October 18, 2018

Inside largest cruise ship

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First look: Inside Symphony of the Seas, world’s largest cruise ship Royal Caribbean is throwing itself a blow-out anniversary party, and you’re all invited. The Miami-based cruise giant has revealed plans for a “50 Years Bold Birthday Cruise” to celebrate its 50th anniversary, which is taking place this year. Kicking off in Miami on November […]

Giant new Carnival cruise ship begins sailing from Miami

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By Gene Sloan, from USA TODAY Cruise giant Carnival’s newest ship on Saturday begins year-round sailings to the Caribbean out of Miami. The 3,954-passenger Carnival Horizon debuted in April in Europe and spent the summer operating out of New York City. Constructed at a shipyard in Italy, Horizon is a sister to Carnival Vista, which debuted […]

U.S. Egg industry advances trade with motivated international buyers

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American Egg Board supports export opportunities in key Caribbean markets and Mexico NEWS PROVIDED BY American Egg Board CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In conjunction with the 22ndAmericas Food and Beverage Show (AFB) this week in Miami, the American Egg Board (AEB), the research, education and promotion arm of the U.S. egg industry, is […]

Customs arrest at Cayman Islands ORIA: Smuggling of ganja

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From The Cayman Islands Customs Department A Caymanian national was arrested on Sunday, 9th September at the Owen Roberts International Airport with approximately 9lbs of ganja. The 34-year-old male was arrested for suspicion of importation of ganja, possession of ganja, possession of ganja with intent to supply, as well as attempting to bribe a Customs […]

“My Dinner With Herve” starring Peter Dinklage & Jamie Dornan, premieres November 10, only on HBO

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MIAMI, FL., September 10, 2018 – HBO’s new original film, MY DINNER WITH HERVÉ will premiere in the Caribbean on Saturday, November 10th at 21hrs AST*, only on HBO. Inspired by a real story, MY DINNER WITH HERVE explores the unlikely friendship between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Dornan) and Hervé Villechaize (Dinklage), the world’s most […]

The Caribbean is (re)open for business [especially the Cayman Islands]

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By Meredith C. Carroll From The Aspen Times While spending a semester abroad in college, a friend and I island-hopped around Greece during our fall break. Starting from Athens, we ferried over to Mykonos then planned on heading to Santorini, although since it was nearing offseason and some Greek islands experience flash floods (and we […]

OECS launches new youth platform: OECS YES In Action

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Monday, August 27, 2018 — The OECS Commission is pleased to launch a new youth-centered initiative, OECS YES In Action, that provides a platform for knowledge sharing and inspiration to the region’s aspiring young professionals. OECS YES In Action, is an extension of the OECS YES Campaign created to foster the development of a Youth […]

Destinations of the week

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Discover Hidden Gems Near Popular Destinations From jeffreygroup.com There are certain places that you may have never heard about in your life. While the names of these destinations may not be well-recognized, they’re worth discovering! Their locations, found only a few miles from major cities like New York City and Miami, makes them the ideal […]

Royal Caribbean introduces SoundSeeker, an AI-equipped tool that turns memorable photos into musical – and shareable – works of art

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SoundSeeker Produces Original Soundtracks Based on Mood and Content of Pictures, Powered by Music Theory from Berklee College of Music MIAMI, Aug. 7, 2018 – A picture may be worth a thousand words, but what if it was possible to “hear” what it sounds like? In a move that will redefine the modern vacation album, […]

New UMiami research reveals how fresh water stokes Caribbean hurricanes

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By TIM PADGETT From WLRN It’s August. And as we approach the most intense period of the hurricane season, a lot of us are thinking: How warm are the waters in the Atlantic and the Caribbean? How much fuel is out there for hurricanes to feed on? What most of us don’t know is that […]