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Barbados Tourism Continues Strong Growth

 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to see strong tourism growth, according to the latest numbers released by Barbados Tourism Marketing. The island reported 184,177 visitors in the first quarter of 2016, up 7.4 percent compared to the first three months …

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This Barbados Hotel Is Getting a Major New Look

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor One Barbados hotel is getting a major new look. Earlier this year, Elegant Hotels added Barbados’ Waves Hotel & Spa to its portfolio. The 70-room boutique on the island’s Platinum Coast is currently undergoing a significant “Ibiza-meets-South …

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Barbados Travel Demand Is Surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados travel demand is surging, according to the latest numbers from global travel giant Expedia. Travel demand to Barbados on all Expedia sites grew by 35 percent last year compared to 2014, according to the …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Donna Westberg, who took this lovely shot of Bottom Bay in Barbados. Did you take a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. …

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 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s fastest-growing airline has added another new route. JetBlue Airways launched its new daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport on Thursday. The new flights were first announced at the Caribbean Tourism …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patti Jensen, who sent in this lovely shot of the East Coast of Barbados and the famous coast of Bathsheba. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ government says it is “committed” to diversifying the island’s tourism product offerings. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart pointed to the importance of tourism as Barbados’ leading economic sector, promising to make the island as “congenial, …

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 It’s no secret that JetBlue is focused heavily on the Caribbean. The New York City-based carrier has been expanding rapidly in the region, with new flights all across the region out of hubs like New York and Fort Lauderdale and …

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 It’s a chance for a new kind of culinary exploration in the Caribbean. Silversea’s newest itinerary is a partnership with Relais & Chateaux, offering the opportunity for a serious gourmet voyage. The company is launching a Relais & Chateaux Gourmet Cruise …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patti Stewart, who sent in this beautiful shot of the beach at the St Lawrence Gap in Barbados. Did you take a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 Yes, it’s possible to move to the Caribbean, whether you want to add a second home or turn your Caribbean beach dream into a reality. Now, moving to the Caribbean means different things for different people and different price points …

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 Barbados and the United Kingdom have signed a new air services agreement. The deal is “expected to strengthen existing air transport links between the two countries,” according to a statement. “Under this agreement, Barbadian-designated carriers can operate to intermediate points …

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 When it comes to Caribbean real estate, it doesn’t get much more exclusive than this. This is One Sandy Lane, the real estate component of Sandy Lane, one of the Caribbean’s toniest resorts — although One Sandy Lane is a world …

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 Where to stay in Barbados with everything included In comparison to destinations such as Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, Barbados doesn’t have that many all-inclusive resorts – which makes picking the right one even more crucial. So before you check …

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 Barbados tourism is on a strong growth path after a record year in 2015, according to the country’s tourism officials. Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy said last year was a “turnaround year,” with many of the island’s vital signs showing …

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 Yes, you can surf in the Caribbean. And while there are great spots from Puerto Rico to Martinique, it doesn’t get much better than the funky town of Bathsheba in Barbados. It’s a place that draws surfers from around the …

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 Recipe for a classic By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The holidays are over and the first full work week of the new year has begun. But if your re-entry to reality has been a bit rough, well, we can relate. …

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 Barbados has signed a pair of agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank for $10 million in loan financing. The funding will finance a programmed aimed at strengthening “human and social development” on the island, according to a government statement. Barbados …