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All-Inclusive

Curacao’s Newest All-Inclusive Resort Reinvents the Beach Bungalow

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Hyatt’s Dreams brand first debuted on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao back in 2019, a transformation of what had been the Hilton Curacao. In many ways, Dreams’ debut helped change the game for the island, helping to kick off […]

Flights

WestJet Is Coming Back to Bonaire for a Second Season

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The newest gateway for Canadian travelers to the Dutch Caribbean is coming back again for a second season this upcoming winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  WestJet, which kicked off its first-ever flights between Toronto and Bonaire last year, has announced […]

News

How The Sands at Grace Bay Resort Defines the Turks and Caicos Vacation 

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You’re right on Grace Bay Beach, one of the best in the world. Your room is spacious and comfortable, with every amenity you need and the ingredients for any vacation you choose. This is the essence of the Turks and […]

CJ Invest

“Transformational” Project to Redevelop Two Caribbean Airports 

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A pair of major airports in the Caribbean will be undergoing a significant remodeling through a new public-private partnership, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The new public private partnership led by VIports Partners would remodel St Thomas’ Cyril E. King […]


Royalton Is Opening Its New Caribbean Adults-Only Resort This Month 

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The highly-anticipated new Royalton CHIC is opening soon in Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The CHIC, the first in the Eastern Caribbean, will be debuting on April 29, 2024, according to Royalton’s Web site.  The adults-only resort will […]


Six Senses Just Opened Its First-Ever Caribbean Resort on the Island of Grenada

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The food is fresh from local farmers. When you arrive, you’re given a choice of local spices, which then find their way into tea bags — used to prepare your evening tea each night before bed. There is even an “earth […]

News

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Adding Caribbean, Bahamas Cruises From a New US Homeport

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Norwegian Cruise Line is adding a new homeport next year: Jacksonville, Fla, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has signed a three-year agreement to homeport its Norwegian Gem cruise port in Jacksonville, beginning in November 2025.  The 2,394-guest-capacity ship will […]


The British Virgin Islands Has a New Watersports Destination

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You may not know that Marina Cay, the beloved eight-acre island off the coast of Beef Island in the BVI has relaunched.  Now run by Mainsail, it’s home to the Marina Cay Bar and Grill, a popular yachting and day […]


Montego Bay, Jamaica Is Hosting the Caribbean’s Biggest Travel Conference Next Month

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Hotel companies. Tour operators. Airlines. Tourist boards. Meeting planners. Travel advisors. Media professionals. Caribbean Travel Marketplace is the world’s biggest Caribbean travel conference, and it’s back again this year in the heart of Montego Bay, Jamaica.  This year’s Caribbean Travel […]

Events

Rick Ross, Third World Among Stars for St Kitts Music Festival 

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The Caribbean’s hottest music event has announced the first wave of music stars for the 26th annual edition of the St Kitts Music Festival, which runs this year from June 22-30, with high-profile stars ranging from Rick Ross to Third […]


Playa: All-Inclusive Market Shifting Toward Luxury

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Fernando Mulet joined Playa Resorts in 2006. Through his nearly two decades guiding the now publicly-traded, heavy-hitter in the all-inclusive space, he’s seen an evolution. What once was an industry dominated by Spanish family-owned hotel companies has diversified with an […]


First Grand Cayman, Tulum and Roatan. Now Kimpton Is Opening in the Dominican Republic 

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Locally-focused restaurants, sleek lobbies, thoughtful service and a reinvention of how hotels do happy hour. Kimpton has always been a unique hotel brand; but it wasn’t until 2016 that the company actually came to the Caribbean, with the outstanding Kimpton […]


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