Carnival Relaunches Another Cruise Ship 

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Carnival Cruise Line has restarted another new ship in 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The brand has relaunched Carnival Paradise, the 22nd Carnival ship to return since the restart of the cruise industry last year.  Carnival Paradise is now operating […]


Prince William and Kate Middleton Visit the Caribbean  

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Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have begun their official visit to the Caribbean.  The trip began this weekend with a two-day stop in Belize, where the Duke and Duchess visited historic Mayan sites and […]


Belize Just Waived Testing for Vaccinated Travelers 


It’s easier than ever to visit Belize.  The Caribbean destination has officially waived testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers.  For those who cannot show proof of vaccination or are unvaccinated, Belize still requires proof of a negative PCR test taken […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Caye Caulker, Belize

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sam Levy, who sent in this lovely shot of the water on Caye Caulker, Belize.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in […]

CJI Conversation: Best Western CEO Larry Cuculic on the Caribbean Market

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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 Caribbean […]

The Caribbean’s Hottest Residential Real Estate Projects

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Residential real estate in the Caribbean is, in a word, booming. And that’s been accompanied by a wave of new residential real estate projects, from private islands to branded residential resorts to full-fledged […]


The 10 Best Adventure Hotels in the Caribbean

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A journey through the rainforest to a Mayan temple. A rugged hike to a 200-foot-wide boiling lake. A dive into the heart of a blue hole.  Far beyond the beach, there’s another side of the Caribbean, of mountains and rainforests […]

Belize Requiring All Visitors to Purchase Travel Insurance

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Belize has announced new entry requirements for travelers, set to take effect Feb. 15, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The centerpiece is a requirement for an application for Belize Travel Health Insurance, a mandatory health insurance that “helps protect travelers against […]

10 New Hotels Coming to the Caribbean in 2022

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Tiny eco resorts. Grand luxury hotels. Rarefied retreats. The Caribbean’s newest hotels for 2022 are a melange of styles and sensibilities, from all-inclusive to boutique and everywhere in between.  Even amid the pandemic, the Caribbean hotel pipeline keeps growing, and […]


Four Seasons’ First Caribbean Private Island Begins Construction

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Construction is officially underway on one of the Caribbean’s most anticipated new projects.  Major construction has begun on the new Four Seasons, Caye Chapel in Belize, the first-ever private-island Four Seasons resort in the Americas.  That includes hotel and residence […]

American Airlines Launches New Belize Flights

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American Airlines has kicked off its newest service to Belize, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The world’s largest airline is now operating weekly nonstop service between Los Angeles and Belize City.  The service is operating once weekly on Saturdays; the flight […]

From Belize to Roatan, Six Tiny Private Island Resorts to Try

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The perception of private island resorts in the Caribbean is one of seclusion, of exclusivity; of, more often than nought, some degree of pretense.  But that’s not always the case.  And at a handful of private-island resorts in the Caribbean, […]


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