Month: July 2021

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Sand in Aruba

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michelle Weitzman, who took this stunning shot on the sands of Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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Punta Cana Is Getting More Flights From Europe

 The Dominican Republic’s most popular tourism destination is getting new flights from Europe, Caribbean Journal has learned.  German carrier Eurowings, which is owned by Lufthansa, is set to launch new nonstop service between Frankfurt and Punta Cana next month.  The …

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Rum Journal: A Marvelous New Rum From Jamaica

 If you’re at a bar in Jamaica, it’s the rum for rum lovers, the one to sip if you’re looking for something special.  In just about every corner of Jamaica, Appleton 12 is almost always the best rum you’ll find …

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 Air France has relaunched nonstop service between Miami and Guadeloupe, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is now running two nonstop flights each week, with service on Tuesdays and Fridays.  The flight takes about 3.5 hours, according to Air France.  …

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 Leading luxury airline Tradewind Aviation is expanding its service to St Barth this upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier, which operates scheduled and charter service between San Juan and St Barth, has added additional shuttle flights to …

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 Grenada is one of my favorite places in the Caribbean in part because it checks off all the boxes of things that I love about the islands — authentic culture, local food you won’t find back home, great natural beauty …

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 Carnival Cruise Line is planning to relaunch three more cruise ships for the Caribbean in September, the company said.  That will be followed by another four in October, bringing the company’s total number of relaunched ships to 15.  The three …

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 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is adding three new routes to Honduras, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In November, the carrier will launch new flights from Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Houston to San Pedro Sula’s Palmerola International Airport.  The new Palmerola Airport …

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 Frontier Airlines is launching another major Caribbean expansion that will include several high-profile travel destinations.  This winter, the carrier will kick off its first-ever service to destinations including Antigua and Barbuda, Turks and Caicos and Belize.  On Dec. 4, Frontier …

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 JetBlue is launching new daily flights to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service will operate between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Puerto Vallarta’s Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport.  The daily service will …

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 Trinidad and Tobago is now open for tourism, with protocols specifically allowing fully vaccinated travelers.  The twin-island destination considers travelers fully vaccinated if 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of an WHO-approved vaccine like Modern or …

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 Grenada has announced several updates to its travel protocols, including a requirement that all travelers be fully vaccinated.  The new rules, which take effect July 31, means travelers should have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine or first …

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 Auberge Resorts is set to expand to Costa Rica this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned. The luxury brand is now taking reservations for stays at its new Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection resort, which is set to open in November …

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 By Guy Britton It’s long been the top hotel investment conference in the Caribbean: CHRIS, the Burba Hotel Network’s Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit.  And now it’s back.  CHRIS is returning for 2021 with a two-day event at the …

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 It’s getting even easier to visit one of the Caribbean’s hottest travel destinations, from expanded airlift to eased entry requirements for vaccinated travelers.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced that it has eased testing requirements for fully vaccinated …

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 The Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort in Aruba is in the midst of a massive renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eagle Beach-area resort is making changes across the property, from an expanded beach bar to new pool areas.  That’s …