Month: September 2021

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St Maarten Has a New Minister of Tourism

 St Maarten has a new Minister of Tourism, following the swearing-in of new Minister Roger Lawrence.  Lawrence’s portfolio also includes Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications.  “We need to create stable instruments of cooperation to develop and promote our tourism sector,” …

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A Brand-New Resort Just Opened on the Island of Statia

 In a significant boost to its tourism, the Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has opened its first full-fledged resort hotel.  The new Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month.  The resort …

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Caribbean Airlines Relaunching More Flights in October

 Caribbean Airlines is set to relaunch more flights from New York in October, Caribbean Journal has learned. That will include service from New York to Trinidad, with the option of a connection to nearby St Vincent.  The flight schedule is …

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 Jamaica has vaccinated more than 2,000 tourism workers in its latest vaccination drive.  The total came after just three days, using one of three vaccines made available as part of the newly-established Tourism Vaccination Task Force.  That included 1,200 workers …

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 Martinique is mostly known for its magnificent beaches, its hikes and its impressive waterfalls; the impetuous volcano Mount Pelée; the rum, the colors, the music; l’art de vivre.  But we often forget to talk about what is happening under the …

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 The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort in Puerto Rico has named a new general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular golf resort has tapped Charlie Kingston to the role, succeeding general manager Nils Stolzlechner, who is retiring.  Kingston served …

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  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Construction is well underway for one of Cana Rock’s most anticipated developments in the Dominican Republic. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and …

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  Margaritaville’s newest resort brand is making a December debut in the Caribbean.  The company will open its new St Somewhere Resort Holbox, set at the edge of the Yucatan peninsula where the Caribbean Sea meets the Gulf of Mexico.  …

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  Elite Island Resorts’ portfolio of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts now requires all guests 16 and over to show proof of vaccination.  The new policy, first announced last month, officially took effect this week.  The company had initially set the threshold …

saint lucia american visitors

  Saint Lucia just set a new record for American visitors in July, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eastern Caribbean island welcomed 22,028 arrivals in July, an all-time record for visitor arrivals from the United States in July.  That represented …

playa del carmen music festival

  A major new music festival is coming to Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new festival, Departure, is the brainchild of The Brooklyn Mirage, The Cityfox Experience, and Pollen Presents.  It’s a five-day experience set …

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  It doesn’t happen overnight. It doesn’t grow in a week. It can take years. It can take decades.  Or, in the case of the legendary Half Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica — it can nearly three quarters of a century.  …

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  One of the Caribbean’s leading cruise ports is continuing its comeback.  Another major cruise ship is returning to St Kitts’ Port Zante, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox ship will make its official return to the island …

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  The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Todd Judd, who sent in this stunning shot of West Bay on the island of Roatan, Honduras.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

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  The most highly anticipated new all-inclusive in Cancun in years has revealed its opening date, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Royal Uno All-inclusive Resort and Spa, the newest addition to the Royal Resorts portfolio, is slated to open its …

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  The Caribbean Rum Awards are coming to Miami for one night in September. The Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the Caribbean’s leading celebration of fine rum, is holding a pre-event at Miami’s Empire Social Lounge on Sept. 27.  The …

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  Sunwing is expanding its flight network from Quebec City to the Caribbean this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning in the first week of November, Sunwing launch a restart that includes weekly flights from Quebec City to Cayo Coco, …

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  Marriott International is set to add another all-inclusive in the Caribbean, with the relaunch of the Royalton Grenada all-inclusive, which welcomes back guests on Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. And while it’s technically a reopening, it’s practically a …

 

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