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Why Demand Is Rising for Golf Course Living in the Caribbean

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Here Are 18 St Maarten Hotels You Can Stay at Right Now

 French St Martin remains closed to U.S. travelers, but Dutch St Maarten is open and welcoming U.S. and other travelers arriving at Princess Juliana International Airport. The vast majority of St Maarten hotels are open for business, as are many …

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Aruba Launches “Workation” Program

 In a nod to a growing trend in the Caribbean, the island of Aruba has launched a new “workation” program for stays of up to three months.  The “One Happy Workation” program involves special rates at participating hotels, villas and …

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 The HIlton La Romana resort in the Dominican Republic is reopening in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort, which is part of Playa Hotels and Resorts, will reopen on Nov. 15, according to the property’s Web site.  The …

bahamas fowl cay resort

 One of The Bahamas’ leading luxury resorts is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The private-island Fowl Cay resort, which is owned by Sandals Resorts International, officially reopened its doors this week.  The resort, set on a 50-acre island in …

playa resorts october

 Playa Hotels and Resorts is set to reopen five more of its properties in the Caribbean-Mexico region in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include the relaunch of Panama Jack Resorts Playa del Carmen; Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta; Dreams …

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 No other destination in the world is as closely associated with all-inclusive resorts as  Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The beach destination on the east coast of the Dominican Republic hosts around 5 million visitors in a typical year, …

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 Providenciales’ Ocean Club Resorts have become the first-ever hotels in Turks and Caicos to receive Green Globe certification.  The Grace Bay Beach properties are comprised of the Ocean Club and Ocean Club West resorts.  “Ocean Club Resorts strives to be …

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 Visitors to Turks and Caicos have to jump through a number of COVID-19 related hoops before being allowed to travel to the islands. Those who make the cut, however, will find more than two dozen hotels and resorts ready to …

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 In 2010, Jim Jardine decided it was time to slow the pace of his hectic life as software development professional in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Of all the options laying before him, owning a gin distillery on the Caribbean island of …

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 Hyatt Hotels is planning to open a new Thompson-branded hotel in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new 150-room Thompson Monterrey will be the brand’s first in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon.  The property, which will open in 2022, …

st kitts nevis hotels preparing

 St Kitts and Nevis’ hotel sector is working to prepare for the planned tourism reopening of the country’s tourism sector next month.  Hoteliers and other tourism stakeholders are currently participating in training organized by the country’s Ministry of Tourism.  All …

belize tourism reopening

 A few weeks after postponing its tourism reopening, Belize has announced a new planned reopening date of Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The country on the Caribbean coast of Central America will be reopening its Philip Goldson International Airport …

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 A pair of leading luxury hotels in Barbados will be reopening in October, Caribbean journal has learned.  The Port Ferdinand Yacht and Beach Club Residences and the Saint Peter’s Bay resort will both be opening on Oct. 14.  Both luxury …

marriott all-inclusive barbados open

 Marriott’s Waves Hotel and Spa in Barbados has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive boutique hotel on the Platinum Coast of Barbados has reopened under Marriott’s new “Commitment to Clean” health and safety protocols. The hotel is part …

saint lucia tourism reopening covid

 The question of how and whether to reopen for tourism remains an existential question for Caribbean destinations — and it’s not an easy one to answer. But those who do can look to Saint Lucia as an exemplar for tourism reopenings …

dominican republic tourism recovery

 New Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader Corona has announced the formation of a “tourism recovery plan” for the Caribbean’s most popular travel destination.  Abinader himself will be leading the plan, which aims to protect the “health, welfare and safety of …

saint lucia fond doux open

 One of Saint Lucia’s most beloved hotels is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-owned Fond Doux Plantation in Soufriere has received its COVID-19 certification, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association confirmed this week.  The Green Globe-certified boutique …