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A Great Reason to Visit St Barth in November

 Early November is one of the best times to visit the remarkable French Caribbean island of St Barth.  You won’t find the crowds of December and January, but the villas, hotels, restaurants and hotspots are open. (Here’s all you need …

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Why This Is the Best Family Resort in Anguilla

 Anguilla is an island that’s all about the experience.  It’s an island for getting out to the beaches; about exploring; about savoring the gastronomic wonders.  And that means when you’re looking for a resort, particularly for a family, you want …

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Curaçao: “Great Momentum” for Tourism Recovery

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao reported just under 31,000 stayover visitors in August, according to data from the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association.  That represented about 79 percent of the pre-pandemic, August 2019 stay over totals, according to the …

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punta cana southwest airlines flights

 Southwest Airlines is set to relaunch service to the Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination: Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  On Feb. 17, 2022, the low-cost carrier will resume daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Punta Cana.  …

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 Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” and its miraculous success on Broadway took the tiny island of Nevis to new heights, turning U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace into a new kind of global hotspot.  And with Hamilton back on Broadway, the island’s …

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 Sunwing has announced plans to return to Cuba starting in October, timed for the island’s tourism reopening. The Canadian travel giant will be offering weekly flights to popular destinations including Varadero and Cayo Coco beginning in the second week of …

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 St Kitts and Nevis has kick-started its 2021-2022 cruise season with the return of the first large cruise ship to Port Zante.  Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Equinox visited the island on Sept. 14, the first major ship to call on the …

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 Aruba has slightly relaxed its local health measures, according to the island’s tourism authority.  Most notably, the island has officially ended the curfew it implemented in August.  All establishments can now stay open until midnight, while casinos can remain open …

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 Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line has officially returned to the island of Puerto Rico.  The Norwegian Gem ship called on the port of San Juan this week, carrying 1,300 passengers, a little less than half of its maximum capacity.  Norwegian …

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 The Caribbean’s Nature Island is about to get its first-ever all-inclusive resort experience. But it’s also getting a new kind of all-inclusive vacation.  Roseau’s signature Fort Young Hotel and Dive Resort is launching a new all-inclusive program, one it bills …

statia resort new

 In a significant boost to its tourism, the Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has opened its first full-fledged resort hotel.  The new Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month.  The resort …

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 Martinique is mostly known for its magnificent beaches, its hikes and its impressive waterfalls; the impetuous volcano Mount Pelée; the rum, the colors, the music; l’art de vivre.  But we often forget to talk about what is happening under the …

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 Elite Island Resorts’ portfolio of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts now requires all guests 16 and over to show proof of vaccination.  The new policy, first announced last month, officially took effect this week.  The company had initially set the threshold at …

saint lucia american visitors

 Saint Lucia just set a new record for American visitors in July, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Eastern Caribbean island welcomed 22,028 arrivals in July, an all-time record for visitor arrivals from the United States in July.  That represented a …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Todd Judd, who sent in this stunning shot of West Bay on the island of Roatan, Honduras.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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 Sports betting company BetMGM is expanding to the island of Puerto Rico.  The company has agreed to a strategic partnership with the Casino Del Mar at La Concha Resort in San Juan’s Condado neighborhood.  That will include the launch of …

all-inclusive curacao hilton new

 Hilton has continued its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion with its first-ever all-inclusive on the island of Curacao.  The new Mangrove Beach Corendon Curacao All-Inclusive Resort is part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, a nod to the surging interest in all-inclusive …