Month: May 2021

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The Bahamas’ Baha Mar Is Opening a Waterpark and an Outdoor Casino

 The Bahamas’ Baha Mar resort complex is opening a new $200 million beachfront waterpark this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Most notably, the waterpark will include an outdoor casino called the Gaming Pavilion.  The new “Baha Bay” will be set …

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New $100 Million Real Estate Project Breaks Ground in Punta Cana

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The Caribbean’s Hottest Restaurant Is In Antigua

 It’s lunchtime on the turquoise west coast of Antigua; the music is hopping, the water is sparkling and the rosé is flowing, with plates of tapas passing around the place. If you squinted, you might think it was 2019, except …

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 Sun Country Airlines is adding a new destination in the Caribbean: Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The low-cost carrier has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport.  …

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 Frontier Airlines is at it again in the Caribbean.  The fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean right now has announced plans for another new route, with new service between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The new flights …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is officially open again for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island near St Maarten began welcoming back tourists on May 1.  Most notably, Saba has lifted its quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated visitors, …

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 The upcoming Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will offer a “post-pandemic look” at the region’s tourism industry, organizers say.  The event, the brainchild of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, will be held virtually this year from May 11-14.  Buyers from …

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 Anguilla’s CuisinArt Resort and Spa has temporarily closed for a renovation project.  The signature Anguilla property will close “so that we may better focus on our planned Phase 1 property-wide renovations,” the resort said in a statement.  The resort will …

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 Southwest Airlines is set to continue its Caribbean relaunch this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The relaunch is headlined by a major increase in its Cancun service beginning June 12 that will include the return of Saturday-only service from Pittsburgh …

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 Another cruise line is planning a restart from within the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Following a number of major cruise lines that have launched homeporting in the Caribbean with the CDC’s no-sail order still in effect in the United …

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 Jamaica has officially ended its ban on travel from the United Kingdom. The island had banned flights from the United Kingdom at the end of 2020 amid concerns over a new strain of COVID-19. “This will enable the critical gateways …

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 In the age of social distancing, we’re not just looking for a room.  We’re looking for a place to live, a retreat, an oasis.  And we’re looking for a getaway that, for a week, becomes our dream home, our Caribbean …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Maureen Keo, who took this stunning shot from the Cayo Loco Beach House in Governors Harbour on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas.  Have you taken a great photo in …

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 Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated visitors.  Effective May 1, fully vaccinated air travelers to St Kitts and Nevis will have their “vacation in place” period reduced from 14 days to nine days.  Fully vaccinated …