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An Ultra-Luxe Cliffside Villa in St Barth

 A new ultra-luxe villa has launched in St Barth, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Villa Domingue, and it’s a contemporary, sleek, three-bedroom villa perched cliffside in the Pointe Milou area of the island.  The very private villa has a …

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Jamaica’s Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort Is Expanding

 The Sandals Royal Caribbean resort in Jamaica is set to complete an expansion project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Montego Bay property is adding 48 new rooms, according to Sandals Resorts International.  That rooms, which will be available starting Dec.15, …

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Richard Branson’s Moskito Island to Launch in the BVI

 Caribbean Journal recently learned that Moskito Island, billionaire Richard Branson’s private oasis in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), will launch this spring. “Moskito Island’s reopening is one of several in the Gorda Sound corridor, which is seeing a major rejuvenation …

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 Boutique firm Windstar Cruises is relaunching its Caribbean operations, the company said this week.  The company will be resuming cruises with a vaccination requirement for all guests.  “Looking at the science behind the virus, we see consistent recommendations for wearing …

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 Marriott is adding another Sunwing resort to its portfolio: the Mystique Holbox by Royalton in Mexico.  The resort is expected to align with Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio brand later this year, according to Sunwing.  That comes after Marriott recently entered into …

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 American Airlines is set to add more flights to the US Virgin Islands this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will be expanding its service to the territory to meet increased demand, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner …

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 St Barth is eyeing a tourism reopening in mid-May, according to the island’s tourism officials.  The destination has been closed fro tourism since early February.  The French government has mandated that St Barth will need to implement a “strong and …

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 The Anguilla Tourist Board has appointed a new Deputy Director of Tourism, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ATB has promoted Shellya Rogers-Webster to the role, in which she will manage the board’s internal and external relationships and communications.  “I am …

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 As optimism grows in the travel industry, United Airlines is continuing to expand its Caribbean network, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In fact, United Airlines will soon be flying more flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America than it did …

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 St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport has launched a new on-site test center for travelers, officials said this week. The new center is the product of a collaboration with the local Health Care Laboratory Services in St Maarten.  Departing passengers …

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 Actor Vin Diesel is spearheading a new project to develop a film studio in the Dominican Republic.  The actor, best known for his work in the Fast and the Furious film series, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dominican …

 The Lighthouse Pointe resort has officially reopened in Grand Bahama, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The all-inclusive resort at the Grand Lucayan complex has begun what is expected to be a phased reopening.  For now, the property has 200 rooms available …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader David Maisonneuve, who sent in this lovely shot of Mangel Halto beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 The Bahamas’ SLS Baha Mar is open again. The resort, one of just two SLS-branded resorts in the wider Caribbean, officially began welcoming back guests this month.  Its reopening completes the relaunch of the Baha Mar resort complex, joining the …

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 There are few more spectacular stretches of sand anywhere in the Caribbean than Magens Bay, the renowned white-sand crescent on St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. But St Thomas is blessed with a host of magnificent beaches, whether you’re …

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 AMResorts’ Dreams Playa Bonita Panama all-inclusive resort has pushed back its reopening to May, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort on Panama’s Pacific coast, the only AMResorts property in the country, will be welcoming back guests on May 15, 2021, …

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 Caribbean Airlines has launched a new program to facilitate testing for customers, the company said.  The Trinidad-based carrier has partnered with Ink Aviation on an integrated platform that reserves and handles payment for test appointments. “This is a major step …

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 If a hotel owner wants to win my heart, definitely give me a room that comes with its own cat. Tommy the cat doesn’t actually belong to the Sand Castle on the Beach resort in St. Croix: he’s really a …