Month: April 2021

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The Coolest Hotel in Jamaica Is Back

 For years, it’s been one of the most beloved — and unique — places to stay in Jamaica: Geejam, the Port Antonio signature that’s equal parts boutique resort and music and cultural hub, a sought-after hotel and recording studio tucked where …

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Frontier Airlines Is Adding Flights to Costa Rica

 Fast-expanding Frontier Airlines is at again, with plans to launch more flights in the Caribbean Basin.  The low-cost airline will be adding new flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from both Miami and Orlando.  On July 1, Frontier will launch …

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Disney Is Bringing Its Newest Cruise Ship to the Caribbean

 Disney Cruise Line will bring its newest cruise ship to the Caribbean next year.  Beginning in the summer of 2022, the new Disney Wish ship will sail Caribbean itineraries out of Port Canaveral, Fla.  The first cruises will launch June …

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 Kimpton has officially opened its first-ever resort in the Mexican Caribbean, the new Kimpton Aluna Tulum.  The colorful, sleek 78-room hotel is set between downtown Tulum and the beach, with 72 rooms and six suites.  “We’ve taken the well known …

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sandals barbados

 Sandals Resorts International is set to reopen both of its resorts in Barbados next month.  The all-inclusive company will be relaunching both its Sandals Royal Barbados and Sandals Barbados resorts.  Sandals has nearly completed its Caribbean-wide reopening; one other resort, …

bahamas beach destination new

 There’s a new beach hotspot in The Bahamas.  It’s the new Private Beach at Resorts World Bimini, the resort and casino destination on the island of Bimini.  The 4.5-acre private beach is the first of its kind in the country, …

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british virgin islands vaccinated travelers

 Another Caribbean destination has announced eased restrictions for vaccinated travelers: the British Virgin Islands.  Beginning May 15, the British Virgin Islands will be reducing its quarantine period for fully vaccinated travelers.  Fully vaccinated travelers will have to take a test …

turks and caicos travel rules

 Turks and Caicos is getting another new air route this winter, with the planned launch of new service on Sun Country Airlines, Caribbean Journal has learned. On Dec. 18, Sun Country will launch its first-ever flights to Providenciales, Turks and …

grenada tourism authority ceo

 The Grenada Tourism Authority has named a new Chief Executive Officer, with industry veteran Petra Roach tapped for the role.  Roach had spent the last 27 years with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, most recently as global head of markets and …

bahamas vaccinated travelers

 In a major move for the wider Caribbean tourism industry, The Bahamas has announced plans to become the region’s first island destination to waive testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers.  Simply put, if you are fully vaccinated, you won’t have …

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 Frontier Airlines is set to launch a new nonstop route to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier’s latest Caribbean expansion is a thrice-weekly flight between Dallas-Fort Worth and Cancun.  The service will …

martinique hotel new look

 One of Martinique’s top boutique hotels has a new look, Caribbean Journal has learned. La Fregate Bleue, set in Le Francois on Martinique’s stunning Atlantic coast, has reopened following an extensive renovation.  The colorful 17-room property is home to a …

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all-inclusive bahamas wyndham

 Viva Wyndham Resorts has officially reopened its Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas.  The resort is set on 26 acres of beachfront property in Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama.  The resort has amenities including an …

cayman tourism minister

 The Cayman Islands has named a new Tourism Minister, following the British Overseas Territory’s recent elections.  New Premier Wayne Panton has assigned MP Kenneth Bryan to the role, which includes the portfolios of tourism and transport.  Bryan succeeds longtime Cayman …

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 By Guy Britton Puerto Rico has never been more popular as a real estate destination, with more and more buyers drawn to the island for its low-tax program (Acts 20 and 22) and its Caribbean lifestyle – both of which are …