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Winair Relaunches Aruba, St Barth Flights

 St Maarten-based Caribbean airline Winair has resumed operations, following the reopening of St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport this week.  While St Maarten will not be reopening to U.S. travelers until July 15, it is once again open for intra-regional …

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Jamaica’s Skylark Negril Beach Resort Is Open Again

 The hip new Skylark Negril Beach Resort has reopened its doors in Jamaica.  The boutique hotel had its “grand reopening” on July 3, following Jamaica’s reopening for tourism last month.  The property, which is the home of the first Caribbean …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in St Maarten

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Missy Kropf, who sent in this stunning shot of a sunset in St Maarten.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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bahamas major airlines return

 The Bahamas is open for tourism, and major air carriers have officially returned to the destination.  Southwest Airlines kicked off the return with the resumption of daily flights from Baltimore to Nassau on July 1.  On July 2, New York …

puerto rico earthquake shaking

 A 5.5-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across Puerto Rico on Friday afternoon.  The quake’s epicenter was off the far southwestern coast of Puerto Rico, about 6.4 miles southwest of Guanica, according to the United States Geological Survey.  It struck at a …

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 Saint Lucia, which first reopened its borders to tourism on June 4, is updating its travel protocols for visiting the island.  The biggest change, which will go into effect on July 9, will require travelers to obtain a negative PCR …

bermuda tourism next

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mexico saint lucia resorts

 Blue Diamond resorts has added its Royalton brand to a pair of resorts in the wider Caribbean.  The company has announced the rebranding of its Mystique Blue Boutique Suites in Holbox and Mystique Royal St Lucia resorts.  The two resorts …

bahamas ferries florida

 Balearia Caribbean has relaunched its ferry service from Fort Lauderdale to The Bahamas.  The South Florida-based company runs ferry services from Port Everglades to Bahamian destinations including Bimini and Freeport.  The company will be offering three sailing services a week, …

belize tourism reoepening

 Belize will open its international airport on August 15, 2020, as part of the country’s five-phase re-opening strategy for tourism. The opening of Belize City’s Philip Goldman International Airport will kick off Belize’s third phase of re-opening, allowing for further …

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bahamas mobile app

 The Bahamas has launched a new mobile app for visitors to the destination.  The launch, which coincides with the destination’s reopening for tourism on July 1, includes downloadable island guides, flight charter request processing and even recommendations based on the …

puerto vallarta tourism open

 Mexico’s hip destination of Puerto Vallarta has officially reopened for tourism.  This week, Puerto Vallarta welcomed its first visitors since the beginning of the pandemic.  More than 45 hotels in the area have reopened to visitors, all with occupancy capped …

all-inclusive mexico margaritaville

 Karisma Hotels and Resorts has officially opened its new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancun resort in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. The Cancun-area all-inclusive, which is the first product of a partnership between Karisma and Margaritaville, received its first …

antigua pineapple beach club

 The adults-only Pineapple Beach Club will reopen for business on July 10, 2020, according to Elite Island Resorts.  The Antigua says that the health, safety and comfort of its guests are its top priorities. Prior to travelers’ arrival, their guest …

dominican republic united flights

 United Airlines is adding 35 routes across the Caribbean and Latin America in August, the carrier said this week.  That includes new flights to Cancun from Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Newark and San Francisco.  United is also increasing its flights …

bahamas open tourism

 The Bahamas is officially open for tourism.  The 700-island destination reopened its borders for international tourism on July 1, part of a phased reopening that began with a reopening for boaters and private aviation on June 15.  Most crucially, incoming …

aruba reopens

 Aruba has reopened its borders for tourists from Canada, Europe and the rest of the Caribbean (with the exception of the Dominican Republic and Haiti). The Dutch Caribbean island had already reopened to travel from nearby Bonaire and Curacao.  On …