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Club Med to Debut New Dominican Republic Resort in November

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A highly-anticipated new Club Med resort is set to open in the Dominican Republic in November. The new Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, the first of Club Med’s “Exclusive Collection” in the Americas, will officially …

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Holland America’s Newest Caribbean Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America is planning 160 cruises to the wider Caribbean region for the upcoming winter cruise season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Seattle-based cruise line will sail a range of itineraries from seven to 21 …

5 All-Inclusive Adults-Only Hotels to Try Right Now

 Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just want a tranquil getaway for you and yours, the Caribbean is filled with terrific adults-only resorts, many of them of the all-inclusive variety. That combination has proven to be particularly popular with travelers, …

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bahamas junkanoo festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the icons of The Bahamas: the energy and sound of Junkanoo, The Bahamas’ famous musical mix of carnival, masquerade dance and parade. And while you can find Junkanoo across The Bahamas during …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is getting a new boutique hotel, with some inspiration from HGTV. It’s called the Caerula Mar Club, and the soon-to-debut Andros hotel is the brainchild of designers Bryan and Sarah Baeumler, famous for …

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 August in the Caribbean means hot afternoons, evenings cooled by trade winds and, in many destinations, the feeling of having a bit more of the region to yourself. But there’s just something about the feeling of wading into bathtub-warm water …

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 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is making a big return to the Big Easy. The cruise giant will be sending its Majesty of the Seas cruise ship to homeport in New Orleans year-round beginning in January 2020. The …

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 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig had one thing in common when starring in the legendary James Bond movie series. They all preferred their martinis shaken, not stirred. The lobby bar at The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kirk Crumpton, who sent in this magical shot of sunset at the Abaco Inn in The Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

bahamas bimini hotel

 By Alexander Britell A sleek new hotel is set to inject new energy into the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas. It’s called illa Bimini, and the new project by Island Developers is slated to break ground in August. The beachfront …

caribbean occupancy decline

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor May marked the Caribbean’s second-straight month with a decline in hotel occupancy levels, and growth in new inventory was the main reason why. However, hotelier pricing confidence has kept overall performance in positive territory. In year-over-year …

all-inclusive family resorts

 Whether you’re traveling with your kids, your extended family or some other combination of relatives, going all-inclusive makes the family getaway significantly easier. And the best all-inclusive family resorts manage to combine the ease and comfort of the all-inclusive experience …

caribbean cruise revenues

 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …

bahamas caribbean tourism growth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahamas Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is urging regional leaders to explore new ways to grow tourism in the Caribbean — with the use of data chief among them. Minnis, the Bahamas’ Prime Minister and representative …

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 Places to Visit is back with its second summer edition for the Caribbean in 2019, bringing you a selection of wonderful Caribbean destinations to check out in the next 30 days — or to start thinking about for your upcoming …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kathy Lowe, who sent in this lovely shot of a morning coffee on the beach in Eleuthera, The Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in …

bahamas royal caribbean destinations

 By Alexander Britell Royal Caribbean opened eyes earlier this year when it submitted a letter of intent to purchase The Bahamas’ Grand Lucayan resort, the first move of its kind for the company. Now, the company is shedding some light …