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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Trunk Bay, St John

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Amanda Blakely, who sent in this spectacular photo of Trunk Bay on the island of St John in the US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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La Soufriere Volcano Erupts in St Vincent

 Early Friday morning, an “explosive” eruption occurred at St Vincent’s La Soufriere volcano.  The eruption’s ash plume extended at least 10 kilometers into the sky, according to Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines.  Local pilots were …

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Cancun Airport Traffic Is Climbing

 Air traffic to Cancun’s international airport is steadily climbing, according to new numbers released by parent company ASUR.  For the first time in a year, Cancun International Airport actually posted positive year-over-year growth last month, with a 4.5 percent increase …

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 Beach Enclave Turks and Caicos has opened its new Beach Houses on Long Bay Beach, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new houses, designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura, are a mix of three and four-bedroom beachfront private residences on a secluded corner …

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 The Caribbean’s most popular destination is getting popular again.  The Dominican Republic, long the powerhouse of Caribbean travel, is seeing positive tourism growth so far in 2021, according to the country’s tourism officials.  The Dominican Republic reported 263,867 tourists in …

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 The island of Saint Lucia is the newest Caribbean destination to launch an extended stay initiative, with a new program called “Live It.” The program invites visitors to stay longer, work remotely and “embrace local life,” according to the island’s …

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 One of the Caribbean’s top travel industry conferences is set for May.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will be held virtually from May 11-14.  “Regional stakeholders should avail themselves of this special opportunity to improve …

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 Wyndham Hotels and Resorts has opened its third resort property in Belize, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has unveiled the new Turtle Island Beach Resort, a private-island resort off the western coast of Ambergris Caye.  The new resort, which …

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 One of the most popular attractions in The Bahamas is welcoming visitors again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  John Watling’s Distillery, which makes one of the country’s top rum brands, has reopened to visitors at its site in historic downtown Nassau.  …

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 Grenada has been open for tourism since last summer, and now the island’s making a new push to draw travelers — with a focus on authenticity.  It’s called Grenada Rocks, and the new campaign looks to highlight the island’s rich …

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 After nearly a year of using San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin Airport as its only port of entry, Puerto Rico has reopened two more major airports on the island.  Puerto Rico has just relaunched two more international airports: Rafael Hernandez …

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 The Divi Aruba Phoenix resort has named a new executive chef, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort has tapped Colombian native Jhon Jairo to the role.  “I come from a large family in the Colombia coffee region and I started …

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 Norwegian Cruise Line is relaunching operations in the Caribbean.  And continuing the post-pandemic trend, the cruise line will begin by homeporting a pair of ships in the region.  That will include Norwegian Joy, which will homeport in Montego Bay, and …

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 The Turks and Caicos Islands officially reopened for tourism last summer, one of the first destinations in the Caribbean to do so.  Since then, the destination has become one of the region’s most sought-after vacation options amid the pandemic, combining …