Above: Grenada

Caribbean Airlines’ Latest Changes

 A new schedule for the Caribbean carrier By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has launched a new schedule in the region, the company announced. The new schedule, which took effect earlier this month, is highlighted by daily service to ... [ 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 loan from IDB By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $10 million loan in an initiative to reduce poverty and create jobs in Barbados. The program aims to alleviate the country’s poverty and ... [ Read More ]


 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Heidi Monge, who sent in this snapshot of a sea turtle near Carlisle Beach in Barbados. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW ... [ 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 ]

Above: the new Caribbean rum shop at Grantley Adams International Airport

 A big new rum portal By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new rum shop in the Caribbean — and it’s inside an airport. The duty free area at Barbados’ Grantley International Airport has opened a new “Caribbean Rum ... [ Read More ]

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 Mitchell meeting with Diaspora, investors By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell departed late this week for Canada for a series of “engagements of national interests,” according to a government statement. The Prime Minister was slated ... [ 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 – This is a deep island. While so much goes on above ground, there’s a lot happening under the surface as well. And far underground in the heart of inland Barbados lies Harrison Caves, subterranean caves formed by erosion of ... [ 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 ]


 Major growth in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism is booming. The country reported 303,592 stayover arrivals in the first half of 2015, the first time the country has ever topped 300,000 visitor in the Jan-June period. That ... [ 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 ]


 A new partner? By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Georgian Ambassador Otar Berdzenishvili recently paid a visit to Barbados, where he met with Barbados Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Maxine McClean to discuss the formal establishment of diplomatic relations ... [ Read More ]


 After two slow years, signs of life By Dana NilandCJ contributor The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is projecting positive GDP growth for Barbados this year as a result of increased tourism arrivals and accelerated growth in key markets. After a ... [ Read More ]