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Bonaire Just Updated Its Entry Requirements for Travelers

 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 …

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The Caribbean’s Newest Beach Resort Is Open In Bonaire

 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 …

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United Airlines Returns to Bonaire

 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has been at the forefront of the movement to preserve and restore coral reefs in the region, most notably through programs to plant new coral. Now, the island is taking the lead to help …

Wellness Vacation

 It’s a new way to experience Bonaire above the water. Caribbean Wind and Sun Vacations has unveiled its new program, Wellness Vacations to Bonaire. Owner Ann Phelan has crafted vacation packages for travelers seeking a restorative getaway. The customized packages …

Bonaire All-Inclusive

 Bonaire’s Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino is launching a new all-inclusive package available to guests starting August 2016. Vacationers will be able to pay for their hotel room, food, beverages and snorkeling adventures with one reservation for an introductory …

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 At Sea, one of the top restaurants in the Caribbean and the best restaurant in Bonaire, has been sold, its owners confirmed this week. The restaurant, which was named Caribbean Journal’s number one restaurant in the Caribbean in 2013, will …

 Bonaire’s Divi Flamingo Beach Resort has named a new general manager. The beachfront property has appointed Mellisa Hilgers as its newest GM. After having served as general manager of a hotel in Santa Barbara, Caliornia, Hilgers has worked with Divi …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bonaire’s leading hotel has a major new partner: world-renowned ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau. The hotel has formalized a partnership with Cousteau, who is the grandson of famed explorer Jacques Cousteau, to raise awareness for ocean …

 United is expanding in the Dutch Caribbean. The air carrier has announced that it will be offering a second nonstop flight to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. The new flights will operate every Sunday between Newark and Bonaire, in …

 Explorer Fabien Cousteau is heading to Bonaire. The aquanaut, conservationist and filmmaker (and grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau), will be conducting a seminar for local dive tourism stakeholders and taking part in a variety of scuba-diving activities. Cousteau will be on …

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 Bonaire will soon be getting its first major branded hotel. Courtyard Marriott is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean, with a new hotel set to open on the Dutch Caribbean island in October of this year. The hotel will include …

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 It’s outside of the hurricane belt, meaning that the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is just as great in the summertime. It also means that you can head to this diving and foodie paradise in the Dutch Caribbean in the …

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 Bonaire has a new place to stay — for now. Piet Boon Bonaire, a villa portfolio on the island, has launched a new pop-up bed and breakfast concept called The Boon House. As part of the project, Piet Boon is …

 Bonaire: that far-off Dutch Caribbean island just off Venezuela that’s famous for diving and should be famous for its food. But how do you get there? That’s where our latest Nonstop Flights feature comes in, explaining the ways to fly …