New Chairman of Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s Tourism Development Company has a new chairman. The TDC has appointed attorney Richard Duncan in the position, following the termination of former Chairman Dennise Demming last week. Duncan had already been serving […]


How This Caribbean Spa Just Went Natural

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Guests at Hyatt Regency Trinidad are enjoying the benefits of new natural, plant-based treatments available at the resort’s Spa Esencia. The spa’s new options use food-based ingredients in order to boost skin health and wellness. […]

The Jamaica-Trinidad Relationship

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor The recent impasse between Jamaica and Trinidad, arising out of the latest round of Jamaicans being not only denied entry to Trinidad but being detained in less than acceptable circumstances, has once again raised the […]


Enterprise’s Big Caribbean Expansion

By the Caribbean Journal staff Enterprise Rent-a-Car has undertaken a major expansion in the wider Latin America and Caribbean region. The company has opened 22 new locations throughout the region, with new locations in Belize City, SanPedro Sula and Tegucigalpa […]

Earthquake Causes Shaking in Trinidad, Grenada

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the southeastern Caribbean on Thursday morning. The quake, reported by the United States Geological Survey, struck at around 7:22 AM local time, with an epicenter about 119 kilometers west of Port of […]

A Recipe for Easter, Caribbean Style

By Fernando Franco CJ Contributor As a boy growing up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, I remember Semana Santa (Holy Week) being a week filled with traditions and celebrations. It also was a good excuse to spend time with the family […]


Five Caribbean Food Trends to Watch Right Now

What to watch for in the Caribbean culinary scene By Fernando Franco CJ Contributor Every year, I look forward to the emerging food trends because I am always on the lookout for fresh sources of inspiration in my kitchen.  These […]

These are the Nonstop Flights to Trinidad

How do you get to Trinidad quickly? We continue our Nonstop Flights series with a look at how to fly nonstop to the Caribbean island of Trinidad, which has seen a wave of new airlift in recent years, most recently […]

Trinidad Hosting Major Tech Conference

Senior Caribbean government technocrats will this week explore new mechanisms to use technology to foster development. The first Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum, which is being convened by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and […]


How Trinidad’s Best Spa Just Got Better

New treatments By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A new line of treatments and natural body care products, infused with tropical and botanical blends from the South Pacific Ocean, are now available at Hyatt Regency Trinidad. With the addition of the […]

Tobago Is Adding More Hotel Rooms

Tobago is expanding its hotel stock. The island’s House of Assembly has purchased two properties at Sanctuary and Manta Lodge, according to Tourism Secretary Tracy Davidson-Celestine. The pair of properties will add 160 rooms to the island’s hotel stock. “Works on […]

In Trinidad, Turning a Christmas Tree Into Art

A Caribbean Christmas Tree Made From Bamboo By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Oh, Christmas tree! We’re merry impressed with this inventive Caribbean riff on the traditional fir tree in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port-Of-Spain. The […]


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