Month: December 2021

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A New Conrad Hotel Is Opening Soon in Tulum, Mexico

 The first-ever Conrad hotel in the Mexican Caribbean is making its debut in Tulum this month.  The newest addition to the HIlton Hotels portfolio will officially open its doors on Jan. 15, Caribbean Journal confirmed.  The Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya …

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American Airlines Names New Caribbean Leadership Team

 American Airlines has named a new senior leadership team for the Caribbean and Latin America regions, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes Jose Maria Giraldo, who will serve as managing director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, along with …

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The 10 Best Luxury Resorts in the Caribbean for 2022

 Luxury. It’s one of the most overused words in the travel industry; but that’s also because it’s just so hard to define. What makes luxury? Is it design? Is it food and beverage? Is it the natural environment? Is it …

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 Leading Italian Chef Marcello Piacentini has opened a brand new eatery in Barbados.  It’s called Positano, and it serves up Italian costal cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere, set at the former Daphne’s restaurant.  The property, set on Barbados’ Platinum …

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 There’s a new way to get to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has kicked off its nonstop service from Miami International Airport to Aruba.  “Our phase of continual and stable recovery is transitioning to a …

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 A parade of cafes at the edge of the sand; tiny bars and art galleries; a soundtrack of clacking plates and mopeds and afternoon laughter, silent and loud in all the right ways. Across the wider Caribbean one can find …

antigua weatherills

 One of Antigua’s oldest properties is set to become the island’s newest hotel early next year.  It’s called the Weatherills Hotel, and the family-owned boutique hotel is set in an historic, restored 17th-century colonial mansion.  The property, tucked amid 40 …

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 Fresh off the launch of its first-ever nonstop flights to Anguilla, American Airlines has announced plans to add even more flights to the island.  Beginning April 2, American will operate daily nonstop flights from Miami to Anguilla.  American is currently …

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 A new adults-only, all-inclusive resort has opened its doors in Jamaica.  The new Ocean Eden Bay is the latest development on the island for Spain-based Ocean by H10 Hotels, which has a broad portfolio of hotels that also includes properties …

aruba gelato

 Aruba’s most popular gelato spot has expanded with a rather unique new location: a double-decker bus.  It’s called the Gelatissimo Bus, and it’s the second outpost for Gelatissmo, which has long operated an ultra-popular bistro and gelateria in the heart …

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 Fort Lauderdale-based Aztec Airways has added a new route in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Jan. 14, 2022, Aztec will be operating two weekly flights from Fort Lauderdale to Rock Sound Airport on the island of Eleuthera.  The …

st barth requirements

 The French Caribbean island of St Barth is tightening its travel rules amid the holiday season.  St Barth’s regional government has announced a new testing requirement, mandating that travelers provide a negative result form a test taken no more than …

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 JetBlue is adding more flights to Jamaica next summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  As part of the carrier’s “Northeast Alliance” with American Airlines, JetBlue will be significantly ramping up its service to the island in June 2022. That will include …

cancun passenger traffic

 It’s been the hottest travel destination in the wider region amid the pandemic: Cancun.  And the Mexican Caribbean hotspot continues to see rapid airlift growth, particularly from fast-expanding carrier Frontier Airlines, which just kicked off four new routes to the …

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 A leading hotel in the Dutch Caribbean has been sold, Caribbean Journal has exclusively learned.  A deal to purchase the Brickell Bay Beach Club hotel in Aruba has closed.  The 97-key hotel includes a 16,000-square-foot retail complex, in a strong …

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 Amid the recent Omicron-related jump in Covid cases around the world, The Bahamas has updated its testing rules for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective Dec. 27, 2021 all travelers to The Bahamas now need to show proof of a …

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 Puerto Rico has tightened its entry rules for travelers, centered on a new 48-hour pre-testing requirement.  The new rule means all travelers arriving on domestic flights (i.e. from within the United States) are required to show proof of a negative …