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How Aruba Is Adapting for the Return of Tourism

 Aruba has signaled its intent to reopen its borders for tourism as early as June 15, and now the destination has unveiled a stringent new health and safety program called the “Aruba Health and Happiness Code.” The cleaning and hygiene …

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Aruba Is Planning to Reopen Its Borders

 Aruba is planning to reopen its borders, the Dutch Caribbean island revealed this week.  Aruba’s government has announced a “tentative re-opening of the borders for inbound travel,” with a scheduled date between June 15 and July 1.  That is subject …

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How Sandals Is Adapting Its Caribbean Resorts

 As major hotel companies around the world adapt their properties to the new realities of travel, the Caribbean’s most famous resort brand, Sandals, is doing just that. Sandals Resorts has announced a major new health and safety measures it says …

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 The Aruba Airport Authority says it has begun preparing for a “possible” restart, although it will ultimately hinge when the government decides to reopen the island to commercial air travel. For now, the AUA’s plan is about being ready in …

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 For many people, singer Jimmy Buffett and his signature tune perfectly capture the island vibe they crave while slogging away at their busy lives the rest of the year. That’s even more true right now, as we all dream of …

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 After years of deliberation, the island of South Caicos in Turks and Caicos is finally on track to get a brand-new airport terminal.  Turks and Caicos Premier Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson said the airport and combined service building has gotten the green …

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 Guyana has extended the closures of its two major airports until May 1, 2020, the country’s government announced this week.  The decision was made to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus in the country, officials said.  The move came …

 In what is the pre-eminent private-island listing in Turks and Caicos, the British Overseas Territory’s Water Cay is on the market.  Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing on the property, which is currently marketed at $49 million.  …

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 The British Virgin Islands has closed all of its international ports to inbound travel, the British Overseas Territory announced.  The move, which went into effect on March 22 at 11:59 PM, will last for a period of 14 days “in …

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 While Puerto Rico has only five confirmed cases of coronavirus so far, the island has announced a series of strong measures to contain the virus in the territory, according to Discover Puerto Rico. “Puerto Rico has put an Island-wide issues …

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 The British Virgin Islands has announced a series of measures aimed at protecting the territory from the spread of coronavirus.  The BVI has announced the immediate closure of its cruise port for a 30-day period, while limiting ports of entry.  …

mexican caribbean health

 After a slow year in 2019, Cancun has started off 2020 with a surge, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the destination’s airport.  Cancun International Airport reported 2.174 million passengers in February, representing a sizzling 7.4 …

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 A partnership between Royal Caribbean International and Bahamas Port Investments has purchased the Grand Lucayan Resort on Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The government of The Bahamas was the seller of the property, which it had originally purchased the resort …

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 Fresh off the announcement of a planned second Marriott hotel in Guyana, another new projet has broken ground, this time under the Hilton umbrella.  Guyana’s first Hilton hotel will be located southeast of the country’s Ogle International Airport.  The project’s …

bermuda digital arrival

 2019 was a year of “measured” performance for Bermuda tourism, as the island saw cuts in airlift but still managed to hit new highs for total visitation numbers.  Indeed, Bermuda’s overall visitor tally was its highest on record last year, …

marriott guyana hotel

 Marriott is opening a second hotel in Guyana, the result of the country’s booming oil industry.  Following the existing Marriott in Georgetown, a new AC Marriott has broken ground close to Guyana’s Eugene Correia International Airport.  The 150-room hotel, which …

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 United Kingdom carrier British Airways is expanding its direct flight service to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be adding two extra weekly flights between London Gatwick and Hewanorra International Airport, with flights on …

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 The island destination of Cozumel in Mexico is off to a strong start in 2020, according to new data from ASUR, which manages Cozumel’s airport.  Cozumel International Airport reported 58,437 passengers in January, representing a 5.9 percent increase compared to …