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The Hilton Aruba Is Reopening on July 9

 The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino is reopening its doors on July 9, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the classic Palm Beach-area resort will come one day before the return of American travelers to Aruba (the island …

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Curaçao Hotels Working to Prepare for Return of Visitors

 Curaçao hotels are working to prepare for the eventual return of visitors, according to the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association. CHATA recently ran a series of site inspections across the Dutch Caribbean island to examine how hotels have been implementing …

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Aruba Is Planning to Reopen Its Borders

 Aruba is planning to reopen its borders, the Dutch Caribbean island revealed this week.  Aruba’s government has announced a “tentative re-opening of the borders for inbound travel,” with a scheduled date between June 15 and July 1.  That is subject …

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curacao happy hour

 Another Caribbean destination is launching a virtual happy hour for travelers at home, this time the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao.  It’s called “Dushi Island Vibes,” and it will be held on Friday, May 15 from 5 to 7 PM.  …

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 Why not start your week with a walk on the beach? The latest Caribbean Moment is a virtual journey to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba and its delightful Hadicurari Beach, commonly known as “Fisherman’s Huts.” Fisherman’s Huts, set just …

bonaire virtual vacation

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has launched a new series aimed at giving travelers “virtual” vacations to the destination.  The new initiative, which launched last week, airs on Facebook every Friday.  Each week’s “vacation” will feature a different theme, …

curacao playlist

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is the latest destination to launch its own playlist to give a taste of Curaçao to travelers who are at home right now.  It’s called Bon Bini Beach Vibes, and the curated playlist is …

 You can scour the Caribbean and still not find a more spectacularly beautiful collection of beaches than the ones on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  At every turn, there’s an exotic, brilliant coastline to choose: the windy wonders of …

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 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Carina Mörzinger, who sent in this lovely shot Mount Christoffel on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 United Airlines has made its long-awaited return to Curaçao. The carrier is once again operating flights to the Dutch Caribbean island after a hiatus of almost a decade.  The flights are running weekly from Newark Liberty International Airport to Curaçao …

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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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 A new all-inclusive brand is coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao later this month. Fast-expanding Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary is set to open its new Dreams Curaçao Resort, Spa and Casino on Dec. 15, according to the …

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company is making its debut on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts company is bringing a Secrets-branded resort to Aruba’s Baby Beach.  The 600-key Secrets Baby Beach Aruba is slated for completion …

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 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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 Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island. Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hotspots, United Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Curaçao. Curaçao will become United’s 21st destination in the Caribbean, …

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 By Alexander Britell St Maarten tourism is booming. The Dutch Caribbean hotspot is seeing a massive rebound in tourism arrivals, according to newly-released data for the first half of 2019. St Maarten reported 171,543 stayover visitors in the first six …