Canadians Are Flocking to Antigua and Barbuda

By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadians are flocking to Antigua and Barbuda, according to recently-released numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In the first half of 2018, Antigua and Barbuda reported a total of 23,243 tourists from Canada, a number […]


Cancun Airport Sees Traffic Surge

Cancun U.S. Visitors

By the Caribbean Journal staff Even in the face of heightened travel warnings, Cancun continues to see a surge in visitor activity. Cancun International Airport reported a total of 2.08 million passengers in March, a 14.5 percent increase in traffic […]


Bermuda Seeing Surge in Airbnb Travel

By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more travelers to Bermuda are looking to homesharing options like Airbnb, according to new data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The number of visitors to Bermuda who chose vacation rentals last year […]


Transformed Appleton Estate Reopens for Visitors

By the Caribbean Journal staff The transformed Appleton Estate has reopened for visitors after a $7.2 million renovation and rebranding project. The new Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience in Siloah, Jamaica, is the brainchild of parent company Gruppo Campari. […]

Dominican Republic Tops 3 Million Visitors in First Half

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic reported more than 3 million stayover visitors in the first half of 2016, a new record for what is the Caribbean’s most popular destination by volume. The country saw 3.043 million arrivals, with 42.7 percent from the […]

Caribbean Begins Banning Visitors From Ebola-Affected Countries in Africa

Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A growing number of Caribbean countries are moving to prohibit incoming travel from Ebola-affected countries including Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. “With immediate effect, all visitors from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and […]


Can the Caribbean Reach Target of 30 Million Annual Visitors?

Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — Can the Caribbean region one day welcome 30 million stayover visitors to its shores? Why not? Speaking to attendees at this week’s State of the Industry conference in St […]

Tobago Topped 1 Million Visitors in 2013

Above: Tobago (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago received just over 1 million visitors in 2013 for the first time its history, according to Tobago’s Secretary of Tourism and Transportation, Tracy Davidson-Celestine. A large […]

Cayman Islands Projects Increase of 300,000 Cruise Visitors in 2014

Above: Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is predicting a nearly 300,000-passenger increase in cruise arrivals this year, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell. The Minister made the revelation a few weeks after the recent Cruise […]


Dominica Unveils New Tourism Commercial to Court Caribbean Visitors

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has unveiled a new tourism commercial aiming to court visitors from the local Caribbean market. The video is called “Just Next Door,” and was released by the Discover Dominica Authority […]

Jamaica Tops 2 Million Stopover Visitors For First Time

Above: Alexis and Craig Greiner met by a government delegation By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica welcomed its 2 millionth tourist to the island on Sunday, the first time the country has reached that number in its history. The travelers […]

Jamaica Hoping to Surpass 2 Million Stopover Visitors For First Time

Above: Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica received 1.8 million stopover visitors in the first 11 months of 2013, giving it a chance to receive more than 2 million stopover visitors for the first time, according to Tourism Minister […]


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