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New Royal Caribbean Ship Coming to Caribbean in November

 Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship will make its debut in the Caribbean in November.  The new Odyssey of the Seas will launch in the Mediterranean this summer before heading to Fort Lauderdale for its first Caribbean sailings in November.  Odyssey …

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A New Margaritaville Resort Is Coming to Mexico

 A new Margaritaville resort will soon be opening its doors in the heart of the Caribbean coast of Mexico, thanks to a partnership between Jimmy Buffett’s iconic brand and Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma …

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The 20 Best Caribbean Islands to Travel to in 2020

 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.  The Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman has launched a new all-inclusive option, meaning travelers can stay on the …

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 Canadian travel giant Sunwing is launching a new Caribbean destination: Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The tour operator has announced a new seasonal flight service from Toronto to Grand Cayman, with service set to launch from Feb. 2, 2020 …

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 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

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 Caribbean Airlines has launched its new service between Kingston, Jamaica and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The twice-weekly nonstop flight will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays until March 28, 2020, according to the company.  “Caribbean Airlines has a clear …

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 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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 In what is easily one of the most anticipated relaunches in the Caribbean in several years, the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has officially reopened its doors.  The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long the leading hotel in the United States Virgin Islands, began …

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 The Cayman Islands has topped the 7,000-room milestone, tourism officials told Caribbean Journal this week.  The destination has added more than 1,000 new rooms in the last three years, with the condominium and villa categories accounting for 73 percent of …

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 MSC Cruises’ Meraviglia has officially arrived at its new homeport in Miami and begun sailing Caribbean cruises. The ship, MSC’s largest cruise ship sailing out of the United States market, has a capacity for 4,488 guests. It will be spending …

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 Caribbean Airlines is adding another new route out of what is becoming a growing regional hub in Jamaica, the company announced this week. Caribbean Airlines will begin its newest service between Kingston, Jamaica and Grand Cayman on Dec. 3. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is returning to Tampa for the 2020 season for Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. The cruise line will return to Port Tampa Bay for a “full season” including 18 cruises …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is bringing a significant new cruise ship to the Caribbean next year. The company’s 27th ship, the new “Quantum Ultra”-class Odyssey of the Seas, will make its debut in Fort Lauderdale in November …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines is launching twice weekly nonstop service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba, the carrier announced this week. The new flights will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Nov. 6, using a Boeing 737-800 NG …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new luxury residential resort project is coming to Grand Cayman. It’s called the Dolphin Point Club, and the new luxe development will set at the edge of Cayman’s world-famous Seven Mile Beach. Dolphin …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman will be soon be home to its first-ever “ecosmart” real estate community. The new project is called Orchard Ecovillage, and the 21-acre master-planned community is set in Grand Cayman’s Lower Valley. The project …

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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 …