A New Villa to Try in Barbados

 A new place to stay By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Blue Sky Luxury has announced the addition of Langara, the Penthouse at Sandy Cove Barbados, to its Caribbean villa portfolio. Blue Sky Luxury now represents over 250 rental properties in Antigua, ... [ Read More ]


Barbados Minister Urges “Bold” Tourism Steps

 A renewed call By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados Minister of Tourism and International Transport Richard Sealy is calling for key players in the tourism industry to take bold, innovate steps in an effort to move Barbados forward as a tourist destination. ... [ Read More ]

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Barbados’ Port Ferdinand Opens Spa, Restaurant

 Major marina project continues growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ new Port Ferdinand Marina and Luxury Residences has announced the opening of a new spa and fine dining restaurant. The project, developed by luxury resort brand UNNA, is a ... [ Read More ]



 The latest Global Innovation Index By the Caribbean Journal staff If the Caribbean wants to compete in the global economy, it will need to come up with new ideas, new platforms and new strategies. That means innovation. So what’s the ... [ Read More ]


 A new project with Japan By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in Barbados is adding solar power to some of the country’s primary schools. The island’s government has partnered with Japan, with $121,818 in funding helping to procure ... [ Read More ]


 Famous Barbados food fete gets new look By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Barbados Food & Wine and Rum festival is back with a new look, new venues, and a new chef lineup for 2015. “We felt that in our sixth ... [ Read More ]


 Barbados wins bid By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship, one of the world’s leading sailing events. The event is expected to attract 100 of the world’s best sailors, along ... [ Read More ]


 Popular program relaunches on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is relaunching its Rediscover Barbados dining special this year. And it’s getting bigger. Rediscover Barbados has expanded from nine restaurants to over 23 offering food and beverage deals, according ... [ Read More ]


 Barbados is seeing a renewed tourism boom. The island known for rum, culture and refined luxury reported record arrivals in the first half, and has even bigger plans ahead. To learn more about the country’s tourism priorities, Caribbean Journal caught ... [ Read More ]


 A new kind of hotel for the Caribbean This is a different kind of Caribbean resort. The newly-minted Sandals Barbados delivers maximum luxury using cutting edge design, construction, technology and meticulous attention to detail and service. But this isn’t oveout ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is looking to deepen its trade relationships with Colombia and with countries in the African continent. The country will be sending a 15-member joint public-private sector mission to Colombia led by Minister of Industry, International ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will assume chairmanship of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARIOM) on July 1, replacing Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas. Stuart will first address CARICOM in ... [ Read More ]


 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s hard to believe that this idyllic scene, captured from a luxury ocean-view room at Barbados’ Colony Club, is just a short ride from the island’s fast-paced capital. As you linger over morning Nespresso on your ... [ Read More ]


 Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef. Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism broke a 25-year record in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. The island received 171,471 stayover arrivals in the first quarter, a 15.1 ... [ Read More ]


 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kim W, who sent in this snapshot of the St Lawrence Gap in Barbados. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s the most competitive tourism economy in the Caribbean? It’s Barbados, according to the latest edition of the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report. The report, which covers 141 ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor If you live in the Caribbean, you don’t need to be a computer expert to know that the region’s Internet services need to improve. If your connection falters so often that ... [ Read More ]