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JetBlue Launches Another New Caribbean Mint Route

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Saint Lucia is the latest to benefit from JetBlue’s expansion of its Mint premium cabin service in the Caribbean. JetBlue launched its newest Mint route to the region this week with a …

How to Arrive in Barbados

 By Alexander Britell It’s an issue at too many airports across the Caribbean — long immigration lines, meaning lengthy waits for travelers after they’ve just spent hours on an airplane. And while some islands, like Aruba and Curacao, have come …

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From Barbados to Barbuda, 7 Caribbean Vacations for November

 The Caribbean his heating up for the winter season, and that’s being buoyed by a truly impressive lineup of hotel relaunches, from boutique St Barth stays to venerable Anguilla retreats. And whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving getaway or looking to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Valerie Hoyte, who sent in this lovely shot of Port St Charles in the parish of St Peter in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic Nikki Beach club on St Jean beach in St Barth reopens this week for its first full season since last year’s hurricanes. The renowned, newly renovated beach club has built a new outdoor …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sunwing Travel Group is adding six Caribbean all-inclusive hotels to its ever-expanding regional portfolio. The company has formed a strategic alliance with hotel group Rex Resorts, according to which Sunwing will operate six of the company’s …

Barbados Hyatt

 By Alexander Britell More details have emerged on Hyatt’s first-ever Hyatt Centric hotel in the Caribbean. The new Hyatt Centric Barbados project is slated to debut in 2020, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc officials said at a media briefing this week …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for Martinique’s cruise sector last year, according to local tourism officials. The destination and its signature port in the capital of Fort-de-France welcomed more than 620,000 cruise passengers last year. …

turks and caicos st barth villas

 By Alexander Britell You’re in your villa, peering out past your infinity pool at the spectacular blue and green vistas of St Barth. You don’t want to leave. Not even for dinner. No problem — your chef is already here. …

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 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The hottest all-inclusive in Barbados has added a brand new wing. The transformed Sea Breeze Beach House on the South Coast of Barbados has completed its new Luxury Collection, a collection of suites with upgraded …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the region’s most popular food festivals is fast approaching. And while this year’s Barbados Food and Rum Festival will have all of the culinary and rum-filled features travelers have come to expect, it’s making …

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 By Alexander Britell She’s worked for hotels, airlines and as a travel agent for almost three decades. Now, Caribbean travel expert Suzy Trott is becoming a voice for the Caribbean tourism industry in Europe with her newest venture, SilvaLining. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced an expansion of its Mint premium cabin service across the Caribbean. JetBlue will be adding Mint to nonstop flights between Boston and Saint Lucia later this year, along with adding Mint service …

 By Dana Niland and Alexander Britell Americans are flocking to Barbados. That’s the news from the island’s tourism industry, with the destination’s big marketing push in North America seeming to pay off. Barbados reported 8.8 percent growth in stayover visitors …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the most effortlessly charming places to stay in Barbados, the island’s Cobblers Cove hotel has gotten a major upgrade. The property recently completed a three-year renovation and refurbishment that included upgrading all …

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …