The Caribbean Island of Statia Just Removed All Testing Rules 

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has officially discontinued its entry travel rules, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means the island no longer requires pre-testing for travelers, effective May 11.  Statia, which is a short ferry or plane ride from […]


Bonaire Rum Week Launches Photo Competition 

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The most exciting event in the Dutch Caribbean of 2022 has expanded again, this time with a new Photo Competition.  The Bonaire Rum Week Photo Competition, which launched May 5, seeks the best photos of Bonaire under or above the […]


Aruba’s Top Music Festival Is Back 

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Aruba’s popular Soul Beach Music Festival is back.  The annual event will make its post-pandemic return from May 25-30.  Headliners will include Mary J. Blige, New Edition and comedian Mike Epps.  In a statement, the Aruba Tourism Authority said it […]


Why to Visit Bonaire in June 

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The island of Bonaire is set for its most exciting event in years this June with the launch of Bonaire Rum Week Presented by Caribbean Journal.  The celebration of premium rum will run across the Dutch Caribbean island from June […]

Bonaire Just Lifted All of Its Testing Requirements

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has lifted all of its testing requirements, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means no pre-testing is required of travelers, regardless of vaccination status. Vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers will just have to fill in a […]

Bonaire Just Updated Its Testing Protocols for Visitors

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced an update to its entry travel protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new rules, which just went into effect on Jan. 16, mean fully vaccinated visitors can travel to Bonaire with either […]


Bonaire Just Updated Its Entry Requirements for Travelers

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced changes to its entry requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new rules, which take effect Dec. 22, mean travelers need to show proof of a negative PCR test result taken […]

The Caribbean’s Newest Beach Resort Is Open In Bonaire

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A major new beach resort has opened its doors on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The new Time to Smile Chogogo Dive & Beach Resort Bonaire is the second property for the Chogogo brand, joining […]

United Airlines Returns to Bonaire

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United Airlines has returned to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire.  The carrier has relaunched nonstop flights from both Newark and Houston to Bonaire, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  It marked the return of the airline after more than 20 months […]


Travelers Are Flocking to Bonaire

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Tourism is surging to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, which has undertaken one of the region’s model tourism reopenings since its summer 2020 restart. Bonaire reported nearly 75,000 visitor arrivals through the end of August, according to new data […]

Bonaire Is Getting More Nonstop Flights from the US

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is set for a big boost to its airlift this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  American Airlines and Delta have already relaunched their service to the island; now, United Airlines is relaunching its […]

Bonaire Tourism Has a New Director

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Tourism Corporation Bonaire has announced the appointment of a new director, Caribbean Journal has learned. The island’s top tourism organization has tapped Miles Mercera to the role. Mercera is the former president and chief executive officer of the Curacao Hotel […]


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