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Holland America’s Newest Caribbean Cruises

 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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More New Flights Between Aruba, Curacao

 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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Bonaire Tourism Has a New Marketing Manager

 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 …

caribbean new eateries

 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 …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The noise of modernity is such that even in the Caribbean you can seldom enjoy the simple sound of a palm tree. There’s a way the fronds wave in the wind, moving together in …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton LAC BAY – This is the birthplace. This is where it all began, where a stretch of white sand in the southeastern corner of Bonaire turned into the Caribbean capital of windsurfing. And when …

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 By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell An island with some of the most spectacular shorelines on the planet is not the first place you’d ever imagine spending even a single day away from the water. Even more so here on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair is expanding its presence in the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier, which first introduced flights in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao last year, will be increasing its service between Aruba, Curacao and …

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 By Alexander Britell THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three …

caribbean beach hotels

 You didn’t want to spend 20 minutes walking from your room to get to the beach. That’s not why you’re here. You made the long journey so you could spend your vacation lazing on the sand, rum punch (or just …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is extending its recent expansion to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means a total of four weekly flights from Miami International Airport to Bonaire, …

caribbean reefs

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Recent years have seen the growth of a number of initiatives aimed at regrowing coral reef in the Caribbean — most notably the Coral Restoration Foundation in Bonaire. Now, another drive has launched to help rebuild …