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Antigua’s Big Break on “The Bachelorette”

Above: Galley Bay Resort & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Three Antigua resorts will be featured on the two-part season finale episode of ABC television show, “The Bachelorette.” The episode, scheduled to air on Monday, July 29 and Monday […]

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Turks and Caicos’ The Bight Breaking Ground Later This Year; Hotel Timeline Unclear

The Bight, a residential resort, has announced a multi-phased development plan, although it is not clear when the hotel itself will be opening its doors. Eventually, the hotel will comprise 66 boutique villas, 90 guest rooms, a distillery and a […]

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A Big All-Inclusive Project Breaks Ground in Saint Lucia

A high-profile all-inclusive project has officially broken ground on the island of Saint Lucia.  The Canelles Resort Project, the product of a partnership between Caribbean Galaxy and AMResorts, will include a pair of all-inclusive resort properties.  “This hotel will fit […]

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United’s Big Caribbean Expansion for Spring Break 2019

By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including […]

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This Saint Lucia Resort Has Big Incentives for Travel Agents

The Fond Doux Eco Resort, St. Lucia is offering special incentives for advisors and their clients heading to the Caribbean. For agents, the resort is offering 50 percent room rates for travel agents who stay at the resort. Agents also receive 25 percent off […]

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Dominican Republic Tourism Just Had It Biggest Month Ever 

While much of the Caribbean has been seeing a more typically slower tourism summer in 2023, one destination continues to outpace the rest of the region: the Dominican Republic, which just had its best-ever month of tourism in July.  The […]

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Caribbean Cruises Are Back in a Big Way  

The Caribbean tourism industry has rebounded spectacularly from the pandemic – and so, too has the cruise sector. Plainly, Caribbean cruises are back in a big way, according to travel agents.  More cruise ships, some larger, are sailing, operating at […]

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New Cat Island Airport Breaks Ground in The Bahamas

A new airport has broken ground on the island of Cat Island in The Bahamas.  The new multimillion-dollar airport development project will mean an all-new terminal for the island’s New Bight Airport.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, […]

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Expedia: Punta Cana Leading Spring Break Travel Demand 

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is leading travel demand for Spring Break 2023, according to new data from Expedia.  The company said travelers were already planning their spring getaways, with Punta Cana seeing the biggest increase in demand.  Searches for Punta […]

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Bahamas Tourism Is Booming, With Plans For a Record-Breaking 2023 

Tourism in The Bahamas is booming right now, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism.  Air and sea arrivals to The Bahamas are up a whopping 515.6 percent this year compared to the same period in 2021, […]

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In Puerto Rico, the Caribbean’s Biggest Travel Conference

The Caribbean’s biggest travel conference is set for San Juan, Puerto Rico next month.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Caribbean Travel Marketplace, long the premier gathering of the region’s travel industry, is holding its first in-person edition since the […]


The Island of St John Is Back in a Big Way

The combination of no passport requirements, easy-to-understand COVID-19 rules and strong tourism management led to a boom in visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the mainland in 2021, helping to fuel a dramatic turnaround in tourism on St. John, […]

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A New $1 Billion Caribbean Destination Project Breaks Ground

The Dominican Republic has big plans for a new tourism destination: Pedernales in the southwestern corner of the country.  Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader was on hand this week for the groundbreaking of the estimated $1 billion project in Pedernales, […]

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This Caribbean Resort’s New Owner Has Big Plans

By Alexander Britell Anguilla’s CuisinArt Resort has a new owner, and now it’s getting a new name and a new identity. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. […]

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Six Senses’ First-Ever Caribbean Resort Breaks Ground in Grenada

The first-ever Six Senses resort in the Caribbean has officially broken ground on the island of Grenada.  The new project is the latest by the region’s hottest luxury hotel developer, Range Developments, the company behind the celebrated Park Hyatt St […]

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A Very Big Birthday for Aruba’s First Hotel

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of Aruba’s signature hotels is celebrating a very big anniversary this year. The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino is marking its 60th birthday this year, and the property has launched new dining initiatives, […]

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Jamaica Tourism on Pace for Record-Breaking Year

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has had a record-breaking winter tourism season, according to estimates from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island is estimated to have welcomed around 900,000 stopover visitors this […]

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Carnival Breaks Ground on $163M Port Canaveral Complex

By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has big plans in Port Canaveral. The cruise giant has officially broken ground on a new $163 million cruise complex called Cruise Terminal 3. The new terminal, called the “Launch Pad,” will […]

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Grenada Breaking Records Amid Tourism Boom

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is breaking records amid a full-fledged tourism boom. The tri-island destination (which also includes the islands of Petite Martinique and Carriacou), welcomed a total of 528,077 visitors across the cruise, stayover and yachting sectors […]

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Shaquille O’Neal Expanding “Big Chicken” to Carnival Cruises

By the Caribbean Journal staff Hall of Fame basketball player Shaquille O’Neal is expanding his “Big Chicken” restaurant to Carnival cruise ships. O’Neal, who serves as Carnival’s “Chief Fun Officer,” is launching the first seagoing version of his :as Vegas-based […]

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JetBlue Reports Big Traffic Increase

By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a very strong May for JetBlue Airways, according to the carrier’s latest traffic report. The New York City-based airline’s preliminary traffic results showed an 8.9 percent increase in traffic, on a capacity increase […]

From Martinique to Puerto Rico, Caribbean Cruise Industry Seeing Big Gains

By Alexander Britell FORT LAUDERDALE — The world’s largest cruise industry conference had a strong Caribbean flavor this week as ports from across the region gathered for the annual Seatrade summit in Fort Lauderdale. The mood was a positive one, with […]

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Bermuda’s Big Tourism Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism surged in 2017, buoyed by the island’s hosting of the America’s Cup race, according to new data. The island reported 270,000 air arrivals in 2017, a 10 percent increase year over year, according […]

Puerto Rico’s Big Tourism Recovery

By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — In the middle of December, Puerto Rico tourism officials made a declaration. The destination was open for business, and ready to welcome back visitors, a bold claim in the wake of last year’s devastating […]

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St Kitts’ Christophe Harbour Breaks Ground on Marina Village

The Caribbean’s next big superyacht marina is making progress. Christophe Harbour, the 2,500-acre resort community on St Kitts’ southeastern peninsula, has broken ground on the first shoreside components of its superyacht marina. The marina village will be anchored by an […]

This Is the Biggest Cruise Ship to Ever Visit Antigua

A major cruise moment By Dana Niland CJ Travel Editor The Antiguan Cruise Sector registered an historic moment this week when Norwegian Breakaway, the largest cruise ship to dock at its port, arrived at the Nevis Street Pier. Antigua and […]

A Big New Hotel Opens in Haiti

Haiti has its first major all-inclusive resort in decades. In what could provide a significant boost to the country’s inchoate tourism sector, the onetime Club Med property on Haiti’s Cote des Arcadins has been transformed into the new Royal Decameron […]

Cayman Islands Breaks Ground on Major Airport Redevelopment Project

A big new airport project in Grand Cayman  By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — The Cayman Islands will soon have a major new airport terminal in Grand Cayman. The Cayman Islands officially broke ground Thursday on a $55 million terminal expansion project […]


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