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Barbados Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship

 The first cruise ship has called on Barbados since the beginning of the pandemic back in 2020.  Celebrity Millennium, the first ship to sail in the Western Hemisphere since March 2020, called on Barbados this week as part of a …

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Caribbean Cruises Are Back: Celebrity Kicks Off 7-Night Sailing in St Maarten

 The first Caribbean cruise in more than a year officially set sail this weekend in St Maarten.  Celebrity Millennium kicked off a seven-night sailing from the Port of St Maarten on Saturday, a return for the cruise industry in the …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: High Above Aruba

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Greg Schulties, who sent in this stunning aerial photo of Baby Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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aruba curacao winair

 Winair has expanded its service between St Maarten and the islands of Curacao and Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St Maarten-based carrier will now be offering two weekly flights that operate between St Maarten, Curacao and Aruba.  The flights …

aruba curacao winair

 Demand for Caribbean vacations is strengthening, according to a new report from travel firm Kayak.  Of the top 10 most-searched-for destinations on Kayak’s platforms open to U.S. tourists, five are in the Caribbean.  That includes Cancun, Punta Cana, Montego Bay, …

aruba resort sunset concierge

 Recent years have seen the arrival of all kinds of new, specialized concierges at Caribbean hotels, ranging from wellness concierges to health concierges to romance concierges. And now one Aruba resort has created another — one tailored for something that …

bahamas caribbean remote work

 Millions of people who started working from home during the pandemic are likely never going back to the office. Likewise, remote work programs — launched by destinations and resorts to attract untethered but stir-crazy workers — are likely to outlast …

southwest airlines caribbean

 Southwest Airlines is set to continue its Caribbean relaunch this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The relaunch is headlined by a major increase in its Cancun service beginning June 12 that will include the return of Saturday-only service from Pittsburgh …

caribbean photo aruba palm beach

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jonathan Brown, who sent in this lovely shot of beach chairs on the sand at Palm Beach, Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

aruba private island office

 With the rise of remote work amid the pandemic, more and more Caribbean destinations are looking to tap into what has become a growing market. And now another Aruba resort has launched a “workation” program, targeting travelers looking to take …

aruba executive chef new

 The Divi Aruba Phoenix resort has named a new executive chef, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort has tapped Colombian native Jhon Jairo to the role.  “I come from a large family in the Colombia coffee region and I started …

aruba radisson blu open

 The first new resort in Aruba in years officially opened its doors this week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Radisson Blu Aruba is set on the Dutch Caribbean island’s popular Palm Beach, home to most of Aruba’s top resorts.  …

united airlines caribbean expansion

 As optimism grows in the travel industry, United Airlines is continuing to expand its Caribbean network, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In fact, United Airlines will soon be flying more flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America than it did …

caribbean photo aruba mangel halto

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader David Maisonneuve, who sent in this lovely shot of Mangel Halto beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

celebrity cruises st maarten

 Celebrity Cruises will be relaunching operations out of the island of St Maarten in June, the company announced this week.  The move to a Caribbean homeport follows last week’s announcement by Crystal Cruises that would relaunch cruises with a homeport …

aruba jetblue health pass

 JetBlue and the government of Aruba have partnered on a new digital health pass that will help travelers enter the Dutch Caribbean island more easily.  The carrier launched the partnership this week on service from Boston to Aruba.  So how …

curacao renaissance resort

 The Renaissance Curaçao resort is back, as the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao has begun to welcome back American travelers. The resort recently completed a broad renovation project that included a new look for its popular Infinity Beach Club.  The …

aruba radisson blu

 The newest resort in Aruba is set to open its doors in April, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Radisson Blu Aruba is slated to launch on the island’s Palm Beach on April 2, according to the company.  The launch …