Starbucks goes to Turks and Caicos

The new Starbucks in Turks and Caicos has an island flair.
The new Starbucks in Turks and Caicos has an island flair.

A new Starbucks location was opened in the beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands on Monday.

The widely anticipated café, located on the Grand Turk Cruise Port, offers customers an inviting destination to relax, unwind and connect. This store features a cafe design unique to the island and offers the commonly known range of Starbucks signature beverages and food, including Starbucks ethically sourced, 100 per cent arabica coffee.

There are also outside seats at Starbucks for guests to unwind.
There are also outside seats at Starbucks for guests to unwind.

This store represents the company’s 82nd market globally, and 20th market in the Latin America and Caribbean region, marking an important milestone for the global coffee brand’s Caribbean operations.

“We are delighted to open our first store in the tropical and exotic island of Turks and Caicos,” said Tim Grever, director of operations for Starbucks Caribbean markets. “We are confident that, along with Caribbean Coffee Traders Ltd, we will deliver a unique and exceptional coffee experience for Turks and Caicos Islanders, one that truly showcases our deep passion for some of the best coffees from around the world, while honouring the local culture.”

Starbucks is quite inviting.
Starbucks is quite inviting.

In a social media post about the new venture, Jamaican entrepreneur Adam Stewart shared that he remains steadfast in bringing world-class standards to the Caribbean while thanking the public for their continuous support in his professional efforts.

“We are looking forward to bringing our usual world-class standards to all in Grand Turk, and we thank you for your support,” Adam said on Monday.

Adam Stewart has announced that a Starbucks location is now open in the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Photo: Twitter @adamstewart)
Adam Stewart has announced that a Starbucks location is now open in the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Photo: Twitter @adamstewart)

In recent times, a number of Starbucks locations have been opened in Jamaica – Kingston, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. Starbucks also opened in Cayman earlier this year.

Andre Cooper contributed to this article