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Curacao Sees Drop in US Tourists, Big Jump From Canada

Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Curacao experienced a 17.1 percent drop in tourist arrivals from the US in the first five months of 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. But that number was […]

Turks and Caicos Drops Charges Against US Tourists in Bullet Cases

Above: the TCI House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Director of Public Prosecutions in the Turks and Caicos Islands has dropped legal proceedings against a pair of American tourists arrested after single bullets were found in their […]

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US Virgin Islands to Reopen for Tourists on June 1

The United States Virgin Islands is reopening for leisure visitors on June 1, USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte announced.  That will make the US Virgin Islands the first Caribbean destination to officially reopen for tourism.  Boschulte said the USVI was […]

United States Virgin Islands Continues Push for Scandinavian Tourists

Above: USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will continue to make Denmark and the wider Scandinavian market a priority for its tourism sector, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. The Commissioner was part of […]

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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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Iberia Is Planning a Big Puerto Rico Push

Spain’s Iberia Airlines is looking to expand its already-strong footprint in Puerto Rico.  This winter, the carrier is planning a 33 percent increase in seat availability between Madrid and San Juan, after transporting 120,000 passengers to Puerto Rico in the […]

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Dominican Republic Tops 7 Million Tourists, Setting New Record

No Caribbean destination welcomed more travelers last year than the Dominican Republic.  And it wasn’t particularly close.  The surging tourism destination surpassed seven million visitors in 2022, the first time the country has every achieved that milestone, and a new […]

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US Virgin Islands Eyes More Airlift to St Thomas, St Croix

The US Virgin Islands is looking for airline route expansion to St Thomas and St Croix.  The USVI sent a delegation to the major Routes World conference in Las Vegas, including a high-profile meeting with American Airlines.  The meeting with […]

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The Dominican Republic Just Set an All-Time Tourism Record 

Tourism in the Dominican Republic is growing at a dazzling pace in 2022, and the country just set another record.  The month of July saw the most visitors to the Dominican Republic in a single month in the country’s history, […]

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Jamaica Makes Call for Sustainable “Ocean Economy” 

Jamaica is supporting a new United Nations push for “sustainable tourism economy” in less than 10 years.  Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island “fully endorses the goal of the Ocean Panel to achieve a sustainable tourism economy by […]

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A Huge New Amusement Park Is Coming to Punta Cana

A huge new amusement park is set to open later this year in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  It’s called Katmandu Punta Cana, and it’s billed as the only theme park of its kind in the Caribbean.  An extension of a […]

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Jamaica Just Removed All Testing Rules for Travelers

Jamaica has officially eliminated all pre-arrival testing rules for travelers.  International visitors to Jamaica are no longer required to present a negative antigen or PCR test before their trip to the island.  Additionally, Jamaica has ended its mandate to wear […]

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Dominican Republic Eyes 7 Million Tourists in 2022 

The Dominican Republic is aiming to welcome more than 7 million tourists in 2022, according to the country’s Tourism Minister, David Collado. That would be an all-time record for the country, and easily the largest total in the wider Caribbean […]

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Turks and Caicos Just Updated Its Entry Rules for Travelers

Turks and Caicos has announced an update to its entry protocols for travelers as of February 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The destination is now requiring all visitors two years and older to show proof of a negative PCR or […]

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Dominican Republic Tourism Just Had Its Best December Ever

Even amid the pandemic, the Dominican Republic’s tourism industry just posted its best-ever December.  The news was revealed by Dominican Republic Tourism Minister David Collado in an end-of-year briefing.  A total of 728,335 visitors came to the Dominican Republic last […]

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Dominican Republic Tourism Just Set an All-Time Record

The Dominican Republic just set an all-time tourism record, Caribbean Journal has learned. Last month was the best September for tourist arrivals in the history fo the country — with more visitors than in high-powered years like 2018 and 2019.  […]

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Dominican Republic Nearing 3 Million Tourists in 2021

August was another strong month for the Caribbean’s most popular travel destination — and now the Dominican Republic is approaching 3 million visitors for the year.  So far, 2.9 million travelers have come to the country so far this year, following […]

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Hilton Is Opening an All-Inclusive Resort in Curaçao

Hilton is expanding its Caribbean Caribbean portfolio with a new all-inclusive in Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Mangrove Beach Corendon Curaçao Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton resort is slated to open in September 2021, the product of a […]

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Why Cap Cana Is the Next Big All-Inclusive Destination

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Well before the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench in how people vacation in the Caribbean, it was typical for all-inclusive hotel fans to spend most of their vacations at the resort. This story is part […]

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OBMI CEO Douglas Kulig on Design, Sustainability and Antigua’s Development Boom

By Alexander Britell From the British Virgin Islands to Turks and Caicos, OBMI has designed some of the Caribbean’s leading hotel and real estate developments over the last few decades.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority […]

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Belize Just Updated Its Travel Protocols

Belize, which reopened for tourism earlier this month, has announced a new set of protocols headlined by a relaxation of the restrictions on movement for visitors.  Belize has expanded its “Safe Corridor” for tourists to include all of its “Gold […]

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For Anguilla’s Bankie Banx, Nothing Stops the Music

Beach bars come and go like the tides in the Caribbean, sometimes washed out by hurricanes, sometimes falling victim to hard times, sometimes simply because their time has passed. So it’s perhaps ironic that Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve on Anguilla, […]

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What Are the Incentives for Hotel Investment in the US Virgin Islands?

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor While U.S. Virgin Islands investment experts, like those in the rest of the Caribbean, remain sensitive to the struggles everyone is experiencing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they also humbly admitted that this an […]

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Jamaica’s Tryall Club to Reopen in August

The Tryall Club villa resort in Jamaica is reopening on Aug. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The prominent golf resort, set on 2,220 acres in Montego Bay, has a collection of more than 70 luxury villas.  The property, which first […]

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Warwick Bahamas All-Inclusive to Reopen July 1

The all-inclusive Warwick Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas is reopening on July 1, the property announced.  The resort’s return will coincide with The Bahamas’ official reopening for tourism on the same date.  Warwick Paradise Island has implemented the company’s […]

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Traveling to the US Virgin Islands, Explained

This new age of travel means visitors have new questions as they plan their trips.  What is the flying experience like? How have hotels changed? How can I ensure that I feel safe? How is the on-island experience different? To […]

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Bahamas Tourism Is Going Virtual in Renewed Sales Push

As travelers begin to return to the region, the Caribbean’s leading destinations are devising new ways to attract them. Right at the forefront is The Bahamas, which has been taking its sales and promotion efforts “virtual” amid the new realities […]

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The US Virgin Islands Is Open for Tourism — Here’s What to Expect

St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. (Update: all travelers to the USVI must complete a screening form — […]


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