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, […]


Alaska Airlines Launches First-Ever Belize Flights

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Alaska Airlines has launched its first-ever flights to the Caribbean destination of Belize.  The new service is operating four times each week from both Seattle and Los Angeles to Belize City. The Los Angeles-Belize service operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays […]

Rum Journal: Copalli, An Outstanding New Rum from Belize

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There are jaguars in the cane fields.  In the heart of a rainforest in southern Belize, one of the Caribbean’s newest rum companies is doing something very special.  It’s a sustainable rum, a sugarcane rum and — and most importantly, a […]

From Antigua to Belize, 9 Tiny All-Inclusive Hotels to Try

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Let’s call them “small inclusives” — these pint-sized Caribbean resorts deliver all-inclusive amenities alongside a boutique hotel experience where guests get personalized service and the serenity of a vacation where it often feels like you have the whole place to […]


The First-Ever Marriott Resort in Belize Is Now Open

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Marriott International has officially opened its first-ever resort in Belize: the new Alaia Belize.  The 155-unit residential resort, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, is set on more than 20 acres, with more than 1,000 feet of beachfront access in Belize’s […]

Belize to Host First National Cybersecurity Symposium

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By GERARD BEST CJ Contributor BELIZE CITY, Belize—In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27. “We have observed a disturbing rise in threats to critical network […]

Belize Tourism Continues to Surge

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Tourism in Belize continues to boom, according to the destination’s latest arrival data. For the first nine months of 2016, Belize reported 293,622 stayover arrivals, a 16.4 percent increase over the same period in 2015 — making it one of the […]


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