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JetBlue’s New Aruba Flights

 JetBlue recently launched its first-ever flights from Newark to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. The new flights between Newark Liberty Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport is being operated on JetBlue’s new Airbus A321 aircraft, which also has …

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AMResorts Expanding to Aruba, Tobago

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The Bahamas’ Resorts World Bimini Is Open Again

 The leading resort on the island of Bimini in The Bahamas is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned. Resorts World, which includes a marina, is headlined by the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini resort. Amenities include a rooftop infinity poo, …

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 Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay resort has launched a new program that helps travelers “test out” and ease potential quarantine requirements when they return home. The resort is now offering free “return home” tests for travelers before they head home at …

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 Southwest Airlines is set to resume more of its flight service to Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On March 11, the low-cost carrier will be resuming its daily nonstop service between Houston Hobby and the island of Cozumel on the …

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 Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Cliff York, who sent in this beautiful shot of Playa Cofresi near Puerto Plata on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 After a long and taxing year, Santa Claus is hanging up his suit and hat and spending the next year in a most appropriate place: Stocking Island in The Bahamas. The Bahamas’ government has announced that it had invited Santa …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is open for tourism once again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  On Jan. 1, Curaçao officially reopened to all international travelers, following a limited reopening.  “Our borders are now fully open #WelcomeBack to our global …

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 Bermuda has expanded its pre-testing options for travelers to the island.  The Atlantic island has launched a program with Costco that offers in-store PCR saliva test kits, along with an OpenClear testing service in Midtown Manhattan.  The Costco program is …

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 The Bahama’ Rosewood Baha Mar resort will be reopening in March, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be relaunching on March 4, according to Rosewood. “Out of an abundance of caution and desire to stay true to our Sense …

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 There’s a pantheon of “overproof” rums across the Caribbean, a fiery group of sought-after expressions like Grenada’s Rivers Rum and St Vincent and the Grenadine’s aptly, wonderfully named Very Strong Rum.  In recent years, the overproof category has seen a …

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 The National Gallery of The Bahamas, one of the Caribbean’s leading art exhibition spaces, is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After a months-long closure, the national art museum reinstated regular opening hours this week.  In addition to the newly …

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 The Caribbean will see a rapid return of tourism to the region, according to Pablo Torres, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  The region will see tourism come back “faster than many parts of the world,” …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 A new lifestyle hotel is coming to the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and now more details have been revealed on the Preferred Hotels property.  It’s called Palacio Provincial, and the 43-room hotel will be set in an …

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 Jamaica’s tourism arrival number continue to climb, six months since the country reopened its borders for international tourism.  In fact, the country reported its highest seven-day arrival figures since the reopening for the period Dec. 22-28, with just over 21,000 …

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 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …