Karisma to Open Margaritaville Resort in Dominican Republic

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is coming to the Dominican Republic. Karisma Hotels is planning a major new expansion in the Dominican Republic, highlighted by a new Margaritaville all-inclusive project […]

Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Now Has “Romance Concierges”

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s top adults-only resort has added a major new offering: romance concierges. The property’s romance concierge can arrange for “relaxing, private moments” like turning couples spa treatments into oceanfront […]

The Best Caribbean Destinations for This Holiday Season

  The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better […]

Crystal Cruises Adds More “Getaways”

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has unveiled an expanded slate of its new Crystal Getaways shorter itineraries. The company has added new voyages for both 2017 and 2018, including […]

A New Way to Fly to Martinique

  By Alexander Britell There’s a great new way to reach one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations. European low-cost carrier Norwegian is set to launch its newest route on Oct. 30, with flights between […]

Tortola Pier Park Planning “Quick Recovery”

  By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Tortola Pier Park, the British Virgin Islands’ major cruise destination, is committing to a “quick recovery” in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Tortola Pier Park is […]

Tortola’s Nanny Cay Hotel and Marina Making Progress

  By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Nanny Cay, a resort marina and boatyard in Tortola, British Virgin Islands is making progress in repairing the damages caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma. Crucially, about 40 percent […]

Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Pipeline Surging

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel development pipeline is surging right now, according to the latest report from analytics firm STR. There were 42,259 rooms in 241 hotel projects under contract in […]

Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Sold to Dart Real Estate

  By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cayman-based Dart Real Estate has purchased the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman from Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC. Terms of […]

St Barth’s Le Guanahani Planning Summer Reopening

  By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Le Guanahani hotel is planning to reopen in the summer of 2018. It’s one of several top St Barts hotels that are planning to reopen next summer, […]