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15 Hot New Caribbean Hotels to Visit in 2023

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One thing that didn’t stop for very long during the pandemic was hotel construction, particularly in the Caribbean. The region’s hotel pipeline continues to grow, with both large resorts, all-inclusives and boutique hotels of every shape and size continuing to […]

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The 15 Best Adults Only Resorts to Visit in the Caribbean in 2023

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Adults only resorts are the perfect accommodations for those looking to get intimate in a more serene, tranquil setting than larger, family-friendly resorts can sometimes offer. With a range of dramatic landscapes from unspoiled beaches to cliffs and rainforests , […]

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New Flights From Aruba and Curacao to Bonaire 

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Regional carrier Jetair Caribbean is adding a pair of major new segments to the island of Bonaire, meaning significantly enhanced air access to the destination.  Beginning in February, Jetair will be running two flights per week from both Aruba and […]

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This Aruba Resort Has a New Rooftop Pool 

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Aruba’s newest resort has added a brand-new rooftop infinity pool.  The Radisson Blu Aruba has opened its newly-reconstructed rooftop infinity pool, with views of the Caribbean Sea.  The new-look, adults-only pool has a total of almost 3,000 square feet of […]


Spirit Airlines Is Adding More Nonstop Flights to Aruba 

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Spirit Airlines is adding more flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is adding a second nonstop flight between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport starting Feb. […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Perfection on Eagle Beach, Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Annette Melching, who sent in this spectacular shot of Eagle Beach in Aruba.  It’s a scene that’s just about Caribbean perfection.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send […]

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Sweden’s Sunclass Airlines Is Back in Aruba 

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Swedish charter airline Sunclass Airlines has returned to Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier has restarted its service between Stockholm and Aruba, officials at Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport confirmed.  The relaunched service is operating twice each month on […]


Caribbean Airline Winair Expanding, Adding New Destinations

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St Maarten-baser regional Caribbean airline Winair is getting bigger.  The carrier has announced the acquisition of two ATR 42-500 series aircraft, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new aircraft will provide service to Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Dominica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Most […]


The USVI Is Growing Faster Than Any Other Caribbean Destination

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It’s been an exemplar for the Caribbean in the post-Covid tourism world, and the US Virgin Islands continues to see outstanding tourism performance.  But that doesn’t tell the whole story.  The US Virgin Islands has actually seen the highest increase […]

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This is the Coolest Boutique Hotel in Aruba 

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You wake up, slide your door open and peer out directly at the sand and the calm froth of Aruban blue. This is unlike any other place to stay in Aruba.  In a sea of larger, mostly high-rise resorts, it’s […]


Dominican Republic Airline Expands to Jamaica 

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Upstart Dominican Republic airline Arajet is adding another new route in the Caribbean, this time to Jamaica.  Arajet this week is launching a new route between two Caribbean capitals: Santo Domingo and Kingston, Jamaica, with service operating nonstop on Mondays […]


In Aruba, a “Surge” in Visitor Arrivals 

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Aruba has moved past the recovery phase of its tourism rebound, with arrival numbers setting all-time records.  The Dutch Caribbean island has seen what officials are calling a “surge” in visitors arrivals in 2022, one that has “not only approached […]


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