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St Maarten Is Getting a New Planet Hollywood All-Inclusive

 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 …

Disney Cruise Line Returns to the BVI

 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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JetBlue Relaunching St Maarten, St Thomas Flights from Boston

 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 …

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 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 …

 By Alexander Britell Long one of the Caribbean’s havens for foodies, the luxe CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa is making a comeback in Anguilla. The 91-suite, seven-villa resort, which shuttered in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Irma, is planning …

St Maarten Anguilla Ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten-Anguilla ferry terminal has officially reopened, the Anguilla Tourist Board announced this week. The port of entry on St Maarten is just a short distance from St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, and …

 By Alexander Britell AMResorts is expanding to the French Caribbean for the first time. The company’s Secrets all-inclusive brand is coming to St Martin with the signing of a new resort brand management deal. The resort, which is owned by …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House hotel has relaunched its main bar, now called the Bohio Lounge. Previously known as The Bar & Lounge, the rename pays homage to the original indigenous people of Anguilla, the Taino Indians. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In another important step for the British Virgin Islands’ recovery, the Oil Nut Bay luxury development on Virgin Gorda has broken ground on its first new villa since Hurricane Irma. The contemporary, courtyard-style villa was …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s signature resorts is planning a comeback. The island’s CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa is planning on “re-emerging” in November after closing in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year, according to the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is having a very good cruise season, according to the latest report from Port St Maarten. The cruise destination is reporting 15 percent growth over its projections for the first half of 2018, …

 By Alexander Britell For years, it was one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after private-island destinations, a rarefied retreat, a full-fledged oasis. It was a different kind of private island resort — eco-conscious, historic, pristine and, well, endlessly charming. And now …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Margaritaville is back. The Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham resort on the island of St Thomas has officially reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The resort opened to Margaritaville Vacation Club owners …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Taking the time to plan your next career move? A Caribbean vacation is always a good way to start. That seems to have been the plan this week for global basketball superstar and three-time NBA …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important step for the recovery of St Martin’s beloved town of Grand Case, one of its top boutique hotels has reopened its doors. Le Petit Hotel, set on the beach in Grand Case, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another airline has officially made its return to St Maarten. Panama-based Copa Airlines has officially resumed operations to the island, another boost for the destination in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year. Copa Airlines …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has returned its Puerto Rico flight frequencies to pre-Hurricane Irma levels, the carrier announced this week. The airline said the return of capacity this week came six months earlier than planned. JetBlue has also …