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Anguilla Names New Director of Tourism

 Anguilla has named a new director of tourism, the island’s tourist board announced.  The destination has tapped tourism veteran Stacy Liburd to the role, in a move that took effect Jan. 4.  “We have put together a very strong Board …

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St Regis Is Opening a Residential Resort in Mexico

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Saint Lucia Is Getting a New Adults-Only Resort

 The SoCo Hotel company is expanding with a new resort in Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company, whose first hotel was in Barbados, will debut a new all-inclusive in Saint Lucia on May 1, according to a SoCo …

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 Sonesta Resorts St Maarten has launched a new rapid-testing program for guests, the company told Caribbean Journal.  The property, which is comprised of the adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point and the family-friendly Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, will offer Abbott PAnbio rapid …

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 The Bahamas recently launched its BEATS, or Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay, which allows visitors to live and work remotely in the country for up to a year.  And now a host of properties in Grand Bahama have launched special …

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caribbean islands best 2021

 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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 With the recent rise fo remote work, more and more Caribbean destinations are courting longer-term visitors to take their “mobile” office with them.  But one Caribbean hotel is taking things a step further — they’ll even give you an office …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor  The Caribbean is mourning one of the titan’s of the region’s tourism industry, with the passing of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.  Stewart was 79. Stewart was known for …

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 St Kitts and Nevis has extended its suspension of service from the United Kingdom until Jan. 16, 2021. International travelers who arrive from the U.K. will be required to quarantine at their hotel for the duration of their stay in …

anguilla four seasons general manager

 The Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla has named a new general manager, the property announced this week.  The Anguilla luxury resort has tapped Diego Angarita for the role.  Angarita, a native of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is returning to the …

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 Sandals Resorts International is set to open two resorts in The Bahamas over the next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Jan. 28, the all-inclusive company will relaunch its Sandals Royal Bahamian resort on Cable Beach in Nassau.  That will …

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 JetBlue recently launched its first-ever flights from Newark to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. The new flights between Newark Liberty Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport is being operated on JetBlue’s new Airbus A321 aircraft, which also has …

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 The leading resort on the island of Bimini in The Bahamas is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned. Resorts World, which includes a marina, is headlined by the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini resort. Amenities include a rooftop infinity poo, …

saint lucia resort test

 Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay resort has launched a new program that helps travelers “test out” and ease potential quarantine requirements when they return home. The resort is now offering free “return home” tests for travelers before they head home at …

southwest airlines mexico resuming

 Southwest Airlines is set to resume more of its flight service to Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On March 11, the low-cost carrier will be resuming its daily nonstop service between Houston Hobby and the island of Cozumel on the …

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 Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they …