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New Dominican Republic-St Maarten Flights

 Dominican Republic-based startup airline Arajet continues to add new routes around the Caribbean region.  The newest?  Nonstop service between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and St Maarten.  The new flights between Las Americas International Airport and Princess Juliana International Airport are …

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New Dominican Republic-Aruba Flights 

 There’s a new connection between the Dominican Republic and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Upstart airline Arajet is launching new service this week from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Oranejstad, Aruba.  “Without a doubt, Aruba is for AraJet a …

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In Aruba, the Art of the Carbon-Neutral Caribbean Vacation 

 It’s always been one of the greenest hotels in the Caribbean, but Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has taken its sustainability push to a far more significant level, both with a carbon-negative push and a new program to help …

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 A new Dominican Republic-based airline is set to begin operations this month.  Arajet, an ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Santo Domingo, will begin flights on Sept. 15.  The carrier will start off with routes to Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Peru …

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 The story of Aruba’s all-inclusive resorts begins – but certainly doesn’t with — the Divi brand, founded on the Dutch Caribbean island in 1969 and named after Aruba’s iconic divi divi tree, helped pioneer the all-inclusive concept in Aruba. But …

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 British Airways is headed for the Dutch Caribbean.  The British flag carrier is adding its first-ever service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba next spring.  Beginning in March 2023, British Airways will be operating twice-weekly flights out of London …

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 Wind Creek Hospitality has named a new director of sales and marketing for its Aruba and Curacao resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has tapped Janien Huistra to the role; Huistra had been serving as sales and marketing director …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joshua Hazell, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset on Eagle 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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 They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full …

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 In a major shift, the British Virgin Islands has removed pre-testing requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test to enter the British overseas territory.  Travelers are also …

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 In a significant move, Belize has become the latest Caribbean destination to dispense with all of its travel health protocols.  That means travelers to Belize no longer need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the …

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 There’s a new way to island hop in the Dutch Caribbean, with the launch of regional carrier Jetair’s new service between Curacao and Aruba.  The new flight, which has already started operations, is running four times each week, twice on …

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 Southwest Airlines has relaunched another nonstop route to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The low-cost carrier has officially resumed nonstop service between Orlando International Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport.  The relaunched service is …

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 Aruba, The Bahamas and the US Virgin Islands are among the Caribbean destinations leading the region’s tourism renaissance.  Indeed, the Caribbean’s tourism industry is bouncing back in a big way, with some destinations approaching or even exceeding record visitor arrival …

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 TUI Airways has relaunched its service between London and Aruba.  A TUI plane carrying 300 passengers recently touched down at Aruba’s Reina Beatrix International Airport.  The service is operating once weekly between London Gatwick and Aruba.  “There are exciting things …

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 Divi Resorts has named a new regional director of operations for the Caribbean, the company said this week.  The North Carolina-based company has tapped Mo Sallah to the role, in which he will oversee resort operations at Divi’s seven properties …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has officially discontinued its entry travel rules, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means the island no longer requires pre-testing for travelers, effective May 11.  Statia, which is a short ferry or plane ride from …

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 Aruba’s popular Soul Beach Music Festival is back.  The annual event will make its post-pandemic return from May 25-30.  Headliners will include Mary J. Blige, New Edition and comedian Mike Epps.  In a statement, the Aruba Tourism Authority said it …