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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Grand Anse Beach, Grenada

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nikki Carriere, who sent in this stunning shot of the world-famous Grand Anse Beach in Grenada.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Set to Surge

 Royal Caribbean International is predicting a massive surge in its cruise tourism business in the Caribbean over the next decade.  Speaking at the recent Caribbean Tourism Outlook forum in Antigua, Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley said he was predicting …

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Winair Adding Montserrat Flights for 2020

 Regional air carrier Winair is launching additional flights to Montserrat for the upcoming peak tourist season in 2020.  The carrier will be launching new flights in January and March on its Twin-Otter aircraft, according to a statement from the government …

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saint lucia tourism arrivals

 Saint Lucia tourism is surging so far in 2019, and the Eastern Caribbean paradise just set another new record.  Saint Lucia reported a total of 36,342 stayover arrivals in August, making it the seventh record-breaking month for the destination in …

charter yacht show

 The BVI’s renowned Charter Yacht Show is coming back again for its 38th annual edition.  The show, which will be hosted at the Nanny Cay Marina from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, is a venue for charter yacht crews to …

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 Jamaica’s Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston is getting a $60 million makeover.  The airport was officially taken over by Mexico’s Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico this week. The company now operates both Norman Manley and the Sangster International Airport in …

aruba hyatt

 Hyatt has opened another new hotel in the Caribbean, with the debut of the new Hyatt Place in Aruba.  The second Hyatt-branded hotel in Aruba, the Hyatt Place Aruba Airport is the fourth Hyatt Place hotel in the broader Caribbean …

punta cana palladium

 Spain’s Palladium Hotel Group is adding a new dining and show concept at its TRS Turquesa Hotel in Punta Cana.  The CHIC Cabaret and Restaurant will open this winter at the Dominican Republic property, joining existing locations at the TRS …

sky princess

 Princess Cruises has officially taken delivery of a major new cruise ship that will soon be heading to the Caribbean.  The new Sky Princess cruise ship is the first Princess ship built from the ground up as one of its …

carnival radiance texas

 Carnival Cruise Line is adding another new cruise ship in Galveston, the company said this week.  Carnival will be adding its Carnival Radiance ship to Texas in May 2021, joining three other ships that will be homeported in Galveston all …

bonaire harbour

 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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 Apple Leisure Group has announced three new appointments to its executive leadership team to oversee the company’s “rapidly growing” Vacations brands.  The travel company has tapped Jacqueline Marks, Steve Dumaine and Ray Snisky to the ALG executive committee, overseeing the …

colony barbados

 The Colony Club, an Elegant Hotels luxury resort on the west coast of Barbados, has unveiled its redesigned spa. Colony Club’s renovated spa will now include three treatment rooms – two single rooms and one couples’ room, along with an …

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 The hottest Caribbean hotel opening of 2019 is here.  Kempinski’s first-ever Caribbean resort has officially opened its doors in the north of Dominica.  The 151-room Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica resort is a monumental new addition to an island …

boardwalk aruba

 One of Aruba’s most beloved hotels is getting bigger.  Aruba’s Boardwalk Small Hotel will soon debut the fruits of a major expansion project that will see the property rebranded as the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel.  On Nov. 15, the Boardwalk will …

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 The Bahamas’ SLS Baha Mar has named a new vice president and general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury resort on Cable Beach in Nassau has tapped Axel Gasser to the dual role, in which he will oversee and …

 Nearly 15 years after opening as Sandals Whitehouse, the Sandals South Coast resort is the only major hotel development on the south shore of Jamaica. And as long as that remains the case, this all-inclusive hotel will remain a special …

 Cancun has long been the busiest airport in the wider Caribbean region, and it’s about to get even busier.  Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch a new thrice-weekly flight from Nashville, TN to Cancun.  The new service, which will …