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Barbados Launching Stricter Health Protocols for Visitors

 The island of Barbados has announced an update to its travel protocols for visitors, headlined by tightened testing requirements and required self-monitoring throughout a visitor’s stay.  That includes the requirement of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days before …

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Sandals Grenada to Reopen in October

 Sandals Resorts International is reopening another Caribbean resort next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Sandals Grenada all-inclusive resort will officially relaunch on Oct. 1.  “This is exciting news for Grenada,” said Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. “We look …

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From Jamaica to Cancun, WestJet Is Returning to the Caribbean

 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is returning to the Caribbean in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Oct. 4, West Jet will be relaunching flights to a host of Caribbean destinations, including Kingston, Montego Bay and Cancun.  That will include routes …

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 Now’s the time to think about booking a fall vacation to an all-inclusive resort in Antigua and Barbuda, which reopened for tourism back in June. A handful of the island’s luxury all-inclusive properties have already certified under the island’s COVID-19 …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Emmett, who sent in this delightful shot of Dover Beach in Barbados.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 Marriott will soon be launching a brand-new hotel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new, 152-room Aloft Ponce will be the second Aloft-branded hotel in Puerto Rico and the second Aloft hotel in the wider Caribbean when …

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 The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is continuing to urge compliance with the protocols and guidelines that have been established to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. The statement comes after the first week of the …

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 Playa Hotels and Resorts has reopened another of its properties in the Caribbean-Mexico region, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The latest relaunch by the company is the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos resort in Mexico. The family-friendly, all-inclusive resort is set on …

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 St Maarten’s largest resort is slated to reopen next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive Sonesta Maho Beach Resort is reopening its doors on Oct. 29, according to Sonesta.  The 10-acre, 420-room resort is the largest in St Maarten.  …

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 Another top Antigua resort is opening its doors next month.  The luxe Carlisle Bay resort in Antigua will welcome back guests on Oct. 10, the property confirmed.  The beach resort set on the southern coast of Antigua joins a number …

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 When Antigua and Barbuda reopened for tourism on June 4, it was among the first destinations in the Caribbean to do so — sending ripples across the region and, more importantly, a message that, even amid the challenges of COVID-19, …

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 The British Virgin Islands has announced a reopening date of Dec. 1, and that will coincide with the reopening of one of the destination’s top luxury destinations: Oil Nut Bay.  The Virgin Gorda luxury resort and residential community will be …

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 This week will see the first PGA Tour tournament in the Caribbean region since the beginning of the pandemic, with the return of the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship in Punta Cana.  The tournament runs from Sept. 24 through …

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 The British Virgin Islands is officially reopening for international tourism in December, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The beloved Caribbean archipelago will reopen to visitors on Dec. 1, according to British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew A. Fahie.  “The Territory has two …

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 JetBlue is showing clear confidence in a particular Caribbean destination: the Mexican tourism hub of Cancun, Mexico. The carrier has been announcing a number of new route launches to Cancun in recent weeks, with the latest coming from Hartford, Conn.  …

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 Palace Resorts has completed a $40 million renovation of its Sun Palace resort in Cancun, the company said this week.  The adults-only Resort has officially reopened after undergoing what Palace called “extensive improvements and a complete transformation to its interiors …