Month: October 2020

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TRS Yucatan Resort Reopens in the Riviera Maya

 Palladium’s TRS Yucatan resort has reopened its doors in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only property in greater Playa del Carmen is officially open and welcoming guests.  Parent company Palladium Hotel Group has reopened …

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Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort to Reopen in November

 One of Anguilla’s top boutique resorts is set to relaunch next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular Frangipani Beach Resort is set to reopen Nov. 1, the property confirmed.  “We are looking forward to reopening our resort for our …

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Belmond to Reopen Anguilla, St Martin Resorts

 Two of the Caribbean’s leading luxury resorts are planning to reopen for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Belmond Cap Juluca Resort in Anguilla and the Belmond La Samanna Resort in St Martin are both scheduled to …

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 The Caerula Mar Club in The Bahamas is reopening in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, most famous as the setting for the HGTV program “Renovation Island,” will be reopening on South Andros on Oct. 24.  The show sees …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is planning to hold Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the regional showcase of global leadership, diversity and resilience, in Spring 2021. The move from January – when the event is traditionally held – to April or …

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 American Airlines is set to undertake a major increase in flights to the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will significantly ramp up service to both St Thomas and St Croix beginning in November, according …

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 Aruba began its tourism reopening in June, first to neighboring islands Bonaire and Curacao, then to Canada and Europe and then in mid-July to travelers from the United States.   And in the last three months, the island has undertaken …

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 Southwest Airlines has kicked off its newest international route, with new service from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The move marks the reestablishment of the carrier’s service to Puerto Vallarta, with daily nonstop flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.  …

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 Sandals Resorts International has officially reopened its Sandals Royal Plantation boutique resort in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ultra-luxe all-inclusive began welcoming guests last week.  The relaunch marks the 11th resort that Sandals has reopened since the onset of …

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 Karisma Hotels and Resorts has announced the launch of a new “travelers club” called ABEO.  The revamped club has five tiers of benefits, the company said.  ABEO is the combination of Karisma’s existing Exotic Travelers Club and Prestige Travelers Club …

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 The Viva Wyndham all-inclusive resort in Grand Bahama is slated to reopen in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 26-acre property on the south shore of Grand Bahama will reopen Nov. 1, Grand Bahama tourism officials confirmed.  The 274-room resort …

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 In a rather unique opportunity, a small chain of islands in The Bahamas has been listed for sale, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Little Hawksbill Cays, which consist of a 39-acre island, a 10-acre island and a 5-acre island, …

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 The most iconic place to stay in Barbados is set for a grand reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island’s legendary Sandy Lane luxury resort will be welcoming back guests on Nov. 1, 2020, the property confirmed this week. The …

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 While Curaçao has been open to Canada and other “low-risk” source markets for several months, the Dutch Caribbean island has announced a planned November reopening to travelers from three U.S. states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  All visitors from …

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 Air carrier Tropic Ocean Airways is working with the Bahamian government to offer preflight COVID-19 antigen testing onsite in Fort Lauderdale and Miami prior to departure to The Bahamas, the company said this week. Testing would be offered at Fort …

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 Beach bars come and go like the tides in the Caribbean, sometimes washed out by hurricanes, sometimes falling victim to hard times, sometimes simply because their time has passed. So it’s perhaps ironic that Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve on Anguilla, …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Zoe Leach, who sent in this lovely photo of Miami Beach on the island of Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …