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Aruba Is Getting a New Secrets Resort

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company is making its debut on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts company is bringing a Secrets-branded resort to Aruba’s Baby Beach.  The 600-key Secrets Baby Beach Aruba is slated for completion …

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Marriott Is Opening All-Inclusive Hotels in Jamaica, Curacao

 Marriott is ramping up its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion in a big way  The company, which several months ago announced plans to enter the increasingly competitive all-inclusive market, had already announced five new projects and plans to purchase Barbados’ popular Elegant …

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8 Must-Visit Caribbean Dive Resorts

 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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 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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 Flying to Curacao is about to get a whole lot easier. Curacao’s Hato International Airport is switching to a fully online immigration card, a move which will help speed up the arrival process for travelers to the Dutch Caribbean island. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is bringing a significant new cruise ship to the Caribbean next year. The company’s 27th ship, the new “Quantum Ultra”-class Odyssey of the Seas, will make its debut in Fort Lauderdale in November …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader John Damiano of Harrison, NY, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach at the Avila Beach Hotel in Curacao. Have you taken a great …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching three new nonstop routes from Newark to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service will be headlined by a pair of new nonstop service from Newark Liberty …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality, the largest independent hotel management firm in the United States, is merging with multinational hotel firm Interstate Hotels and Resorts. It’s a major move for Aimbridge, which just announced a significant expansion …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s landmark Fort Young Hotel has named a new general manager, the property announced this week. The Fort Young has tapped Jose Abreu as its new general manager, in which role he will oversee the …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hotspots, United Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Curaçao. Curaçao will become United’s 21st destination in the Caribbean, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest independent hotel management company in the United States is set for a major Caribbean expansion — at some of the hottest properties in the region. Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has announced the addition of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing resort company is continuing to ramp up its development pipeline in the wider region. Apple Leisure Group has already signed six resort management deals in the Caribbean-Mexico region this year through its …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Winair has launched new daily flights between Aruba and Curacao. The St Maarten-based regional carrier has also launched flights from Aruba to Bonaire every other day, according to a statement from the Aruba Tourism Authority. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Divi Resorts has named a new general manager for its Divi Village and Divi Dutch Village hotels in Aruba, the company announced this week. The hotel company has tapped Ferry Zievinger for the role, which will …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new destination in the Caribbean: Curacao. The regional airline is planning to launch new flights from Trinidad and Tobago to Curacao, with service slated to begin Aug. 2. The flights …

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 The Caribbean’s rum-soaked reputation to the contrary, it’s not always “anything goes” in the region. But when it comes to nude beaches, you can find what you’re looking for across the wider Caribbean, from the French Caribbean to the coast …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …