Month: June 2021

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Frontier’s New Costa Rica Flights

 No carrier has been adding more flights to the Caribbean Basin of late than Frontier Airlines — and now the low-cost airline has added another one.  Frontier has kicked off its newest service to the region with a nonstop flight …

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Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel Completes Renovation Project

 Dominica’s Fort Young hotel has completed a renovation project, giving a new look to 21 of its oceanfront deluxe rooms.  The historic Rosea hotel is in the midst of a broader project that will see another 13 rooms updated this …

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Eleuthera Boutique Hotel Lists for $3.6 Million

 By Dana Niland A waterfront boutique hotel in Eleuthera has hit the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Unique Village Hotel and Villas is set on a 2.2 acre site near Palmetto Point in Eleuthera.  The beachfront resort is …

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 A new luxury all-inclusive resort is set to make its highly-anticipated debut in October: the O2 Beach Club and Spa on Barbados’ bustling southern coast.  The new “five-star” all-inclusive is set on Dover Beach in the heart of Barbados’ St …

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 Saint Lucia’s tourism sector is continuing to recover, particularly in the all-important United States market.  Indeed, the company has recovered 81 percent of the US market as compared to May 2019, according to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.  Since the …

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 Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop is expanding in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will kick off service from Victoria, British Columbia to Puerto Vallarta this fall.  The company will operate nonstop service to Puerto Vallarta’s Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz …

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 JetBlue is kicking off a new route to Antigua and Barbuda next week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The fast-expanding carrier is launching its first-ever service from Newark-Liberty International Airport to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport.  The new service, which begins …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is relaunching its service to Belize this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  WestJet will be offering nonstop seasonal flights from both Toronto and Calgary to Belize beginning in November.  “WestJet’s return to Belize will allow Canadians …

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 The ever-popular St John Celebration event is back this year, in a safe format amid the pandemic.  The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals will hold two events for St John Celebration on July 3 and 4, …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia is officially reopening for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island, located a short flight from St Maarten, will reopen its borders to tourists beginning Aug. 2, 2021.  During this new phase of the …

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 Saint Lucia is set for the return of cruise tourism to the island this week.  Celebrity Millennium will call on Port Castries on June 29, marking the beginning of the gradual reintroduction of cruise tourism to Saint Lucia.  Celerity Millennium …

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 Marriott International is expanding in Colombia with a new hotel in Bogota.  The Residence Inn Bogota is slated to open in July, part of a growing regional portfolio for the brand.  The hotel is set along Bogota’s Calle 90 in …

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 One of the major all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, the all-inclusive company’s newest Caribbean resort, began welcoming back guests this week.  “Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda …

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 Celebrity Cruises has officially kicked off the first cruise form the United States in 15 months.  The Celebrity Edge ship began a sailing from Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, the first cruise ship to sail from a U.S. port in more …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jeff Groy, who sent in this stunning shot of Half Moon Bay in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 Let’s call them “small inclusives” — these pint-sized Caribbean resorts deliver all-inclusive amenities alongside a boutique hotel experience where guests get personalized service and the serenity of a vacation where it often feels like you have the whole place to …