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Why Wyclef Jean Is Coming to Atlantis Paradise Island 

 Music superstar Wyclef is coming to Atlantis Paradise Island in March as part of the resort’s new Nassau Paradise Island Wine and Food Festival.  On March 18, Wyclef will headline the festival’s Jerk Jam, a celebration of grilled meats and …

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Brazil’s Azul Is Launching Flights to Curacao 

 Another top Latin American carrier is adding flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Azul, the largest airline in Brazil, is launching nonstop flights between Belo Horizonte and Curacao, with service set to begin June …

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The Caribbean’s Hottest Wellness Resort Is In the Dominican Republic 

 The Dominican Republic’s premier luxury resort is about to take on another title: the Caribbean’s hottest wellness resort. The 7,000-acre Casa de Campo Resort and Villas in La Romana has always held a privileged spot in the Caribbean luxury pantheon, …

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 Bonaire was the Caribbean pioneer for coral reef restoration. And now the island is again at the forefront of the movement to plant new reefs. For the first time in history, three species of boulder coral have been outplanted back to Bonaire’s reefs: …

 It is getting harder and harder to find undeveloped green space on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  But thanks to a major donation by Aruba’s top resort, the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, the island is getting a new …

  Marriott is opening its first-ever all-inclusive W hotel in the Caribbean, region following an agreement signed in Madrid this week on the heels of the Fitur global tourism conference. Frank Rainieri’s Grupo Puntaacna has signed an agreement with MAC …

  Since it opened its doors in 2018, the boutique Skylark Negril in Jamaica has been the new capital of cool in Jamaica’s quintessential beach town.  From a privileged perch on Seven Mile Beach to the only Caribbean outpost of …

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  Panama-based carrier Copa Airlines is adding more flights to the Dutch Caribbean this spring.  Beginning in the first week of April, Copa will be operating a total of six weekly flights between Panama’s Tocumen International Airport and Curacao International …

  The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is back this year, and a pair of music legends will be headlining the event: Sting and Shaggy.  Sting and Shaggy, who have collaborated on two new albums in the last few …

  Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand is opening its newest Caribbean hotel in Belize.  The highly-anticipated Margaritaville Beach Resort will be opening in the Ambergris Caye area of Belize April.  The resort has announced plans to open in March; the first …

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  European carrier Air Europa is expanding in the Caribbean.  The airline, which operates several transatlantic flights to the Caribbean, is adding its first flight from North America to the Caribbean.  In June, the company plans to start daily flights …

  The Caribbean’s most popular Carnival is back next month, and Caribbean Airlines has announced an expansion of flight services for the festival.  That includes additional flights between Toronto, Canada and Port of Spain, with two flights on Feb. 13 …

Jamaica Tourism Conference

  Jamaica is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference in Kingston next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Conference is an initiative of the country’s Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center at the University of the West …

  Hyatt’s luxe Andaz brand has just opened a new hotel in the heart of Mexico City.  The new Andaz Mexico City Condesa is the second Andaz hotel in Mexico, joining the existing Andaz Mayakoba, which is on the country’s …

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI After a history-making year in 2021, which reached $765 million in closed transactions, Turks and Caicos continued its strong performance in 2022, totaling $553 million in sales according to a new report from Turks and Caicos …

  First there was Cancun, and then there was Costa Rica. And now Planet Hollywood is opening its first-ever resort in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Blue Diamond Resorts brand has announced that it will open the …

  Jamaica is projecting very strong tourism growth for 2023, fresh off a full-fledged renaissance in 2022, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  The island is forecasting 11 percent tourism growth this year, officials announced at this week’s FITUR trade …

  St John has always been one of the most beloved little islands in the Caribbean. Since the pandemic, it’s become one of the most sought-after destinations in the world, with a growing number of travelers drawn to its stunning …

 

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