The USVI Is Growing Faster Than Any Other Caribbean Destination

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It’s been an exemplar for the Caribbean in the post-Covid tourism world, and the US Virgin Islands continues to see outstanding tourism performance.  But that doesn’t tell the whole story.  The US Virgin Islands has actually seen the highest increase […]


This is the Coolest Boutique Hotel in Aruba 

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You wake up, slide your door open and peer out directly at the sand and the calm froth of Aruban blue. This is unlike any other place to stay in Aruba.  In a sea of larger, mostly high-rise resorts, it’s […]


Dominican Republic Airline Expands to Jamaica 

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Upstart Dominican Republic airline Arajet is adding another new route in the Caribbean, this time to Jamaica.  Arajet this week is launching a new route between two Caribbean capitals: Santo Domingo and Kingston, Jamaica, with service operating nonstop on Mondays […]


In Aruba, a “Surge” in Visitor Arrivals 

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Aruba has moved past the recovery phase of its tourism rebound, with arrival numbers setting all-time records.  The Dutch Caribbean island has seen what officials are calling a “surge” in visitors arrivals in 2022, one that has “not only approached […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Afternoon in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Lori DiVanna, who sent in this lovely shot of afternoon on the water in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to with CPOTW in […]

10 Caribbean Beach Resorts for Your Next Vacation  

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It’s one of the best times to visit the Caribbean: the so-called “shoulder season,” when the storms are typically behind us but the winter tourism season hasn’t yet begun.  That means you can find great value — and smaller crowds —in […]


Dominican Republic-Curacao Flights Kick Off

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Startup Dominican Republic airline Arajet has officially launched its newest service between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Curacao International Airport.  The new low-cost carrier is initially starting with two weekly flights between the two Caribbean destinations.  The flights will operate […]

Hilton Is Opening a New Aruba Resort 

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Hilton is opening a second hotel in Aruba at the beginning of next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort will be the second Hilton-portfolio resort on the island, joining the existing Hilton Aruba […]

In Aruba, a Celebration of Art and Cultural Rebirth 

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Aruba’s city of San Nicolas has been undergoing a dramatic renaissance in recent years, turning a town that was once far off the tourist map into a new kind of cultural capital.  Much of that rebirth has been the result […]


Caribbean Set for Surge in Travel From Canada

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Canada’s government just lifted all of its border and travel health measures, a move that will likely lead to a surge in tourism to the Caribbean this winter.  And Sunwing, the country’s largest travel company, says it’s seeing a “strong […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Blue of Eagle Beach, Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Pam Slye Whittle, who sent in this stunning shot the blue water of Eagle Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to with […]

New Dominican Republic-St Maarten Flights

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Dominican Republic-based startup airline Arajet continues to add new routes around the Caribbean region.  The newest?  Nonstop service between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and St Maarten.  The new flights between Las Americas International Airport and Princess Juliana International Airport are […]


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