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InterCaribbean Launches New Turks and Caicos Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to explore some of the untouched gems of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Turks and Caicos-based regional Caribbean airline InterCaribbean Airways has officially commenced its new service from Grand Turk to …

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The 5 Best Barbados Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

How Celebrity Cruises Is Reinventing Its Ship Design

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was another time in transatlantic journeys, when travelers sailed on grand, ornate ships, the vessels themselves at the heart of the glamorous life. At the heart of these ships there was always a remarkable …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Atlantis Paradise Island resort has named another major headliner for its signature New Year’s Eve bash: eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fergie. Fergie, who rose to fame with her work with the Black Eyed Peas …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ishmael Baptiste, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at Store Bay on the island of Tobago. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has continued its rapid regional expansion with another branded property in Mexico. The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s more affordable chain, has debuted a 120-room property in Salamanca. It’s the ninth Hilton Garden Inn in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is set to host one of the Caribbean’s leading tourism conferences. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is set for the Atlantis Paradise Island resort Oct. 3-5. Business meetings will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belmond La Samanna, long the leading luxury resort in St Martin, is planning a relaunch. The luxe property is planning to reopen on Dec. 10, executives said this week. The property had been shuttered since …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels just took things to another level. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba has become the first in the Caribbean to achieve total carbon neutrality. To be certified as …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You can’t look away. Even when the water is as calm as a lake, when the green hills stand, pristine, and the clouds hold in place, the view is dynamic, energetic even without motion. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways had another strong month in August, according to the latest data report from the New York City-based carrier. The company reported 4.72 billion revenue passenger miles in August, a 6.7 percent increase over …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular all-inclusive resort, the Coconut Bay Beach Resort, is set for an upgrade. The Vieux Fort-area property is closing this month to undergo $5 million in refurbishments, with a reopening planned for Oct. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Puerto Rico’s hotels have a new top executive. The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association has elected Pablo Torres, general manager of San Juan’s Caribe Hilton Hotel, as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host a major new tourism conference this week. It’s called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it’s bringing together stakeholders from the Caribbean and the Americas to look at ways to build …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Earlier this year, Canadian carrier WestJet launched its new low-cost airline, Swoop. And it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the new carrier launched its first Caribbean flights. Well, its happened. …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

 By Alexander Britell It’s no secret that Caribbean golf is on the upswing — from new PGA tournaments in places like Punta Cana and more new courses from top designers. And now there’s another new hotspot in the Caribbean golf scene: …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A huge new all-inclusive resort is coming to the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine will be the first adults-only resort under the Grand Bahia Principe brand, …