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Curacao’s Santa Barbara Resort Joins Associated Luxury Hotels

 Above: the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort in Curacao has joined the portfolio of Associated Luxury Hotels International, the property announced this week. The resort, formerly a …

The Caribbean’s Best Dive Resorts Right Now

 Let’s be honest — if you want to go diving, it’s the Caribbean or bust. Whether it’s the unmatched sea life, easy access to dive sites or the sheer brilliance of the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the region is …

Benchmark Names GM For Curacao’s Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

 Above: the Santa Barbara Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Benchmark Hospitality International has appointed Philippe Eversdijk as the general manager of the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, COO Greg Champion announced Wednesday. Eversdijk comes to the 35-room …

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 Above: Helmin Wiels (Photo: Pueblo Soberano) By the Caribbean Journal staff Helmin Wiels, a lawyer and leader of the popular Pueblo Soberano political party in Curacao, was assassinated on Sunday afternoon. Wiels, an outspoken supporter of independence and crusader against …

 Above: the Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts has named Gabriel Felip its new Chief Operating Officer, the company announced this week. Felip, a longtime travel industry veteran, will be responsible for “streamlining operations” in …

 Above: Andrelton Simmons The Caribbean’s supreme baseball talent was on full display last month at the World Baseball Classic, when the global tournament’s final game pitted two Caribbean teams against each other: Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. And while …

 Above: Yara Bar at the Amanyara Turks and Caicos (Photo: Aman Resorts) WE KNOW the Caribbean has the world’s best beach bars, but it’s also home to some exceptional hotel bars — some are well-known, and others are well-kept secrets. …

 Above: the property in Curacao By Alexander Britell Hyatt is continuing its legal actions over the property it managed in Curacao, the company told Caribbean Journal in a statement. Hyatt had managed the Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and …

 Above: the former Hyatt resort in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The former Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina has officially launched as the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, the property announced in a release Wednesday. …

 Above: the seized gold bars (Photo: CBP) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Customs and Border Protection in Puerto Rico has seized several courier packages containing 11 cast-gold bars arriving from Curacao, officials announced Tuesday. The packages were seized at …

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Curacao property By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel investment group Santa Barbara Hospitality says it has removed Hyatt as the manager of its Curacao resort property, renaming it as the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort. …

 Above: the Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino is now open, according to AMResorts. The five-story, 341-room resort officially opened its doors Dec. 10, the 30th property in …

 Above: the reopening bash at the Kura Hulanda Resort’s Jaipur restaurant in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The Kura Hulanda Resorts in Curacao have reopened the restaurants in their Otrabanda village square, highlighted by the return of its Jaipur …

 Above: the Hilton Curacao The Hilton Curacao resort has completed a renovation of its executive floor, the company announced in a release. The renovations mean the debut of 34 new executive rooms, along with a new executive lounge, all located …

 Above: Curacao’s Jurickson Profar (Photo: Texas Rangers) By the Caribbean Journal staff Curacao’s Jurickson Profar, a 19-year-old infielder for the Texas Rangers in Major League Baseball, hit a home run in his first-ever at-bat Sunday. Profar, a top prospect for …

 Above: Curacao PM Gerrit Schott (centre) and Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (right) (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti recently hosted a three-day visit by Curacao Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte in the framework of cooperation in renewable energy …

 Above: Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Greenland Premier Kuupik Kleist is visiting the British Virgin Islands this week in his capacity as chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association. The British Virgin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed an agreement to form a new body aimed at fostering greater cooperation between the British and Dutch territories in the Caribbean. The Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories Council includes …