Month: August 2020

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A New Cocktail From Antigua and Barbuda

 Looking for a taste of Antigua and Barbuda? The twin-island destination is inspiring travelers with its new signature cocktail, The Lift Off. With the increasing popularity of virtual and socially-distanced happy hours, The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority asked Antigua …

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Rum Journal: A Stunner from the Dominican Republic

 As the rum category has grown in recent years, so, too has the number of what we like to call “aftermarket” rums — that is, rums brought from the Caribbean and bottled or branded somewhere else — sometimes losing a bit …

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Spirit Airlines Relaunching Honduras Flights

 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is relaunching its flights to Honduras on Aug. 17, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be resuming routes from both Fort Lauderdale and Houston to San Pedro Sula.  Honduras has reopened its borders after shuttering …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Chris Zearley, who sent in this stunning shot of the beach near Pearns Point in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 Right now, more than ever, we all want to be in the Caribbean. There’s that feeling of the Caribbean that we want; that spirit of the Caribbean with which we so desperately want to engage — to experience its wonders, its …

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 British Airways will soon be serving Barbados with year-round, daily flights out of London Heathrow, Barbados tourism officials confirmed this week.  The year-round daily flights will launch Oct. 17, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Lisa Cummins. “For more than 15 …

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 There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation in Cancun: the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun.  The resort property in the Mexican Caribbean has officially reopened as an all-inclusive under a new brand concept called “Infinite Luxury by …

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 The Four Seasons Nevis’ villa collection is seeing a surge in sales, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis has closed $8 million in transactions amid the pandemic, managing director Eric Johnson told CJI.  “I’m expecting …

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 The most exciting new luxury resort in Jamaica in years is set to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Eclipse at Half Moon, a new luxury resort at the iconic Half Moon property in Montego Bay, will …

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 The Bahamas has long been one of the premier golf destinations in the wider region, from Tiger Woods’ annual Hero World Challenge to the LPGA’s longtime Pure Silk Classic to the Korn Ferry Tour’s Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at the …

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 The Koi Resort in St Kitts is planning to relaunch in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the country’s government.  The reopening will follow a planned reopening of the destination’s borders in October, Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris said.  …

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 St Maarten’s leading all-inclusive resort is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, the adults-only resort adjacent to the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, is open and accepting guests following St Maarten’s tourism reopening. (The Sonesta …

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 Choice Hotels has completed the onboarding of more than 50 AMResorts all-inclusive resorts to its network.  The move is the result of a strategic agreement with AMResorts’ parent company, Apple Leisure Group, signed last year, which allows for members of …

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 United Airlines is set to relaunch a host of routes to popular destinations in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In September, United will be resuming flights from Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific coast.  The …

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 The pandemic has seen an increasing number of homeowners look to the Caribbean, searching for more secluded, secure pastures.  The latest listing in Puerto Rico is precisely that, taken to the next level: it’s completely off the grid.  This home …

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 St Kitts and Nevis is planning to reopen its borders for international tourism, according to Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris.  Harris said the twin-island federation expected to reopen its borders in October, allowing for the resumption of air and sea …

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 Another Elite Island Resorts property is reopening in the Caribbean.  The popular St James’s Club Antigua resort will be relaunching operations on Oct. 14, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive beach resort is set on a private 100-acre peninsula in …

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 One of the leading luxury resorts in the Mexican Caribbean is slated to reopen in September, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa, one of just three Belmond properties in the Caribbean (along with St Martin and …