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A New Way to Explore Antigua

 The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched a new mobile app to help travelers discover the destination.  It’s called Explore Antigua, and it’s joined by a new interactive map for tourists.  The free app, developed by Hashtag Communications, features …

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Belize Gets “Safe Travels” Stamp

 Belize has received the “Safe Travels Stamp” from the World Travel and Tourism Council.  The stamp, billed as the first global safety and hygiene stamp for destinations, was awarded to the country at the end of last month.  The aim …

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A New Caribbean Ritz-Carlton Resort Is Opening This Summer

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 It was more than a bar.  For decades, Iggies Beach Bar was the spot on St Thomas, the place where the locals went and the guests stayed, where everyone of every stripe and spirit made pilgrimage.  And then came “Irmaria,” …

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 The Puerto Rico Tourism Company has a new director, following the election of Puerto Rico’s new Governor, Pedro Pierluisi.  Carlos Mercado Santiago has been appointed to the role, succeeding Carla Campos, who had served as executive director for four years.  …

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 More flights have resumed to The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes the return of daily flights between Atlanta and North Eleuthera on Delta Airlines, along with resumed service between Atlanta and George Town, Exuma, also on Delta.  American …

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 St Vincent and the Grenadines has announced a series of new protocols for travelers marked by a new mandatory quarantine requirement.  All travelers from “high-risk” countries, including the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, must undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association says it is urging the government of Canada to reconsider its new testing rules for return travel to the country. The rule, which took effect Jan. 7, requires all residents and travelers entering Canada …

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 The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar resort in The Bahamas has become the first resort in Nassau to offer on-site PCR and antigen testing for guests.  The “return home” tests, which are administered by professionals from Nassau’s Doctor’s Hospital, are optional …

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 The Sonesta brand has made its way to Puerto Rico.  Sonesta has officially opened the Royal Sonesta San Juan Resort in Puerto Rico, following a rebranding of the former InterContinental San Juan.  The 398-room resort is set in the beach …

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 Travel demand for the Caribbean continues to rise amid the pandemic, according to a new report from travel insurance platform Squaremouth.  While international travel has unsurprisingly decreased, the Caribbean is taking a larger share of international travel demand in the …

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 The CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Frank Comito, has stepped down from the position.  The move comes after Comito helped guide the association through the pandemic, along with several devastating hurricanes and a number of other global …

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 The travel industry has changed in more ways than we can count, but it’s also put that much more emphasis on the decision of where to stay.  There’s so much more thought that goes into the choice of accommodation, and …

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 During our recent visit to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Caribbean Journal (CJ) sat down with a couple of top AMResorts executives to see what flights were expected to help the all-inclusive company cut its losses during the pandemic. As part …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bradley Ollivierre, who sent in this lovely shot of Little Bay on the island of St Maarten.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 One of Antigua’s most popular all-inclusive hotels is back, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The adults-only Pineapple Beach Club, part of the Elite Island Resorts collection, is open and welcoming back guests.  The property, set on a quarter mile of white-sand …

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 One of the top hotels on Harbour Island in The Bahamas has expanded with a new villa offering.  The island’s Rock House hotel has launched the new “Rock House Rental Villa,” a fully-staffed private villa for couples and families.  While …