Month: May 2021

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Caribbean Moment: Hoopers Bay, Exuma, The Bahamas

 We say it again and again, about the waters of Exuma, how they’re bluer than blue, how there’s no water anywhere quite like them. And yet, as much as we say it, it seems like it’s still not often enough.  …

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More Flights from Canada to the Caribbean This Winter

 Sunwing is set to relaunch a wave of flights to the Caribbean out of the Atlantic coast of Canada this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Canadian travel giant will resume service from Halifax to eight different destinations in January …

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A New Adults-Only Resort Is Open in Punta Cana

 The newest adults-only resort in the Dominican Republic has held its grand opening in Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new all-inclusive Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana, the first-ever Live Aqua resort outside of Mexico, officially debuted this …

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 Puerto Rico continues to see tourism growth in 2021 — a trend that’s continuing through the holiday weekend.  Hotel occupancy in Puerto Rico is nearing 96 percent for the Memorial Day weekend, according to projections from the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.  …

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 Turks and Caicos may have only a half-dozen all-inclusive resorts, but most are located on one of the world’s best beaches and there’s something for every kind of traveler, whether that’s staying with a big brand-name resort chain, chilling out …

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 Sunwing is set to relaunch more flights to popular destinations in the Dominican Republic, including Puerto Plata and Punta Cana.  Beginning in early December, the company will resume flights from Saguenay-Bagotvilla Airport in Quebec to a number of Caribbean destinations.  …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kristine Marsrow, who sent in this lovely shot from the dock in Patillas, Puerto Rico.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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 Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has officially added another new route to the Caribbean from Miami.  The company has continued its regional expansion with the launch of new thrice-weekly flights between Miami and the tourism hotspot of Montego Bay, Jamaica.  “We’re …

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 Winair has expanded its service between St Maarten and the islands of Curacao and Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St Maarten-based carrier will now be offering two weekly flights that operate between St Maarten, Curacao and Aruba.  The flights …

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 Two Royalton-branded resorts have reopened in Saint Lucia: Royalton Saint Lucia and Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia. The all-inclusive Blue Diamond Resorts properties reopened after a “temporary closure,” according to parent company Sunwing.  The property’s relaunch comes in accordance with …

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 St Kitts and Nevis has announced a new set of protocols for international travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The biggest change will be that only fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry to St Kitts and Nevis beginning May 29.  …

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 St Thomas’ Downtown Historic District is getting major new energy.  Beginning May 28, Charlotte Amalie’s charming downtown will be open for shopping and dining until 8 PM every Friday night.  In addition, the Main Street thoroughfare will become a pedestrian …

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 More new flights are coming to the Mexican Caribbean hotspot of Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch another new route to Cancun, with daily flights out of St Louis Lambert International Airport.  …

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 Buoyed by a strong response to the pandemic, the US Virgin Islands isn’t just setting the pace for Caribbean air arrivals — it’s also arguably the hottest yachting destination in the region right now.  From an increase in bold-faced names …

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 Silver Airways is launching new service to Anguilla out of its San Juan hub. The carrier, which acquired regional carrier Seaborne in 2018, will kick off service from Puerto Rico to Anguilla on June 2. Flights will operate through the …

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