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How to Travel to Grenada Right Now

 Spectacular rum, marvelous beaches, world-class chocolate and a potpourri of diverse resorts are just a few of the charms of Grenada. And now that the island has been open for tourism since the summer, more and more travelers are heading …

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Sandals, Beaches Resorts Launch Free Testing in the Caribbean

 Sandals and Beaches Resorts have launched a new free testing program at all of the brands’ resorts in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new program will run from Jan. 26-March 31, 2021.  Tests will be conducted by approved …

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Caribbean Mourns Sandals Resorts Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor  The Caribbean is mourning one of the titan’s of the region’s tourism industry, with the passing of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.  Stewart was 79. Stewart was known for …

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 Cape Eleuthera, the historic resort set at the southern end of the island of Eleuthera, is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, long popular with sport fishermen and adventurers, is set on a 4,500-acre compound in Eleuthera.  It’s …

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 When the first Caribbean destinations began reopening in June, the travel world was filled with uncertainty. But in the six months since, the Caribbean has sent a message to the world that tourism reopenings can largely be done in a …

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 St Vincent and the Grenadines has a new tourism minister, following the country’s recent general elections.  The country’s new tourism chief is Carlos James, whose portfolio also includes Civil Aviation, Sustainable Development and Culture.  “I am looking forward to a …

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 The island of Barbados has announced an update to its travel protocols for visitors, headlined by new testing requirements and required self-monitoring throughout a visitor’s stay.  That includes the requirement of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days before …

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 If you haven’t gotten around to visiting Anguilla as yet, imagine an island the size of Manhattan with the population of just two high-rises, surrounded by 33 sugary white beaches, lapped by stunning turquoise waters ‒ with temps in the …

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 The Bahamas is planning to enter a major new phase of its tourism reopening in October, one that will include the reopening of its beaches and major hotels.  Beginning Oct. 15, beaches and hotels will open on all major islands …

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 Saint Lucia was one of the first destinations to relaunch tourism when the island reopened its borders at the beginning of June, and it’s open to tourists including those from the United States. What you’ll find in Saint Lucia are …

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 “My employees even come here on their days off,” says owner Sybille Sorrentino.  Such is the pull, the sheer magnetism of Honeymoon Beach in St John, the home of the beloved Bikinis on the Beach Bar and Grill.  It’s the …

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 By Bob Curley Aruba has always been one of the safest and friendliest destinations in the Caribbean, a reputation that’s especially valued given the realities of travel in 2020. COVID-19 cases on the island have remained low and while there …

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 Sandals Resorts International is opening its first-ever resort in St Vincent and the Grenadines.  The company is opening a new Beaches resort, the first in the Eastern Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be a transformation of the …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most prominent luxury resorts, the Resort & Residences by CuisinArt in Anguilla, is now on the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The CBRE Hotels Miami team of Christian Charre, Paul Weimer, Fernando Garcia Chacon and …

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 St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. (Update: all travelers to the USVI must complete a screening form — …

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 It was a major step for the reopening of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry this week as the destination reopened all of its nearly 15 golf courses, including the popular course at the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel, which is …

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 The latest edition of Beaches to Dream About is a vibrant mix of very different kinds of beaches.  There’s a family-friendly beach; a private, rarefied retreat in the Out Islands of The Bahamas; a buzzing, energetic stretch of city sand.  …