Month: June 2022

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Robin Thicke, Ashanti to Perform at Atlantis Paradise Island 

 Music stars Robin Thicke and Ashanti are heading to Atlantis Paradise Island.  The pair of Grammy winners will perform live at Atlantis’ Casuarina Beach on July 16, part of the Music Making Waves concert series at Paradise Island’s signature resort.  …

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Academy to Honor Legendary Martinique Film Director 

 The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is honoring legendary film director Euzhan Palcy, a native of Martinique.  At this November’s Governor’s Awards, the filmmaker will receive an honorary award, along with Michael J. Fox and Australian director …

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$55 Million Private Island Under Contract in The Bahamas 

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 The Cayman Islands has waived testing for visitors.  “Pre-arrival Covid-19 testing is no longer required to enter the Cayman Islands,” the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism announced in a statement.  In a major change to the destination’s travel protocols, the …

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 Saint Lucia’s Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort has named a new director of sales, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 96-room resort, one of just two Viceroy-branded resorts in the wider Caribbean, has tapped Christy Connolly to the role.  Connolly most …

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 Carnival Cruise Line is bringing two of Costa Cruises’ ships to the United States next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The plan is for a new concept called “Costa by Carnival,” which will see ships sailing from New York and …

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 Excitement was in the air as Sandals Resorts International hosted the Grand Opening this week of Sandals Royal Curaçao; the 16th property in the Sandals portfolio and the first in the Dutch Caribbean. During a high-energy sunset gala with fireworks, music …

st barth wimco villas

 WIMCO Villas, the Caribbean’s leading villa provider, is expanding its popular Special Reserve Collection Villas in St Barth.  The collection features private villas that come with the services of a private chef.  WIMCO now has a total of 30 villas …

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 Hotels in Curacao are starting to outperform their pre-pandemic occupancy levels, according to new data from the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association.  Last month, the island’s large hotels had occupancy of 66.4 percent, a 2.3 percent increase over the same …

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cancun all-inclusive resort opened

 It’s one of the best-known hotel brands in Mexico: Royal Resorts, which operates a portfolio of six family-friendly beach resorts on the Yucatan’s Caribbean coastline.  That includes the renowned Grand Residences Riviera Cancun in Puerto Morelos, a resort celebrated often …

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 Star Chef Marcus Samuelsson has quickly won plaudits for his eponymous eatery at the Baha Mar Resort in Nassau.  And now Samuelsson is making another popular addition to the Bahamian food scene: a buzzy new brunch at the beachfront hotspot.  …

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 Tour operator TUI has significantly ramped up its flight service to Jamaica this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has increased its flight program to the island by 10,000 seats this summer, according to Torrance Lewis, district sales manager …

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 Jamaica just topped 1 million visitors in 2022, an arrival pace that shows no signs of slowing down.  That’s been buoyed by what has been dramatic airlift growth for Jamaica amid the pandemic, including yet another route that launched this …

bonaire tax

 Bonaire’s new entry tax for visitors will take effect on July 1.  The tax is what officials call a “streamlined” tax, meaning it will take the place of the island’s current room tax and rental car tax.  The new tax …

bahamas boating flings

 The Bahamas Tourist Office is set to host dozens of boaters in its popular “Boating Flings” this summer.  The caravans of boaters will head from Florida to the Out Islands of The Bahamas; that will include three Flings to Bimini …