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The Bahamas Is Seeing “Explosive” Visitor Growth 

Tourism is booming in The Bahamas, with visitor numbers ahead of where they were before the onset of the pandemic.  The country’s erformance has outpaced projections for the first seven months of 2023, with more than 5.89 million total visitors […]

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Visitors Are Flocking to the Cayman Islands Right Now 

From the reefs of Owen Island to the world-class eateries on Seven Mile Beach, the Cayman Islands is in the midst of a full-fledged tourism renaissance.  The Cayman Islands is continuing see a strong tourism recovery, according to newly-released data […]

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The Anguilla Culinary Experience Is Back

Anguilla’s new culinary festival is returning after a successful first edition last year. The second edition of the Anguilla Culinary Experience will run May 3 to 6, bringing together chefs from Anguilla and the world and focusing on the island’s […]

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A Luxury Camping Experience at Atlantis Paradise Island 

It’s a completely new way to experience Paradise Island’s signature resort.  The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island has launched its new “Marine Life Camping Adventure,” a luxury camping stay highlighting the resort’s marine life and conservation efforts.  Guests who enjoy the […]

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7 Ways to Experience St Kitts Right Now

St. Kitts has been one of the fastest growing travel destinations over the past decade, adding resorts like the Park Hyatt at Christophe Harbour and the Koi Resort on Half Moon Bay, as well as new attractions like the St. […]

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Jamaica Tops 1 Million Visitors in 2022

Jamaica has already reached 1 million stopover visitors in 2022, officials revealed this week.  The number instantly puts the island among the most-visited destinations in the Caribbean so far this year. Traveler Brian Simmons was the 1 millionth visitor, arriving […]

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How to Experience The Bahamas Like Prince William and Kate Middleton

The Islands of The Bahamas experienced a very royal welcome. In line with The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited The Bahamas from 24–26 March as part of their Royal Tour of the Caribbean. The […]

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Vaccinated Visitors Don’t Need a Test to Visit Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is the latest Caribbean destination to waive pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors.  As of March 16, 2022, the destination has lifted the travel testing requirement for fully vaccinated travelers. (Fully vaccinated means a traveler has taken both […]

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In Nevis, the Ultimate “Hamilton” Experience

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” and its miraculous success on Broadway took the tiny island of Nevis to new heights, turning U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace into a new kind of global hotspot.  And with Hamilton back on Broadway, the island’s […]

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Anguilla Names New Destination Experience Manager

Anguilla’s Tourist Board has named a new Destination Experience manager, the ATB said in a statement.  The organization has promoted Jameel Rochester to the role, in which he will be responsible for “engaging with Tourism stakeholders to develop and manage […]

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St Maarten Approves Antigen Testing Option for Visitors

Visitors to St Maarten can now provide antigen test results to comply with the island’s entry requirements.  United States visitors can supply any non-home administered antigen tests, performed within 48 hours prior to departure.  For those who wish to take […]

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Jamaica Names New Director of Visitor Safety

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further […]

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Airbnb Experiences Launches in Bermuda

By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb’s immersive “Experiences” program has officially launched on the island of Bermuda. Airbnb Experiences now includes 15 experiences in Bermuda, thanks to a partnership between Airbnb and the Bermuda Tourism authority. “Airbnb Experiences are designed […]

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Bermuda Launches Digital Visitor Arrival Card

By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is happily becoming something of a regional trend, another island has launched a digital immigration process for travelers — before they even get on their flights. Bermuda has launched its new Visitor Arrival […]

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Barbados Is Seeing a Surge in U.S. Visitors

By Dana Niland and Alexander Britell Americans are flocking to Barbados. That’s the news from the island’s tourism industry, with the destination’s big marketing push in North America seeming to pay off. Barbados reported 8.8 percent growth in stayover visitors […]

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Jamaica Seeing Strong Visitor Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is reporting strong visitor growth in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Jamaica Tourist Board. The destination reported 1.25 million stayover tourist arrivals from January to June, a 5.9 percent increase in […]

A Special Eco-Tourism Experience in Dominica

By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is making its comeback from Hurricane Maria. The vast majority of attractions are open, hotels are rebuilding (including some that are already reopened like the Fort Young), and restaurants are relaunching. The best way […]

Transformed Appleton Estate Reopens for Visitors

By the Caribbean Journal staff The transformed Appleton Estate has reopened for visitors after a $7.2 million renovation and rebranding project. The new Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience in Siloah, Jamaica, is the brainchild of parent company Gruppo Campari. […]

St. Kitts “Ready to Welcome Visitors”

By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St. Kitts is “ready to welcome visitors” after escaping the wrath of Hurricane Irma. The island’s airport, cruise port and all tourism providers are “open and resuming normal operations,” the island’s tourist […]

How to Experience Nassau Like a Local

Nadine Ramphal’s guide to Nassau By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor As a co-owner of Craft Cottage – arguably the best local handicraft store in Nassau – my friend Nadine Ramphal meets her fair share of visitors. They come to […]

St Kitts Projecting 1 Million Cruise Visitors For First Time

Above: Port Zante in Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts is projecting to welcome 1 million cruise passengers in the 2014/2015 cruise season, according to the country’s tourist board. That would represent a 31.5 […]

Cayman Islands Projects Increase of 300,000 Cruise Visitors in 2014

Above: Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is predicting a nearly 300,000-passenger increase in cruise arrivals this year, according to Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell. The Minister made the revelation a few weeks after the recent Cruise […]

Bahamas Eyeing 1.3 Million Stopover Visitors in 2013

Above: Atlantis Paradise Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is looking to bring in 1.8 million stopover visitors in 2013, an increase from 1.6 million in 2012, according to Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe. The Minister was speaking at […]

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How the “Aruba Effect” Is Creating Sustained Tourism Growth 

“You leave Aruba as a different person. You’ll see. There’s a normal you, then an Aruba you.” That was the feeling from Luis Perez, a repeat visitor to Aruba, who took part in a recent study the Aruba Tourism Authority […]

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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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Remote Work Driving Airbnb Growth in the Caribbean  

Airbnb continues to see booming growth in the Caribbean, driven by remote work, according to new numbers from the company.  The share of nights booked for long term stays in the first quarter of 2022 almost doubled compared to the […]

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Marriott Opens New Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago’s hotel room stock is set to receive a boost with the Brix, Autograph Collection by Marriott, opening this weekend. The 161-room US$51 million hotel, located at Coblentz Avenue, Port of Spain, will feature art from local artists and […]

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Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler on What’s Fueling Belize’s Hotel Boom

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) recently chatted with Belize’s new minister of tourism to find out what the destination offers to hotel investors, as the Belize hotel pipeline continues to boom — most recently […]


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