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aruba curacao ferry

An Aruba-Curaçao Ferry?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While it’s just about 70 miles between the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao, there’s traditionally been only one way to get between the two islands: by air. But after decades of talk, it’s …

silver airways exuma eleuthera

Silver Airways Extending Exuma, Eleuthera Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has added a pair of year-round destinations in The Bahamas. The carrier, whose recent acquisition of Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines made it a new power player in the Caribbean aviation sector, has announced …

cayman islands hotels

5 Cayman Islands Hotels to Visit Now

 While it may be home to Seven Mile Beach, one of the most remarkable beaches anywhere on earth, the Cayman Islands is so much more than just a single stretch of beach. But it’s also so much more than just …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International is making a push to eliminate single-use plastics across its regional portfolio, the company said this week. The company said all 19 Sandals and Beaches resorts across seven Caribbean islands would be …

turks and caicos curacao

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor Caribbean hotels reported mixed results across the industry’s three key performance indicators in July. When comparing July 2018 with July 2017, occupancy fell 3.8%, which was the largest decline observed in the metric thus far this …

Bahamas Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …

jost van dyke

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

abaco bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With 700 islands and cays in The Bahamas, it’s hard to choose a single destination. But more and more travelers are increasingly looking to choose the mini-archipelago of Abaco, according to a new update from …

st maarten turnaround

 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 …

british virgin islands

 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

caribbean places

 We love the Caribbean all year round, but especially in summer. There’s something about those cool evening breezes, the afternoon ti’ punch on a hot afternoon, the joy of the uncrowded. Forget the Hamptons or Nantucket. The Caribbean is still …

cayman islands tourism surging

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands just broke a tourism record. The destination welcomed more than 1.3 million combined visitors in the first half of 2018, the most ever for the Cayman Islands in the first six months …

exuma private island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new private island on the market in the Caribbean: Little Pipe Cay in The Bahamas, and it just might be the ultimate private island in the region. Set in the heart of …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

st thomas hotel project

 By Alexander Britell A major new hotel project is coming to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. The government of the United States Virgin Islands is working on a deal that would provide up to $10 million for …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the destination is showing no signs of slowing down. Stayover visitors to the Cayman Islands totaled 209,143 arrivals in the first five months …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s better than your own private island? Two private islands. And that’s precisely the offering of Bahamas real estate brokerage HG Christie, which has the listing on a pair of sun-soaked cays in the Berry …