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This Man Just Swam From Barbados to Saint Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy just made history this weekend, becoming the first person to ever swim from Barbados to Saint Lucia. The 100-mile swim, completed over two days, is the longest open-channel swim in history. …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Rockley Beach, Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Marc Saint, who sent in this stunning shot of Rockley Beach in Barbados. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

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Speightstown, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town in Barbados

 By Alexander Britell Everybody knows Margaret. Whether you’re at Saint Peter’s Bay to the south or the Fisherman’s Pub, her name immediately conjures a smiling thought of the best fish cakes in Barbados. Most nights each week, Margaret (or her …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines is launching twice weekly nonstop service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba, the carrier announced this week. The new flights will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Nov. 6, using a Boeing 737-800 NG …

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 By Julie BielenbergCJ Contributor ST VINCENT – It was perhaps fitting that the Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism was delayed by a storm. What was then-Tropical Storm Dorian delayed the beginning of the recent Caribbean Tourism Organization’s 2019 sustainability conference …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced plans to convert its popular Tamarind beach resort into a “premium all-inclusive resort.” The West …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching three new nonstop routes from Newark to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service will be headlined by a pair of new nonstop service from Newark Liberty …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newly-renamed Hurricane Dorian has exited the Caribbean Sea, heading into the Atlantic, leaving a trail of heavy rain. While parts of The Bahamas could remain in the crosshairs of the storm, the region emerged …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Dorian made landfall in the Eastern Caribbean on Monday, with tropical storm conditions including 50 mph winds affecting portions of the region through Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Early Tuesday …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Tropical Storm is heading for the Eastern Caribbean, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. Tropical Storm Dorian is approaching the Caribbean with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, …

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 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

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 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to be one of the hottest tourism destinations in the Caribbean. The island has seen a 5.2 percent year-over-year jump in stayover visitor arrivals in the first seven months of 2019, according to new data …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning another major overhaul to one of its ships for Southern Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. Royal is spending $116 million on an “amplification” of its Freedom of the Seas …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff UNNA Resorts has appointed a new general manager for its pair of hotels in Barbados, the Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort and Residences and the Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club. The company has named …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe boutique cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its network of ports in the Caribbean region, the company said this week. Regent Seven Seas will be adding three new ports in the Caribbean for …

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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 Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Sandals Royal Barbados resort has expanded its wedding offerings with the addition of the new “Sky Terrace” venue. Brides and grooms can say “I Do” or throw a lavish and memorable reception while overlooking the …