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From Aruba to St Croix, 10 Beaches to Dream About

 The sound of the surf, the smell of the salt air; the feeling when your toes hit powder-soft sand.  Beaches are more than just places, more than scenery; they’re their own states of mind, their own dimensions.  And we could …

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From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now

 If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Flamingo Beach, Aruba

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Donna Harrison, who sent in this lovely shot of Flamingo Beach, the signature stretch of sand at the Renaissance in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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aruba coronavirus

 Aruba, one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, has launched a series of aggressive measures to contain and prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has officially restricted all non-residents of Aruba from entering …

radisson hotel ceo

 Radisson Hotel Group has named Jim Alderman as its new chief executive officer for the Americas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Minnesota-based company has more than 680 hotel properties across its portfolio in the wider Americas region.  “Jim is a …

sunwing coronavirus caribbean

 Sunwing is suspending all of its outgoing Caribbean flights for the next two weeks amid the coronavirus epidemic.  The Canadian travel giant said it would be suspending all flights to its “sun” destinations for the next two weeks in order …

aruba hyatt pool

 The Hyatt Regency Aruba has debuted a new adults-only pool.  The new pool called “Trankilo” is set on a 43,000-square-foot beachfront space.  The three-tiered pool, which was designed by Fort Lauderdale-based architecture firm EDSA, has limestone walls, “living bougainvillea structures” …

adults-only hotels caribbean

 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

caribbean photo aruba holiday

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Sheroke of Nottingham, Maryland, who sent in this gorgeous shot of sunset at the Holiday Inn Resort in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

caribbean photo aruba tree

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Amy Manns, who sent in this lovely shot of a Divi tree on Eagle Beach in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

caribbean photo aruba beach

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Chad Beatty, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset on Palm Beach in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribournal.com …

caribbean cool hotels

 The Caribbean’s roster of high-design, forward-thinking, fun-loving hotels continues to grow.  Everyone has a different definition of what’s cool — particularly when it comes to hotels.  But a cool hotel should have an x-factor, a special quality that turns it into …

royal caribbean ship

 Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship will make its debut in the Caribbean in November.  The new Odyssey of the Seas will launch in the Mediterranean this summer before heading to Fort Lauderdale for its first Caribbean sailings in November.  Odyssey …

bahamas st john beaches

 Aruba is looking to grow its group business in the North American market, and the Dutch Caribbean destination has tapped a new sales director to lead that push.  The Aruba Convention has named Robert Hayes as its new regional sales …

caribbean islands best

 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

caribbean restaurants best

 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

aruba airlines colombia

 Aruba Airlines has launched a new nonstop service between Aruba and Barranquilla in Colombia.  The new service, which launched last week, will operate twice weekly, with flights on Mondays and Fridays, the company said. It’s part of quietly strong tourism …

caribbean hotels 2020

 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …