Month: August 2020

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Royalton Launches “Upgrade Your Office” in Cancun, Punta Cana

 In a bid to help fill hotel rooms amid the pandemic, more and more hotel companies are launching remote work programs for longer stays, from Hyatt to Marriott.  The latest resort company to jump into the fray is Royalton, which …

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Air France Expanding Flights to Guadeloupe, Martinique

 Air France is increasing its service to the French Caribbean departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe this winter.  Beginning Dec. 21, the company will be operating three daily flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to both Martinique and Guadeloupe.  That’s in addition …

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San Juan, Puerto Rico Penthouse Sells for $3.4 Million

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 The Four Seasons Resort Nevis, one of the Caribbean’s leading luxury hotels, is planning to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Nevis resort is now accepting reservations for stays beginning Oct. 7, 2020, according to the property’s Web …

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 A pair of leading luxury hotels in Barbados will be reopening in October, Caribbean journal has learned.  The Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club Residences and the Saint Peter’s Bay resort will both be opening on Oct. 14.  Both luxury …

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 If you are planning a trip to the Caribbean, you’ll need a negative COVID-19 before you go, with different destinations requiring different windows. More importantly, you’ll need results within a very tight window. And while each destination has a clear …

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 Social distancing is one of the hardest parts about COVID-19: we all miss our family and friends, and it’s made even worse when you feel like you’ve been trapped in your house for months. What if, however, you could stay …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patrick Hutchins, who sent in this beautiful shot of Lindquist Beach on the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 Fast-growing Turks and Caicos-based regional carrier interCaribbean Airways is expanding again, this time with new service to the island of St Vincent. Beginning Oct. 1, the carrier will be operating flights between Barbados and St Vincent. interCaribbean will be running …

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 Marriott’s Waves Hotel and Spa in Barbados has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive boutique hotel on the Platinum Coast of Barbados has reopened under Marriott’s new “Commitment to Clean” health and safety protocols. The hotel is part …

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 US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr is calling for pre-departure testing at U.S. airports in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19. Bryan, who was speaking during a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association discussion, said mandatory pre-flight testing …

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 The Bahamas has released the latest update of its travel protocols, as the country is to lift its lockdown in New Providence (Nassau) on Aug. 31. On Aug. 31, restaurants will be allowed to resume outdoor dining, curbside pickup and …

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 The question of how and whether to reopen for tourism remains an existential question for Caribbean destinations — and it’s not an easy one to answer. But those who do can look to Saint Lucia as an exemplar for tourism reopenings …

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 Barbados has seen “significant, serious and positive interest” in its new “Barbados Welcome Stamp” program, which offers one-year visas for remote work on the island. Barbados Home Affairs Minister Wilfred Abrahams said 1,079 applications had been processed so far for …

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 Almost three months after reopening its borders for international tourism, Jamaica continues to see an increase in travel demand, according to new data from Expedia. Searches for Jamaica’s travel hub of Montego Bay on Expedia Group’s digital platforms rose 15 …

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 Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop will be relaunching its service in Toronto beginning in October, the company said this week. The airline, which had grown a broad network of flights both domestically and to leisure destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico, …

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 Leading law firm Potente is moving to the Caribbean, as the region’s hospitality and investment market continue to stay active even amid the pandemic. The California-headquartered firm, which has offices in San Diego, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, Mexico City and …