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A Brand-New Resort Just Opened on the Island of Statia

 In a significant boost to its tourism, the Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has opened its first full-fledged resort hotel.  The new Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month.  The resort …

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Hilton Has a New All-Inclusive in Curacao

 Hilton has continued its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion with its first-ever all-inclusive on the island of Curacao.  The new Mangrove Beach Corendon Curacao All-Inclusive Resort is part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, a nod to the surging interest in all-inclusive …

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Aruba Has New Travel Rules

 Aruba has made several significant updates to its travel protocols in August, including the implementation of a curfew this week.  The biggest change for the Dutch Caribbean island was the recent decision to re-implement pre-testing requirements even for fully vaccinated …

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 Statia recently reopened for tourism, and now the Dutch Caribbean island has launched a new push to promote itself as an adventure hotspot.  The island’s St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation is centered around a new video by filmmaker Franck Fougere, …

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 Aruba has updated its entry protocols, with new rules that waive pre-testing requirements for certain fully vaccinated American travelers.  But it’s not quite that simple. Crucially, the island is only waiving testing for U.S. residents who have been fully vaccinated …

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 Air Belgium has launched its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  The launch of the flight means a new link between Belgium and Curacao, one that includes a stop on the French Caribbean island of Martinique.  Air …

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 The Caribbean island of Statia has officially opened its brand-new airport terminal.  The relaunch of the Dutch Caribbean island’s F.D. Roosevelt Airport comes as the island is set to reopen its borders to tourists on Aug. 2.  Interestingly, the airport …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia is officially reopening for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island, located a short flight from St Maarten, will reopen its borders to tourists beginning Aug. 2, 2021.  During this new phase of the …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is officially open again for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island near St Maarten began welcoming back tourists on May 1.  Most notably, Saba has lifted its quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated visitors, …

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 The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is set to broadly reopen its tourism sector on May 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That move will be headlined by the elimination of quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated travelers.  Non-vaccinated travelers …

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 With the rise of remote work amid the pandemic, more and more Caribbean destinations are looking to tap into what has become a growing market. And now another Aruba resort has launched a “workation” program, targeting travelers looking to take …

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 The first new resort in Aruba in years officially opened its doors this week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Radisson Blu Aruba is set on the Dutch Caribbean island’s popular Palm Beach, home to most of Aruba’s top resorts.  …

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 Delta Air Lines is relaunching six of its Caribbean routes this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning June 5, the carrier will restart daily service to Grand Cayman from both Atlanta and New York-John F. Kennedy airports.  On the same …

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 JetBlue and the government of Aruba have partnered on a new digital health pass that will help travelers enter the Dutch Caribbean island more easily.  The carrier launched the partnership this week on service from Boston to Aruba.  So how …

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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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 The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has debuted a first for the region: a planetarium.  The project is the brainchild of the University of Amsterdam’s Jaap Vreling, who launched a mobile planetarium project across The Netherlands in 2010, traveling …

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 The island of Aruba is reporting a strong response to its “workation” program, which targets remote workers looking to stay on the island for up to three months.  The program includes special rates at a variety of hotels and accommodation …

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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 …