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The Sandals Royal Barbados Resort Is Expanding

 Sandals Resorts International is expanding again in the Caribbean, this time to its flagship resort in Barbados. The Sandals Royal Barbados all-inclusive is set to unveil a significant expansion project on July 1, 2021. The company is adding 66 new …

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How to Live in the Caribbean for a Year

 For travel writers like me, popping open a laptop to work on a Caribbean beach is a familiar occupational hazard. But amid the pandemic, having to work while you’re in paradise seems like a small price to pay to escape …

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Sandals to Reopen Resorts in The Bahamas, Barbados and Grenada

 Sandals will complete its brand-wide reopening by the end of March, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has already reopened 10 of its resorts in the Caribbean, with the remaining five set to relaunch over the next six weeks. That …

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 There’s a new chairman of the board of directors of Barbados Tourism Marketing and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, Caribbean Journal has learned. Roseanne Myers has been taped for the role, according to Tourism Minister Lisa Cummins.  “This is a …

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 Sandals Resorts has reopened pair of its most popular properties in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive company has reopened its Sandals Ocho Rios Beach Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and its Sandals Halcyon Beach on the island …

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 In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is …

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 It’s one of the ultimate luxuries in a Caribbean resort — having your own private plunge pool. It’s secluded, it’s private and it’s endlessly indulgent. When your room comes with a pool, it’s more than just a room; it’s a mini …

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 The travel industry has changed in more ways than we can count, but it’s also put that much more emphasis on the decision of where to stay.  There’s so much more thought that goes into the choice of accommodation, and …

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 The SoCo Hotel company is expanding with a new resort in Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company, whose first hotel was in Barbados, will debut a new all-inclusive in Saint Lucia on May 1, according to a SoCo …

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 Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is relaunching its service to Aruba as part of a broader resumption of Caribbean service.  The carrier will launch once-weekly service between Toronto and Aruba on Jan. 5.  That’s along with a relaunch of service between …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Charles Worme, who sent in this stunning shot at Little Good Harbour in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 Caribbean airline LIAT has resumed its commercial schedule, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier, which is currently under administration, will be operating flights to a “limited number of destinations,” according to a company statement.  That will include flights on five …

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 Caribbean Airlines has continued its 2020 expansion with a new weekly route between Guyana and Cuba. The weekly flights between Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport and Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport will operate on Saturdays.  The service, which began this …

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 Marriott Internationals’ Elegant Hotels has reopened another three resorts in Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Elegant Hotels’ Colony Club, Treasure Beach and Crystal Cove have all recently reopened their doors on the island.  Colony Club, the company’s original property in …

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 By Alexander Britell The Cayman Islands is seeing a “tremendous response” to its newly-launched Global Citizen Concierge Program, which offers remote workers and their families the opportunity to apply to stay up to two years in the destination.  “We’ve got …