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Aruba Adds Antigen Testing Option for American, Canadian Travelers

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has announced another update of its entry rules for travelers, now effective in January 2022. The new rules, which apply to American and Canadian visitors, mean travelers will have two pre-testing options for visiting …

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Bonaire Just Updated Its Testing Protocols for Visitors

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced an update to its entry travel protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new rules, which just went into effect on Jan. 16, mean fully vaccinated visitors can travel to Bonaire with either …

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Curaçao Continues Tourism Rebound

 Curaçao’s tourism sector continues to recover, buoyed by a tourism surge in December.  The Dutch Caribbean island welcomed a total of 265,000 stay over visitor arrivals in 2021, according to new data from the Curacao Tourist Board.  That represented 57 …

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 In a major change to its testing rules, Aruba has implemented a two-day requirement for visitors from the US and Canada.  The new rules mean all visitors need to complete a PCR or RT-PCR test — antigen tests are not accepted. …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has announced changes to its entry requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new rules, which take effect Dec. 22, mean travelers need to show proof of a negative PCR test result taken …

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 Curaçao has reached a major milestone, eclipsing its 2019 tourism totals in a month for the first time since the pandemic, according to data from the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association. In October, the Dutch Caribbean island reported 35,020 stay …

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 Frontier Airlines, which has been one of the fastest-growing airlines in the Caribbean since the onset of the pandemic, is launching another new route, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Nov. 20, Frontier will kick off another new Caribbean route out …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao reported just under 31,000 stayover visitors in August, according to data from the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association.  That represented about 79 percent of the pre-pandemic, August 2019 stay over totals, according to the …

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 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 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 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, …