7 Caribbean Countries Ranked in World Happiness Report 2016

Of the seven Caribbean territories/countries included in the World Happiness Report 2016 Update, Puerto Rico ranked the highest. Overall, 157 territories/countries from across the globe are included in the survey and report released in advance of the United Nations World Happiness Day on March 20th, and Puerto Rico is ranked 15th. The next Caribbean country...

Top Caribbean Passports For Visa Free Travel Around The Globe

Caribbean passports are increasing in value and according to the recently published 2016, Visa Restrictions Index from Henley & Partners a global leader in residence and citizenship planning, Caribbean nationals that are citizens of countries/territories dependent on the United Kingdom, France, Netherlands and the United States have passports that provide the most visa free travel around the...

3 Investment Opportunities in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia one of the most picturesque Caribbean destinations was recently at the Caribbean Investment Summit in London promoting its investment opportunities. The 238 square mile island with beautiful beaches, lush rainforest and the iconic Piton Mountains that have UNESCO World Heritage Status had secured approximately US$124.5 Million in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the...

Caribbean Moves Forward With Regional Investment Promotion Strategy

The climate is right in the Caribbean for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in four key sectors including Alternative Energies, Business Processing Office (BPO), Communications and Technology (ICT), and Tourism. This was the theme at the recently held Caribbean Investment Summit in London hosted by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the...

5 Popular Caribbean Destinations To Purchase A Luxury Home

The recreational lifestyle, easy access to global social and business networks along with unique business opportunities make the Caribbean increasingly popular with ultra high net worth individuals. Currently, 1,155 ultra high net worth individuals live in the Caribbean. This number is expected to increase as luxury home prices are currently more favorable than in other...

Donna Karan's Private Caribbean Beachfront Resort Up for Sale

The ultimate trophy home currently on the market in the Caribbean is Palazzate – Barbados’ US$125 million luxury beachfront mansion. However, for ultra high net worth individuals who don’t want to invest that much money into one property, but still wants a luxury home of status in the Caribbean full of amenities — they should consider...

What Price Defines A Luxury Home In The Caribbean?

Not all luxury homes are created equal.  In fact, what qualifies as a luxury home varies significantly across the globe and depends not just on the price but the characteristics of the property.  These characteristics “encompass changing lifestyles, shifting economic hubs, the need for greater privacy, and environmental concerns.” This was highlighted in a recent report by...