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Aruba, Cancun Top Most Popular Destinations in Allianz Survey

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and Aruba are the two most popular international destinations for summer travel this year, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance. Cancun is in the top spot for American travelers for the …

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How to Take a Digital Detox on Your Aruba Vacation

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor We all talk about disconnecting on our vacations, about taking a break from work, from social media, from the hustle and bustle. And while more hotels are starting to offer “digital detox” programs, one Aruba resort …

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Posadas Is a Planning a Major Caribbean Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport has a new chief executive officer. The airport has tapped Joost Meijs as its new top executive, succeeding James Fazio, who had been serving in the role since 2014. Meijs …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barcelo Hotels is planning to open a major new adults-only all-inclusive resort in Mexico. The new Barcelo Maya Riviera adults-only is slated to join the company’s existing Riviera Maya portfolio when it opens this December. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair is expanding its presence in the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier, which first introduced flights in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao last year, will be increasing its service between Aruba, Curacao and …

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 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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 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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 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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 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 …

Marriott Caribbean Rooms

 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. …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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? …

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 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 …

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 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; …