Above: the Marriott Port-au-Prince in Haiti.

A Barbancourt Cocktail from Haiti’s Marriott Port-au-Prince

 Haiti’s classic rum in a fresh fruit cocktail By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s one of the great exports of Haiti — rum. And, more specifically, the country’s famous Rhum Barbancourt. That brings us to the Marriott Port-au-Prince, where the ... [ Read More ]

Above: the new beach shack at Jumby Bay

A New Beach Shack at Jumby Bay

 West Indies fare in the spotlight By the Caribbean Journal staff Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, has a new “beach shack.” The new culinary offering at the private-island resort off the coast of Antigua offers authentic Antiguan fare and Caribbean-accented cuisine ... [ Read More ]

Above: the view from a Rock Star suite at the Hard Rock Punta Cana

Caribbean Room With A View: A Rock Star Suite at the Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana

 Traveling like a rock star in the Dominican Republic By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Even if you’re not blown by this music-themed Dominican Republic resort’s exceptional inclusions (unlimited phone calls to the US and Canada; butler service; and a slick hospitality ... [ Read More ]


The Best Caribbean Resorts 2015.

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address ... [ Read More ]


 A new focus on food By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Oasis Hotels & Resorts has debuted six new restaurants at its Grand Oasis complex in Cancun this year, following a $30 million renovation project that placed significant focus on elevating its ... [ Read More ]

The recently-opened Hilton Aruba

 A new way to check in By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Hilton Worldwide has introduced its new Digital Key, a new feature of the Hilton HHonors app which provides frequent guests the option to bypass the hotel’s check-in desk and access ... [ Read More ]

The Grand Lucayan in Grand Bahama.

 Expansion for the Grand Lucayan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s Lighthouse Pointe all-inclusive resort is set to open in late 2015, marking the brand’s entry into the rapidly-growing all-inclusive market in the region. The resort will be a standalone ... [ Read More ]


 Exploring the Queen’s Gardens By Alexander Britell SABA — I don’t eat lobster very often. Sure, I like it. But when I go to a restaurant that seems good, I always feel that the way to see what the restaurant ... [ Read More ]


 Beyond the overwater bungalow in Guadeloupe By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one step beyond the overwater bungalow. It may just be the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a floating hotel. It’s called Aqua Lodge, and it’s set ... [ Read More ]


 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, ... [ Read More ]


 Exploring the best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts for solo and single travelers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor More Caribbean travelers than ever are choosing to fly solo, but single status is no barrier to the value and convenience that staying at ... [ Read More ]


 Own a piece of the birthplace of Bond By the Caribbean Journal staff James Bond was born in the Caribbean, in the mind of creator Ian Fleming, who owned a villa called Goldeneye in Jamaica. Today, of course, the villa ... [ Read More ]


 A New luxury brand on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Costa Rican luxury hotel company Nayara has launched construction on its newest location in Puerto Rico’s Toro Verde mountain country. The Tourism Company of Puerto Rico (PRTC) is estimating that ... [ Read More ]


 A new villa player aimed at the UK market By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new tour operator offering an assortment of private villas, villa resorts, and private islands has launched in the UK Market, featuring a range of accommodations in Barbados, ... [ Read More ]


 The program relaunches By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has announced the re-launch of its annual Hurricane Guarantee. The program at the all-inclusive hotel provides consumer purchase protection in two forms during the Atlantic hurricane season. Pre-vacation ... [ Read More ]

best hotels in turks and caicos

 The best hotels in the Turks and Caicos islands By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Think top Turks and Caicos resorts and you probably think of high-priced hotels in the tourist hub of Providenciales. Think again. Our picks for the best ... [ Read More ]


 The French legend’s home now available for getaways By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Barth Properties announced a new addition to its portfolio – the Villa Jade in Marigot, owned by French rock n’ roll legend Johnny Hallyday. Guests will arrive ... [ Read More ]

adults only all inclusives

 There are great inclusions at all-inclusives around the Caribbean: spa treatments, drinks, food, activities. But sometimes a little exclusion is the greatest luxury. Often, if you don’t have kids, you don’t want them coming along with you on vacation. And ... [ Read More ]