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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Bloody Bay, Negril, Jamaica

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Eric David, who sent in this lovely shot of Bloody Bay in Negril, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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5 New Punta Cana Resorts to Discover Right Now

 It may feel like a new resort opens in Punta Cana every week. And while that’s not literally true, the coastal hotspot in the Dominican Republic is home to almost 50,000 hotel rooms — with more in the pipeline. Indeed, the …

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Saint Lucia Luxury Villa Lists for $17.5 Million

 Despite its immense natural beauty, Saint Lucia has never really been a player in the upper-tier luxury market in the Caribbean.  That’s about to change, of course, with the imminent arrival of the Cabot Saint Lucia golf community project.  In …

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panama rum

 The search for lost rums has gotten a bit out of hand.  There’s been so much attention, to the point of obsession, over finding rare bottlings of now-defunct distilleries that it’s begun to obscure the magnificent quality of the many …

puerto rico pre pandemic

 Buoyed by a summer surge the likes of which it had never seen, Puerto Rico’s primary airport surpassed its 2019 passenger levels last year.  According to data from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, passenger …

aruba

 In a major change to its testing rules, Aruba has implemented a two-day requirement for visitors from the US and Canada.  The new rules mean all visitors need to complete a PCR or RT-PCR test — antigen tests are not accepted. …

grenada sailing week

 Grenada’s premier sailing event is making its triumphant return later this month, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  Grenada Sailing Week is set for Jan. 27-30 at the island’s Petite Calivigny Yacht Club.  The regatta will be a one-off departure from the …

saint lucia investment

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI  Buyers seeking dual citizenship in the Caribbean will be pleased to know that St. Lucia’s Citizenship by Invest Program (CIP) recently announced it has extended its special COVID-19 offer through the end of 2022.    St. …

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barbados rapid pcr

 Barbados has updated its entry protocols for travelers, announcing that the country will allow visitors to enter Barbados with a valid negative rapid PCR test done within one day prior to arrival.  Barbados will also be accepting negative RT-PCR test …

caribbean hotels 2022

 They may not be the biggest, or have the most amenities. They may be brand new, they may be centuries old. But the coolest hotels in the Caribbean are the ones that have that indescribable x-factor; where, no matter how …

bahamas vaccinated travelers rules

 The Bahamas has updated its recently-announced rules for vaccinated travelers.  That includes the suspension of a PCR requirement for vaccinated travelers — vaccinated travelers can continue to present a negative rapid antigen test or PCR test within 72 hours of travel …

cancun beach bar new bungalow

 Cancun’s newest luxury hotel has added a hot new beach bar.  The SLS Cancun has opened Bungalow Beach Bar and Grill, following the bar’s recent launch at the SLS Baha Mar in The Bahamas.  Bungalow is an open-concept, beach-club style …

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 Hyatt’s Apple Leisure Group is expanding with another new all-inclusive in the Caribbean, this time in Colombia.  In April, the new Dreams Karibana Cartagena Beach and Golf Resort will open its doors in Cartagena on the country’s Caribbean coast.  The …

st kitts tourism authority ceo

 The St Kitts Tourism Authority has a new chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The tourism board has tapped Ellison “Tommy” Thompson to the role, succeeding longtime CEO Racquel Brown, who helped lead the destination to record levels of …

puerto rico testing rules

 Puerto Rico has put in new entry rules for travelers, headlined by a 48-hour entry testing window.  That means travelers have to take and receive a negative test result within 48 hours before arriving in Puerto Rico.  The test can …

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caribbean islands best 2022

 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …