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In Miami, a Celebration of the Rums of Martinique 

 The annual Sip of Martinique event came to Miami last night, with a celebration of rhum agricole to launch the 2022 edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth.  The tasting party at Miami’s Empire Social Lounge (home to Miami’s …

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Playa to Manage Seadust Cancun All-Inclusive 

 Playa Hotels and Resorts is taking over management of the Seadust Cancun Family Resort, an all-inclusive on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  Playa will be managing all operations, sales and marketing of the property.  The 502-room Seadust, set in the …

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The Caribbean’s Tour de Turtles 

 One world-famous Tour just concluded, with almost 200 entrants traversing the entirety of France.  Another Tour just began, half a world away; but this one is far, far bigger, spanning the entire Caribbean and beyond.  Except the participants don’t even …

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 Luxury cruise line Atlas Ocean Voyages has named a new president and chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has tapped James Rodriguez to the position, it announced this week.  Rodriguez comes to Atlas from Oceania Cruises, where …

st maarten tourism minister resigns

 St Maarten’s Ministry of Tourism has resigned, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Tourism Minister Roger Lawrence has stepped down because of “medical challenges,” according to a statement from Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.  Health Minister Omar Ottley, who had been filling in …

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 JetBlue Airways is relaunching its service to Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board confirmed that the New York City-based carrier will be relaunching what is right now its only flight service to …

nevis rum

 While Nevis was once the sugar capital of the Caribbean, full-fledged rum-making has been a lost art on the island for hundreds of years.  That changed several years ago when international rum expert Mark Theron debuted his Clifton Estate Spiced …

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 Montego Bay, Jamaica is the leading summer “travel recovery city” of 2022, according to a new report from ForwardKeys.  The Jamaican tourism hub is seeing major improvement over what was already a strong period for the destination last summer, according …

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 There are so many resorts clamoring for the travelers’ attention in the Caribbean that it’s easy to overlook smaller but more budget-friendly hotels where it’s still possible to book a room for under $100 a night. The tradeoff for paying …

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 You’d never know it was here, hidden away on the second floor of a building in the popular Port Zante cruise terminal in St Kitts.  But venture up the stairs and you’ll be rewarded with one of the great cigar …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Charly Primaeier, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach on Saona Island off the coast of the Dominican Republic.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 In Martinique, the time is set by tree frogs and ti’ punches. A morning is an unrisen sun without that rum cocktail peculiar to the French Antilles, the small but potent mix they call here “decollage” – a take off.  …

bahamas hidden beach

 Maybe you’ve been to Staniel Cay before, as a jumping off point for exploring the Exuma chain, or for a stay at the Staniel Cay Yacht Club.  But this little island has its secrets, including the spectacular Pirate Beach.  The …

barbados rum roundtable

 Barbados’ premier event for rum aficionados is back again for 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Rummelier Roundtable, a rum event for connoisseurs produced by the Royal Rum Society, will run this year from Oct, 5-9 in Barbados.  It’s an …

punta cana all-inclusive swim-up

 It’s one of the hottest things in the world of Caribbean all-inclusive, a concept that is itself the biggest thing in travel right now. We’re talking, naturally, about the swim-up room.  If there’s a new all-inclusive in development in the …

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 Accor’s Sofitel Legend brand is opening a new hotel in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama will open its doors this fall in the heart of Panama’s charming historic quarter.  The new hotel, set …

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 A new Wyndham hotel has opened its doors in Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new TRYP by Wyndham Mayaguez held its grand opening this week in the city of Mayaguez on the increasingly popular west coast of Puerto …

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