The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has announced another update of its entry rules for travelers, now effective in January 2022. The new rules, which apply to American and Canadian visitors, mean travelers will have two pre-testing options for visiting …

 It’s the newest way to experience Antigua and Barbuda’s rich history: Rum in the Ruins.  The weekly event is a lively conversation about the destination’s history and archaeology, set at the Dow’s Hill Interpretation Center near Shirley Heights. With a …

 Spanish carrier Iberia has expanded its service to the Dominican Republic this winter.  The airline has added two more flights each week between Madrid and the Dominican Republic, meaning a total of 13 weekly frequencies.  That’s along with the addition …

 St Barth has relaxed its testing requirements for travelers, making them slightly easier to comply with.  Effective this week, St Barth will now accept either PCR or antigen tests taken within 48 hours before the departure flight to St Barth.  …

 The Nevis Tourism Authority has named an interim CEO, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The NTA has tapped industry veteran Devon Liburd to the role; current CEO Jadine Yarde is set to depart on Jan. 21.  Liburd has been serving as …

 Royal Caribbean is debuting its newest culinary concept on its Wonder of the Seas ship.  The new Mason Jar Southern Restaurant and Bar will feature southern staples from Johnny cakes to fried green tomatoes and a lineup of 12 different …

 Romance in the Caribbean comes in so many different forms: cliffside sunsets; afternoons on empty beaches; endless wine-fueled dinners in centuries-old estates; twilight walks on hidden streets.  And that’s particularly true of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean, which …

 JetBlue is ramping up its service to Nassau, The Bahamas this spring, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On April 2, JetBlue is increasing its flights between Orlando and Nassau.  That will mean a jump from five flights per week to eight …

 The Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico has completed a significant expansion project, officially debuting its new South Tower.  The new building adds 72 suites to the property, bringing the total room inventory across two towers to 145.  The new …

 Belize has announced new entry requirements for travelers, set to take effect Feb. 15, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The centerpiece is a requirement for an application for Belize Travel Health Insurance, a mandatory health insurance that “helps protect travelers against …

 The Four Seasons Nevis has unveiled a new version of its popular Alexander Hamilton package.  In time for Hamilton’s recent 267th birthday, the Hamilton program includes everything from a private rum pairing dinner to an exclusive Hamilton-style portrait painting session.  …

 Frontier Airlines is adding yet another new nonstop route to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The low-cost carrier is launching a new route between Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport and Cancun, with service set to kick off on …

 St Croix’s first-ever adults-only all-inclusive is set to debut on Feb. 1.  The relaunched Divi Carina Bay Resort and Casino will offer a range of activities and amenities “curated specifically for adults 18+,” the property said in a statement.  It …

 Jamaica’s historic town of Port Royal is in the midst of a cruise rebirth.  The Naval Dockyard at Port Royal is slated to receive at least 10 cruise ship calls over the next three months, according to the Port Authority …

 Fast-expanding eatery Bagatelle, best known for its brunch hotspots in New York and St Barth, has opened its doors in Los Cabos.  The new eatery is set at the Breathless Resort and Spa, designed by noted architect Filipao Nunes.  The …