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The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2022

 They may not be the biggest, or have the most amenities. They may be brand new, they may be centuries old. But the coolest hotels in the Caribbean are the ones that have that indescribable x-factor; where, no matter how …

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The 10 Best Snorkeling Destinations in the Caribbean

 By any measure, it’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean: snorkeling. And it’s not hard to see why: it’s accessible, easy to do, and a tremendous way to experience the natural beauty of the Caribbean.  …

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Bonaire Just Updated Its Entry Requirements for Travelers

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced changes to its entry requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new rules, which take effect Dec. 22, mean travelers need to show proof of a negative PCR test result taken …

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 It’s something you just don’t find that often at many resorts anymore: that intimacy with the ocean; the feeling of being right at the beach’s edge, or perched directly above the waves, of being able to take just a few …

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 It seems that every year in the Caribbean we say it’s been a year like no other — but in the age of the pandemic, that’s a guarantee. And if 2020 was defined by the ongoing question of the tourism …

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 A major new beach resort has opened its doors on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The new Time to Smile Chogogo Dive & Beach Resort Bonaire is the second property for the Chogogo brand, joining …

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 If you’re an avid diver in the Caribbean, chances are you’ve been to the region’s most famous diving hotspots — most notably the longtime Caribbean capital of diving, Bonaire.  But there’s a multitude of spectacular diving destinations hidden away across …

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 They’re here. After more than 53,000 votes were cast, the world’s largest community of experts on Caribbean travel — Caribbean Journal readers — has spoken, naming their favorite places in the Caribbean, from the best luxury resort to the region’s culinary …

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 United Airlines has returned to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire.  The carrier has relaunched nonstop flights from both Newark and Houston to Bonaire, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  It marked the return of the airline after more than 20 months …

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 Tourism is surging to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, which has undertaken one of the region’s model tourism reopenings since its summer 2020 restart. Bonaire reported nearly 75,000 visitor arrivals through the end of August, according to new data …

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 Divi Resorts is launching a new “upper-tier” all-inclusive brand, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Oceans, and it will apply to the company’s top-level resorts.  The company says it’s the first time it’s ever launched a new brand in its …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is set for a big boost to its airlift this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  American Airlines and Delta have already relaunched their service to the island; now, United Airlines is relaunching its …

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 The first cruise ship to call on Bonaire since the onset of the pandemic will arrive on the Dutch Caribbean island on Sept. 2.  The arrival of Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox comes after nearly 17 months without cruise ships on …

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 It’s getting even easier to visit one of the Caribbean’s hottest travel destinations, from expanded airlift to eased entry requirements for vaccinated travelers.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced that it has eased testing requirements for fully vaccinated …

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 People are traveling again. Driven by vaccinations, traveler confidence is as high as it’s been since the onset of the pandemic — and it’s borne out in the numbers in the Caribbean, where June was the highest-arrival month for the region …

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 Tourism Corporation Bonaire has announced the appointment of a new director, Caribbean Journal has learned. The island’s top tourism organization has tapped Miles Mercera to the role. Mercera is the former president and chief executive officer of the Curacao Hotel …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is back. The southern Caribbean destination has welcomed back flights from the United States, with the return this week of both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. It’s the first time American carriers have …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is back.  American travelers can return to the island beginning next month, when both American Airlines and Delta relaunch service from the U.S. to Bonaire.  On June 5, American Airlines will be resuming weekly …