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A New Thanksgiving Option in St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its reopening late last month, St Barth’s legendary Nikki Beach is planning another big party: Thanksgiving. The St Jean beach club will host its first-ever Thanksgiving feast this year, with everything from traditional …

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CuisinArt Reopens in Anguilla

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s signature hotel has relaunched, Caribbean Journal has learned. The CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa, which had been closed since sustaining significant damage during Hurricane Irma, reopened its doors this week. The property …

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St Maarten Kicks Off Big Cruise Season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is kicking off the 2018-2019 high cruise season this month, with several multiple-ship days on the agenda for November. The first six-ship day will be Nov. 14, followed by another on Nov. 28, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s popular Sonesta Ocean Point resort has pushed back its reopening date to December, Sonesta said Thursday. The Sonesta Ocean Point now has a projected reopening date of Dec. 15, while its sister resort, …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been quite a week for the French Caribbean island of St Barth. First was the long-awaited relaunch of the boutique Hotel Le Toiny on the island’s raw southeastern shore. Now, another leading resort has completed its …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury boutique hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Hotel Le Toiny, one of the top hotel properties in St Barth, officially reopened its doors on Monday. The property has relaunched …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sonesta Ocean Point in St Maarten has delayed its reopening by one month, a spokesperson for the property told Caribbean Journal this week. The luxury all-inclusive will now be reopening Dec. 15. The adults-only …

 By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Travel and tourism is essential to the Caribbean, and after last year’s storms, revitalizing the industry is more important than ever. That was the message by former United States President Bill Clinton on Wednesday …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff You can now fly to Anguilla all day long. The island’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport has officially received approval to resume nighttime flights, officials at the Anguilla Air and Sea Ports Authority said this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A year after Hurricane Irma, St Maarten is still very much in recovery mode — but its all-important tourism sector is beginning to see a turnaround, according to new data from the island’s tourism board. The …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s shaping up to be a rather exciting season in St Barth, as the island braces for a wave of major hotel reopenings — and returning travelers. The first fall relaunch is coming late next month, when …

 By Alexander Britell It should be a very busy festive season in Anguilla this year. Another of Anguilla’s top resorts has announced its reopening plans, with the Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection announcing a planned relaunch on Dec. 15. The iconic …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest all-inclusive brand is coming to the island of St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. Planet Hollywood, which is planning to open its first all-inclusive branded resort in the Caribbean Basin in Costa …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Disney has officially returned to the British Virgin Islands. The cruise line’s Disney Fantasy ship was its first to make its return to the BVI this week. Passengers were welcomed by customer service representatives, and greeted …

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 By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and …

St Maarten Sonesta Maho

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Maarten’s landmark Maho Beach Resort has launched reconstruction in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Irma, the Maho Group announced. This rebuild will be different, though, with plans for innovative, resilient, storm-resistant construction. “While we …

 By Alexander Britell The ultra-luxe Le Sereno St Barth is returning this November, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. The property, which has been shuttered since last year’s Hurricane Irma, will debut a totally new look, from a reimagined restaurant to an …