The 5 Best New Overwater Bungalow Resorts in the Caribbean  

Caribbean Overwater Bungalow

For decades, overwater bungalows were the exclusive specialty of the South Pacific.  Not anymore.  More and more overwater resorts are starting to pop around the Caribbean, from the islands of Panama to the heart of the Dutch Caribbean.  And while […]


Avianca Is Adding More Flights to Aruba

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South America has always been a very strong market for Aruba, thanks in large part due to the island’s proximity to the continent.  And now one of the region’s top carriers is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island, […]


Bonaire Is the New Hotspot of the Dutch Caribbean 

Bonaire Caribbean Dutch Hotspot

When Johnny and Therese Boer of the three-Michelin-star Die Librije opened a restaurant in Bonaire five years ago, it wasn’t just a massive moment for the Caribbean culinary scene.  The opening of the Brass Boer was a nod to the […]


Jetair Begins Aruba-Bonaire Flights 

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There’s a new way to get to Bonaire from the island of Aruba.  Upstart Curacao-based airline Jetair Caribbean has launched new service between Aruba and Bonaire, a route that helps open up Aruba’s broad airlift network for travelers looking to […]

From Aruba to St Thomas, 12 Caribbean “Water’s Edge” Hotels 

Aruba St Thomas Caribbean Hotels

You know the sound. You open the door to your balcony or patio and it’s there, the maritime metronome, the gentle roll or vigorous froth of the waves right near your room.  But it’s not always so easy to find. […]

Aruba Set for New British Airways Flights


Aruba is getting ready for the launch of British Airways’ first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean.  British Airways is set to launch its new direct service to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport beginning March 26, 2023.  The highly-anticipated new route, […]


From Antigua to Aruba, 10 Romantic Resorts to Visit Now

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Planning a romantic trip to the Caribbean for Valentine’s Day will score a lot more love points than a box of chocolates, but there’s really no bad time of year to make a getaway with a special person in your […]

Hilton Just Opened an All-Suite Hotel in Aruba 

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Hilton has opened its newest Caribbean resort: the all-suite, Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The newest resort in the Eagle Beach area of the island has a total of 330 suites, the first hotel to open […]

New-Look Rooms at the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba 

Aruba Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba has completed an upgrade to all 320 of its rooms and suites, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury resort on Palm Beach has completed a “reimagination” of its rooms, suites and corridors, with what the property is […]


Aruba’s Top Resort Just Created a New Nature Preserve 

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It is getting harder and harder to find undeveloped green space on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  But thanks to a major donation by Aruba’s top resort, the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, the island is getting a new […]

How to Move to Aruba, Explained

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Aruba has long been a retirement destination for Americans, but now is attracting an influx of people looking to relocate to the Caribbean island long before their careers end. And Cindy Ruittemanz, founder […]

The 10 Hottest Aruba Resorts for 2023

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Aruba is sizzling, and not just because it’s so close to the equator. The southern Caribbean hotspot has been one of the most popular destinations in the region since the onset of the pandemic, having nimbly handled its tourism protocols […]


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