As travel continues to climb to the Caribbean, one of the wider region’s closest destinations to the United States is heating up.  The island of Grand Bahama is seeing a wave of activity, with hotel reopenings, a relaunch of cruising …

 All visitors to Curaçao from “high-risk” countries will now have to take an antigen test on the island on the third day of their stay, Caribbean Journal has learned. That’s along with the mandatory PCR test for travelers required to …

 For almost half a century, it’s been one of the Caribbean’s greatest travel experiences: The People to People program in The Bahamas.  Whether it was shopping at the outdoor market, attending a local school or joining Bahamians in their homes …

 St Maarten is set for a boost this summer with the addition of two new nonstop routes on Frontier Airlines, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier will kick off new nonstop routes from both Miami and Orlando to St …

 With the rise of remote work amid the pandemic, more and more Caribbean destinations are looking to tap into what has become a growing market. And now another Aruba resort has launched a “workation” program, targeting travelers looking to take …

 Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House has named a new director of sales and marketing, Caribbean Journal has learned. The luxe retreat, one of the hottest hotels in Anguilla, has appointed Antoine Alsayah to the role, in which he will lead sales …

 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has kicked off another new route to Puerto Rico, broadening the airline’s already-strong position.  This weekend, Spirit officially launched new nonstop service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín Airport.  …

 Norwegian Cruise Line is returning to Belize this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The cruise giant’s Norwegian Joy ship will be departing from its home port in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Aug. 7 on an itinerary that will include a …

 Crystal Cruises is continuing its Caribbean homeporting push, with plans to homeport the Crystal Symphony cruise ship in Antigua and Barbuda.  Crystal Symphony, which will sail a series of 15 10-night Caribbean cruises from St John’s, will be the first-ever …

 This year’s Antigua Sailing Week is turning into a virtual event.  The physical week of sailing had been canceled this year amid the pandemic.  This year’s virtual edition will be centered around “Sailing Week Sunday,” a virtual event with stories, …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Hamish Stewart, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at the Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 Anguilla has approved a series of revised entry protocols for vaccinated travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Some of the new protocols have already taken effect, while others will be introduced in a multi-phase approach over the next several months.  The …

 American Airlines is expanding its capacity with widebody aircraft on several popular Caribbean routes this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This summer, American will be operating select flights from Miami to San Juan on Boeing 777-200 aircraft, according to a …

 Sandals Resorts International is planning a major renovation at its Sandals Royal Bahamian resort in Nassau, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation project ahead of its planned November 4 reopening, according to the company.  The …

 JetBlue Airways has kicked off its first-ever service to Guatemala City, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier is now operating daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Guatemala’s La Aurora International Airport.  It’s the only daily …