Grenada Welcomes First Yacht Arrivals, With Restrictions

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Grenada is the first Caribbean destination to welcome back yacht arrivals, the country’s government confirmed this week.  The first yacht arrivals returned to Grenada last week, since the country closed its seaports to recreational vessels in late March.  Grenada is […]


How Bermuda Is Promoting Its Digital Arrival Card

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It’s quite an innovation in the wider Caribbean-Atlantic region: Bermuda’s digital arrival card.  Instead of long waits at the immigration line, Bermuda give travelers the opportunity to fill out their immigration forms digitally in advance of their trips.  But uptake […]


The Caribbean Just Set an All-Time Record for Visitor Arrivals

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The Caribbean region set an all-time record for visitor arrivals in 2019, according to a new report from the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization. Stayover arrivals to the Caribbean totaled 31.5 million, the highest total in the region’s history. That represented […]


Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Steps Down

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The chief executive officer of the Bermuda Tourism Authority has resigned, the BTA said in a statement.  Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas’ departure takes effect Feb. 26.  In a statement, the BTA said its senior executive team would carry […]

Bermuda Tourism “Upbeat” Amid Airlift Challenges

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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, […]

The Bahamas Just Set an All-Time Record for Visitor Arrivals

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In a year of stirring highs and unimaginable tragedy, tourism in The Bahamas still managed to post a record-breaking year. In a significant sign for the country’s tourism comeback, The Bahamas is reporting record-breaking visitors arrivals across all sectors in […]


Belize Has Quietly Become a Caribbean Hotspot

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Long a well-kept secret for travelers in the know, Belize has quietly become a full-fledged Caribbean hotspot in recent years, buoyed by one of the region’s fastest rates of tourism growth.  And now it’s borne out by the data — Belize […]

Year-End Push Leads Cancun Airport to Positive Growth

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After a sluggish summer, Cancun’s air traffic managed to climb into positive territory with a late-2019 push.  Mexico’s most popular destination reported a total of 25.48 million passengers in 2019, a 1.1 percent increase over the calendar year 2018.  That […]

British Virgin Islands Tourism Is Surging

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The British Virgin Islands is seeing a major tourism rebound so far this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The British Virgin Islands reported 172,776 stayover tourist arrivals in the first half of 2019, representing […]


Saint Lucia Tourism Continues to Sizzle

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Saint Lucia continues to experience a full-fledged tourism boom so far in 2019, according to the latest numbers released by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.  The Eastern Caribbean island reported a total of 21,608 stayover visitors in September, a 15 […]

Saint Lucia Tourism Just Set Another Record

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Saint Lucia tourism is surging so far in 2019, and the Eastern Caribbean paradise just set another new record.  Saint Lucia reported a total of 36,342 stayover arrivals in August, making it the seventh record-breaking month for the destination in […]

Travelers Are Flocking to Antigua and Barbuda Right Now

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is one of the buzziest destinations in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data from the twin-island country’s tourism authority. Antigua and Barbuda tourism has seen a 10 percent increase […]


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