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12 Caribbean Resorts with Swim-Up Rooms

Skiers know that the best places to stay are slopeside, where they have direct access to the trails. The tropical equivalent is the swim-up room, where you can step outside and right into the warm waters of a swimming pool. […]

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AMResorts Expanding to Aruba, Tobago

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor During our recent visit to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) was able to find out the destinations where AMResorts’ ongoing and future projects can be found. This story is part of Caribbean […]

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The 25 Best All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit in 2021

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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Curaçao Seeing “Steady Increase” in Visitor Arrivals

The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is starting to see a “steady increase” in tourist arrivals since first reopening its tourism sector in July, according to data from the Curaçao Tourist Board.  The island received 8,195 stayover visitors in July […]

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Curaçao Reopening to Travelers from Three U.S. States

While Curaçao has been open to Canada and other “low-risk” source markets for several months, the Dutch Caribbean island has announced a planned November reopening to travelers from three U.S. states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  All visitors from […]

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This Jamaica All-Inclusive Has a Hurricane Guarantee

The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay is taking steps to safeguard vacations by reinstating its annual “Hurricane Guarantee.” The program provides consumer purchase protection against possible travel disruptions due to hurricanes, covering the entire 2020 hurricane season. “COVID-19 has […]

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Caribbean Moment: In St Martin, The Feeling of the Beach

A pleasure boat skims past. The waves wash back and forth. An owl reminds you he’s there.  A technicolor sunset. This is what the beach feels like. This is Grand Case, St Martin, and this is an homage to the […]

Caribbean Moment: A Digital Vacation to Aruba

You can scour the Caribbean and still not find a more spectacularly beautiful collection of beaches than the ones on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  At every turn, there’s an exotic, brilliant coastline to choose: the windy wonders of […]

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From The Bahamas to Antigua, the Caribbean’s Best Historic Hotels

The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  […]

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The 20 Best Caribbean Islands to Travel to in 2020

The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps […]

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean 2020

The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this […]

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Another Michelin-Star Chef Comes to Martinique

Another Michelin-star chef is coming to Martinique.  One of the Caribbean’s buzziest culinary destinations is set to welcome a renowned chef with the arrival of Michelin-star Chef Nicolas Magie.  The Bordeaux chef, famous for his Le Saint James eatery, is […]

Aruba Is Getting a New Secrets Resort

The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company is making its debut on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts company is bringing a Secrets-branded resort to Aruba’s Baby Beach.  The 600-key Secrets Baby Beach Aruba is slated for completion […]

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Historic Dominican Republic Hotel Names New GM

The historic Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando hotel in the Dominican Republic has named a new general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property, set in a centuries-old corner of Santo Domingo’s charming Colonial Zone, has tapped Luigi Di Ciaccio to […]

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The 5 Best Aruba Beaches to Visit Right Now

Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island. Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and […]

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A Hotel Boom Is Coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, […]

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5 Reasons to Visit Aruba This Summer

The old capital of San Nicolas teems with color on a weekday afternoon, with bold murals popping up all over the city, teeming with artistic energy. Far on the other side of the island, kitesurfers take a break at the […]

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An All-Inclusive Private Sanctuary in Turks and Caicos

By Bob Curley CJ Contributor Providenciales in Turks and Caicos is known as one of the top luxury destinations in the Caribbean, and it got just a little bit posher in January with the opening of Ambergris Cay, a 10-villa […]

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Aruba Gets New Nonstop Flights from New York

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American Airlines has officially begun operating a new nonstop service from New York’s Laguardia Airport to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport. The […]

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American Airlines Launching Two New Dominican Republic Routes

By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its flight service to the Caribbean’s most popular destination. The carrier will soon be launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the Dominican Republic, with service from both Charlotte […]

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This Jamaica Hotel Has a Hurricane Guarantee

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Hurricane season is almost upon us, and one Jamaica hotel is continuing its special storm protection for travelers. The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has reinstated its annual Hurricane Guarantee for 2019. Valid for resort […]

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A New Look at Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain

By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain has opened 2019 wth a new look. One of the capital’s leading business hotels has renovated 119 guest rooms and suites with what the property is calling “a new experience […]

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New Eco-Luxe Retreat Coming to Colombia

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Cannúa, an 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019. The 27-acre mountainside retreat is set about 90 minutes from Medellin. “As Colombia continues to […]

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The Best All-Inclusive Vacations in the Caribbean for Food

“All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets […]

St Barth’s Hotel Christopher Completes Its Comeback

By Alexander Britell It’s been quite a week for the French Caribbean island of St Barth. First was the long-awaited relaunch of the boutique Hotel Le Toiny on the island’s raw southeastern shore. Now, another leading resort has completed its […]

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Curaçao Tourism Development Foundation Names New CEO

By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief […]

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An Aruba-Curaçao Ferry?

By the Caribbean Journal staff While it’s just about 70 miles between the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao, there’s traditionally been only one way to get between the two islands: by air. But after decades of talk, it’s […]

A New Eatery to Try in Santo Domingo

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of Santo Domingo’s most beloved eateries has relaunched. The Restaurante 1502, set at the historic Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando boutique hotel, has relaunched under the direction of executive chef Alberto Rodriguez, making for a […]


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