Month: September 2022

turks and caicos resort vacation

This Turks and Caicos Resort Will Tell You Your Vacation’s Carbon Footprint

 Turks and Caicos’ Ocean Club Resorts has announced a new amenity for its guests: a carbon footprint calculator.  The product of a partnership with Wayaj, the resort has debuted a new Carbon Footprint Calculating Engine to help guests figure out …

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A New Adults-Only Resort Is Coming to Isla Mujeres, Mexico 

 The tiny island of Isla Mujeres off the Caribbean coast of Mexico is getting a major new resort. All-inclusive brand Secrets is opening its new adults-only Secrets Impression Isla Mujeres in December.  The new all-suite, boutique resort is slated to …

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Four Seasons Is Starting a Luxury Caribbean Cruise Line

 Following the lead of competitor Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is getting into the ultra-luxury cruise business. The company has announced the launch of Four Seasons Yachts, a new ultra-luxe “yacht” fleet that will kick off operations in 2025. …

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bahamas atlantis resort reopen

 Nick Cannon will headline this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration at Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas. Cannon will perform a DJ set at the resort’s ever-popular New Year’s fete, joined by renowned violinist Ezinma, and what Atlantis calls a …

jamaica solar floating

 Jamaica has been at the forefront of the green energy movement in the Caribbean, particular with its focus on solar and wind.  And now it’s launching another Caribbean innovation: a floating solar project.  The new “floating” project will consist of …

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 Five major resorts in the Dominican Republic have closed in the wake of Hurricane Fiona.  Hyatt’s flagship Dominican Republic resorts, the Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Cap Cana, both managed by Playa Hotels and Resorts, are closing “for a period of …

long bay resort tortola

 The Long Bay Beach Resort in Tortola has named a new general manager.  The property has tapped Rodrigo Lillo to the role, it announced this week.  Lillo’s career includes stops at a number of top resorts in the Caribbean, including …

st thomas ritz carlton

 Topgolf has opened its first-ever Swing Suite in the Caribbean at the Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas.  The new suite is a private sports entertainment space featuring access to 80 18-hole virtual golf course, along with 10 additional virtual games for parties …

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cancun resort caribbean kempinski

 Kempinski has added a Cancun resort to its expanding Caribbean portfolio, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Swiss luxury brand, which already has Caribbean hotels in Cuba and Dominica, has taken over management of the former Ritz-Carlton, Cancun.  For now, the …

caribbean electric aviation

 The Caribbean’s first electric airline is closer to becoming a reality.  The all-electric Alice aircraft, produced by Eviation Aircraft and already on order by Caribbean airline Cape Air, made its first flight this week.  Alice flew for eight minutes at …

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all-inclusive mexico wyndham

 Wyndham is opening another new all-inclusive resort in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Wyndham Alltra Riviera Nayarit resort, which is opening Oct. 10, has 229 rooms in a family-friendly, beachfront setting on the Riviera Nayarit. It’s the third Wyndham …

anguilla caribbean golf

 It was always one of the most beautiful golf courses in the Caribbean: the Greg Norman-designed 18-hole course in Anguilla.  But the course, and its adjoining CuisinArt Resort, never really made it into the list of great golf destinations in …

st maarten sonesta

 St Maarten is set to remove its requirement that visitors possess Covid-19 insurance.  Beginning Oct. 15, the insurance will no longer be mandatory for travelers into St Maarten.  “We would like for this to be optional for travelers,” said St …

punta cana all-inclusive dreams flora

 Hyatt’s Dreams brand is opening another new all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital, Punta Cana.  The new Dreams Flora Resort and Spa is slated to open its doors in December 2022, according to parent company Hyatt.  It’s the …

barbados travel

 Traveling to Barbados is now just as it was before the pandemic.  The island has officially lifted all of its travel health restrictions, the destination announced this week.  That means there are no more testing requirements for visiting Barbados, whether …