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Copa Relaunches Flights to St Maarten

 Panama’s Copa Airlines has relaunched its service between Panama City and St Maarten. The airline has resumed the flights after a more than two-year hiatus amid the pandemic. Copa is the only carrier currently offering nonstop services between St Maarten …

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LionGrove Acquires Another Caribbean Resort

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Sandals Just Opened Its New All-Inclusive Resort in Curaçao

 Sandals Resorts International has officially opened its 16th resort in the Caribbean: the new Sandals Royal Curaçao. The property welcomed its first guests on June 1, marking the company’s first-ever property in the Dutch Caribbean. The 351-room property is a …

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 Hilton is opening its newest hotel in Jamaica in August, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, is now accepting reservations for Aug. 29, 2022 and beyond, according to Hilton.  It’s another new addition …

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 The Dominican Republic’s sizzling 2022 continued last month with yet another arrivals record broken, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The country reported 561,323 tourist arrivals in May, the most of any May in the destination’s history.  Indeed, that total was 11 …

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 Boutique cruise company Atlas Ocean Voyages will be adding Panama as a new homeport.  The company plans to run at least four new homeport operations in Panama for the 2022-2023 cruise season.  Atlas will be operating small-ship luxury cruises with …

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 Frontier Airlines has added yet another new route to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The ultra-low-cost carrier has officially launched new service between Tampa and Cancun.  The new service is operating four times each week, according to the …

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 Barbados just updated its travel requirements for vaccinated travelers last week — following that up with new rules for unvaccinated travelers.  So what to visitors to the island need to know?  Fully vaccinated visitors (those with at least two doses …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has now topped two million cruise passengers since restarting operations in July of last year.  The company reached the milestone this week with a sailing on Carnival Freedom out of Port Canaveral, Fla.  Carnival says its guests …

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 Bonaire’s popular local food celebration, Taste of Bonaire, is making its return.  The first Taste of Bonaire since the onset of the pandemic is set for June 11, Tourism Corporation Bonaire announced.  The first edition, dubbed “Taste Is Back,” will …

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 The US Virgin Islands, among the biggest tourism success stories of the pandemic, has announced a major updates to its entry rules: the lifting of all restrictions for American travelers.  That means U.S. citizens traveling from the US mainland and …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts is opening another new all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Spanish company is set to debut the new Riu Latino in Costa Mujeres near Cancun in October.  The adults-only resort, which officially …

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 The Verandah resort, long Antigua’s leading family-friendly all-inclusive, has completed another major upgrade to the property.  The resort has now completed a significant renovation of its Waterfront Suites, comprising about 80 rooms in total. The renovation included new furniture, upgraded …

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 Marriott’s growing Caribbean all-inclusive portfolio will add another new resort later this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has announced the signing of the Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun to its all-inclusive portfolio, with plans to open at the end …

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 One of Bonaire’s top resorts is expanding.  The renowned Harbour Village luxury resort is adding new one and two-bedroom “harbour villas,” the property announced.  The villas have “breathtaking marina views,” modern decor and full kitchenettes.  The one-bedroom villas are located …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Seymour, who sent in this stunning shot of Buck Island with St Croix in the background.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.comw with …

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 Sailing through the British Virgin Islands on a chartered catamaran is every bit the fantasy journey it sounds like, but here’s one surprise I got during my time cruising around Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and Jost Van Dyke on a Moorings …