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Caribbean Mourns Sandals Resorts Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor  The Caribbean is mourning one of the titan’s of the region’s tourism industry, with the passing of Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts International.  Stewart was 79. Stewart was known for …

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The Cool List: The 10 Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2021

 Now in its ninth year, CJ’s Cool List has always sought to inspire different kinds of getaways — to hotels with personality, with purpose. And the latest edition is a journey through a diverse portfolio of places to stay, from mountain …

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Curaçao Is Open for Tourism Again

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is open for tourism once again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  On Jan. 1, Curaçao officially reopened to all international travelers, following a limited reopening.  “Our borders are now fully open #WelcomeBack to our global …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 St Maarten-based regional air carrier Winair is relaunching its service to both Curaçao and Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will begin operating both routes from St Maarten on Dec. 21, according to a statement from Winair.  Winair will …

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 Curacao’s design-forward villa resort just expanded again.  The Bohemi villa resort, set in an eco-preserve near the fishing town of Int Michel in western Curacao, just added another two villas, according to the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association.  Each of …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is starting to see a “steady increase” in tourist arrivals since first reopening its tourism sector in July, according to data from the Curaçao Tourist Board.  The island received 8,195 stayover visitors in July …

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 Curaçao has expanded its reopening to United States travelers, adding a fourth state to its list of approved source markets: Florida.  Florida joins a trio of Northeastern states that had been approved for travel to the Dutch Caribbean island: New …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has reopened its borders for tourism from its key source markets of the United States and Canada, the Tourism Corporation Bonaire said this week. Crucially, all United States and Canadian visitors must first fly …

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 Aruba began its tourism reopening in June, first to neighboring islands Bonaire and Curacao, then to Canada and Europe and then in mid-July to travelers from the United States.   And in the last three months, the island has undertaken …

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 While Curaçao has been open to Canada and other “low-risk” source markets for several months, the Dutch Caribbean island has announced a planned November reopening to travelers from three U.S. states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  All visitors from …

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 The “underwater version” of the International Space Station is coming to the Caribbean island of Curaçao.  Renowned ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau has announced his plans for PROTEUS, a project that’s being billed as the “world’s most advanced scientific research station …

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 St Maarten-based Caribbean airline Winair has resumed operations, following the reopening of St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport this week.  While St Maarten will not be reopening to U.S. travelers until July 15, it is once again open for intra-regional …

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 Aruba is officially reopening for tourism, with a phased plan that will see the return of its largest source market, American travelers, on July 10.  On June 15, Aruba will first open its borders to travelers from nearby Bonaire and …

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 Curaçao hotels are working to prepare for the eventual return of visitors, according to the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association. CHATA recently ran a series of site inspections across the Dutch Caribbean island to examine how hotels have been implementing …

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 The Curacao Marriott has a new general manager, following the appointment of veteran hospitality executive Mark Nooren.  The 336-room beach resort had completed a $40 million renovation project at the end of last year. The resort is managed by Aimbridge …