This Caribbean Island Is Planning a Big Airport Expansion

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is planning a significant terminal expansion project, according to the Curaçao Tourist Board. Curaçao Airport Partners has announced an “extensive” terminal expansion project slated for completion in 2018. The project will include added space ... [ Read More ]


Antigua’s Nonsuch Bay Resort Planning $58 Million Expansion

 The Nonsuch Bay resort in Antigua is planning a significant expansion. The project is planning a $58 million expansion project that will include a combination of 188 new condominium and hotel units, according to Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael. ... [ Read More ]


St Lucia Has Big Solar Energy Plans

 A major new energy project By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A big new green energy project is in the works in St Lucia. Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited has issued a request for proposals for competitive firms to submit bids to ... [ Read More ]



 A big new look By Dana NilandCJ Contributor W Hotels Worldwide has announced that W Mexico City has completed a multi-phase transformative renovation, including the debut of new restaurant J BY JOSÉ ANDRÉS. The renovation was led by New York-based ... [ Read More ]

best caribbean beaches to move to

 We’ve all had that feeling on one Caribbean trip or another — “what if we don’t go back?” But this is one step further — moving to the Caribbean and living right on the beach, living steps or a short distance ... [ Read More ]


 Sure, you can head to the beach for Spring Break, but why not add a new skill while you’re at it? Like French lessons, for example. The Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France hotel has launched a new program ... [ Read More ]


 Whether you’re in snowy climes or are simply looking for a quick getaway, St Maarten has you covered. The Dutch Caribbean destination’s Sonesta resorts are offering a series of affordable all-inclusive getaways: the adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point, the Sonesta Great ... [ Read More ]


 Unique Vacations has named two new vice presidents, the company announced. Simon Alperstein has been named vice president of group sales development, while Pauline Pigott has been named vice president of tour operating sales and marketing. Alperstein will be responsible ... [ Read More ]


 A Caribbean challenge By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the world’s leading marathoners traveled to St. Kitts recently for a special cruise marathon. The marathon, hosted by the St. Kitts Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports, was ... [ Read More ]


 The only thing sweeter than a stay at the Zen Oasis, the new adults-only section of Club Med Punta Cana, is the cocktail served at the sanctuary’s poolside Hibiscus Bar. Made with coconut and white rum and a selection of ... [ Read More ]


 Antigua and Barbuda’s hotel development pipeline continues to grow. The latest announced project is a 10-acre, 150-room hotel on Valley Church beach in Antigua. The project is a joint public-private one between the government of Antigua and Barbuda, the government ... [ Read More ]


 Playa del Carmen’s Mahekal Beach Resort has named Julian Smaldoni its general manager, the property announced. Smaldoni will be managing all operational aspects of the 196-room property on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. The property recently completed a $16 million renovation project. ... [ Read More ]

InterCaribbean (PRNewsFoto/interCaribbean Airways)

 Regional air carrier InterCaribbean Airways is launching flights between Providenciales, Turks and Caicos and Havana, the company announced this week. The new nonstop flights will launch May 1. Outbound flights from Turks and Caicos will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays, ... [ Read More ]


 De-risking: Between Rock and Hard Place in the Caribbean By Andrew EnriquezOp-Ed Contributor The correspondent banking system in Latin America and the Caribbean has recently been facing increasing pressure, so much so that institutions like the World Bank and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ... [ Read More ]


 In Punta Cana, it’s where everyone wants to be: on the famous white-sand swath that fringes the Dominican Republic’s eastern coast. It’s the playground of sun-seekers from all over the world. And from this vantage point on the Club Med ... [ Read More ]


 By Alexander Britell Is this a game-changing hotel for the Out Islands of the Bahamas? The Bahamian government has signed a “heads of agreement” for a $200 million luxury resort in the Exumas. The eco-friendly resort will be located on ... [ Read More ]

st croix

 Could St Croix get a major new resort? That’s the plan by the government of the US Virgin Islands, which is looking to bring a four-star resort project to the island. US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp said his administration ... [ Read More ]


 Looking ahead By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor In 1961, when Jamaica voted by referendum to withdraw from the West Indies Federation, Dr Eric Williams, then Premier of Trinidad and Tobago, said “one from ten leaves nought”. This statement can be interpreted ... [ Read More ]