Month: May 2021

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Caribbean Moment: Emerald Bay, Exuma, The Bahamas

 For the uninitiated, there’s no water like this anywhere on earth.  The waters of the Exuma archipelago in The Bahamas transcend earthly adjectives; they’re blue beyond blue.  And one of the most spectacular corners of the island chain is Emerald …

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Frontier Is Adding a New Route to Cancun

 Fast-expanding Frontier Airlines is adding another new route to the Mexican Caribbean hotspot of Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned. It’s another new route for Cancun, which has seen massive growth in airlift amid the pandemic. The low-cost carrier is launching …

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Anguilla Is Open for Tourism Again

 Anguilla has officially reopened its borders for tourism.  The island began welcoming back guests on May 25, following a month-long closure after the identification of a virus cluster.  The island says that cluster was successfully contained.  So what do travelers …

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 Marriott International has opened its first-ever luxury resort in Bermuda, with the debut of the new St Regis Bermuda Resort.  The first-ever Marriott International luxury brand property on the island, the OBMI-designed residential resort has 120 guest rooms, including 21 …

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 AMResorts is expanding its Dreams brand in the Mexican Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun is being rebranded as the new Dreams Sapphire Resort and Spa, according to Apple Leisure Group.  The resort will officially rebrand …

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 No Caribbean destination has seen strong airlift growth amid the pandemic than Cancun, and now the Mexican Caribbean hotspot is set for another relaunch from Canada.  In December, Sunwing will resume flights from Waterloo International Airport to Cancun, with service …

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 It’s only open by day.  They come by boat or helicopter, or by short jaunt from the tents at the Barbuda Ocean Club.  And the early returns are spectacular.  This is the Caribbean’s hottest new restaurant, and it just so …

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 Sunwing is set for a major relaunch of its service from Hamilton, Ontario this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will be headlined by the relaunch of service from Hamilton to Punta Cana and Cuba.  On Dec. 10, the Canadian …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nancy Logan, who sent in this delightful shot from the beach in Anguilla.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 In a major move by one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, Puerto Rico has announced that it is waiving pre-testing requirements for vaccinated travelers.  Beginning May 24, vaccinated travelers from the U.S. will not have to show proof of …

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 AMResorts’ Dreams brand has reopened its Panama resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dreams Playa Bonita Panama is once again open and accepting guests, following more than a year of closure amid the pandemic.  The resort is Apple Leisure Group’s …

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 The island of Montserrat has announced a reduction of its quarantine requirement for vaccinated travelers.  Those who have been fully vaccinated will now need to quarantine for 10 days, down from the previous requirement of 14 days.  Vaccinated visitors will …

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 In what is a significant boost for the island of Puerto Rico, the iconic El Conquistador resort is back.  The Fajardo-area resort officially reopened its doors this week, following a $175 million reconstruction project.  The property had been shuttered since …

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 Global hospitality company Benchmark has added Bermuda’s Cambridge Beaches Resort and Spa to its portfolio.  The 90-year-old resort is the first Bermuda property for the company.  “The addition of Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa to the Benchmark family marks an …

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