […]


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