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The 20 Best Caribbean Islands to Travel to in 2020

 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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Caribbean Hotel Rates Climb Back Up — Slightly

 After a September that produced the year’s first decline in average daily rate (ADR), Caribbean hoteliers pushed room-rate comparisons back into positive territory during October 2019.  In comparison with last October, ADR rose 0.4 percent even as occupancy fell 5.2 …

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The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020

 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …

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 November is one of our favorite times of year to travel to the Caribbean. The weather is glorious, the crowds are less and the deals are plenty. But it’s also close enough to peak season that you’ll still get much …

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 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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 Autumn is a time of recharge in the Caribbean, a period when some destinations cool down, visitors thin and certain hotels close for their annual upgrades. But the vast majority of destinations eagerly welcome visitors in September, when you can …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hotspots, United Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Curaçao. Curaçao will become United’s 21st destination in the Caribbean, …

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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 Winair has launched new daily flights between Aruba and Curacao. The St Maarten-based regional carrier has also launched flights from Aruba to Bonaire every other day, according to a statement from the Aruba Tourism Authority. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean destination of Bonaire has announced the appointment of a new marketing manager. Tourism Corporation Bonaire has named Derchlien Vrolijk-Dijkhoff has its new marketing manager, in which role she will help lead Bonaire’s …

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 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal readers Andrew Kessel and Steph Sentz, who sent in this lovely photo of the hidden-gem Wayaka Beach in Bonaire. Have you taken a great photo in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new …

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 We can happily report that the Caribbean is, in fact, getting greener. Whether it’s the regular debut of a new solar park, the frequent launch of a new wind farm or a renewed regional focus on sustainability. While more work …

 By Alexander Britell It is not quite a boutique hotel, sleeker than a bed and breakfast. There’s a restaurant, though it is certainly no resort. There is a particular class of tiny hotels in the Caribbean, delightful little places with …