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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sandy Ground, Anguilla

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jeff Smith, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at Sandy Ground in Anguilla. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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St Barth Festival Crowns Best Rums in the Caribbean 

 It began with a rooftop, oceanfront tasting of ultra-rare Martinique rum at St Barth’s magnificent Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa.  It concluded with a rum festival right at the water’s edge in Gustavia, bookended by superyachts.  And in between, the …

the new hotel will be in the historic quarter of Panama City.

Sofitel Set to Open New Luxury Hotel in Panama City’s Casco Viejo 

 The charming historic quarter of Casco Viejo in Panama City will soon be home to a major new luxury resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The highly-anticipated new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama is opening its doors in January, a spokesperson …

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 Tradewind Aviation, the luxury airline that operates scheduled and charter service to many of the Caribbean’s top destinations, is set to relaunch its popular Anguilla service.  Next month, Tradewind will resume its nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin …

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 St Kitts is primed for a major cruise season in 2022-2023, one that will include an array of ships making their inaugural calls to Port Zante in Basseterre.  Already this season, four ships have made their inaugural calls.  That includes …

 Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially kicked off its new service between Raleigh, North Carolina and the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The new nonstop route began operating on Nov. 17, with service twice weekly, on Thursdays and …

jamaica's rockhouse hotel in negril.

 Jamaica has secured commitments for a record number of seats from Canada this winter, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  The island is projecting 283,000 seats out of Canada this winter, a record for the destination.  That represents 26,000 …

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The Villas at Blue Mountain, an existing enterprise with four completed villas and a beach club in Turks and Caicos, has enlisted developers The Hartling Group to “re-envision” the project with the …

  The serene, mountainous charm of tiny Saba. The spectacular hiking and endless hospitality of Statia. The boating fantasies of Tortola. They’re some of the most sought after little destinations in the Caribbean, but they’re not exactly the easiest to …

  By Alexander Britell It’s been a “wild ride” for the British Virgin Islands in the last half decade, first with a storm and then a pandemic. But one company has been at the forefront of the British Overseas Territory’s …

  The newest Dreams all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana will be opening its doors early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dreams Flora Resort and Spa, the latest addition to Apple Leisure Group’s AMR Collection, will be holding its …

  There’s a new way to fly from Atlanta to Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Rapidly-expanidng ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has officially kicked off new nonstop service between Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to San Jose, Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria …

  “Love and Wanderlust” are perfectly paired for a romantic getaway, honeymoon, or destination wedding in Antigua and Barbuda. This twin-island nation abounds in activities where couples can bond, from sunset sails and yacht charters to hands-on Caribbean cooking classes …

  Cancun and Punta Cana are the top destinations in the Caribbean for this upcoming winter season, according to a new report from TripAdvisor.  Cancun, the Mexican Caribbean hotspot, and Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub, both cracked the …

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  Over the summer, the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire put in a new “visitor tax,” aiming to replace its existing room and rental car taxes.  The $75 tax is due before entering Bonaire, either digitally or at the passport …

  By Alexander Britell Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is expanding to Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to …

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  They are the world’s foremost experts on Caribbean travel: Caribbean Journal readers. They travel to the Caribbean multiple times each year, scouring the region for the newest and the greatest, searching out hotels, beaches, restaurants and experiences.  And each …

  It’s one of the buzziest destinations in the Caribbean right now, and the island of St Kitts is capitalizing with a major new “winter escape” promotion.  The program, the product of a partnership with seven high-end resorts and hotels …

 

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