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The Hyatt Regency Aruba Is Open Again

 The Hyatt Regency Aruba has officially reopened its doors, Caribbean Journal confirmed.  The Palm Beach-area beach resort has relaunched following a multimillion-dollar renovation project. The changes to the property include the addition of a new adult-only pool with 10 cabanas; …

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From Aruba to St Maarten, JetBlue to Launch Big Caribbean Expansion

 JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, the carrier announced this week, with new routes across the region from Aruba to St Maarten.  On Nov. 19, JetBlue will be launching seven new nonstop routes to the …

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From Aruba to The Bahamas, Caribbean Travel Demand for 2021 Is Rising

 Despite the stalling of international travel amid the pandemic, more and more travelers are looking to plan trips in 2021, according to new data from travel insurance aggregator Squaremouth.  About 65 percent of all trips booked this year for 2021 …

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 If you are planning a trip to the Caribbean, you’ll need a negative COVID-19 before you go, with different destinations requiring different windows. More importantly, you’ll need results within a very tight window. And while each destination has a clear …

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 Social distancing is one of the hardest parts about COVID-19: we all miss our family and friends, and it’s made even worse when you feel like you’ve been trapped in your house for months. What if, however, you could stay …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is officially back open for tourism, following a phased source market approach that first kicked off with regional and European travelers and last month included a reopening for travelers from the United States.  So …

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 It’s at the core of any hotel design, and something that’s even more essential in a destination like the Caribbean: landscape architecture. And for years, Tom Hicks has been at the forefront of the industry, most recently with his work …

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 Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has completed a series of renovations to the property, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only Eagle Beach resort has completed upgrades to its pool, SandBar beach bar and Elements restaurant.  They include a redesigned …

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 All-inclusive resorts remain a favorite of Caribbean travelers, and maybe even more so in the current age of travel: once you arrive safely at your resort you can just stay put, with all meals, entertainment and activities provided on-site — a …

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 All-inclusive giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened a pair of resorts in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both the Riu Reggae resort in Montego Bay and the Riu Ocho Rios have reopened.  Both resorts have reopened after having received …

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 By Bob Curley Aruba has always been one of the safest and friendliest destinations in the Caribbean, a reputation that’s especially valued given the realities of travel in 2020. COVID-19 cases on the island have remained low (currently about a …

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 American Airlines has relaunched more routes to the Caribbean, part of a broader restart of service to the region.  The world’s largest airline officially resumed nonstop flights to Aruba from both Miami and Charlotte this weekend.  Both of those routes …

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 Another major Caribbean resort has reopened as the region’s tourism sector continues its relaunch: the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which began welcoming guests again this week. The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba joins two other Ritz-Carlton resorts in the Caribbean that have reopened, along with …

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 Aruba is now officially open for travelers from the United States.  The Dutch Caribbean Island officially reopened for U.S. travelers on July 10, following a July 1 reopening for Canadian and European travelers, following an initial relaunch for visitors from …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened 11 of its all-inclusive resorts in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopenings include the Riu Palace Paradise Island in The Bahamas; the Riu Palace Aruba; the Riu Ocho Rios in …

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 St Maarten-based Caribbean airline Winair has resumed operations, following the reopening of St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport this week.  While St Maarten will not be reopening to U.S. travelers until July 15, it is once again open for intra-regional …

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 Aruba has reopened its borders for tourists from Canada, Europe and the rest of the Caribbean (with the exception of the Dominican Republic and Haiti). The Dutch Caribbean island had already reopened to travel from nearby Bonaire and Curacao.  On …