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What to Know About Traveling to Barbados 

 Barbados just updated its travel requirements for vaccinated travelers last week — following that up with new rules for unvaccinated travelers.  So what to visitors to the island need to know?  Fully vaccinated visitors (those with at least two doses …

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Barbados Just Waived Testing for Vaccinated Travelers 

 In a significant step, the island of Barbados has removed all testing requirements for vaccinated travelers.  The move comes as more than 70 percent of the eligible population in Barbados is fully vaccinated, according to Barbados Prime Minister Mia Motley.  …

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Divi Resorts Names New Caribbean Regional Director 

 Divi Resorts has named a new regional director of operations for the Caribbean, the company said this week.  The North Carolina-based company has tapped Mo Sallah to the role, in which he will oversee resort operations at Divi’s seven properties …

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 Marriott’s major move into the all-inclusive space is continuing this summer with a new adults-only all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.  Marriott is joining forces with Playa Hotels and Resorts on the Sanctuary Cap Cana resort, which will be the …

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  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The ongoing and much-buzzed-about Apes Hill development project in Barbados is set to debut exclusively for members in November. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, …

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  Caribbean Airlines is launching yet another new route, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Trinidad-based airline is set to kick off a new route between Tobago and Barbados, adding more connectivity to the Southern Caribbean island.  The route creates a …

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  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Bridgetown, Barbados is currently in the initial approval phase for its first hotel development ever, said Stuart Layne, CEO of the Barbados Tourism Investment, Inc. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the …

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  Barbados is set to welcome back another airline this spring, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines will be resuming its flights from Panama City’s Tocument International Airport to Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport on June 15.  The …

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  Barbados’ endlessly popular Crop Over festival is making a comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The summer festival is set to return this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  The unique event typically draws thousands of visitors to …

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  It’s not often that you find a beach bar attached to one of the world’s greatest restaurants.  But that’s precisely the case at Club Tropicana, the hottest beach bar in Bonaire and one of the region’s top toes-in-the-sand hotspots.  …

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  The island of Barbados has announced another update to its travel protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The latest update means travelers have more options — including the acceptance of rapid antigen tests for entry.  Visitors can use either a negative …

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  This is a work of art.  That’s the first thing you think when you start turning the pages of the cocktail menu at Tiki & Co in Bonaire.  The West Indies Phoenix. Davy Jones Locker. Oaxacan ‘n Talking.  With …

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  By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the …

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  Romance in the Caribbean comes in so many different forms: cliffside sunsets; afternoons on empty beaches; endless wine-fueled dinners in centuries-old estates; twilight walks on hidden streets.  And that’s particularly true of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean, …

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  The Caribbean Tourism Organization says it is positive about the “continued rebound of the tourism industry” in the region, even in the face of the onset of the omicron variant.  Indeed, last year saw a nearly 60 to 70 …

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  Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean …

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  A few decades ago, the term “luxury all-inclusive” might have seemed like an oxymoron. But that’s how much the all-inclusive space has changed, particularly in the Caribbean — where all-inclusive has become far more of a technical term than …

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  Barbados has updated its entry protocols for travelers, announcing that the country will allow visitors to enter Barbados with a valid negative rapid PCR test done within one day prior to arrival.  Barbados will also be accepting negative RT-PCR …

 

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