New Dominican Republic-Aruba Flights 

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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 […]


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

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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 […]


New Dominican Republic Airline Set to Begin Operations

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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 […]


The 8 Best Resorts for All-Inclusive Vacations in Aruba

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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 […]

British Airways Is Launching Its First-Ever Flights to Aruba 

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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 […]

Wind Creek Names New Marketing Director for Aruba, Curacao Resorts

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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 […]


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

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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 with CPOTW in […]

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean - 2022

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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 […]

British Virgin Islands Removes Testing Requirements for Travelers

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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 […]


Belize Just Removed All Testing and Vaccination Requirements for Visitors

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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 […]

Jetair Caribbean Launches Curacao-Aruba Flights

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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 […]

Southwest Airlines Just Relaunched Another Route to Aruba

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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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