PARADISE ISLAND, THE BAHAMAS – Something new, and something extraordinary, will soon arrive in The Bahamas. In 2024, David Grutman of Groot Hospitality and Pharrell Williams will partner with Atlantis Paradise Island to open a brand-new resort: Somewhere Else. The property (which is adjacent to Atlantis, and which will take over the current site of The Beach) is set to offer a unique and immersive experience, blending Grutman’s ability to create highly memorable hospitality platforms with Williams’s dynamic, genre-spanning artistry. The duo has already garnered collaborative success as partners on Swan, the Miami-based restaurant, and The Goodtime Hotel, a Miami Beach-based boutique concept; Somewhere Else marks their next milestone step.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - From January 27, 2022 Caribbean Airlines will introduce a pre-order meal service, on select routes, which will give customers more choice and an authentic taste of the Caribbean when they fly. This new offering is part of the airline’s focus on enhancing the customer experience, which is the overarching theme of its 2022 campaign: “Reset Expectations”.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados says it has approved over 2,000 applications from foreign nationals wanting to participate in the country’s Welcome Stamp Program that the government said would diversify the island’s tourism product, attract a new type of visitor as well as generate foreign exchange.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Suriname has given the go ahead for the Trinidad-based state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL0 to resume operations here following a meeting between top officials of the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Tourism (TCT), the Association of Surinamese Travel Agents (ASRA) and CAL.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has placed several Caribbean countries onto its highest risk travel category for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as countries continue to grapple with the latest wave of infections and deaths linked to the Omicron variant of the virus.
Charlestown, Nevis - Wrapping up a year of new developments, the Caribbean island of Nevis marked the grand opening of Malcolm Guishard Recreational Park on December 19, 2021, embodying the committed and enduring partnership between Nevis and Taiwan, the Republic of China. The result of a collaboration between these steadfast diplomatic allies for nearly four decades, this ambitious project transformed 11 acres leading to the sea into a vibrant recreational and cultural attraction for residents and visitors alike.