The Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is officially open again for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island near St Maarten began welcoming back tourists on May 1.  Most notably, Saba has lifted its quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated visitors, …

 The upcoming Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will offer a “post-pandemic look” at the region’s tourism industry, organizers say.  The event, the brainchild of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, will be held virtually this year from May 11-14.  Buyers from …

 Anguilla’s CuisinArt Resort and Spa has temporarily closed for a renovation project.  The signature Anguilla property will close “so that we may better focus on our planned Phase 1 property-wide renovations,” the resort said in a statement.  The resort will …

 Southwest Airlines is set to continue its Caribbean relaunch this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The relaunch is headlined by a major increase in its Cancun service beginning June 12 that will include the return of Saturday-only service from Pittsburgh …

 Another cruise line is planning a restart from within the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Following a number of major cruise lines that have launched homeporting in the Caribbean with the CDC’s no-sail order still in effect in the United …

 Jamaica has officially ended its ban on travel from the United Kingdom. The island had banned flights from the United Kingdom at the end of 2020 amid concerns over a new strain of COVID-19. “This will enable the critical gateways …

 In the age of social distancing, we’re not just looking for a room.  We’re looking for a place to live, a retreat, an oasis.  And we’re looking for a getaway that, for a week, becomes our dream home, our Caribbean …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Maureen Keo, who took this stunning shot from the Cayo Loco Beach House in Governors Harbour on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas.  Have you taken a great photo in …

 Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated visitors.  Effective May 1, fully vaccinated air travelers to St Kitts and Nevis will have their “vacation in place” period reduced from 14 days to nine days.  Fully vaccinated …

 For years, it’s been one of the most beloved — and unique — places to stay in Jamaica: Geejam, the Port Antonio signature that’s equal parts boutique resort and music and cultural hub, a sought-after hotel and recording studio tucked where …

 Fast-expanding Frontier Airlines is at again, with plans to launch more flights in the Caribbean Basin.  The low-cost airline will be adding new flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from both Miami and Orlando.  On July 1, Frontier will launch …

 Disney Cruise Line will bring its newest cruise ship to the Caribbean next year.  Beginning in the summer of 2022, the new Disney Wish ship will sail Caribbean itineraries out of Port Canaveral, Fla.  The first cruises will launch June …

 Kimpton has officially opened its first-ever resort in the Mexican Caribbean, the new Kimpton Aluna Tulum.  The colorful, sleek 78-room hotel is set between downtown Tulum and the beach, with 72 rooms and six suites.  “We’ve taken the well known …

 Sandals Resorts International is set to reopen both of its resorts in Barbados next month.  The all-inclusive company will be relaunching both its Sandals Royal Barbados and Sandals Barbados resorts.  Sandals has nearly completed its Caribbean-wide reopening; one other resort, …

 There’s a new beach hotspot in The Bahamas.  It’s the new Private Beach at Resorts World Bimini, the resort and casino destination on the island of Bimini.  The 4.5-acre private beach is the first of its kind in the country, …