Month: September 2021

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Why Marriott Is Bullish on All-Inclusive

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made the main amenity of an all-inclusive resort more prevalent than ever before. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real …

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The Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards Are Back

  It’s the largest community of experts on Caribbean travel anywhere: Caribbean Journal readers.  And now the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards are back, featuring the best of the Caribbean travel industry as voted by CJ readers.  Caribbean Journal’s editorial …

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Aruba Ends Curfew, Relaxes Local Measures

  Aruba has slightly relaxed its local health measures, according to the island’s tourism authority.  Most notably, the island has officially ended the curfew it implemented in August.  All establishments can now stay open until midnight, while casinos can remain …

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  Carnival Cruise Line has launched another ship to the Caribbean, with the restart of Carnival Pride from Baltimore.  Carnival Pride is sailing seven-day cruises to The Bahamas, with stops in Nassau, Freeport and the company’s private-island destination, Half Moon …

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  “So how’s the fishing here?” I ask. Trevor Bethel slowly lifts up his thumb without moving his hand, showing his agreement without letting in anyone else on the secret. Of course, there’s not another soul that would even notice, …

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  The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Cindy Kestler, who sent in this lovely shot of a moment on the water in St John, USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to …

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  Cancun International Airport continues to see a strong rebound, according to the latest numbers from operator ASUR.  The airport reported passenger traffic of 2.061 million in August, just 4.9 percent below the same total in 2019.  It did represent …

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  More and more U.S.-based real estate brokerages are expanding to the Caribbean — and now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is doing the same, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is opening its first-ever office in the region, adding …

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  Gulf Land Structures, the region’s leading modular construction firms, has acquired the living quarters assets and repair and maintenance business of LQT Industries, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. The assets, acquired from Dynamic Industries, are in various locations throughout …

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  It was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic. Now it’s leading the Caribbean’s tourism rebound.  The United States Virgin Islands, buoyed by its class-leading Travel Screening Portal, was the top performing destination I the …

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  Hyatt has named a new managing director for its newest resort in the Caribbean: the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico. The company has tapped Mark Frances to the role; he had most recently served as the managing director …

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  Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line has officially returned to the island of Puerto Rico.  The Norwegian Gem ship called on the port of San Juan this week, carrying 1,300 passengers, a little less than half of its maximum capacity.  …

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  La Colección Resorts by Fiesta Americana is expanding in the Mexican Caribbean, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The resort company is adding a pair of new resorts on the coast, including the new Navy Tulum, a boutique resort, and a …

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  The Caribbean’s Nature Island is about to get its first-ever all-inclusive resort experience. But it’s also getting a new kind of all-inclusive vacation.  Roseau’s signature Fort Young Hotel and Dive Resort is launching a new all-inclusive program, one it …

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  The second cruise pier at St Kitts’ popular Port Zante is ready.  The new pier is completed and will be operationalized when the need arises, according to Tuffida Stewart, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the St. Christopher Air and …

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  American Airlines has officially launched flights to its newest Caribbean destination: Suriname.  The carrier is the first and only U.S. carrier to offer nonstop service to the CARICOM Member State, with five flights each week from Miami to Paramaribo.  …

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  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Grupo Posadas is already the largest hotel operator in Mexico, but Jose Carlos Azcarraga, CEO of the company, said that is not enough. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the …

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  Turks and Caicos’ new vaccination rules have officially taken effect, headlined by a new vaccination requirement for incoming travelers. The British Overseas Territory is now requiring all visitors 16 and over to show proof of full vaccination in order …

 

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