Month: October 2021

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Air Canada Is Back in Martinique

 Air Canada has made its return to the French Caribbean island of Martinique.  Air Canada has relaunched a weekly Saturday service between Montreal and Fort-de-France, with the first flight touching down this weekend.  The airline is operating the French Caribbean …

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At St Maarten’s Oyster Bay Beach Resort, a True Caribbean Classic

 “Laissez les bons temps rouler.” It’s on a sign above the door at the Infinity Bar. It’s that old French refrain, “Let the good times roll.” And the moment you walk into the Oyster Bay Beach Resort, you understand.  The 180-room …

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Viva Wyndham Reopens Playa del Carmen All-Inclusive

 Viva Wyndham Resorts has reopened its all-inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The company is now welcoming back guests to the Viva Wyndham Azteca resort, set in one of the most popular beach towns …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Vince Nardy, who sent in this lovely shot of a beach in Exuma.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines is restarting two of its most active nonstop routes, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning in December, Caribbean Airlines will restart flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to both Kingston, Jamaica and Port of Spain, Trinidad.  On Dec. …

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 Excellence Collection has opened its newest hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Finest Punta Cana is a family-friendly property, with a total of 455 suites.  That includes a mix of rooftop suites, swim-up suite …

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 Ritz-Carlton has opened its newest hotel in the region with the launch of the new Ritz-Carlton, Mexico City.  The first-ever Ritz-Carlton in the capital is set in one of Mexico’s tallest buildings, along the iconic Paseo de Reforma.  “We are …

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 Dreams has opened its newest all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  It’s called Dreams Sapphire Resort and Spa, and it’s a rebranding of the former Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun.  The family-friendly resort, which is part of …

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 Divi Resorts has named a new general manager for its completely-renovated resort in St Croix.  The Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort and Casino has tapped Dyal Sandhu to the role, joined by a new executive chef, Dennis Giancontiere.  “We are …

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 Caribbean Airlines is set to relaunch one of its most popular routes.  The Trinidad-based carrier will restart service between Port of Spain, Trinidad and Kingston, Jamaica on Dec. 1, the company confirmed.  The flights will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays.  …

bonaire tourism sizzling

 Tourism is surging to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, which has undertaken one of the region’s model tourism reopenings since its summer 2020 restart. Bonaire reported nearly 75,000 visitor arrivals through the end of August, according to new data …

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 Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  BTMI has appointed Jens Thraenhart to the role, effective Nov. 1.  The news comes after Thraenhart was selected from what BTMI said …

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 Air Antilles is adding more new flights to Saint Lucia this winter.  The French Caribbean carrier will now be operating around 3,000 seats each month, beginning Dec. 6.  That will include daily flights from Barbados; six weekly flights from both …

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 American Airlines is set to relaunch another route from Miami to the French Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Nov. 6, American Airlines will resume flights from Miami to Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.  The nonstop flights will be operating twice weekly, with …

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 Canada is one of the biggest source markets for tourism in the Dominican Republic.  Until now, though, the vast majority of Canadian travelers have touched down in the travel hotspot of Punta Cana.  Now, however, a new destination is emerging …

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 One of the top all-inclusive destinations in Panama is set to reopen on Nov. 19.  Islas Secas, which is actually comprised of 14 privately-owned islands in the Gulf of Chiriqui, has a total of four Casita sites and three clamping-style …