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Barbados Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship

 The first cruise ship has called on Barbados since the beginning of the pandemic back in 2020.  Celebrity Millennium, the first ship to sail in the Western Hemisphere since March 2020, called on Barbados this week as part of a …

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In Curacao, a Clothing-Optional Eco-Resort

 It’s the only one of its kind in the Caribbean — a clothing-optional eco resort.  And now it’s green, too.  Curacao’s clothing-optional hotel, The Natural, has added 17 solar panels to the roof to its main building; the 3,000-watt SMA …

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Caribbean Cruises Are Back: Celebrity Kicks Off 7-Night Sailing in St Maarten

 The first Caribbean cruise in more than a year officially set sail this weekend in St Maarten.  Celebrity Millennium kicked off a seven-night sailing from the Port of St Maarten on Saturday, a return for the cruise industry in the …

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 Winair has expanded its service between St Maarten and the islands of Curacao and Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St Maarten-based carrier will now be offering two weekly flights that operate between St Maarten, Curacao and Aruba.  The flights …

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 There’s a new Wyndham resort in Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. Wyndham has continued its Caribbean expansion with the addition of the Kunuku Aqua resort, which has been rebranded as the Kunuku Aqua Resort, Trademark Collection by Wyndham.  The family-friendly …

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 The signature resort in the island of St Croix is joining Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The historic Buccaneer Beach and Golf Resort will be converting to Wyndham’s Trademark Collection, the company confirmed this week.  The Buccaneer …

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 All visitors to Curaçao from “high-risk” countries will now have to take an antigen test on the island on the third day of their stay, Caribbean Journal has learned. That’s along with the mandatory PCR test for travelers required to …

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 Celebrity Cruises will be relaunching operations out of the island of St Maarten in June, the company announced this week.  The move to a Caribbean homeport follows last week’s announcement by Crystal Cruises that would relaunch cruises with a homeport …

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 The Renaissance Curaçao resort is back, as the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao has begun to welcome back American travelers. The resort recently completed a broad renovation project that included a new look for its popular Infinity Beach Club.  The …

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 Curaçao-based airline startup Jetair has launched its third route in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier kicked off its new flights between Curaçao and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic this week, with one weekly flight on Sundays between the …

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 Sandals Resorts International is expanding again in the Caribbean, this time to its flagship resort in Barbados. The Sandals Royal Barbados all-inclusive is set to unveil a significant expansion project on July 1, 2021. The company is adding 66 new …

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 For travel writers like me, popping open a laptop to work on a Caribbean beach is a familiar occupational hazard. But amid the pandemic, having to work while you’re in paradise seems like a small price to pay to escape …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is the latest Caribbean destination to launch a long-term stay option, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Curacao has debuted the @HOME in Curacao program, which allows approved applicants to stay for a maximum period of …

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 In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is …

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 It’s one of the ultimate luxuries in a Caribbean resort — having your own private plunge pool. It’s secluded, it’s private and it’s endlessly indulgent. When your room comes with a pool, it’s more than just a room; it’s a mini …

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 During our recent visit to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Caribbean Journal (CJ) sat down with a couple of top AMResorts executives to see what flights were expected to help the all-inclusive company cut its losses during the pandemic. As part …