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Montserrat Launches One-Year Remote Work Program

 The tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat has launched a new one-year visa program for remote workers.  The new Montserrat Remote Workers Stamp is the latest in a series of long-stay options now offered by destinations in the Caribbean.  The program …

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Caribbean Travel Demand Continues to Rise: Report

 Travel demand for the Caribbean continues to rise amid the pandemic, according to a new report from travel insurance platform Squaremouth.  While international travel has unsurprisingly decreased, the Caribbean is taking a larger share of international travel demand in the …

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Puerto Rico’s Palacio Provincial Hotel Set for January Debut

 A new lifestyle hotel is coming to the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and now more details have been revealed on the Preferred Hotels property.  It’s called Palacio Provincial, and the 43-room hotel will be set in an …

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 Coconut. Calabash. Castaway.   The names evoke the idylls of the Caribbean — a nap under a dancing palm; the soundtrack of the quiet froth of the sea.  They just don’t make Caribbean hotels like this anymore.  That’s because the …

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 A pair of Wyndham Destinations resorts has reopened on the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.  Both the Limetree Beach Resort by Club Wyndham and the Club Wyndham Elysian Beach Resort are open again.  Limetree Beach Resort …

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 The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization has launched a new campaign looking to help maintain the region’s prominence as a “place of solace” amid the pandemic.  “This theme compliments the region’s success in generally containing the spread of COVID-19 which has …

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 JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, the carrier announced this week, with new routes across the region from Aruba to St Maarten.  On Nov. 19, JetBlue will be launching seven new nonstop routes to the …

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 Belize is postponing what had been a planned tourism reopening on Aug. 15, destination officials confirmed.  Citing an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Belize Tourism Board said it was “necessary to delay” the reopening of Belize’s Philip Goldson International Airport.  …

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 This new age of travel means visitors have new questions as they plan their trips.  What is the flying experience like? How have hotels changed? How can I ensure that I feel safe? How is the on-island experience different? To …

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 Turks and Caicos-based regional carrier interCaribbean Airways is launching its latest expansion, this time with more flights between Jamaica and Cuba.  Beginning March 9, the fast-growing airline will be launching an additional two flights each week between Kingston, Jamaica and …

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 The hottest Caribbean hotel opening of 2019 is here.  Kempinski’s first-ever Caribbean resort has officially opened its doors in the north of Dominica.  The 151-room Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica resort is a monumental new addition to an island …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is undertaking a major investment in The Bahamas, with plans for two major new cruise developments in the country that could mean $180 million in new investment. The company has signed an agreement …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean regional airline LIAT, one of the region’s most crucial transport facilitators, says it will “continue operating across the region” despite what it called “challenges the airline is facing,” according to a statement from LIAT …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s rapid Caribbean flight expansion has continued with the planned launch of another new service from Canada to Cuba. Sunwing will be launching a new route between Ontario’s North Bay and Cuba’s Cayo Santa Maria …

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 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

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 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to be one of the hottest tourism destinations in the Caribbean. The island has seen a 5.2 percent year-over-year jump in stayover visitor arrivals in the first seven months of 2019, according to new data …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is known for its beauty, for its romance, for its spectacular hotels. But it’s also one of the top diving destinations in the Caribbean. And the island is set to host the third …