Month: October 2018

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Seadream’s New Boutique Caribbean Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of …

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Sunwing Launching First-Ever Grenada Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its expansion to Tobago, Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced plans to launch its first-ever flights to the island of Grenada. The new nonstop flights from Toronto will operate on Sundays from Dec. …

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Puerto Vallarta: “No Major Damage” From Hurricane Willa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Vallarta says it has seen “no major damage” in the wake of Hurricane Willa, the destination’s Tourism Board said Thursday. Puerto Vallarta’s tourism infrastructure, including the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, trans-national roads, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Excellence Oyster Bay has officially opened in Jamaica. The new adults-only addition to Jamaica’s buzzing north coast is the first Excellence-branded resort in the English-speaking Caribbean. The $110 million adults-only project, which held …

 By Guy Britton ELBOW CAY – Is there anything like this place? Here, on the southern corner of Elbow Cay is a marvel: a tiny tucked away paradise with perfect white sand and the kind of palm trees that would …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The details tell you something. Luxury isn’t always about flash and grandiosity — it’s about the little stuff, the subtle amenities, the things that tell you a place is designed with taste. The Malin+Goetz …

St Maarten Sonesta Reopening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s popular Sonesta Ocean Point resort has pushed back its reopening date to December, Sonesta said Thursday. The Sonesta Ocean Point now has a projected reopening date of Dec. 15, while its sister resort, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is expanding its flight service to the island of Bermuda. The carrier will resume its daily flights from Newark to Bermuda six weeks earlier than last year, with the nonstop daily flights to …

eleuthera flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting even easier to reach the island of Eleuthera in the Out Islands of The Bahamas. Fort Lauderdale-based Aztec Airways is launching additional flights from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to both Governor’s Harbour and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain Best Hotels is building a new hotel in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the project, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has debuted another new brand, looking to ramp up its presence in urban areas. It’s called Motto by Hilton, and the new “affordable lifestyle” brand will feature “micro-hotel” design in “prime global locations,” according …

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 Simply put, the Puerto Rico travel industry has made a remarkable recovery from Hurricane Maria. Airlines are back, cruise passengers have returned, the hotels are open again and new ones are also making their way in the pipeline. Travelers are …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a big month for the hotel market in Costa Rica. First, there was the debut of the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort; in a few weeks, W opens its first hotel in the country, …

cancun all-inclusive sunscape

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another all-inclusive resort is coming to Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned. Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts, one of the region’s fastest-growing all-inclusive companies, is planning to open the new Sunscape Star …

Saint Lucia Resort Married at First Sight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s St James’s Club Morgan Bay is the star in the new Lifetime reality series Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island. The entire eight-episode series was filmed at the popular all-inclusive beachfront resort. “This …

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 By Alexander Britell The Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort in St Thomas, which was badly damaged during last year’s hurricanes, will reopen. The 502-room property, the largest hotel in St Thomas, is likely to open in 2020, according …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding AMResorts has officially introduced its newest all-inclusive brand: Reflect Resorts. The new brand is the result of a partnership with Mexican firm Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, and will mean three new properties under the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med is planning a significant new all-inclusive resort project in the Dominican Republic. The Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda will be the first outpost of the company’s Exclusive Collection in the Americas, in the …