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Aruba Sees Strong Response to “Workation” Program

 The island of Aruba is reporting a strong response to its “workation” program, which targets remote workers looking to stay on the island for up to three months.  The program includes special rates at a variety of hotels and accommodation …

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Jamaica Just Updated Its Travel Protocols

 Jamaica has updated its travel protocols, narrowing the testing window for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. Travelers to Jamaica now need to present a negative PCR or antigen test result within three days before arriving in Jamaica. That’s a …

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Mondrian Is Opening Its First Two Hotels in the Caribbean

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 Marriott has announced the passing of longtime President and CEO Arne Sorenson.  Sorenson had been diagnosed last year with pancreatic cancer.  Sorenson was just the third CEO in the history of the company, a role in which he had served …

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 The newest SLS hotel in the wider Caribbean is opening its doors this week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Parent company Accor’s highly anticipated SLS Cancun will begin welcoming guests Feb. 10, according to its Web site.  The 45-unit luxury boutique …

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 The newest all-inclusive Nickelodeon-branded resort is coming to the Riviera Maya in June, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-friendly all-inclusive is set to debut on the Caribbean coast of Mexico in June 2021, according to Karisma Hotels and Resorts.  The …

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 Choice Hotels has named a new regional Vice President of franchise sales development for the Ascent Hotel Collection, the company said this week.  Choice Hotels has tapped Glenn Gordon to the role, in which he will lead the growth of …

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 More and more hotels across The Bahamas are now providing on-site testing for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes properties across Nassau Paradise Island, Grand Bahama and the Out Islands, according to Bahamas tourism officials. In Nassau and Paradise …

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 Saint Lucia’s government has revealed a change to one of its core arrival protocols for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island will soon require all incoming visitors to obtain a negative PCR test five days before arrival in the …

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 Business travelers are more likely than vacationers to stay “in town” on most Caribbean islands. But if you’re looking for a different travel experience than the usual resort stay, there are few better destinations than downtown Christiansted, St Croix. With …

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 Three of the top hotels in Turks and Caicos have added testing sites for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Shore Club, The Palms and The Sands, all Hartling Group Resorts, have added designated rapid-testing locations.  Testing is complimentary for …

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 Accor’s SLS brand is opening two new hotels in Cancun this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The hotel giant will be debuting both the SLS Cancun Hotel and Residences and the SLS Harbour Beach Residences, both in Cancun on the …

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 It was a short start to the launch of the Impressive Resorts & Spas brand when it first opened with two hotels in Punta Cana back in January 2020 before shutting down a few months later due to the COVID-19 …

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 A number of hotels in Saint Lucia have launched free antigen (rapid) testing for qualified guests, following the announcement of the new CDC rule requiring testing for returning travelers to the United States.  So far, 18 hotels on the island …