Month: April 2022


Nevis Tourism Eyeing Strong 2022

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Nevis is projecting a strong year of tourism arrivals, according to the island’s new tourism chief.  Devon Liburd, who took over as the CEO of the Nevis Tourism Authority in February, said bookings from the end of last year for […]


Turks and Caicos Is Waiving Testing for Vaccinated Visitors 

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Turks and Caicos is updating its entry protocols in May, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective May 1, the destination will require all visitors 18 and over to show proof of full vaccination.  On the same date, the destination is removing […]


Carnival CEO Arnold Donald Is Stepping Down 

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Arnold Donald, the president and CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company, is stepping down.  The company announced that, effective Aug. 1, Donald would be appointed Vice Chair and member of the cruise company’s board of directors.  Josh […]


Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Club Has a New GM

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Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Club has named a new general manger, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Grace Bay Resorts property has tapped Kulbhushan Tyagi to the role.  Tyagi, a 23-year-veteran of the hospitality industry, will oversee day-to-tday operations of […]

The Dominican Republic's St Regis Cap Cana Residences Just Launched Sales 

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The Residences at the St Regis Cap Cana have officially launched sales, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The new project by Campagne Ricart & Associates and Pioneer Investment Funds is set in the heart of Cap Cana, the most exclusive […]

US Virgin Islands “Dedicated” to Growth of Caribbean Cruise Industry

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The US Virgin Islands is “dedicated” to the growth of the cruise industry in the Caribbean, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte.  Boschulte is in Miami this week for the Seatrade conference, the world’s premier gathering of cruise industry […]


It's Getting Easier to Fly to the Cayman Islands

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More flights are returning to the Cayman Islands.  American Airlines just launched daily flights between Charlotte and Grand Cayman, with plans to relaunch its Saturday service from Dallas in June.  That complements existing services from Miami to Grand Cayman, which […]

Wyndham: All-Inclusive Demand Still Strong 

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Demand for all-inclusive hotels and resorts has never been higher, according to the results of a new survey by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.  The hotel giant, which recently entered the all-inclusive space, says its survey, conducted by OnePoll, showed that […]

Why to Visit Bonaire in June 

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The island of Bonaire is set for its most exciting event in years this June with the launch of Bonaire Rum Week Presented by Caribbean Journal.  The celebration of premium rum will run across the Dutch Caribbean island from June […]


Shaggy and Sting are Partnering on Another New Album

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A pair of global music legends are at it again.  Jamaica’s Shaggy is partnering with Sting on another album, following their work together on the Grammy-winning 44/876 back in 2019.  The new Sting-produced album, which debuts May 25, sees Shaggy […]

Tourism Optimism in St Maarten 

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St Maarten tourism officials say they’re “optimistic” about the destination’s start to 2022.  Tourism Minister Roger Lawrence says he is “cautiously optimistic about this year’s visitor arrivals.” The Dutch Caribbean destination’s tourism arrivals in the first quarter were nearly 210 […]

The Best Hotels in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Travelers who want to enjoy the legendary north shore beaches of Jamaica but avoid the big tourist districts of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril have long known to detour east to the small resorts in Port Antonio, a coastal […]


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