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St Kitts and Nevis Lowers Minimum Contribution for Citizenship Program

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, St Kitts and Nevis has temporarily lowered the minimum contribution required for its Citizenship by Investment program.  Families of up to four who want to become economic citizens of the twin-island federation can now contribute $150,000 […]

Grenada’s Prime Minister Denies Allegations over Political Contribution

Updated: 12:36 PM By the Caribbean Journal staff A payment made to the Prime Minister in Grenada has raised controversy on the island. According to Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, five months ago, a friend of Grenada who does not wish […]

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Major National Honor for Legendary Caribbean Hotelier 

One of the Caribbean’s most legendary hoteliers has received a significant honor from Antigua and Barbuda.  Robert Barrett, the chairman of the Elite Island Resorts hotel group, has been awarded a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of the […]

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JetBlue Just Launched Nonstop Flights to St Kitts 

JetBlue just kicked off its first-ever nonstop service to the island of St Kitts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The landmark service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport touched down at St Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw International Airport in […]

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At This Caribbean Luxury Resort, You Can Replant Coral Reefs  

In recent years, coral restoration has become one of the biggest things in marine conservation, as more and more organizations work to replant and regenerate coral reefs in the region.  Until now, that work has largely been the purview of […]


In Bermuda, Signs of a Travel Rebound

Bermuda seems to have turned the corner in its post-pandemic travel rebound, according to the newest data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority.  The island’s leisure air arrivals were up 88 percent in the first quarter, compared to the same […]

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Hyatt’s New All-Inclusive Platform for Travel Advisors 

By Dana Niland  Hyatt’s inclusive Collection, the largest pool of luxury all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, is launching Confidant Collective, a new online platform featuring resources exclusively designed to cultivate opportunities for travel advisors.  Complete with enhanced sales and marketing tools […]

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JetBlue Is Launching Two New Nonstop Flights to Puerto Rico 

Since 2020, Puerto Rico has been one of the hottest destinations for new airlift in the Americas.  And that trend is continuing, as visitors continue to flock to the island.  New York City-based JetBlue has announced plans to add another […]

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“The Best Winter Season Jamaica Has Ever Had” 

Jamaica is having its best winter season of all time, according to the island’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett.  Jamaica is estimating 1.18 million visitors in the first quarter, a 94.4 percent increase over the same period last year.  That represents […]

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Jamaica Urges Creation of Global Tourism “Resilience Fund”

Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is urging the creation of a global truism resilience fund to support tourism-dependent nations in periods of disruption. The call came amid the Jamaica-hosted Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Kingston this week.  “While we talk […]

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American Airlines Is Driving Dominica’s Tourism Rebound

American Airlines’ new nonstop flight to Dominica is driving a tourism rebound on the island.  The new nonstop service from Miami helped the Nature Island achieve a 308 percent increase in arrivals in 2022 compared to 2021, with a total […]

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Delta Just Launched Two New Nonstop Routes to Puerto Rico 

Delta Air Lines has kicked off a pair of new routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The carrier has started new nonstop service from both Boston Logan Airport and Detroit’s Wayne County Airport to San Juan’s […]

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The Caribbean’s First Green Globe-Certified Airport Is In Aruba

The Caribbean is filled with Green Globe-certified hotels, properties doing their part to work toward a sustainable future. The certification covers everything from operations to green energy to water use, with a total of 44 core criteria supported by more […]

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Air Canada, WestJet Returning to Puerto Rico 

Two major Canadian carriers are returning to Puerto Rico for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both Air Canada and WestJet will be resuming their service to Puerto Rico for the high season, according to Carlos Mercado Santiago, […]

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Alexander Hamilton Is Back in Nevis 

“Hamilton, you are back!”  Under a sunbeam on the water’s edge in Charlestown, Nevis, historian Harvey Hendrickson reads his ode to a still-shrouded sculpture on the lawn.  A few minutes later, the bronze is revealed, and Alexander Hamilton is finally […]

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Anguilla Names New Deputy Tourism Director

Anguilla’s tourism board has named a new deputy director, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In her new capacity, Richardson will be predominantly responsible for leading and managing the Anguilla Tourist Board’s internal and external relationships and communications, including procurement, human resources, […]

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Another New CEO for Bermuda Tourism 

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has a new interim chief executive officer, following the unexpected departure of former CEO Charles Jeffers.  “We thank Charles for his contributions to Bermuda during a very difficult period for the country and the world at […]

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The Bahamas’ “Sweetest” Festival Is Back 

The Caribbean’s “sweetest” festival is coming back for 2022.  The popular Pineapple Festival in Eleuthera will run June 3-4 on the island of Eleuthera, the heart of the country’s pineapple industry.  After a pandemic hiatus, the event is back this […]


The Caribbean’s Premier Film Festival Is Back

The Caribbean’s premier film festival has made its triumphant return to the island of St Barth. The beloved Saint Barth Film Festival “Cinema Caraibes” is back May 4-7, 2022. It’s the first time the event has been held since the […]

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New Acting Director of Turks and Caicos Tourism 

There’s a new acting director of the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board.  Tourist Board veteran Mary Lightbourne has been named to the role, succeeding Pamela Ewing, who announced her resignation this week.  Ewing had served for 17 years at […]

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Spirit Airlines Just Launched Another New Route to Puerto Rico 

Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has launched another new route to Puerto Rico, this time to the island’s “Second City.” The airline has kicked off nonstop service between Orlando and Ponce, another boost for a city that continues to grow as […]

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Bahamas Names Acting Director General of Ministry of Tourism

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has named a new Acting Director General, under the leadership of Tourism Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper.  Bahamian business professional Latia Duncombe has been appointed to the position, succeeding former Director General Joy […]

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Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Program, Explained

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and other great features, including our biweekly newsletter. Subscribe to […]

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Resort Completes Major Renovation

The Punta Borinquen Resort in Puerto Rico has completed a substantial renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Aguadilla area property has put the finishing touches on an $8.6 million renovation project.  “Our company has been here for nearly 30 […]

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Caribbean Tourism Primed for “Strong Winter Rebound”

The Caribbean tourism industry is primed to “flourish” with a “strong winter rebound,” according to Nicola Madden-Greig, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  The pronouncement comes as the Caribbean continues to recover faster than any other […]

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Brazil’s GOL Returns to Punta Cana

Brazilian air carrier GOL has returned to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The carrier is now operating three flights between São Paulo and Punta Cana, with service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  The flights are being operated on Boeing […]

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Martinique Rum Crowned World Champion at Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth

Two years ago in St Barth, a never-before-seen field of the world’s most expensive rums faced off in a rum category for the ages.  And this week in St Barth, history was made again.  For the first time ever, the […]

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Puerto Rico’s Wyndham Palmas Names New VP, Executive Chef

The newly-rebranded Wyndham Palms Beach and Golf Resort has named a pair of new hires, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes the addition of Ruben Rodriguez as Vice President of sales and marketing and Yia Medina as the property’s new […]


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