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The 10 Best Things to Do in St Croix Right Now

 St. Croix packs an abundance of attractions in its 84 square miles — in fact, acre for acre I’d put this U.S. Virgin Island up against any Caribbean destination for its diverse, interesting, and quirky activities. Here are 10 of …

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Why Cap Cana Is the Next Big All-Inclusive Destination

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Aruba Expands Testing for New CDC Mandate

 Aruba says it has expanded its testing capabilities ahead of the new CDC mandate that all incoming travelers to the US show proof of a negative test. Aruba tourism officials said “All necessary facilities and procedures are in place for …

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 St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport is reporting “positive trend” for the upcoming winter tourist season, according to officials.  St Maarten first reopened its borders for international tourism in July, and arrivals are seeing an uptick, airport officials said in …

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 St Kitts and Nevis has revealed that the twin-island federation will reopen for tourism on Oct. 31.  The was recently designated as a “No Travel Notice” required destination by the CDC, due to having had only 19 cases to date …

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 When Antigua and Barbuda reopened for tourism on June 4, it was among the first destinations in the Caribbean to do so — sending ripples across the region and, more importantly, a message that, even amid the challenges of COVID-19, …

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 As The Bahamas continues its multi-phased tourism reopening, the country is currently requiring a 14-day quarantine for travelers in the destination. That means travelers are looking for places where they can “quarantine” with all of the amenities they need for …

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 Travel portal Travelzoo’s U.S. members have a favorite Caribbean destination: the United States Virgin Islands.  The portal’s U.S. members say the USVI is the Caribbean destination they’d most like to visit over the next two years, according to a recent …

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 New Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader Corona has announced the formation of a “tourism recovery plan” for the Caribbean’s most popular travel destination.  Abinader himself will be leading the plan, which aims to protect the “health, welfare and safety of …

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 The US Virgin Islands is “putting the brakes” on tourism, closing its doors to leisure visitors beginning Aug. 19 for a period of at least one month.  US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr announced the move, reverting the territory …

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 British Airways will soon be serving Barbados with year-round, daily flights out of London Heathrow, Barbados tourism officials confirmed this week.  The year-round daily flights will launch Oct. 17, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Lisa Cummins. “For more than 15 …

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 The Turks and Caicos Islands is open again for tourism.  The British Overseas Territory officially reopened its borders for tourism on July 22.  So what should travelers know?  All visitors need to complete a “TCI Assured Pre-Travel Authorization” application to …

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 Rock legend Lenny Kravitz has donated $100,000 worth of food vouchers to Bahamians in need as part of his Let Love Rule Foundation.  It’s the latest way Kravitz, who has Bahamian heritage, has deepened his ties with the country.  The …

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 You can travel all across the world and never find water like what you find in The Bahamas.  There’s the Windex-hued stuff in the Exumas; the deep electric blues of Abaco; the classic turquoise of the beaches of Nassau.  It’s …

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 More and more hotels and destinations are looking to take their offerings virtual right now, with the current climate leading to a surge in “digital vacations.” The latest to launch one is the legendary Lodge at Chaa Creek in Belize, …

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 The Bahamas has put in a series of strong measures in a bid to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Bahamas Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has put in a new “Emergency Order” effective through March 31 that will …

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 The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony …

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 The scuba diving circuit in the Caribbean has long been a rarefied one, with a small group of destinations like Bonaire and Cozumel drawing the world’s top divers and enthusiasts.  Now a new scuba diving player has emerged: Antigua.  The …