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Guadeloupe, Cayman Lead Caribbean Push Against Coronavirus

 A pair of Caribbean destinations are leading the way with aggressive measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  That includes the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe and the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands.  In what is …

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The 10 Best Pink Sand Beaches in the Caribbean

 The spectacular beaches of the Caribbean remain the region’s ultimate siren song for travelers. They’re the reason we sit at our desks, dreaming of the islands, placing ourselves there, even just for a moment.  They’re the essence of what makes …

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21 Small Caribbean Beach Resorts to Visit in 2020

 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …

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 Sales of the Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences project are surging, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new project on Seven Mile Beach has sold more than 49 condominiums, bringing the sales total to more than $100 million, according to real …

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 The new Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman resort is targeting a debut in 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new project on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach will also include a significant residential component, which has already launched sales.  The project …

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 The Caribbean hotel industry reached its highest levels ever in average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR), according to 2019 data from STR.   For the year, the region posted a year-over-year ADR increase of 5.6 percent …

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 Cancun, one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets, is now home to another new property, this time the first-ever Canopy by Hilton in Mexico.  Hilton’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, opened the new Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla …

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 Delta Air Lines is adding a new route from New York to the Cayman Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new seasonal service is set to launch June 13, according to the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism.  It will operate …

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 There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.  The Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman has launched a new all-inclusive option, meaning travelers can stay on the …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 Caribbean Journal scours the Caribbean for the best places to stay, the best beaches, the best food and the must-try experiences of the region, focusing on properties big and small and destinations both heavily visited and far under the radar.  …

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 Canadian travel giant Sunwing is launching a new Caribbean destination: Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The tour operator has announced a new seasonal flight service from Toronto to Grand Cayman, with service set to launch from Feb. 2, 2020 …

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 Caribbean Airlines has launched its new service between Kingston, Jamaica and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The twice-weekly nonstop flight will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays until March 28, 2020, according to the company.  “Caribbean Airlines has a clear …

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 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …

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 It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the numbers continue to climb for what is one of the hottest destinations in the wider Caribbean.  The tri-island destination has seen 386,290 stayover visitors through …

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 The Cayman Islands has topped the 7,000-room milestone, tourism officials told Caribbean Journal this week.  The destination has added more than 1,000 new rooms in the last three years, with the condominium and villa categories accounting for 73 percent of …

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 Many of the world’s best dive resorts are far longer on experiences than they are on amenities. It makes sense for hard-core divers who are mostly looking for a place to lay their head between dives. Three hundred thread count …

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 It was bound to happen. After six straight months of occupancy declines in the Caribbean, the region’s hotel room rates were down in year-over-year comparisons for the first time in 2019.   Compared with September 2018, Caribbean hotel occupancy dropped …