Month: July 2019

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Aruba’s Divi Village Names a New GM

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Divi Resorts has named a new general manager for its Divi Village and Divi Dutch Village hotels in Aruba, the company announced this week. The hotel company has tapped Ferry Zievinger for the role, which will …

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American Airlines Adding More Daily St Thomas Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new daily nonstop flight to the USVI hotspot of St Thomas. The carrier will be launching a third daily flight from Miami to St Thomas for the upcoming peak winter …

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From The Bahamas to Barbados, 6 Luxury Caribbean Hotels to Try Now

 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sluggish second quarter for Mexico’s hotel industry, according to a new report from analytics firm STR. The country’s hotel occupancy was down 3.1 percent year over year to 61.8 percent last month, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A leading Asian resort company is in the midst of a major expansion in Cuba. Archipelago International, the largest independent hotel company in Southeast Asia, is adding two resorts in Cuba, the company said. Archipelago …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ Wymara Resort, the former Ganesvoort in Providenciales, has appointed a new general manager. The property has tapped industry veteran Rolf Lippuner to the role, in which he will work to “realize the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is launching new flights from New York City to Bogota, the carrier said Monday. The new daily service will launch Dec. 21 out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. “We …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading sustainable hotels has officially relaunched in Dominica. The Jungle Bay Eco Villas has been reborn in Soufriere in southern Dominica, an important step for Dominica’s resurgent tourism industry. The popular …

st maarten copa flights expanding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s Copa Airlines is set to operate four weekly flights to St Maarten for the upcoming winter season, according to the St Maarten Ministry of Tourism. The important regional carrier will resume the flights by …

barbados wedding sandals

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Sandals Royal Barbados resort has expanded its wedding offerings with the addition of the new “Sky Terrace” venue. Brides and grooms can say “I Do” or throw a lavish and memorable reception while overlooking the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Lee Riordan, who sent in this delightful shot of a small cove a short stroll from Sandy Lane on the Platinum Coast. Have you taken a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s centers for luxury real estate development — and now there’s yet another project on the way. This time it’s The Launch, the newest addition to Providenciales’ …

mexico hyatt centric

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hyatt Centric brand has come to Mexico. Hyatt Hotels has announced the official debut of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, the first-ever Hyatt Centric-branded hotel in the country. It’s also the first Hyatt …

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 By Alexander Britell A beach day at Soggy. A rum night at Cooper. Lobster dinners on Anegada. Beach hopping on Cane Garden Bay. Snorkeling around The Dogs. Enjoying the splendor of the North Sound. Chartering a sailboat around the BVI …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to one of the most charming little destinations in the Caribbean. The Bequia Beach Hotel in the Grenadines has launched a new private flight service called Bequia Air, which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant is launching several new vacations to popular travel destinations in Cuba, the company said this week. Sunwing will now be offering vacations from Hamilton, Ontario to Cayo Coco and Santa Maria in …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Our visit to St Croix’s two cities was the best of times and the better of times, and we had a Dickens of a time deciding whether we loved Christiansted or Frederiksted more. Then again, why …