By the Caribbean Journal staff Resorts World is significantly expanding its investment in the Bahamian island of Bimini. The company has revised its business plan from an initial investment of $150 million to $600 million, Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a very strong September, the Caribbean hotel sector saw slower growth in October, according to the latest report from STR. The region’s occupancy was 57.9 percent last month, a 1.2 percent rise over the same … [ Read More ]

 A major relief drive By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s relief efforts from Tropical Storm Erika are getting a big boost from the Caribbean’s hotel sector. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association have … [ Read More ]

 The regional carrier is expanding By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has announced it will launch a new, nonstop service from Barbados to Trinidad early next year. Beginning Jan. 18, LIAT will offer daily flights from the Grantley Adams Airport to Piarco … [ Read More ]

 An incredible key lime pie By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor How delicious does a key lime pie have to be that grown people fight over it? Better ask Bitter End Yacht Club’s head pastry chef Winston Butler, whose sweet specialty … [ Read More ]

 The newest listing on the Bahamian real estate market is a charming three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage in Spanish Wells, Eleuthera. The 1,800-square-foot home, which is located on a .259-acre lot, is listed with Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty for $495,000 with Darrin … [ Read More ]

 A major new route By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has begun its new daily service between Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, the carrier announced. Fort Lauderdale is the third city from which JetBlue is now offering … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Underwater Caribbean shot comes from Caribbean Journal reader Phil Chansky, who took this beautiful photograph of a squid off of Waterlemon Cay off the coast of St John in the US Virgin Islands. … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new kind of resort is coming to Costa Rica. Nayara Hotels is planning to open its third hotel in the country, but this time with a twist: it will consist of 24, 945-square-foot tents. … [ Read More ]

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has secured an agreement with the United States of America Transportation Security Administration to engage in cooperation on civil aviation issues. The agreement’s terms include the development and modernization of the … [ Read More ]

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kevin Nebola, who sent in this delightful shot of a row of hammocks on the beach in Jamaica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected][ Read More ]

 The best seat in the house By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The dining room staff at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club call it table 302. I call it the best seat in the house. Tucked into a quiet corner … [ Read More ]

 A sweet wintertime treat By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The pina colada is Puerto Rico’s national drink but at this time of year tastebuds are tempted by another rum-and-coconut concoction, coquito. Made with white Puerto Rican rum and coconut … [ Read More ]

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Casa de Campo Resort & Villas will host the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame in its seventh Induction Week, honoring the Class of 2016. Events will take place around the resort and in La Romana from … [ Read More ]

 St John has a special kind of a natural energy and that is most obvious on its beaches. It all starts with the abundant life on the coral reefs that surround St John and the rise to dramatic mountain peaks on over … [ Read More ]