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Turks and Caicos’ Shore Club to Reopen in July

 Turks and Caicos’ leading luxury resort is set to reopen, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Turks and Caicos Islands is reopening for visitors on July 22, and the Shore Club Turks and Caicos will be opening that same day.  The …

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From Marriott to Delta, Industry Leaders Give Outlook for Caribbean Travel

 As Caribbean destinations from the United States Virgin Islands to Saint Lucia begin to reopen their borders to travelers, it’s a time of great change and opportunity for the Caribbean.  This week’s Caribbean Travel Outlook webinar presented by Caribbean Journal …

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Caribbean Airlines Ramping Up Trinidad-Tobago Flights

 Caribbean Airlines is ramping up its domestic operations between Trinidad and Tobago, the carrier said in a statement.   Beginning June 1, Caribbean Airlines will be increasing its flight frequency on what’s known as the “domestic air bridge” between the …

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 The United States Virgin Islands is reopening for leisure visitors on June 1, USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte announced.  That will make the US Virgin Islands the first Caribbean destination to officially reopen for tourism.  Boschulte said the USVI was …

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 It’s about 150 square miles, but Cat Island in The Bahamas has less than 1,500 people.  You don’t have to do the math to figure out that the beaches on Cat have built-in social distancing.  And are there ever beaches.  …

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 For the last few months, we’ve been featuring Caribbean beaches to visit digitally; for the first time, we’re now able to include a handful of beaches you will soon be able to visit in person, as destinations like Aruba and …

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 One of the Caribbean’s leading directors of tourism is “hanging up her shoes” later this year.  Sharon Flax-Brutus, who has served as the Director of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission for eight years, is stepping down …

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 Demand for Caribbean private-island real estate is booming — as more people look to escape crowded cities and find seclusion in the tropics.  But not every private island comes with a large price tag.  That brings us to a new listing …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) recently spoke with some top Belize real estate experts to find out why the Central American destination could be prime territory for hotel investment once the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is over. …

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 The pandemic has put a new emphasis on where we actually live — on the home itself and its physical location. And, if and when this happens, again — where we would be willing to spend months stuck inside our homes. …

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 By Alexander Britell Over the last few months, Robert Greenwood has gotten hundreds of calls from clients in the United States.  They’ve called from country estates, from $10 million penthouses in New York City.  And they’ve all wanted the same …

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 The natural beauty of the Caribbean can’t be denied, and every visit to the islands is suffused with timeless moments that linger in the mind’s eye — a stroll through a lush tropical garden that dazzles with colorful flowers perhaps, …

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 By Alexander Britell, Editor-in-Chief, CJI It’s hard to imagine that there was a hotter real estate market in the Caribbean in recent years, with surging development from beachfront condos to residential resorts. So what’s next for Cayman in the midst …

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 It’s just you and your MarineMax boat.  You rush along the blue, surrounded by towering green hills, rolling wind and fresh sea air, indescribable beauty at every turn.  This is the essence of traveling to the British Virgin Islands; the …

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 For many people, singer Jimmy Buffett and his signature tune perfectly capture the island vibe they crave while slogging away at their busy lives the rest of the year. That’s even more true right now, as we all dream of …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor More than 130 hotel projects have been delayed in the Caribbean due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, said Frank Comito, CEO and director general of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Comito, who …

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 Ever since Ursula Andress took her sensuous stroll out of the surf at Dunn’s River Falls in 1962’s Dr. No, there’s been a love affair between the James Bond movies and the Caribbean.  And the sultry relationship continues right through …

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 Aruba, one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, has launched a series of aggressive measures to contain and prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has officially restricted all non-residents of Aruba from entering …