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The Sands at Grace Bay Begins $4.5 Million Upgrade Project

 Turks and Caicos’ The Sands at Grace Bay resort has launched a $4.5 million upgrade project, the property announced this week. The major focus of the project will be on the resort’s 114 studio and suite rooms. Interior designer Rose …

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Strong Growth for Turks and Caicos Tourism

 The Turks and Caicos Islands is booming. It was another strong year for Turks and Caicos tourism in 2015, according to newly-released data from the territory’s tourist board. The archipelago reported a total of 386,052 stopover visitors last year, an …

This Turks and Caicos Spa Just Got Better

 One of Providenciales’ leading spas has upped its game. The Spa at Seven Stars Resort has upgraded and expanded its spa, with two new treatment rooms and a number of new spa therapists. The spa has also added a multi-station …

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 It’s one of the best beaches — anywhere. Grace Bay Beach, the pride of Turks and Caicos, draws thousands and thousands to its powder-white shores each year, all in search of the perfect stretch of sand. So what’s it like? …

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 A new ultra-luxe option in Turks and Caicos By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re visiting Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Grace Bay is the place to stay. The 12-mile white-sand sweep is ground zero for plush resorts …

 News from Pine Cay By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Time’s they are a changin’ in the Turks and Caicos Islands, where the private-island resort formerly known as The Meridian Club, Pine Cay is changing its name to The Meridian Club, …

 There’s a new chef in Providenciales. Turks and Caicos’ Blue Haven Resort and Marina has named French Chef Laurent Ajas as the new executive chef at its signature Fire & Ice restaurant. Ajas has worked at restaurants around the world, …

 A major new route By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has begun its new daily service between Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, the carrier announced. Fort Lauderdale is the third city from which JetBlue is now offering …

 A new place to eat in Providenciales By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The Alexandra resort on Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands has just added a new seaside restaurant, Asú on the Beach. Asú means “sunset” in Taino, the …

 Why to travel to TCI right now By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What’s not to love about Providenciales, the tourism hub of the Turks and Caicos Islands? Sugary sands and crystal-clear waters have rightfully made the island affectionately known as …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank’s board of directors has approved a country strategy for the Turks and Caicos Islands for the next four years, the organization announced. The 2015-2018 strategy proposes financial support of $100.8 million …

 We continue our How to Move series with a look at the luxurious Turks and Caicos islands, most famous for the tony island of Providenciales and exclusive private islands like Parrot Cay. So what’s it like to move there? And …

 A significant listing in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most expensive properties for sale in the Caribbean: Water Cay. The island, near Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, is listed for sale at $60 million with …

 The best conch salads in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Got conch? If you’re in the Bahamas or the Turks and Caicos Islands you definitely should! The scrumptious sea snail, which thrives in the archipelagos’ warm, shallow waters, …

 Asu on the Beach set for debut By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Alexandra Resort is set to open a new beachfront restaurant in early October. The restaurant is to be named Asú on the Beach, which means “sunset” in Taino, …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tawnya Silloway, who sent in this snapshot from a snorkel trip from Villa Moonshadow to West Caicos in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Do you have a great photo of the …

 Return to The Palms By the Caribbean Journal staff The Regent Palms Turks and Caicos has a new name. The hotel has officially rebranded as The Palms Turks and Caicos, the property announced this week. The property will remain under the …

 Above: the perfect place to spend an afternoon on Grace Bay Beach (CJ Photo) By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor PROVIDENCIALES — I don’t know what they call these chairs. These short beach chairs that are so low-slung that your bum …