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Carnival Adding New Caribbean Cruises From San Juan

 Carnival’s Carnival Fascination cruise ship is adding new Caribbean cruises out of its homeport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  In 2021, the ship will add three new seven-day Caribbean cruises out of San Juan, each of which will include stops …

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Relais & Chateaux’s Newest Caribbean Hotel Is in Dominica

 Relais & Chateaux, the global collection of boutique luxury hotels, has added its newest property in the Caribbean, and it’s a special one: Dominica’s Secret Bay. The boutique luxury eco-resort in northern Dominica is now Relais & Chateaux’s seventh property …

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Marriott Is Opening All-Inclusive Hotels in Jamaica, Curacao

 Marriott is ramping up its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion in a big way  The company, which several months ago announced plans to enter the increasingly competitive all-inclusive market, had already announced five new projects and plans to purchase Barbados’ popular Elegant …

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 JetBlue traffic continued to surge in October, according to the New York City-based carrier.  JetBlue reported 4.3 billion revenue passenger miles in October, a 6.2 percent jump compared to the same month in 2018.  Available seat miles rose by 6.7 …

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 Radisson Hotel Group has named a new chief operating officer for the Americas region, including the Caribbean.  The Minneapolis-based company has tapped Aly El-Bassuni for the newly-created position, in which he will be responsible for “driving operational strategies across the …

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 There’s a new adults-only, all-inclusive resort in Barbados. Barbados’ popular Accra Beach Hotel and Spa in Barbados has added a new luxury property to its portfolio called “The Abidah by Accra.” 
The resort, which first opened its doors this summer, …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kevin Weekes, who sent in this stunning shot of sunrise in St Martins, St Philip in Barbados.  “No filter needed!” Kevin says – and we couldn’t agree more.  Have you taken …

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 Barbados is expanding its reach in Germany, with a new thrice-weekly direct flight from Frankfurt to the island’s Grantley Adams International Airport. The new service, which launched this week, will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 2020 using …

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 Virgin Atlantic is ramping up its flight service to the island of Barbados for the upcoming winter travel season.  Virgin will be adding more flights from Manchester to Barbados beginning this winter, with the addition of a third weekly flight …

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 You wake up every morning to a stunning, shiny turquoise out your window, joined by superyachts and sea turtles.  It’s a view that becomes impossible to resist, a marvelous marriage of serenity and energy.  There aren’t any other hotels quite …

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 Marriott International is buying a major hotel group in Barbados.  The world’s largest hotel company has reached an agreement to buy Barbados’ Elegant Hotels Group.  Elegant Hotels owns and operates a total of seven hotel properties in Barbados, with a …

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 The Colony Club, an Elegant Hotels luxury resort on the west coast of Barbados, has unveiled its redesigned spa. Colony Club’s renovated spa will now include three treatment rooms – two single rooms and one couples’ room, along with an …

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 Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, the island’s destination marketing organization, has announced a pair of high-profile appointments.  BTMI has announced the promotion of Petra Roach to the newly-created post of Head, Global Markets, a role in which she will be responsible …

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 Plainly, Barbados is one of the most complete destinations in the Caribbean.  Whether you’re in the lap of luxury on the Platinum Coast, enjoying the energy in the St Lawrence Gap or exploring the delights of the island’s charming northwestern …

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 An ultra-luxe Barbados villa that previously listed for $40 million is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cove Spring House, set in the heart of St James on Barbados’ Platinum Coast, will be sold by luxury auction firm Concierge …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s Marigot Bay Resort has named a new director of food and beverage and culinary operation at a property that has long been one of the Caribbean’s leading dining destinations. The luxury resort has …

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 This one-way street on the outskirts of Bridgetown has two lines of colorful houses just across Spring Garden Highway from the sea. But it’s the green-and-yellow one three quarters of the way down the road that brings the pilgrims. Robyn …

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 By Alexander Britell Radisson Hotel Group is opening a new hotel on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Aruba is the product of a partnership between Radisson and Beachside …