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VIDEO: Marigot Bay: Saint Lucia’s Destination Resort

 By Alexander Britell There are fire breathers in Marigot Bay. It’s Tuesday night, and the Marina Village is filled with brilliant hues and pulsing moves, as the heart of one of the most prestigiuos superyacht marinas in the Caribbean is …

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A New Luxury Real Estate Push in Barbados

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The only new oceanfront and harbor-frotn real estate developments in Barbados are planning a major new sales push. As part of its agreement with the Barbados-based construction and development firm JADA Group, IMI Group will manage …

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Saint Lucia Adds More Wi-Fi Zones

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia has expanded an initiative to add free Wi-Fi zones across the island. The latest iteration of the Government Island-Wide Network has added five free Wif-Fi “zones” across the island. That includes spots in …

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 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit is adding a new route to Jamaica’s capital as part of a wider expansion to the island. The Florida-based low-cost carrier will launch new nonstop flights between Orlando and Kingston beginning March 1, it …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica set another record for overall visitor arrivals in 2018, according to the country’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. The island welcomed 4.31 million combined cruise and stayover visitors last year, a new record for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is breaking records amid a full-fledged tourism boom. The tri-island destination (which also includes the islands of Petite Martinique and Carriacou), welcomed a total of 528,077 visitors across the cruise, stayover and yachting sectors …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Traffic reports for Martinique Aimé Césaire Airport show increased traffic for the island, according to newly released data.  The airport saw a rise in traffic of 5.51 percent for November 2018 over November 2017, bringing the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a mystical quality to Diamant Beach in Martinique, a raw, rugged feeling, an exotic sensation. Here on the southern coast of the French Caribbean island is a beach on the edge, in view of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s biggest airport, the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Airport in San Juan, is seeing a continued rebound in passenger traffic, according to new data from ASUR, which manages the airport. San Juan saw a …

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 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has a major new all-inclusive resort on the beach-filled island of Cayo Santa Maria. Melia Hotels International has opened its new Paradisus Los Cayos, the fourth Paradisus-branded hotel in the country. The new-build property …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host the Caribbean’s leading travel conference at the end of next month. The 2019 edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will be held Jan. 29-31 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched a pair of new routes to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American is now operating weekly flights on Saturdays from both Dallas-Fort Worth and Chicago O’Hare to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s premier all-inclusive resort has made its triumphant return to Maho Beach. The adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort has completed a 15-month-long rebuilding process in the wake of Hurricane Irma, a significant step for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has launched three new nonstop routes to The Bahamas. That includes two new routes from Charlotte, with new weekly flights on Saturdays to both Marsh Harbour in Abaco and North Eleuthera. (The latter …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier Air Transat has finally returned to St Maarten. The airline officially resumed service to the destination this week after a 15-month hiatus in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Transat is now operating weekly …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten just had its busiest cruise day of the year, according to Port St Maarten. Just in time for Boxing Day, the destination welcomed seven cruise ships. Six vessels were moored at the two …