By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Belize has welcomed the Norwegian Getaway in its first call to the Caribbean destination. The ship arrived with 4,360 passengers last week and hosted an on-board plaque exchange ceremony between the Belize Tourism Board and … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden chaired a major summit in Washington DC this week covering Caribbean energy. The US-Caribbean and Central America Energy Summit gathered Caribbean and Central America heads of government and energy … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Oyster Bay Beach Resort is set to hold a grand opening of its newly-remodeled Infinity Restaurant and Bar. The debut comes after a $1 million, six-month renovation project completed by Pearl Development. “Our goal … [ Read More ]

 Simons Chase, Editor in Chief of Cuba Journal, Caribbean Journal’s sister publication, will be giving a major talk on Cuba travel next week in Puerto Rico. Chase will headline an update on the State of Cuba Travel at the Expo … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bonaire’s Harbour Village Beach Club has named a new chef de cuisine. The beachfront resort has appointed Sebastiaan Vink to the role, in which he will manage all culinary operations for the property and its … [ Read More ]

 With 700 islands and cays, it’s no surprise that the Bahamas has always boasted a world of great places to stay, from large hotels to chic boutiques to private islands resorts. There is something for everyone to find in the … [ Read More ]

 By Alexander Britell It’s a rare Caribbean property: tucked high in Jamaica’sBlue Mountains, set above Kingston. This is Strawberry Hill, an Island Outpost property with a unique collection of cottages and villas with simply astonishing views. It isn’t just a … [ Read More ]

 By Dennis ChungCJ 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 question … [ Read More ]

 Carnival Cruise Line has a new top marketing executive. The company has named Kathy Mayor its new chief marketing officer, a role in which she will be responsible for driving Carnival’s marketing strategy across a wide array of platforms. “We … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian air carrier WestJet continues to show strong growth. The company reported 1.93 billion revenue passenger miles in April, a 5.5 percent increase over April 2015. That was accompanied by a 0.4 percent increase in … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is showing significant growth in cruise arrivals, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The destination has reported a 64 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals in 2015, … [ Read More ]

 Our new Destination of the Month feature offers a more in-depth exploration of the Caribbean’s top destinations, with a look at where to stay, play and eat — and how to get there. This month, our destination of the month is … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Dominican Republic’s less-heralded tourism destinations is primed for growth. A number of hotel companies and investors have expressed interest in the area of Juan Dolio, a one of the beachfront destinations on … [ Read More ]

 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 … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding what it calls the fastest internet at sea to all of its ships. The company has launched its VOOM high-speed internet on all 24 ships sailing around the world. “VOOM is … [ Read More ]