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The Best Hotels in Martinique, From Boutique Stays to Beach Resorts

 Martinique is an island in the Caribbean, and one of the region’s most fascinating destinations. But it’s very much the French Caribbean. When it comes to choosing a hotel, that means a lot of unfamiliar names (no Marriotts or Hiltons …

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The Island of St John Is Back in a Big Way

 The combination of no passport requirements, easy-to-understand COVID-19 rules and strong tourism management led to a boom in visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the mainland in 2021, helping to fuel a dramatic turnaround in tourism on St. John, …

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This Comedy Festival Is Returning to Cancun 

 The Just For Laughs Escapes comedy festival is coming back to Cancun this year.  It’s a Caribbean extension of what has long been the largest international comedy in the world, with five days of comedy events from Nov. 2-6, 2022.  …

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 It starts with Chef Vincent Gomis , whose culinary resume includes stints at two and three Michelin star eateries in France.  Then there’s the splendid design by Sybille de Margerie and decoration by Michael Malapert.  And it’s all set at …

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 They’re the two coolest hotels in all of Puerto Rico — chic, high-design hotels that share the same name: O:live.  The first, the O:live Boutique Hotel, first opened its doors in 2012, followed by the O:LV Fifty Five, which began …

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 It’s one of the biggest trends in travel since the onset of the pandemic: the rise of the digital nomad, and the increased popularity of long-term, remote-work stays.  And that’s precisely the target at Marriott’s newest Caribbean hotel, the new …

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 Hollywood legend and celebrated hotelier Robert De Niro has unveiled the next phase of his development on the Caribbean island on Barbuda.  It’s the new Beach Club at Nobu, the new Barbuda outpost of the renowned Japanese eatery that opened …

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 Aruba’s popular Soul Beach Music Festival is back.  The annual event will make its post-pandemic return from May 25-30.  Headliners will include Mary J. Blige, New Edition and comedian Mike Epps.  In a statement, the Aruba Tourism Authority said it …

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 Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Club has named a new general manger, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Grace Bay Resorts property has tapped Kulbhushan Tyagi to the role.  Tyagi, a 23-year-veteran of the hospitality industry, will oversee day-to-tday operations of …

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 The island of Bonaire is set for its most exciting event in years this June with the launch of Bonaire Rum Week Presented by Caribbean Journal.  The celebration of premium rum will run across the Dutch Caribbean island from June …

 Travelers who want to enjoy the legendary north shore beaches of Jamaica but avoid the big tourist districts of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril have long known to detour east to the small resorts in Port Antonio, a coastal …

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 Sofitel has opened its first Caribbean beach hotel, its second hotel on the Caribbean coast of Cartagena.  It’s called the Sofitel Baru Calablanca Beach Resort, joining the brand’s existing Sofitel Legend Santa Clara.  It’s the first beach hotel for the …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sam Levy, who sent in this stunning shot of Meads Bay Beach in Anguilla. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 Cancun’s newest all-inclusive resort is officially open in the hottest corner of Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The highly-anticipated new Garza Blanca Resort and Spa Cancun just held its grand opening.  The TAFER Hotels and Resorts property is set on …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Oleg Gutman from Long Island, NY, who sent it this great shot from Ffryes Beach in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 The Caribbean’s most exciting new rum festival has added a new partner: American Airlines. American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, which operates nonstop service from Miami to Bonaire, is a new partner to the weeklong Dutch Caribbean rum festival. “We’re …