Month: December 2020


Jamaica’s Half Moon Reopens Founders Cove Resort

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Since 1954, it’s been one of the Caribbean’s iconic resorts. And now it’s back. Jamaica’s Half Moon has reopened its signature Founders Cove resort, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening comes after Half Moon recently relaunched its newest addition, the […]


New Ferry Between St Thomas, St Croix

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Popular Virgin Islands-based ferry operator Native Son has launched a new ferry service between St Thomas and St Croix.  The high-speed service will be operating two days per week, according to the company.  The trip takes around two hours, according […]

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In The Bahamas, Rediscovering Abaco by Boat

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There’s no one on the beach at Matt Lowe’s Cay, just a row of dancing palm trees.  The water is that unmistakable cerulean that you only find in the Sea of Abaco, a shade unique in The Bahamas, a destination […]


New St Martin All-Inclusive to Reopen in January

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The new Secrets St Martin, which had just opened its doors in March before the pandemic closed the global tourism industry, is set to reopen, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort on St Martin’s Anse Marcel will reopen on […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Eagle Beach in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Elena Novodranova, who sent in this great shot of the island’s famous Divi Divi tree on Eagle Beach in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it […]

The Caribbean’s Newest Floating Hotel Is in Martinique

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Le Carbet: that little corner of Martinique’s northwestern coast near Saint Pierre, a quaint fishing village that’s turned into one of the Caribbean’s coolest beach towns.  And the place that largely kicked off Le Carbet’s renaissance was Guy Ferdinand’s Le […]


Two More Belize Resorts Just Reopened

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A pair of sister resorts in Belize have officially relaunched, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  That includes Ka’ana Resort and the Itz’ana Resort and Residences, both of which reopened their doors this month to travelers.  The two resorts highlight two dramatically […]

Bahamas Tourism Gaining Momentum

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Tourism in The Bahamas is gaining momentum, with the return of major hotels and a host of additional flights.  Indeed, the country’s Ministry of Tourism said there was “great optimism in that the islands will see a return to record-breaking […]

A Tiny Caribbean Beach Hotel to Try in St Croix

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Coconut. Calabash. Castaway.   The names evoke the idylls of the Caribbean — a nap under a dancing palm; the soundtrack of the quiet froth of the sea.  They just don’t make Caribbean hotels like this anymore.  That’s because the […]


St Kitts and Nevis Temporarily Suspends British Airways Flights

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St Kitts and Nevis has temporarily suspended British Airways flights from the United Kingdom, the country announced.  The move will take affect from Dec. 26 through at least Jan. 2, 2021, according to tourism officials..  It comes in light of […]

Sun Country Relaunches Minneapolis-St Thomas Flights

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There’s now another way to reach the US Virgin Islands from the Midwest. Sun Country Airlines has relaunched its service from Minneapolis-St Paul to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The relaunched service will be […]

Bahamas’ Comfort Suites Paradise Island Reopens

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Choice Hotels’ Comfort Suites Paradise Island resort has officially reopened its doors, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property has relaunched with a set of “stringent” new health and safety protocols, according to General Manager Jermaine Wright.  “From our plexiglass partitions […]


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