The Tourism Renaissance Continues in Curacao 

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It largely began in the summer of 2022, when Sandals Resorts International opened its first-ever Dutch Caribbean resort in Curacao, and everything seemed to change.  Almost immediately, the “Sandals Effect” led to record-breaking tourism numbers on the island, particularly from […]


Caribbean Moment: Finding Perfection on Eagle Beach in Aruba

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It’s not just one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It’s one of the best beaches in the world. This is the stunning, magnificent stretch of sand called Eagle Beach in Aruba, and when you get here you realize […]


Antigua and Barbuda’s Big US Tourism Push

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Antigua and Barbuda has kicked off a major push to increase tourism to the destination from the United States market.  The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has embarked on a promotional tour to engage with travel professionals in more than […]


This Historic Bahamas Resort Is Reopening 

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The historic British Colonial hotel is reopening its doors, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The nearly-century-old hotel, which had been closed since February 2023, is planning to relaunch before the end of this year.  The former Hilton hotel will relaunch as […]

Jamaica Eyes Record-Breaking Arrival Numbers 

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After a banner summer, Jamaica is eyeing a strong fall season that could catapult it to a new tourism record.  The island will have a total of 1.1 million scheduled airline seats this fall, the most Jamaica has ever had […]

Silver Airways Launching New Dominican Republic Flights

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Regional carrier Silver Airways is adding another new destination in the Caribbean: Puerto Plata on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.  Beginning Dec. 9, Silver will be operating flights between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Puerto Plata.  The new […]


Following Hunter S. Thompson in Puerto Rico

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You won’t find much fear and loathing these days in Old San Juan, but there are places where you can still get a taste of the city where “gonzo journalist” and author Hunter S. Thompson decamped in his early 20s […]

A New Kind of Culinary Adventure in Nassau 

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The Caribbean’s ultimate gourmet hotel, Graycliff in Nassau, The Bahamas has launched a new series of culinary adventures for the bon vivant.  It’s called the Indulgences series, and the offering mixes the pairing of fine wines and spirits with delectable […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Isaac Bay, St Croix

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jared Bunzey, who sent in this stunning shot while hiking to Isaac Bay in St Croix, USVI. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with […]


Spirit Is Adding Daily Nonstop Flights to Aruba 

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Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is undertaking a significant increase in service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Earlier this month, Spirit doubled its weekly flights between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba, from two flights to four.  […]

Riu Just Relaunched This Cancun All-Inclusive Resort 

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Riu Hotels and Resorts has relaunched one of its top all-inclusive resorts after what the company called a “complete refurbishment.” The Riu Caribe has reopened after several months of renovations, one that included new looks for the common areas, restaurants […]

Park Hyatt Is Opening a Hotel in Los Cabos Next Year 

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The Park Hyatt brand is opening a new hotel in the Caribbean-Mexico region next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The brand will debut the new Park Hyatt Los Cabos at Cabo del Sol, the first-ever Park Hyatt in Mexico.  The […]

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