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Aruba Is Now Open for American Travelers

 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 Reopens 11 Caribbean Resorts

 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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Winair Relaunches Aruba, St Barth Flights

 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 …

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 The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino is reopening its doors on July 9, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the classic Palm Beach-area resort will come one day before the return of American travelers to Aruba (the island …

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 Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, which has remained open amid the pandemic, is completing a wave of renovation projects ahead of Aruba’s reopening for tourism on July 1.  The Eagle Beach-area resort invested more than $1 million in upgrades …

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 Divi Resorts is reopening its resorts in Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The regional resort company is planning to open its Divi Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort, Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, and Divi Dutch Village Beach Resort on July 10, timed with the …

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 The Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino is reopening on June 30, ahead of Aruba’s tourism reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property includes two resorts: the Renaissance Marina Hotel and the Renaissance Ocean Suites, along with a private-island beach destination.  …

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 Aruba’s Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is reopening this month for the return of tourism to the island. The popular boutique hotel, which recently completed a major expansion project, will be reopening at the end of this month. Aruba recently announced plans …

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 Aruba is officially reopening for tourism, with a phased plan that will see the return of its largest source market, American travelers, on July 10.  On June 15, Aruba will first open its borders to travelers from nearby Bonaire and …

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 Spirit Airlines is planning a major relaunch of its flight service to the Caribbean over the next two months, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning a roll-out of relaunched routes in June and July, kicking off as …

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 As Caribbean destinations from the United States Virgin Islands to Saint Lucia begin to reopen their borders to travelers, it’s a time of great change and opportunity for the Caribbean.  This week’s Caribbean Travel Outlook webinar presented by Caribbean Journal …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Monique van Pamelen, who sent in this lovely shot of the Gold Mill Ruins on the east coast of Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

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 For the last few months, we’ve been featuring Caribbean beaches to visit digitally; for the first time, we’re now able to include a handful of beaches you will soon be able to visit in person, as destinations like Aruba and …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Wayne Lyons, who sent in this stunning close-up of a pelican on a fishing boat in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 The Radisson Blu resort brand is coming to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of what will be the new Radisson Blu Resort and Residences Punta Cana, slated to open its doors in …

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 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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 Delta is planning a relaunch of a number of its Caribbean flight routes in June, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After operating just a handful of routes to the Caribbean in May, Delta Air Lines is planning to operate a total …