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These Caribbean Resorts Require Proof of Vaccination For Guests 16+

 Elite Island Resorts’ portfolio of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts now requires all guests 16 and over to show proof of vaccination.  The new policy, first announced last month, officially took effect this week.  The company had initially set the threshold at …

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In Barbados, a Different Kind of All-Inclusive Resort

 It was always one of the coolest corners of Barbados, a hotel that was equal parts boutique hotel and private club.  For years, The House has been one of the most sought-after stays on the island, a small, effortlessly cool …

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26-Room Caribbean Hotel on the Market for $3 Million

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 Tourism is beginning to rebound in Barbados, according to the latest numbers from the island’s tourist board.  The island recorded more than 10,000 air arrivals in July, the highest total of any month so far this year.  That also represented …

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 Virgin Atlantic is adding even more flights to the Caribbean this upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The expansion will be headlined by an increase in daily London Heathrow-Barbados flights to 11 times a week.  That’s along with an …

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 One of the Caribbean’s leading resort companies has announced a significant update to its travel rules: all guests over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of Covid vaccination upon arrival.  Elite Island Resorts has a broad …

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 One of the leading all-inclusives in Barbados is planning to reopen its doors in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Club, Barbados has revealed a reopening date of Oct. 14, parent company Elite Island Resorts confirmed.  The oceanfront all-inclusive, set …

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 Barbados is set for another airlift boost, with the planned launch of new flights from Edinburgh.  Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to kick off the only service from Scotland to the Caribbean, with Edinburgh-Barbados flights launching in December 2021.  It …

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 Virgin Atlantic is expanding its service to the island of Jamaica, with plans for a new route from Manchester in November.  Beginning Nov. 6, Virgin Atlantic will operate thrice-weekly flights between Manchester and Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport.  The carrier …

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 Michelin-starred Chef Antonio Mellino is bring the flavors of Italy to Barbados. The Executive Chef of Quattro Passi will open QP Bistro the on Oct. 22, followed by Quattro Passi at The Cliff at the end of November.  Mellino’s Quattro Passi in …

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 The Dominican Republic’s most popular tourism destination is getting new flights from Europe, Caribbean Journal has learned.  German carrier Eurowings, which is owned by Lufthansa, is set to launch new nonstop service between Frankfurt and Punta Cana next month.  The …

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 If you’re at a bar in Jamaica, it’s the rum for rum lovers, the one to sip if you’re looking for something special.  In just about every corner of Jamaica, Appleton 12 is almost always the best rum you’ll find …

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 All-inclusive resorts are hotter than ever, and since the world’s largest hotel company has made a high-profile entry into the space, the segment is becoming increasingly interesting. The All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy portfolio currently includes 25 properties across destinations including …

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 We’ve written before about music legend Kenny Chesney’s Caribbean rum brand, Blue Chair Bay.  And while the range is solid, it’s the rum creams that truly stand out — setting a very high bar for the category, particularly with uncommon …

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 One of the Caribbean’s major music festivals is planning a comeback.  The Vujaday Music Festival is planning to return Barbados, targeting a five-night event from Feb. 9-13, 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The festival guides attendees from oceanfront stages to …

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 For three centuries, the daily “tot” was a staple of British maritime life.  Sailors in the Royal Navy received a daily “tot” or ration of rum — a practice that lasted until July 31, 1970 — a day that lives …

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 A leading all-inclusive resorts in Barbados is reopening in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Club, Barbados, part of Elite Island Resorts’ Caribbean portfolio, will officially reopen its doors on Oct. 14.  The adults-only property, set on the iconic West …