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Santa Claus Is Spending the Next Year in The Bahamas

 After a long and taxing year, Santa Claus is hanging up his suit and hat and spending the next year in a most appropriate place: Stocking Island in The Bahamas. The Bahamas’ government has announced that it had invited Santa …

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Curaçao Is Open for Tourism Again

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is open for tourism once again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  On Jan. 1, Curaçao officially reopened to all international travelers, following a limited reopening.  “Our borders are now fully open #WelcomeBack to our global …

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Bermuda Expands Pre-Testing Options

 Bermuda has expanded its pre-testing options for travelers to the island.  The Atlantic island has launched a program with Costco that offers in-store PCR saliva test kits, along with an OpenClear testing service in Midtown Manhattan.  The Costco program is …

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bahamas rosewood baha mar

 The Bahama’ Rosewood Baha Mar resort will be reopening in March, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be relaunching on March 4, according to Rosewood. “Out of an abundance of caution and desire to stay true to our Sense …

puerto rico rum powerful

 There’s a pantheon of “overproof” rums across the Caribbean, a fiery group of sought-after expressions like Grenada’s Rivers Rum and St Vincent and the Grenadine’s aptly, wonderfully named Very Strong Rum.  In recent years, the overproof category has seen a …

bahamas national art gallery

 The National Gallery of The Bahamas, one of the Caribbean’s leading art exhibition spaces, is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After a months-long closure, the national art museum reinstated regular opening hours this week.  In addition to the newly …

caribbean recovery

 The Caribbean will see a rapid return of tourism to the region, according to Pablo Torres, the new president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  The region will see tourism come back “faster than many parts of the world,” …

best caribbean restaurants

 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

puerto rico palacio provincial

 A new lifestyle hotel is coming to the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and now more details have been revealed on the Preferred Hotels property.  It’s called Palacio Provincial, and the 43-room hotel will be set in an …

jamaica climbing tourism

 Jamaica’s tourism arrival number continue to climb, six months since the country reopened its borders for international tourism.  In fact, the country reported its highest seven-day arrival figures since the reopening for the period Dec. 22-28, with just over 21,000 …

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 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

saint lucia sandals

 Sandals Resorts International is set to complete its Saint Lucia reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. Sandals will relaunch the Sandals Halcyon Beach resort in Saint Lucia on Jan. 15, according the company. Sandals has already reopened its other …

accor villa rental

 Accor has launched a new “Apartments & Villas” site, one dedicated to villa rentals, apartment rental sand extended-stay hotel properties. The new site has more than 50,000 accommodations available, putting the hotel giant into an increasingly competitive market for home …

best caribbean islands 2021

 Delta Air Lines has launched its newest Caribbean route, with its first flights between Minneapolis-St Paul and St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new route is operating three times each week, with flights on …

bahamas cape eleuthera open

 Cape Eleuthera, the historic resort set at the southern end of the island of Eleuthera, is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, long popular with sport fishermen and adventurers, is set on a 4,500-acre compound in Eleuthera.  It’s …

all-inclusive panama dreams

 The all-inclusive Dreams Playa Bonita resort in Panama will be opening at the end of the first quarter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort, which is parent company AMResorts’ only hotel property in Panama, will reopen on March 10, 2021, …

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jamaica climbing tourism

 Since 1954, it’s been one of the Caribbean’s iconic resorts. And now it’s back. Jamaica’s Half Moon has reopened its signature Founders Cove resort, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening comes after Half Moon recently relaunched its newest addition, the …