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In Statia, the Caribbean’s First Planetarium

 The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has debuted a first for the region: a planetarium.  The project is the brainchild of the University of Amsterdam’s Jaap Vreling, who launched a mobile planetarium project across The Netherlands in 2010, traveling …

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The 15 Best Luxury Resorts in the Caribbean for 2021

 In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is …

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Statia Is Getting Its First Luxury Resort

 The island of St Eustatius, popularly known as Statia, is getting its first-ever luxury resort, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Golden Rock Resort is slated to debut on the Dutch Caribbean island in March 2021, according to the property.  …

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 One of the Caribbean’s greatest regattas is back again in the British Virgin Islands for 2020. Next month, some 800 sailors and crew from around the world will descend on Tortola for the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. This …

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 There’s a new place to stay on the beach on the island of Anguilla.  The new Tranquility Beach Anguilla has officially opened on the island’s Meads Bay Beach.  The new-build property has a total of 15 units ranging from one …

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 The most iconic resort in the British Virgin Islands has completed a long-awaited comeback on Virgin Gorda.  Luxury brand Rosewood has reopened its signature Little Dix Bay resort, marking the culmination of a multimillion-dollar effort to transform the property — one …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 Anguilla is one of the region’s buzziest luxury destinations — and if you’re heading there for the winter tourist season, there’s one great way to get there.  The Caribbean’s leading luxury airline has relaunched its service to the island of …

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 Another popular hotel has reopened its doors in the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The charming Mango Bay Resort in Virgin Gorda officially relaunched last month, BVI tourism officials confirmed.  The resort has a collection of six private …

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 Hilton has officially opened its first-ever resort on the Caribbean island of Anguilla.  Hilton’s LXR Hotels and Resorts collection has launched at the Zemi Beach House in Anguilla.  It’s Hilton’s first Anguilla property and the first-ever LXR Hotels and Resorts-branded …

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 Turks and Caicos-based regional airline interCaribbean Airways is adding another new intra-Caribbean route, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Jan. 15, 2020, interCaribbean will launch new service between Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  …

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 The British Virgin Islands is seeing a major tourism rebound so far this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The British Virgin Islands reported 172,776 stayover tourist arrivals in the first half of 2019, representing …

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 The recently-expanded Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection resort in Anguilla is set to reopen for the season this week.  The luxury Meads Bay-area resort will relaunch Nov. 1 with a total of 63 rooms, an expansion from its prior total of …

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 There’s a moment on this trip when you take it all in, when you look around at the glory of this place and stop to savor it.  We have been fortunate enough to have made the journey around the British …

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 It’s the most stylish — and comfortable – way to arrive in Anguilla.  Forget the ferries and their long lines — just book a flight to San Juan then hop on one of Tradewind Aviation’s luxury flights that take you right …

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 The CuisinArt Golf Resort and The Reef by CuisinArt resorts in Anguilla have appointed a new executive chef.  The properties have apppointed Juan Bochenski to the role, in which he will oversee the resort complex’s dining program, which includes the …

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 The BVI’s renowned Charter Yacht Show is coming back again for its 38th annual edition.  The show, which will be hosted at the Nanny Cay Marina from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, is a venue for charter yacht crews to …

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 It’s back in The Bight.  For years, it was one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list bars: a floating, decommissioned old tanker converted into a beach bar Mecca.  Then, in 2017, the William Thornton, or Willy T as it was affectionately known, …