Caribbean Photo of the Week: Druif Beach in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jessica Freeh, who sent in this lovely photo on the sand at Druif Beach in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to with CPOTW […]


Frontier Airlines Is Launching Its First-Ever Aruba Flights

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It’s the Caribbean’s fastest-growing airline right now: Frontier Airlines, the low-cost carrier that keeps adding new routes to the region amid the pandemic. The latest? New service from Miami International Airport to both Aruba and Turks and Caicos, both of […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Sand in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michelle Weitzman, who took this stunning shot on the sands of Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to with CPOTW in […]


Aruba’s Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort Is Getting a New Look

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The Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort in Aruba is in the midst of a massive renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eagle Beach-area resort is making changes across the property, from an expanded beach bar to new pool areas.  That’s […]

Aruba Waives Testing for Certain Vaccinated U.S. Travelers

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Aruba has updated its entry protocols, with new rules that waive pre-testing requirements for certain fully vaccinated American travelers.  But it’s not quite that simple. Crucially, the island is only waiving testing for U.S. residents who have been fully vaccinated […]

How to Take an All-Inclusive Golf Getaway to Aruba

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Golf may not be the first thing you think of when you consider Aruba — but one of the island’s most popular resorts has launched a new program precisely for lovers of the links.  The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All-Inclusives […]


Riu Completes Reopening of Caribbean Resorts

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Riu Hotels and Resorts has now completed the reopening of all of its properties in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. Luis Riu, CEO of Riu Hotels and Resorts, confirmed the move, with the relaunch of a total of four hotels in […]

Barbados Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship

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The first cruise ship has called on Barbados since the beginning of the pandemic back in 2020.  Celebrity Millennium, the first ship to sail in the Western Hemisphere since March 2020, called on Barbados this week as part of a […]

Caribbean Cruises Are Back: Celebrity Kicks Off 7-Night Sailing in St Maarten

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The first Caribbean cruise in more than a year officially set sail this weekend in St Maarten.  Celebrity Millennium kicked off a seven-night sailing from the Port of St Maarten on Saturday, a return for the cruise industry in the […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: High Above Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Greg Schulties, who sent in this stunning aerial photo of Baby Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to with CPOTW in the […]

Winair Expands Aruba, Curacao Flights

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Winair has expanded its service between St Maarten and the islands of Curacao and Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St Maarten-based carrier will now be offering two weekly flights that operate between St Maarten, Curacao and Aruba.  The flights […]

From The Bahamas to Aruba, Caribbean Vacation Demand Is Rising

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Demand for Caribbean vacations is strengthening, according to a new report from travel firm Kayak.  Of the top 10 most-searched-for destinations on Kayak’s platforms open to U.S. tourists, five are in the Caribbean.  That includes Cancun, Punta Cana, Montego Bay, […]


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