Month: March 2023


This Iconic Bahamas Resort Has a New Look 

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The Bal du Paradis was one of the world’s most famous galas in 1962, a fete on Paradise Island in The Bahamas celebrating the opening of the Ocean Club resort.  Boldfaced names like Zsa Zsa Gabor and five United States […]


Antigua and Barbuda Seeing "Significant" Airlift Demand 

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Antigua and Barbuda is seeing record-breaking tourism numbers, and that’s leading to “significant” demand for new routes to the destination from global airlines. To continue the destination’s push, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism officials, led by Minister of Tourism, Investment, Civil […]


Why JetBlue Is Adding More Flights to Grenada This Summer

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JetBlue Airways is expanding its service to Grenada for its popular summer festival season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Between Aug. 7 and Sept. 1, JetBlue will be adding a second daily nonstop flight during Spicemas, the island’s premier cultural celebration.  […]

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Jamaica Has Big Tourism Development Plans in Negril 

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Jamaica has big tourism plans for Negril on the island’s northern coast.  Both Negril and the city of Lucea are pegged for major development, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  That includes several already-approved projects: the 950-room expansion of […]

St Kitts Is the New Epicenter of the Caribbean Farm-to-Table Movement 

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My spoon is a coconut shell. My bowl is a gourd.  Lunch today is a soup of ground provisions, lentils and peas in a coconut milk broth, a vibrant taste of St Kitts.  And it’s grown, prepared and served within […]

Disney Cruise Line Adding New Bahamas Cruise Destination 

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Disney Cruise Line is adding a new cruise destination in The Bahamas beginning next year.  In June 2024, the company will begin its first sailings to Lighthouse Point at the southern tip of Eleuthera.  The “vibrant beach retreat” is designed […]


In Barbados, a Showcase for Caribbean Tourism

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), in collaboration with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., and the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, is set to host Caribbean Travel Marketplace, taking place from May 9 – 11 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford […]

Major Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference Coming to Miami

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By Joe Pike. Special Contributor to CJI The Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) is set to kick off its 14th annual event in Florida this May, bringing together an unrivaled collection of the region’s top hotel and tourism […]

Top Puerto Rico Resort to Reopen After “Dramatic” Transformation 

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It’s always been one of the best golf resorts in Puerto Rico, operating under a series of brands over the years. Now, the Wyndham Palmas resort clearly has a bigger ambition: to be one of the island’s best resorts, period.  […]


Turks and Caicos Just Lifted All of Its Vaccination Requirements 

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Turks and Caicos has officially lifted all of its Covid-era travel health protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The destination will no longer require proof of vaccination for visitors to enter, effective April 1, 2023.  The vaccination lift was announced by […]

Jewel Officially Opens New Punta Cana All-Inclusive 

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Playa Hotels and Resorts’ Jewel brand has officially opened its second all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, Playa confirmed to Caribbean Journal. The new Jewel Palm Beach resort is set in the Cabeza de Toro area of greater Punta Cana.  The […]

When Nassau, Bahamas Was the Center of the Music World

Back in Black, AC/DC’s 1980 comeback record, was a spectacular success for the Australian hard rock band, selling more than 50 million copies worldwide to become one of the top-selling albums of all time. But for all of its commercial […]


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