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Royal Caribbean’s New Cruises for 2020

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

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Hilton Is Expanding in Aruba

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …

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Why John Legend Is Coming to Aruba

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival is back for a 19th year this spring, with a slate of performers including superstar John Legend. Legend will be the biggest name in a group of performers that …

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aruba hyatt hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s signature Aruba hotel is planning several new additions this year, following a $21 million renovation project that concluded last year. The second phase of the hotel’s transformation will see the renovation of the property’s …

Cancun Renaissance Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has kicked off 2019 with a new addition in the Caribbean. The travel giant’s Renaissance Hotels brand has officially debuted its new Renaissance Cancun Resort and Marina, anchoring the new marina in Puerto Cancun. …

adults-only resorts

 Sometimes we just want some time to ourselves. And thats where the adults-only resort comes in. But the concept of the adults-only resort has diversified in recent years. Today, adults-only resorts have moved beyond simply being enclaves of quiet and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Claire McAuliffe, who sent in this stunning shot of the northern coast of Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

cayman islands caribbean hotel sector

 By Rico Louw Is the Cayman Islands the hottest hotel market in the Caribbean? The Cayman Islands experienced the largest rises in the Caribbean in each of the three key performance metrics in 2018, according to data from islands where …

jamaica tourism digital

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Montego Bay is seeing a huge surge in travel demand, according to new data provided to Caribbean Journal by Expedia. The destination recorded growth of nearly 40 percent in package demand in the third …

caribbean photo aruba sun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Workman, who sent in this lovely shot of a setting sun on the beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

bermuda digital visitor card

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is happily becoming something of a regional trend, another island has launched a digital immigration process for travelers — before they even get on their flights. Bermuda has launched its new Visitor Arrival …

aruba downtown live

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad, has seen remarkable growth in recent years, from a revamped, walkable downtown to a wave of new eateries and art galleries. And now it’s getting a major new waterfront real estate project; …

aruba hyatt renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Hyatt Regency hotel has completed a $12 million renovation project that focused on upgrading its guest rooms. The Palm Beach-area property now has 359 rooms, including 16 suites and nine accessible rooms. The project …

aruba flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched a pair of new routes to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American is now operating weekly flights on Saturdays from both Dallas-Fort Worth and Chicago O’Hare to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix …

best restaurants caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

bahamas caribbean leading

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Bahamas’ hotel market is surging — and vastly outperforming the rest of the region right now, according to data from analytics firm STR. In a sluggish month for hotels Caribbean-wide, The Bahamas was the only …

St Maarten winair holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

spring break 2019 caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including …