Above: Peter Island (CJ Photo)

Peter Island Has a New Executive Chef

 A new top chef at the private island resort By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Peter Island Resort and Spa in the British Virgin Islands has welcomed Executive Chef Todd Howard to its culinary team. Howard will be creating new menu ... [ Read More ]


How to Make the Nisbet Plantation’s Signature Rum Punch

 A classic rum punch from Nevis By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Nevis’ Nisbet Plantation is celebrating its’ 25th anniversary, and the island’s only beachfront plantation resort has found a novel way to mark the occasion all year long. Each day ... [ Read More ]

Above: Curacao's famous floating bridge

A New Culinary Event in Curaçao

 Debuting in September By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Flavors of Curaçao, a new annual gastronomy event, is coming to the island this September. The event will be held at Kleine Werf and hosted by Curaçao’s hospitality association, CHATA. Attendees will have ... [ Read More ]



 Bolt takes home another gold By the Caribbean Journal staff It was more of the same for Usain Bolt. After his impressive photo-finish victory over America’s Justin Gatlin this weekend, Jamaica’s Bolt topped Galtin again, taking gold in the 200M at ... [ 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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  Sometimes an all-inclusive resort is best for a luxury experience. There is that extra degree of luxury, the one of never having to reach for your wallet, of leaving nothing to chance, so you can completely relax and soak it all in ... [ Read More ]

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 Storm reaches the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Erika was expected to move through the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean late Wednesday and early Thursday morning, according to the NOAA. But while the storm had been strengthening ... [ Read More ]

Above: a LIAT plane

 What kind of regional air transport system does the Caribbean want? By Kareem YardeOp-Ed Contributor It was proclaimed that the 2015 restructuring plan of regional carrier LIAT — announced by the major shareholding governments (Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua ... [ Read More ]

Above: St Kitts

 A new green push By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is launching two major new environmental projects. The country’s Department of Environment has unveiled projects directed at conserving biodiversity and adapting to climate change in the twin-island federation. ... [ Read More ]


 Major project for Puerto Rico’s famous rainforest By the Caribbean Journal staff The approach to Puerto Rico’s El Yunque rainforest is about to change. Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has announced the launch of a new project to improve ... [ Read More ]

Carnival Cruise Lines' 88,500-gross-registered-ton Carnival Pride sailes off Belize. The vessel's on-board amenities include four swimming pools, water slide, Internet café, duty-free shopping mall, an elegant two-level restaurant and a steakhouse-style supper club. Photo by Andy Newman/CCL

 Ship returns with new additions By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Following a multi-million dollar renovation, Carnival Cruise Line’s 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride will be returning to the Port of Tampa for a series of five- to 14-day voyages in January and February ... [ Read More ]

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

 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 ]


 Another storm nears region By the Caribbean Journal staff Just days after the departure of Danny, Erika is now headed toward the Caribbean. But unlike Danny, which concluded as tropical depression, Erika, which is currently a tropical storm, is “poorly ... [ Read More ]


 Cocktail cloud nine in St Lucia By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Considering the hotel’s name and the fact that it has six bars (one of which is dedicated exclusively to rum) it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this coconut ... [ Read More ]


 A new approach to the region By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Industry is eyeing a new approach in its interaction with the region: the “hub and spoke” model,” according to Emil Lee, the CHTA’s president. Lee ... [ Read More ]

Above: Grenada

 A boost for the Spice Isle By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways is expanding its recently-launched Grenada service. The company, which already operates flights from New York to Grenada on Thursdays and Sundays, will be adding a third weekly ... [ Read More ]


 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival set for 10th edition By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Film enthusiasts will gather in Trinidad and Tobago this September for the tenth annual Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. This year’s TTFF will feature films from and ... [ Read More ]


 Buddy Dive expands to Dominica By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A major Caribbean dive shop is coming to Dominica. The Buddy Dive Resort in Bonaire has launched a partnership with the Fort Young Hotel in Dominica, bringing Bonaire’s famous dive experience ... [ Read More ]