Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean Airways has launched its flight operations out of Barbados.  The carrier is kicking off flight service this week rom Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport to Grenada, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica.  “Barbados …

 On Aug. 1 St Maarten officially reopened its borders to travelers from the United States, following a July relaunch to Canadian and European tourists and private aviation.  It should be noted that only St Maarten, the Dutch side of the …

 Francis Ford Coppola’s Blancaneaux Lodge in Belize is planning to reopen in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The celebrated eco-lodge will be reopening its doors on Nov. 1, the property confirmed.  “Blancaneaux Lodge has always been remote, secluded and sustainable …

 The US Virgin Islands has resumed business operations following the passage of Tropical Storm Isaias.  While the storm brought heavy rainfall to the area, it had “little to no impact to the territory’s tourism infrastructure,” according to the US Virgin …

 All-inclusive resorts remain a favorite of Caribbean travelers, and maybe even more so in the current age of travel: once you arrive safely at your resort you can just stay put, with all meals, entertainment and activities provided on-site — a …

 Hyatt has reopened its pair of all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-friendly Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and adults-only Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana have both reopened in Punta Cana’s exclusive …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Deb Broom, who sent in this lovely shot of Sugar Beach on the island of St Croix in the USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 “My employees even come here on their days off,” says owner Sybille Sorrentino.  Such is the pull, the sheer magnetism of Honeymoon Beach in St John, the home of the beloved Bikinis on the Beach Bar and Grill.  It’s the …

 Ocean Hotels’ Sea Breeze Beach House in Barbados is reopening in September, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort on the south coast of the island will be reopening its doors on Sept 1.  The relaunch of the Sea Breeze …

 United Airlines is resuming several routes to the Mexican tourism destination of Puerto Vallarta, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In September, United will be resuming service to Puerto Vallarta from cities including Chicago, Denver, Colo. and Los Angeles.  Puerto Vallarta officially …

 Sandals Resorts International, which was among the first hotel companies to relaunch as the region’s tourism industry reopened, is planning to reopen more resorts in the region.  Sandals has already reopened five of its resorts in the Caribbean, including one …

 The legendary Palm Island private-island resort in The Grenadines is reopening in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort will officially relaunch Oct. 14, according to parent company Elite Island Resorts.  “From our wide-open beaches to our incredible open-air …

 Royal Caribbean Cruises has a new name.  The cruise giant has rebranded itself as the Royal Caribbean Group, the company said this week.  “The name is simpler, fresher and more modern. It’s also more descriptive—Royal Caribbean Group sounds like a parent company …

 Luxury brand Mandarin Oriental has reopened its only resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, set on the island of Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines, reopened its doors this month.  The ultra-luxe boutique …

 All-inclusive giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened a pair of resorts in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both the Riu Reggae resort in Montego Bay and the Riu Ocho Rios have reopened.  Both resorts have reopened after having received …