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Curaçao Is Seeing a Surge in U.S. Visitors

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is seeing a surge in tourism from the United States so far this year, according to a new report from the Curaçao Tourist Board. Through the first five months …

Aruba Names New Tourism Minister

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has named a new Minister of Tourism. Danguillaume P. Oduber has been appointed as the island’s new Minister of Tourism, Public Health, and Sports. “It is an honor to …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Curaçao

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest winner of Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jason Murray from Edmonton, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Have you …

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 Bonaire: that far-off Dutch Caribbean island just off Venezuela that’s famous for diving and should be famous for its food. But how do you get there? That’s where our latest Nonstop Flights feature comes in, explaining the ways to fly …

 For several years, Bonaire has been developing a culinary scene that’s one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, from the world-class At Sea restaurant to creative cantinas. Now, the Dutch Caribbean island has a new addition to the scene: Barrel Wine …

 Whether you’re in snowy climes or are simply looking for a quick getaway, St Maarten has you covered. The Dutch Caribbean destination’s Sonesta resorts are offering a series of affordable all-inclusive getaways: the adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point, the Sonesta Great …

 A new boutique hotel in the Dutch Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a new place to stay in Curaçao. Bayside Boutique Hotel opened this summer at the Blue Bay Golf & Beach Resort, less than 10 minutes from …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Norma Cole, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

 A new destination By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir is launching another new destination: Ecuador. The carrier will be launching nonstop flights from Aruba to Quito, beginning Oct. 29. The three-hour flights will operate on Thursdays and …

 A new landmark at EUX airport By the Caribbean Journal staff You may have seen one in Curacao. Or Aruba. But now another Dutch Caribbean island has a landmark sign: St Eustatius. The new “ I Love EUX” attraction board …

 In Saba, finding the Caribbean island of also  By Alexander Britell SABA – I’ve got a tab at Zanzi Bar. It’s the same Zanzi Bar it’s always been, except now it’s a new bar. A week ago, Luis, a native …

 Above: St Maarten’s new government By Alexander Britell It’s been almost four months since voters in St Maarten headed to the polls to choose their next government. And after a chaotic process, the country finally has its new government led …

 If you travel anywhere in the Dutch Caribbean, you’re likely to find terrific french fries, something these islands have in common with their mainland countrymen in the Netherlands. And that’s nowhere more true than in Willemstad, Curacao, which happens to …

 Above: St Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams recently held talks with a visiting delegation from the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Committee for Kingdom Relations. The talks with …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is looking to court more visitors from around the Caribbean region, aiming to attract around 2,800 regional visitors in the coming months, according to the government. Earlier this …

 Above: King Willem-Alexander on the royal visit (Photo: SMG) By the Caribbean Journal staff King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited St Maarten this week, the first stop on a tour of the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ Caribbean …

 Above: Xander Bogaerts By the Caribbean Journal staff The Boston Red Sox won the American League pennant on Saturday night, with a lot of help from Aruba. It might have been hard to believe a few months ago, but the …

 SURINAME is a bit off the radar for travelers to the Caribbean, but that may not be the case for long. The country is one of just three CARICOM countries that are not islands, along with Belize and Guyana. And …