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Melia Is Opening a Different Kind of Punta Cana All-Inclusive 

 Spanish hotel giant Melia is set to open a very different kind of resort in Punta Cana next month.  The new Falcon’s Resort by Melia will be the Dominican Republic’s first “resortainment” property, in partnership with theme park company Falcon’s …

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It Just Got Much Easier to Visit Bermuda

 After having some of the strictest travel protocols in the hemisphere for much of the pandemic, Bermuda has removed all of its travel protocols.  Effective Nov. 14, Bermuda no longer requires its travel authorization process, its $40 fee or proof …

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Air Canada, WestJet Returning to Puerto Rico 

 Two major Canadian carriers are returning to Puerto Rico for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both Air Canada and WestJet will be resuming their service to Puerto Rico for the high season, according to Carlos Mercado Santiago, …

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 You wake up, slide your door open and peer out directly at the sand and the calm froth of Aruban blue. This is unlike any other place to stay in Aruba.  In a sea of larger, mostly high-rise resorts, it’s …

 Upstart Dominican Republic airline Arajet is adding another new route in the Caribbean, this time to Jamaica.  Arajet this week is launching a new route between two Caribbean capitals: Santo Domingo and Kingston, Jamaica, with service operating nonstop on Mondays …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Gadilhe, who sent in this lovely shot of Spring Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

 Playa del Carmen is the best destination in the Mexican Caribbean for combining a beach vacation with some downtown city action. Not only does Playa’s Quinta Avenida pulse with nightlife, great shopping, and fine dining, it’s only a short walk …

 It’s getting even easier to fly to Jamaica’s capital.  Frontier has added yet another new route to Jamaica, kicking off new service between Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.  The new flight is operating …

  It’s one of the ultimate Caribbean fantasies: your own private island, just you and the beach, off the grid, Crusoe-style seclusion and privacy.  Of course, private islands are rarely affordable, with the most sought-after islands typically running in the …

  A new all-inclusive resort is coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Next year, the new Hideaway at Royalton Blue Waters will be opening its doors in the Trelawny area of greater Montego Bay.  The adults-only, all-inclusive …

  Since the onset of the pandemic, no carrier has added more new flights to the Caribbean than low-cost airline Frontier.  And now it’s adding even more.  The airline has announced plans to add another three weekly flights to Jamaica’s …

  Tiger Woods is returning to competition at his Hero World Challenge golf tournament next month in The Bahamas.  The limited-field event is held each year at the exclusive Albany community in New Providence, in which Woods is a co-investor …

  Blue Diamond Resorts has taken over management of one of the most iconic hotels in Havana, Cuba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company, which is in the midst of another major expansion push in Cuba, is now operating and …

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Although a recent report by Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty reported a quiet third quarter for the real estate market in the destination, it also provided a few reasons why we …

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  It’s one of the most important source markets for Caribbean travel you never hear about: California.  While it doesn’t send as many travelers to the region as major markets like Miami and New York, the California market, particularly Southern …

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  By Alexander Britell It’s the biggest new resort project in the US Virgin Islands, and the new Frenchman’s Reef dual-property destination resort is unique in another way: it’s powered by clean energy. The Marriott resort, which is opening soon …

  It’s one of the culinary capitals of the Caribbean: the island of Saint Lucia, where local and international flavors have always merged into a dynamic food scene.  And now the island’s exciting gastronomic culture is on display with a …

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  Canadian travelers are flocking to the Eastern Caribbean hotspot of Grenada, with the return and expansion of service from a number of carriers.  That includes the recent resumption of nonstop service from Toronto to Grenada on Air Canada, a …

 

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