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Caribbean Photo of the Week: High Up in Curacao

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Carina Mörzinger, who sent in this lovely shot Mount Christoffel on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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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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Dreams Continuing All-Inclusive Expansion in Punta Cana

 The highly-anticipated new Dreams resort in Punta Cana is set to make its debut next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana is set on a crescent of beach northwest of Punta Cana, past Bavaro …

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 United Airlines has made its long-awaited return to Curaçao. The carrier is once again operating flights to the Dutch Caribbean island after a hiatus of almost a decade.  The flights are running weekly from Newark Liberty International Airport to Curaçao …

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 There’s a new airline in the Caribbean, with the official launch of Jetair Caribbean.  The startup carrier has kicked off its regional service with new flights between Curacao and St Maarten, according to the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association.  Jetair, …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Theresa Buhl, who sent in this beautiful shot on a beach in Curaçao.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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 Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship will make its debut in the Caribbean in November.  The new Odyssey of the Seas will launch in the Mediterranean this summer before heading to Fort Lauderdale for its first Caribbean sailings in November.  Odyssey …

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 Another Dreams-branded resort is coming to the heart of Cancun, part of a big expansion for the all-inclusive brand.  The Dreams Vista Cancun Resort and Spa is set to open on Feb. 22, according to Apple Leisure Group.  The newest …

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 Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts is targeting a February debut for its new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana resort in the Dominican Republic.  The all-inclusive property is slated to officially open on Feb. 21, 2020, according to the company’s Web site.  …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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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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 Aruba Airlines has launched a new nonstop service between Aruba and Barranquilla in Colombia.  The new service, which launched last week, will operate twice weekly, with flights on Mondays and Fridays, the company said. It’s part of quietly strong tourism …

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 AMResorts’ Dreams all-inclusive brand has made its debut in the Mexican destination of Acapulco.  The new Dreams Acapulco Resort and Spa is part of a busy winter season for the Dreams brand, which recently launched in Curacao and will soon …

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 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

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 The Dutch Caribbean’s first-ever Dreams resort has officially made its debut in Curacao.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts brand has opened the new Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino following a large-scale renovation of the former Hilton Curacao resort.  The 197-room …

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 Luxury Caribbean resorts just keep getting more and more impressive, and with every year the standard for Caribbean luxury gets higher.  We’ve long said that Caribbean luxury is a unique concept; but even within the sphere there are so many …

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 After a September that produced the year’s first decline in average daily rate (ADR), Caribbean hoteliers pushed room-rate comparisons back into positive territory during October 2019.  In comparison with last October, ADR rose 0.4 percent even as occupancy fell 5.2 …

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 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …