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The Palms, Turks and Caicos Is Reopening in July

 Another top luxury resort in Turks and Caicos is readying to welcome back travelers in July.  The Palms, Turks and Caicos, one of the top luxury resorts on Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales, will be welcoming guests on July 22 …

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Antigua’s Top Restaurant Is Open Again

 Sheer Rocks, the most celebrated restaurant on the island of Antigua, is open again. The Ffryes Beach-area hotspot officially reopened its doors this week after having shifted to delivery and take-out during the lockdown.  “Sheer Rocks is designed perfectly to …

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How to Take a Villa Vacation in St John Right Now

 The world of travel may have changed, but one thing hasn’t: a luxury villa remains one of the ultimate vacations to take in the Caribbean.  And today, a villa getaway is that much more alluring: you have the built-in privacy, …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joe Lavin, who sent in this lovely shot of Coki Beach in St Thomas, USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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 Turks and Caicos’ leading luxury resort is set to reopen, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Turks and Caicos Islands is reopening for visitors on July 22, and the Shore Club Turks and Caicos will be opening that same day.  The …

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 After a totally unexpected trip to Israel, my taste buds came home alive and well used from all the amazing dishes I experienced during my visit. I have a new appreciation for meatless dishes and a new level of respect …

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 As Jamaica prepares to reopen its borders for tourism on June 15, the island has launched a novel concept: a “resilient corridor” to manage the movement of tourists.  The “coronavirus-resilient corridor” gives Jamaica the ability to manage and trace the …

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 When the first commercial flight touched down in Antigua and Barbuda since the COVID-19 crisis began, arriving passengers were greeted by a host of new anti-infection procedures — as the destination officially reopened for tourism on June 4. Of the destination’s …

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 As part of its new health and safety measures amid the pandemic, Delta Air Lines says it is blocking middle seats on all of its flights through Sept. 30.  All middle seats will either be shown as unavailable or not …

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 One of Barbados’ most iconic rum distilleries has shifted course to help meet the needs of frontline workers in the pandemic.  The venerable West Indies Rum Distillery is now playing a major role in producing both surgical alcohol and hand …

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 Spirit Airlines is planning a major relaunch of its flight service to the Caribbean over the next two months, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning a roll-out of relaunched routes in June and July, kicking off as …

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 As Caribbean destinations from the United States Virgin Islands to Saint Lucia begin to reopen their borders to travelers, it’s a time of great change and opportunity for the Caribbean.  This week’s Caribbean Travel Outlook webinar presented by Caribbean Journal …

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 It’s one of the Caribbean’s hottest small destinations.  It’s outside of the hurricane belt.  And its hotel stock is relatively small when compared to other Caribbean destinations.  And in the age of social distancing, the small-island, spread-out feel of Bonaire …

bahamas tourism reopening

 The Bahamas is planning to reopen its doors for tourism on July 1, the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Aviation announced.  The country is reopening under the guidelines of its new “Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan,” which will be an …

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 P&O Cruises is extending its pause in operations until Oct. 15, the company announced in a statement.  P&O Cruises, whose global cruise network includes sailings in the Caribbean, said it was working “in close coordination with all relevant public health …

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 Curaçao hotels are working to prepare for the eventual return of visitors, according to the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association. CHATA recently ran a series of site inspections across the Dutch Caribbean island to examine how hotels have been implementing …