Month: November 2020


JetBlue Just Launched a New Flight to St Maarten

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JetBlue has launched its newest service to the Caribbean with a new route from Newark to St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new route, which kicked off this week, is operating weekly on Saturdays. “We are very happy to […]


Caribbean Airlines Launches Guyana-Cuba Flights

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Caribbean Airlines has continued its 2020 expansion with a new weekly route between Guyana and Cuba. The weekly flights between Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport and Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport will operate on Saturdays.  The service, which began this […]


Jamaica’s Reggae Sunsplash 2020 Goes Virtual

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Jamaica’s legendary Reggae Sunsplash festival has returned after a 14-year hiatus with a virtual event this year.  This year’s reggae celebration will run Nov. 27-28, with one-of-a-kind access to live performances and artist interviews.  The festival first debuted in 1978 […]


Marriott Vacation Club Is Expanding to Costa Rica

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Marriott Vacation Club is opening its first ever resort in Costa Rica. Beginning in January 2021, Marriott will debut the Marriott Vacation Club at Los Sueños, a 24-villa resort set within the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Complex, […]

The Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Resort Is Reopening

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Cape Eleuthera, the signature resort on the southern end of Eleuthera, is reopening in December, Caribbean Journal has learned. The property will officially relaunch for guests on Dec. 18, General Manager Chris Morris confirmed. The property has received the Bahamian […]

Rum Journal: Pusser’s Rum, a Caribbean Legend

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“A British tar is a soaring soul,As free as a mountain bird,His energetic fist should be ready to resistA dictatorial word.His nose should pant,and his lip should curl,His cheeks should flameand his brow should furl,His bosom should heave,and his heart should glow,And his fist be ever ready for a knock-down blow!” “A British Tar,” HMS […]


Marriott Reopens Three More Resorts in Barbados

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Marriott Internationals’ Elegant Hotels has reopened another three resorts in Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Elegant Hotels’ Colony Club, Treasure Beach and Crystal Cove have all recently reopened their doors on the island.  Colony Club, the company’s original property in […]

Cayman Islands Seeing “Tremendous” Response to Global Citizen Program

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By Alexander Britell The Cayman Islands is seeing a “tremendous response” to its newly-launched Global Citizen Concierge Program, which offers remote workers and their families the opportunity to apply to stay up to two years in the destination.  “We’ve got […]

Exuma’s Grand Isle Resort to Reopen in December

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The Grand Isle Resort and Spa in Exuma, The Bahamas is set to reopen next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The residential resort set on Emerald Bay on the island of Great Exuma will be reopening on Dec. 17, Bahamas […]

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AMResorts Is Opening Its First Hotels in Saint Lucia

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI It was back in 2017 that AMResorts first announced plans for two new resorts in St. Lucia, but because of several delays including the COVID-19 pandemic, plans on an opening were up in […]

The British Virgin Islands’ Rosewood Little Dix Bay Is Reopening

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The leading resort in the British Virgin Islands is reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 500-acre Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda will officially relaunch on Dec. 4. The property, which had initially closed in 2016 […]

United Launching Pre-Testing for Caribbean Flights From Houston

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United Airlines is expanding its pre-testing program for a number of routes from Houston to the Caribbean region, the carrier said this week.  Beginning Dec. 7, travelers out of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport will be able to take a […]


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