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 […]

Air China, Caribbean Airlines Hold Talks

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Is this the beginning of a major partnership? The Chairman of Caribbean Airlines, Ronnie Mohammed, visited China this week to meet with officials from the NHA Group and Air China. The delegation, which is led […]

LIAT Launching Daily Guyana-Trinidad Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean regional airline LIAT is expanding its footprint at the edge of the Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to launch new daily direct flights between Guyana’s Ogle International Airport and Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport. […]


Trinidad, Curaçao Hotels Showing Strength


By Rico Louw Similar to the opening month of 2018, February hotel performance was sluggish when compared with historical trends in the Caribbean, according to the latest data from STR. As noted in our article last month, Q1 months are […]

LIAT to Operate Trinidad-Tobago Flights

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor LIAT has reached an agreement with Caribbean Airlines to operate flights on the Trinidad and Tobago air bridge. The airline will operate an ATR 72 aircraft to provide assistance in moving passengers on the air […]

Cayman Islands, Trinidad Seeing Hotel Occupancy Surge

By Fatima Thompson The first month of the year is usually the start of the high performance season in the Caribbean, but hotel figures came in at their lowest January level in years, according to the latest data from STR. […]


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