Month: September 2020

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British Airways Switching Bermuda Flights to Heathrow

 British Airways is switching its London-Bermuda flights from London Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new London Heathrow-Bermuda service will launch on March 28, 2021, according to a joint statement from British Airways and Bermuda’s Ministry …

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Jamaica to Set Up Community Tourism Unit

 Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism is planning to set up a new Community Tourism Unit, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said this week.  The new unit aims to “work with communities and hotels to expand participation by community members, while providing authentic …

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CJI Conversation: Greg Norman on His Next Caribbean Projects

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 One of the Dominican Republic’s most iconic all-inclusive resorts has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach resort reopened this week in La Romana on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic.  The property first opened …

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 What would be the fourth edition of the Grenada Dive Fest this year will be going virtual.  The Pure Grenada Dive Fest will host a “virtual experience” this year, with events running now through Oct. 25 on the festival’s social …

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 The United Kingdom’s TUI Airways is making its return to Saint Lucia in November.  The carrier will resume weekly flights from London Gatwick to Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport on Nov. 3.  The relaunched flights will join four British Airways …

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 The United States Virgin Islands is once again open for tourism.  The territory began welcoming back visitors last week, with hotels across the island open and operating, following a one-month “pause” in tourism to curtail the spread of COVID-19. That …

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 St Barth’s hottest boutique hotel is set to relaunch in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Manapany Hotel in Anse des Cayes will officially reopen on Nov. 5, according to the property.  That’s in time for the beginning of the …

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 One of the top private-island resorts in the wider Caribbean is slated to reopen for guests next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Cayo Espanto resort off the Caribbean coast of Belize is now taking reservations beginning Oct. 1, according …

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 The island of Barbados has announced an update to its travel protocols for visitors, headlined by new testing requirements and required self-monitoring throughout a visitor’s stay.  That includes the requirement of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days before …

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 Sandals Resorts International is reopening another Caribbean resort next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Sandals Grenada all-inclusive resort will officially relaunch on Oct. 1.  “This is exciting news for Grenada,” said Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. “We look …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is returning to the Caribbean in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Oct. 4, West Jet will be relaunching flights to a host of Caribbean destinations, including Kingston, Montego Bay and Cancun.  That will include routes …

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 Now’s the time to think about booking a fall vacation to an all-inclusive resort in Antigua and Barbuda, which reopened for tourism back in June. A handful of the island’s luxury all-inclusive properties have already certified under the island’s COVID-19 …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Emmett, who sent in this delightful shot of Dover Beach in Barbados.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 Marriott will soon be launching a brand-new hotel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new, 152-room Aloft Ponce will be the second Aloft-branded hotel in Puerto Rico and the second Aloft hotel in the wider Caribbean when …

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 “It’s just that I’d rather die of drink than of thirst” — James Bond in Ian Fleming’s Thunderball  The guests to Ian Fleming’s Goldeneye villa in Jamaica were welcomed with a singular cocktail called the “Old Man’s Thing.” The recipe for …