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Grand Bahama, The Bahamas’ Secret Luxury Villa Destination

 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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The USVI Is Travelzoo’s Most Sought-After Caribbean Destination

 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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The Dominican Republic Has a New “Tourism Recovery” Plan

 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 …

turks and caicos tourism open

 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 …

scuba diving caribbean

 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 …

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 Antigua and Barbuda may be breaking tourism records for stopover arrivals — but it’s also quietly becoming a major new Caribbean cruise power.  The Eastern Caribbean destination, which now has a partnership with Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise …

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 Jamaica is looking to Kingston as it seeks to capitalize on its vast cultural offering.  Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism is looking toward developing the island’s unique cultural events into full-fledged tourism products, and Kingston is the centerpiece of the plan.  …

belize caribbean hotspot

 Long a well-kept secret for travelers in the know, Belize has quietly become a full-fledged Caribbean hotspot in recent years, buoyed by one of the region’s fastest rates of tourism growth.  And now it’s borne out by the data — Belize …

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 Aruba is looking to grow its group business in the North American market, and the Dutch Caribbean destination has tapped a new sales director to lead that push.  The Aruba Convention has named Robert Hayes as its new regional sales …

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 Puerto Rico tourism officials say the destination is “open for business” in the wake of last week’s massive earthquakes on the island.  “Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors,” the …

antigua and barbuda tourism milestone

 For several years, Antigua and Barbuda has been among the Caribbean’s hottest destinations, with a thriving hotel pipeline, surging arrivals and even a brand-new, world-class-airport. And this week it just broke a record. Antigua and Barbuda received its 300,000th visitor …