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11 Great Caribbean Summer Vacations

 School’s out for the summer. Rates are low and adventure is high. Summer travel is in the air, and now is the best time of the year for a vacation, whether with your family or your significant other. Few places …

In St Croix, a Different Kind of Caribbean Vacation

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean vacation is synonymous with a beach vacation. But what if you decided to do something different? On a recent trip to St. Croix I did, eschewing seaside resorts for Hotel Caravelle, a small …

How to Spend Your Next St Maarten Vacation With Chefs

 An all-inclusive vacation with a gourmet twist. That’s the offer from St Maarten’s Sonesta Ocean Point resort, which is hosting a new gastronomic experience on May 24-206. The “A Chefs Night” package includes culinary creations and events with some of …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas, a $28 million investment project by Warwick International Hotels, is set to welcome guests this summer. The 12-floor, 244-room Bahamas all inclusive has been designed to provide adult guests with a “modern, all-inclusive …

 Unique Vacations has named two new vice presidents, the company announced. Simon Alperstein has been named vice president of group sales development, while Pauline Pigott has been named vice president of tour operating sales and marketing. Alperstein will be responsible …

 A major new hotel project has been completed in Grand Bahama. The Lighthouse Pointe is the newest Bahamas all inclusive at the Grand Lucayan resort has officially opened its doors. “As we enter 2016, Lighthouse Pointe marks Grand Lucayan’s entry into …

 While the location of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s vacation to St Kitts and Nevis was not announced during his stay for obvious reasons, it’s now been revealed: the Paradise Beach boutique villa resort in Nevis. In a boon for …

 Air Force 2 is coming back to the Caribbean. While US President Barack Obama is heading to Hawaii, his vice president is making a high-profile trip to the Caribbean. As he has a number of times in his tenure, US Vice …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Ever felt like you need a vacation from your vacation? A place where you can skip the sightseeing, paddleboarding, and zip-lining that’s cluttering your to-do list and simply sit? If you’re in St Martin there …

 A new way to rock in Curaçao By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s just over a month until Curaçao’s North Sea Jazz Festival, so if you haven’t booked a room yet, better hop to it! An option that just crossed our …

 Above: Cuba By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Apple Vacations is launching a new People-to-People Educational programme featuring two different tours to Cuba. The tours, which will launch July 9, will give travelers the opportunity to “immerse” themselves in Cuban culture through …

 Above: kitesurfing in the BVI (Photos: Owen Buggy) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Saba Rock Resort has announced an exciting new opportunity for thrill-seekers visiting the British Virgin Islands. In addition to a four-night stay in a double-occupancy suite, the special …

 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 …

 Above: Cable Beach (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NASSAU — It was the same time each night. The waves would slow, and the sky would turn bright orange to the west. The beach, lively during the afternoon, would …

 Above: a rendering of the Margaritaville Vacation Club in St Thomas By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — The island of St Thomas will soon be home to the first-ever Margaritaville Vacation Club resort. The $100 million project, which broke ground earlier …

 It’s one of the region’s best-kept secrets: the Caribbean is an even cooler place in the summer. It might be the summer breezes, or the emptied-out beaches or the great deals. But when you’re planning your summer vacation, look no …

 Maybe you feel like trading pine trees for palm trees next week. Even if you do, it’s not always easy to find a room in what is the early stage of peak season in the Caribbean, with many deals and …

 Above: the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma By Alexander Britell Unique Vacations has named Ellen Bettridge its new president. Bettridge, who had previously served as president of the Americas for luxury cruise line Silversea, will be based in Miami, beginning …