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5 Little Caribbean Resorts to Try Right Now

 We love small hotels here at Caribbean Journal — and we know you do, too. The Caribbean’s littlest hotels may be short on size but they’re big on charm – and even tiny places to stay often come with all of …

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The 19 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2019

 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has kicked off its biggest expansion to the Caribbean in several years with a wave of additional frequencies to the Caribbean. The world’s largest airlines has launched additional daily flights to destinations including …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Bahamas’ hotel market is surging — and vastly outperforming the rest of the region right now, according to data from analytics firm STR. In a sluggish month for hotels Caribbean-wide, The Bahamas was the only …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany-based airline Condor has launched its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Condor will be operating weekly Wednesday service from Frankfurt to Curaçao during the winter season, according to a statement from …

St Maarten winair holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

Turks and Caicos Caribbean Industry

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported double-digit performance growth as demand rose well above the levels seen during a hurricane-ravaged September in 2017, according to new data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons, occupancy was up 6.9%, and average daily …

Barbados tourism booming

 By Alexander Britell It’s an issue at too many airports across the Caribbean — long immigration lines, meaning lengthy waits for travelers after they’ve just spent hours on an airplane. And while some islands, like Aruba and Curacao, have come …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff While it’s just about 70 miles between the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao, there’s traditionally been only one way to get between the two islands: by air. But after decades of talk, it’s …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported positive overall performance in August driven by strong pricing power, according to data from STR. On the islands where STR maintains a sufficient reporting sample, the Bahamas experienced the highest rise in occupancy …

caribbean boutique hotel awards

 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is expanding its network in the Dutch Caribbean, with plans for a second weekly flight from Montreal to Curaçao. Air Canada currently operates one weekly flight from Montreal to Curaçao during the winter …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets continues to surge, according to new data from analytics firm STR. Curaçao’s hotel occupancy reached 80.3 percent in July, up 12.5 percent from the same period in 2017, …

caribbean snorkeling

 It’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean — snorkeling. There’s just something about grabbing a mask and fins and exploring reefs, coves and beaches that calls on the adventurer in all of us. But while you …