Month: March 2022


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Arashi Beach, Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tom Werner, who sent in this lovely shot of Arashi Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject […]


American Airlines Is Adding Another New Route to Jamaica 

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American Airlines is adding another new nonstop route to Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline is set to kick off its first-ever service from Austin, Texas to Montego Bay, Jamaica on June 4.  The new flights will […]


How St Thomas Restaurants Are Putting a Spotlight on Local Cuisine

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Always an terrific food destination, St Thomas is in the midst of a gastronomic renaissance, with a renewed focus on traditional classics and a new push to highlight local cuisine.   Indeed, more and more eateries are putting the food […]


Sunwing Just Added More Cuba Flights

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Sunwing has added another flight to the island of Cuba.  The Canadian travel giant has added a second weekly flight between Halifax and Cuba’s beach destination of Varadero.  The new flight is operating weekly on Thursdays, with service through April […]

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Just Launched Its Own Podcast

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In a Caribbean first, Antigua and Barbuda has become the first regional tourist board with its own official podcast.  It’s called “The Beach Is Just the Beginning,” and it’s hosted by travel writer and journalist Peter Moore.  The focus of […]

Travelers No Longer Need a Test to Visit Curaçao

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao has become the first destination in the Caribbean to completely waive testing requirements for visitors.  The island’s new rules, which took effect March 10, mean no Covid testing at all is required before traveling […]


Sun Country Is Adding a New Nonstop Route to Cancun

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Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is adding a new nonstop route to Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On June 1, the carrier will kick off a new route between Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas and Cancun International Airport.  The […]

Antigua and Barbuda Makes Big Tourism Push in Canada

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Antigua and Barbuda is redoubling its efforts to court travelers from Canada.  The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority led a major tourism push in Canada this week, with a delegation led by ABTA Chief Executive Officer Colin C. James and […]

Jamaica to Grant Licenses for Two Casino Resorts 

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Jamaica is planning to grant licenses for two casino resort projects this upcoming fiscal year, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The country’s government says the two “integrated resort development” projects would represent a combined investment of around $1 billion USD.  […]


Belize Just Waived Testing for Vaccinated Travelers 


It’s easier than ever to visit Belize.  The Caribbean destination has officially waived testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers.  For those who cannot show proof of vaccination or are unvaccinated, Belize still requires proof of a negative PCR test taken […]

A New Chef at the Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas

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 US Virgin Islands’ leading resort has added another top chef.  The property has announced the appointment of Jobin Thomas as the new Chef de Cuisine of Bleuwater, one of the resort’s four dining concepts.  In the new role, Thomas will […]

Frontier Airlines Is Adding Two More Routes to Cancun

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Another day, another route to Cancun. Or so it sees.  Cancun International Airport’s rapid airlift expansion amid the pandemic continued this week, with plans by Frontier Airlines to add another two new routes to the destination.  On May 27, Frontier […]


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