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STR: March Data Shows Extent of Pandemic’s Impact on Caribbean Hotels

 By Rico Louw Client Account Manager, STR  HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Showing the harsh impact of COVID-19 travel limitations and mitigation efforts, Caribbean hotels reported double-digit declines in occupancy and revenue per available room (RevPAR) during March, according to data from STR.   …

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Demand for Caribbean Private Island Real Estate Is Surging

 By Alexander Britell Over the last few months, Robert Greenwood has gotten hundreds of calls from clients in the United States.  They’ve called from country estates, from $10 million penthouses in New York City.  And they’ve all wanted the same …

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Martinique Implements “Aggressive” Coronavirus Measures

 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has implemented what its government is calling “aggressive” measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Martinique has shut down all inbound flights to the island, having canceled all international flights to and …

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 A pair of Caribbean destinations are leading the way with aggressive measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  That includes the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe and the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands.  In what is …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways has received government approval to operate flights into the British Virgin Islands, the regional carrier told Caribbean Journal this week.  In a statement, Tropic Ocean Airways said its offering would begin with private charter service into two …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mobile Passport, the program behind the expedited immigration processing app, is expanding in the Caribbean. The company will launch in San Juan, Puerto Rico by the end of this month, according to a spokesperson. That …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is looking to reduce waiting time for travelers at its two main airports in Montego Bay and Kingston. The country’s government is planning to add more automated border-crossing kiosks to both Sangster and Norman …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The U.S. Virgin Islands continues to report progress with its hurricane recovery efforts as normal activities continue to resume across the territory. Speaking to reporters at his Friday press conference, US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is “back to business” after the passage of Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday. All airports in The Bahamas are now open and operating, with international and domestic service having resumed. Major properties in …

 The Bahamas will work to improve airport infrastructure with a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The loan will enhance connectivity between the four airports– Exuma, North Eleuthera, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay–in the Out Islands. The project …

 These days, flying can be so stressful and soul-destroying that by the time you’ve navigated check-in, security and all the chaos of the concourse you’re desperate for a vacation  – even if you didn’t need one before. Which is why …

 These days, getting there isn’t always half the fun. Long lines and having to practically undress at the Security checkpoint can make flying more fraught than fab. Which is why we love transiting through these Caribbean hubs, which take the …