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US Virgin Islands Leading Caribbean Tourism Rebound

 It was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic. Now it’s leading the Caribbean’s tourism rebound.  The United States Virgin Islands, buoyed by its class-leading Travel Screening Portal, was the top performing destination I the Caribbean …

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Hyatt Names New Managing Director for Caribbean Resort

 Hyatt has named a new managing director for its newest resort in the Caribbean: the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico. The company has tapped Mark Frances to the role; he had most recently served as the managing director at …

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CJI Conversation: Jose Carlos Azcarraga, CEO of Mexico’s Grupo Posadas

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belize vaccinated travelers new

 Belize was the first Caribbean destination to waive pre-testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors.  But following similar moves by a number of Caribbean destinations, Belize will now require all travelers, vaccinated and unvaccinated to prevent a negative PCR test.  All …

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 The Aruba Marriott complex has a new general manager: Raoul Lemmerling, who will oversee the daily operations, staff development and financial planning at the Aruba Marriott Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Marriott Aruba Surf Club, and Marriott Aruba Ocean Club.  Lemmerling was most recently the cluster general …

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 Aruba has made several significant updates to its travel protocols in August, including the implementation of a curfew this week.  The biggest change for the Dutch Caribbean island was the recent decision to re-implement pre-testing requirements even for fully vaccinated …

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

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jessica Freeh, who sent in this lovely photo on the sand at Druif Beach in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 It’s the Caribbean’s fastest-growing airline right now: Frontier Airlines, the low-cost carrier that keeps adding new routes to the region amid the pandemic. The latest? New service from Miami International Airport to both Aruba and Turks and Caicos, both of …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michelle Weitzman, who took this stunning shot on the sands of Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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 The Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort in Aruba is in the midst of a massive renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eagle Beach-area resort is making changes across the property, from an expanded beach bar to new pool areas.  That’s …

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 Aruba has updated its entry protocols, with new rules that waive pre-testing requirements for certain fully vaccinated American travelers.  But it’s not quite that simple. Crucially, the island is only waiving testing for U.S. residents who have been fully vaccinated …

aruba all-inclusive golf

 Golf may not be the first thing you think of when you consider Aruba — but one of the island’s most popular resorts has launched a new program precisely for lovers of the links.  The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All-Inclusives …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has now completed the reopening of all of its properties in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. Luis Riu, CEO of Riu Hotels and Resorts, confirmed the move, with the relaunch of a total of four hotels in …

barbados cruise ship back

 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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 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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 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 …

aruba frontier airlines

 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 …