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At This Saint Lucia All-Inclusive, the “Art” of Relaxation

One of Saint Lucia’s top all-inclusive resorts has introduced a new way for guests to disconnect from the stresses of everyday life: through art.  The adults-only StolenTime by Rendezvous resort has launched new drawing and painting classes led by local […]

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Following Hunter S. Thompson in Puerto Rico

You won’t find much fear and loathing these days in Old San Juan, but there are places where you can still get a taste of the city where “gonzo journalist” and author Hunter S. Thompson decamped in his early 20s […]

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How the “Aruba Effect” Is Creating Sustained Tourism Growth 

“You leave Aruba as a different person. You’ll see. There’s a normal you, then an Aruba you.” That was the feeling from Luis Perez, a repeat visitor to Aruba, who took part in a recent study the Aruba Tourism Authority […]

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St Kitts Tourism Set for Sizzling Fall Season 

While many destinations in the Caribbean tend to cool down in the autumn, one Caribbean island is set for an energy-filled season.  St Kitts, fresh off a thriving summer, is readying for a big fourth quarter — one that will […]

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Kimpton Is Coming to a New Caribbean Island: Roatan 

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is set to debut its second Caribbean resort next month, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The company is now taking reservations for the new Kimpton Grand Roatan Resort and Spa, which will open up on the popular […]

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12 Tiny Caribbean Luxury Resorts to Visit Right Now

World-renowned wine cellars; geothermal energy systems; private beach houses. The Caribbean’s luxury hotels continue to innovate, and that’s nowhere more true than in its boutique hotels. But for some travelers, even a boutique hotel can be a bit too much.  […]

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This Turks and Caicos Resort Is Rebranding

The East Bay Resort on the island of South Caicos in Turks and Caicos is set for a major rebranding and redevelopment effort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The nearly 100-room resort is closing on Sept. 9 to undertake a “significant” […]

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Frontier Airlines Adding Flights to Cancun, Dominican Republic

It has been one of the biggest aviation stories in the Caribbean since the onset of the pandemic: the continued rise of ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines. Now, Frontier is at it again, planning another expansion to the Caribbean’s most popular […]

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In The Bahamas, a Festival of Bread 

It just might be the best bread you’ve ever tasted.  And if you’ve been to the island of Bimini in The Bahamas, you know what we’re talking about.  This is Bimini Bread, the doughy, fluffy, perfectly sweet and endlessly delicious […]

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In Grenada, a Secret Caribbean Marina Resort 

You feel like you’re on your own little island, peering out at the beaches of Calivigny Island across the way, surrounded by green hills on either side.  And then you see the lighthouse — and you realize it’s not quite like […]

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The 25 Most Romantic Resorts in the Caribbean

There are necessary ingredients to the perfect romantic retreat: a degree of privacy, a hint of seclusion, the right amounts of design and service. But these are not always sufficient. The most romantic getaways in the Caribbean have an extra […]

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The Best Things to See, Do (and Eat) on Grand Bahama Island

It’s as complete a destination as you’ll find in the Caribbean: large resorts, blindingly white-sand beaches, spectacular eco-attractions and a vibrant dining scene (including the popular Grand Bahama Island Restaurant Month). But Grand Bahama still flies under the radar. That’s despite […]

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Visitors Are Flocking to the Cayman Islands Right Now 

From the reefs of Owen Island to the world-class eateries on Seven Mile Beach, the Cayman Islands is in the midst of a full-fledged tourism renaissance.  The Cayman Islands is continuing see a strong tourism recovery, according to newly-released data […]

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This Tiny Caribbean Private Island Is Back 

For nearly a half century, Marina Cay was one of the Caribbean’s most beloved private-island destinations, home to a bar, a restaurant and a tiny hotel on what was for years known as Pusser’s Marina Cay.  Now, the legendary little […]

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WNBA All-Star Aliyah Boston Partners With US Virgin Islands 

The US Virgin Islands has a new tourism ambassador: St Thomas native and WNBA All-Star Aliyah Boston.  Boston was the number one overall pick in this year’s WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever. The multiyear partnership with the US Virgin […]

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American Airlines Is Adding More Daily Flights to Cartagena 

Fresh off Delta’s announcement that it would be launching new service to Cartagena, American Airlines is now expanding its service to the destination on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.  Beginning on Dec. 5, American Airlines will be increasing its service […]

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American Airlines’s New Daily Flights to Montego Bay, Belize 

With continued competition from low-cost carriers in the Caribbean, American Airlines is continuing to ramp-up its region-wide expansion for the upcoming winter travel season.  American is adding daily flights and expanding service to a host of destinations around the Caribbean, […]

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Germany’s Condor Is Returning to Barbados 

As Barbados continues to make a push to court travelers from Europe, the island has announced the return of Gerrman carrier Condor.  The popular leisure carrier is making its comeback to Barbados for the upcoming winter season, according to Shelly […]

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Air Canada Is Coming Back to Trinidad 

After a four year hiatus, Air Canada is making a comeback in Trinidad for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has leaned. The airline will be relaunching service to Port of Spain on Nov. 1, 2023.  Air Canada’s return will […]

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The Best Boutique Hotel in the Dutch Caribbean Is In Bonaire  

It’s hard to walk more than few steps at Bamboo Bonaire without finding a hammock. There’s one in every one of the 13 rooms, others scattered around the property, under (and even above) the palms.  If there is a symbol […]

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Air Canada Is Doubling Its Flights to Grenada 

Air Canada is doubling its flight service to Grenada this upcoming fall in a big boost for one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations, Caribbean Journal has learned.  When Air Canada resumes service to Grenada on Oct. 29, it will be […]

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These Destinations in Mexico Should Be on Your Radar

For those clients who are no strangers to visiting Mexico, travel advisors offer some info on Mexican hot spots that are still considered off-the-radar. Sayulita Sayulita, just 22 miles form Puerto Vallarta, is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico […]

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Frontier Airlines Is Returning to St Maarten 

Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is making its return to the Dutch Caribbean destination of St Maarten next week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Frontier is set to restart its service between Orlando and St Maarten on June 10, according to St […]

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Iberia Adds Daily Flights to Santo Domingo 

Spanish carrier Iberia is ramping up its service to Santo Domingo this summer, citing “robust” demand for the capital, Caribbean Journal has learned. From now through August, Iberia will be operating one daily nonstop flight between Madrid and Santo Domingo.  […]

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Air Canada Is Adding a New Route to the Dominican Republic 

The Dominican Republic is reporting record-breaking tourism arrivals, both in traditional hubs like Punta Cana and Puerto Plata and markets like Samana and La Romana.  The latter is set for another boost with a new route from Canada this winter, […]

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United Airlines Is Adding New Daily Flights to Puerto Rico 

More and more travelers are coming to the Caribbean from source markets beyond traditional travel hubs like New York, Miami and Chicago. If you’ve been following aviation in the region the last few years, you’ve seen a wave of new […]

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United Airlines Adds Year-Round Flights to Meet “Huge” Barbados Demand  

In a significant boost to Barbados’ continued tourism renaissance, United Airlines has announced plans to launch year-round service to the island from two major cities in the United States.  United will now be operating year-round, nonstop flights from both Newark […]

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For Spirit Airlines, Another Big Puerto Rico Expansion 

Airlines have been zeroing in on Puerto Rico since the onset of the pandemic, with the island’s surging visitor arrivals attracting a wave of new nonstop routes from the mainland United States.  Now, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, which has been […]


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