Month: December 2020

bahamas tourism momentum

Bahamas Tourism Gaining Momentum

 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 …

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A Tiny Caribbean Beach Hotel to Try in St Croix

 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 …

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St Kitts and Nevis Temporarily Suspends British Airways Flights

 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 …

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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 …

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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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 Music, art, people, history and of course immense natural beauty help define the magic of Jamaica, and the Caribbean island’s small boutique resorts allow visitors to connect with it all without having to make any concessions to comfort. Here are …

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 The Turks and Caicos Collection has reopened its all-inclusive Alexandra Resort on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales.  The 90-room, family-friendly property, has reopened with a host of new health and safety protocols “to maintain the safest level of cleanliness and …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is launching its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service will launch Feb. 6, with one weekly flight on Saturday, operating for the tourist season.  …

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 A hip new boutique hotel has opened its doors in the Condado district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The hip new 26-room hotel is the product of a $1 million investment by owner Rafal Pagan, who …

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 Bermuda has partnered with wholesale chain Costco to provide a new PCR testing option for Bermuda-bound travelers.  The program includes self-administered saliva tests that deliver results within the island’s newly-implemented five-day turnaround period.  Test kits are available online, managed by …

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 Diamond Resorts is reopening both of its resorts in St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Jan. 1, 2021, the company will relaunch both its Royal Palm Beach Resort and Flamingo Beach Resort in St Maarten.  Both properties have undergone …

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all-inclusive resorts

 The leading all-inclusive resort in Turks and Caicos has completed its comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive Beaches Turks and Caicos, one of Sandals Resorts International’s family-friendly resorts, relaunched this week on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales.  The resort …

puerto rico coqui

 It’s the most iconic sound of Puerto Rico: twilight song of the coqui frog. And now the island’s tourism agency has launched a new program that offers the chance to “adopt” the coqui — and support Puerto Rico’s wildlife in …

grand bahama lighthouse pointe

 The top all-inclusive resort in Grand Bahama will be reopening in February, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Lighthouse Pointe resort at the Grand Lucayan resort complex will be officially opening on Feb. 1, 2021. The property will resume operation of …

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Cancun British Airways

 No destination in the wider Caribbean is seeing more interest from airlines right now than Cancun.  Since the Mexican Caribbean’s tourism reopening in the early summer, Cancun International Airport continues to draw new routes from a host of carriers — …