Month: May 2022

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Atlas Ocean Voyages Adding New Homeport in Panama 

 Boutique cruise company Atlas Ocean Voyages will be adding Panama as a new homeport.  The company plans to run at least four new homeport operations in Panama for the 2022-2023 cruise season.  Atlas will be operating small-ship luxury cruises with …

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Grenada’s Kawana Bay Resort Project Is On Hold

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Frontier Airlines Launches Tampa-Cancun Flights

 Frontier Airlines has added yet another new route to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The ultra-low-cost carrier has officially launched new service between Tampa and Cancun.  The new service is operating four times each week, according to the …

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barbados travel requirements

 Barbados just updated its travel requirements for vaccinated travelers last week — following that up with new rules for unvaccinated travelers.  So what to visitors to the island need to know?  Fully vaccinated visitors (those with at least two doses …

caribbean carnival cruise

 Carnival Cruise Line has now topped two million cruise passengers since restarting operations in July of last year.  The company reached the milestone this week with a sailing on Carnival Freedom out of Port Canaveral, Fla.  Carnival says its guests …

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 Bonaire’s popular local food celebration, Taste of Bonaire, is making its return.  The first Taste of Bonaire since the onset of the pandemic is set for June 11, Tourism Corporation Bonaire announced.  The first edition, dubbed “Taste Is Back,” will …

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 The US Virgin Islands, among the biggest tourism success stories of the pandemic, has announced a major updates to its entry rules: the lifting of all restrictions for American travelers.  That means U.S. citizens traveling from the US mainland and …

riu cancun resort

 Riu Hotels and Resorts is opening another new all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Spanish company is set to debut the new Riu Latino in Costa Mujeres near Cancun in October.  The adults-only resort, which officially …

antigua verandah

 The Verandah resort, long Antigua’s leading family-friendly all-inclusive, has completed another major upgrade to the property.  The resort has now completed a significant renovation of its Waterfront Suites, comprising about 80 rooms in total. The renovation included new furniture, upgraded …

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 Marriott’s growing Caribbean all-inclusive portfolio will add another new resort later this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has announced the signing of the Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun to its all-inclusive portfolio, with plans to open at the end …

bonaire harbour village villas

 One of Bonaire’s top resorts is expanding.  The renowned Harbour Village luxury resort is adding new one and two-bedroom “harbour villas,” the property announced.  The villas have “breathtaking marina views,” modern decor and full kitchenettes.  The one-bedroom villas are located …

st croix buck island caribbean photo

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Seymour, who sent in this stunning shot of Buck Island with St Croix in the background.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.comw with …

caribbean sailing vacation

 Sailing through the British Virgin Islands on a chartered catamaran is every bit the fantasy journey it sounds like, but here’s one surprise I got during my time cruising around Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and Jost Van Dyke on a Moorings …

american airlines bermuda new york

 American Airlines is relaunching service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Bermuda.  The service, which has not operated for more than two years, will resume in November.  That will complement American’s existing Bermuda service from cities including …

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 Marriott International has named a new area general manager for Haiti and the Dominican Republic.  The company has tapped Brock Hochhalter to the role, in which he will be responsible for the premium and luxury Marriott hotels in the two …

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 Frontier Airlines has added another two routes to the Mexican Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s the latest addition to what has been the fastest-growing airport in the region since the onset of the pandemic: Cancun International Airport.  The ultra-low-cost …

st barth restaurant new

 It starts with Chef Vincent Gomis , whose culinary resume includes stints at two and three Michelin star eateries in France.  Then there’s the splendid design by Sybille de Margerie and decoration by Michael Malapert.  And it’s all set at …

jamaica resort hurricane

 Jamaica’s all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has relaunched its annual Hurricane Guarantee.  The program means that guests who hold confirmed reservations with nonrefundable deposits who cannot travel due to the closure of Jamaica’s airport due to a hurricane can …