St Lucia


Dream Hotel Group Is Expanding to Saint Lucia

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Dream Hotel Group has long had big plans in the Caribbean — and while the company hasn’t yet opened its first hotel in the region, its pipeline continues to grow. The new Cas en Bas Beach Resort is slated to […]


Saint Lucia Tourism Is Rebounding 

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Saint Lucia tourism is starting to rebound, two years after the island was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic.  In March, Saint Lucia reported its highest month of tourism arrivals since it first reopened back […]


Dominica’s Jazz n’ Creole Festival Is Back 

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One of the Eastern Caribbean’s top music festivals is making a comeback.  Dominica’s popular Jazz n’ Creole festival will return to the Cabrits National Park on May 1, 2022, following a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  This will be the […]


The Best Beach Bars in the Caribbean 2022


For most travelers, it’s the number one destination-within-a-destination: the beach bar.  As travel trends ebb and flow, it’s a constant, somehow managing to survive as the manifestation of our most romantic Caribbean travel fantasies.  Because there’s just something about a cocktail […]

A Very Strong Month for Saint Lucia Tourism 

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Saint Lucia just posted its strongest month for tourism since the onset of the pandemic.  The island welcomed 32,110 arrivals in March, the highest month of arrivals since the island first reopened for tourism in June 2020.  Saint Lucia is […]

There’s a New All-Inclusive In Curacao 

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The highly anticipated new Zoëtry Curacao Resort and Spa has quietly made its debut as the island’s newest all-inclusive.  The luxury AMR Collection property has 72 suites, each of which has either garden, “tropical” or pool views, set at the […]


Saint Lucia Ends Testing for Fully Vaccinated Travelers 

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Saint Lucia is no longer requiring testing for fully vaccinated travelers.  The island has removed all pre-entry requirements for the fully vaccinated, in addition to removing the requirement for pre-registration and upload of covid-related documents.  All fully vaccinated travelers must […]

The Best Rum Bar in Jamaica

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For centuries, Jamaica’s finest aged rums have long found immense popularity among connoisseurs around the world.  But for travelers to the island, finding them all in once place hasn’t always been easy.  For the best expressions from storied marques like […]

Saint Lucia Just Updated Its Travel Protocols 

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Saint Lucia has updated its travel protocols, creating what the island is calling “Seamless Saint Lucia,” Caribbean Journal has learned. The changes, which will take effect March 5, mandate that fully vaccinated travelers and in-transit passengers aged 5 and up […]


Three Saint Lucia Resorts Join Interval International 

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Three Saint Lucia resorts have joined with vacation provider Interval International.  The Bay Gardens Beach Resort, Croton Suites at Bay Gardens Hotel and Water’s Edge Villas are all now part of the Interval network. “There is great opportunity for independent […]

A New Boutique Resort Just Opened in Saint Lucia

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There’s a new boutique resort on the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Sol Sanctum Wellness Hotel and Studio, and it’s all about wellness.  The property is home to eight guest rooms, with a decor and […]

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 […]


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