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USVI Tourism “Open For Business”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands’ tourism industry is “open for business,” incoming Tourism Commissioner Joe Boschulte said this week. Boschulte, who awaits confirmation as the USVI’s new tourism chief, was speaking during the Caribbean Travel …

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St Maarten Set for New JetBlue Flights from Fort Lauderdale

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is about to launch another significant new daily route to the Caribbean. Beginning Feb. 14, the fast-growing carrier will launch its first-ever daily nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. It’s a huge boost …

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Virgin Voyages Adds Two New Caribbean Destinations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages’ highly-anticipated debut is getting closer, and now Sir Richard Branson’s revolutionary adults-only cruise brand is adding two more new destinations to its portfolio. Virgin Voyages, which announced Havana, Cuba as its first port …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest beach bars has unveiled yet another creative expansion: a beachfront pizzeria. Martinique’s iconic Le Petibonum and its creative proprietor, Guy Ferdinand, have launched the new La Pizzeria du Petibonum in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Workman, who sent in this lovely shot of a setting sun on the beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts is expanding again with a new all-inclusive resort in the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The company has unveiled plans to open a new luxury all-inclusive …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will soon get its-first ever “green” hotel rooms, thanks to an expansion at the True Blue Bay Boutique Resort. This month, the property will debut 22 new “self-sustainable” rooms that will include solar-heated water …

bermuda digital visitor card

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is happily becoming something of a regional trend, another island has launched a digital immigration process for travelers — before they even get on their flights. Bermuda has launched its new Visitor Arrival …

bahamas cat island flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Bahamas’ great undiscovered destinations, the island of Cat Island is putting itself on the travel map in a big way of late — and now it’s about to get a whole …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Secret Harbour boutique hotel in Grenada has completed a major renovation project. The project included a renovation to the hotel’s 20 cottages aimed at promoting a more “chic and modern design,” according to the …

turks and caicos villa project

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Beach Enclave, a collection of private villa resorts in Providenciales, has announced unveiled its second phase: The Club. The Club is the first project in the Turks & Caicos for architexts Jacobsen Arquitetura, which brings a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott Cancun has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project. The renovation included what the property called an “extensive transformation” of all 447 guestrooms and suites. “We are excited to introduce JW Marriott Cancun Resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grupo Vidanta is planning to add a pair of high-profile boutique luxury resorts to its portfolio in Mexico. The company has announced the introduction of The Estates a new luxury development that will debut at …

Antigua Barbuda Tourism Appointments

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has a pair of high-profile new appointments. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez announced the appointment of Lorraine Headley-Raeburn as the new chairperson of the Antigua and Barbuda …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A beachfront residence at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has hit the bustling real estate market in the Cayman Islands for $5.495 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The second-floor beachfront unit is directly at the front …

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 By Alexander Britell “To be able to spend several hours a day looking at this water, it starts to have an effect on you. You stop seeing it and you start to perceive it, to get a sense of its …

princess cruise balconies

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Princess Cruises is planning to debut what it’s calling the largest private balconies in at sea, the company said this week. The brand’s new Sky Suites will launch onboard the new Sky Princess …

turks and caicos wymara

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The former Gansevoort Turks + Caicos has officially relaunched with a new brand: Wymara. The new Wymara Resort and Villas gets its name from the original developers of the resort – Wymara Ltd. “Guests will …