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JetBlue Is Launching a Big Expansion to Cancun

 No destination in the wider Caribbean is seeing more interest from airlines right now than Cancun.  Since the Mexican Caribbean’s tourism reopening in the early summer, Cancun International Airport continues to draw new routes from a host of carriers — …

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Marriott Is Opening Its First-Ever Hotel in Tulum

 Marriott International is opening its first-ever hotel in Tulum, Mexico, with the planned debut of the Aloft Tulum, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 140-room-and-suite property, which will be managed by Highgate Hotels, is slated to debut in February 2021.  “Tulum …

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Marriott Vacation Club Is Expanding to Costa Rica

 Marriott Vacation Club is opening its first ever resort in Costa Rica. Beginning in January 2021, Marriott will debut the Marriott Vacation Club at Los Sueños, a 24-villa resort set within the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Complex, …

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 Marriott Internationals’ Elegant Hotels has reopened another three resorts in Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Elegant Hotels’ Colony Club, Treasure Beach and Crystal Cove have all recently reopened their doors on the island.  Colony Club, the company’s original property in …

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 St Vincent and the Grenadines has a new tourism minister, following the country’s recent general elections.  The country’s new tourism chief is Carlos James, whose portfolio also includes Civil Aviation, Sustainable Development and Culture.  “I am looking forward to a …

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 The US Virgin Islands is open again for tourism, and the destination’s popular destination of St Thomas has a fine collection of resorts ranging from budget-friendly, in-town hotels to luxurious retreats like the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. Magan’s Bay is one …

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 St Kitts and Nevis officially reopened for international tourism on Oct. 31, paving the way for the return of travelers from the United States, Canada, Europe and around the world. A number of the country’s major hotels have also reopened, …

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 St Kitts and Nevis is set to reopen its borders on Oct. 31, and the twin-island federation has now revealed its entry protocols for travelers.  Crucially, travelers from the US, UK, Canada and Europe, among others, will have to submit …

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 Aruba began its tourism reopening in June, first to neighboring islands Bonaire and Curacao, then to Canada and Europe and then in mid-July to travelers from the United States.   And in the last three months, the island has undertaken …

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 Aruba reopened for tourism earlier this summer. Now, after several months back open, more and more travelers are making their way back to the Dutch Caribbean island. But in the age of COVID-19, that means more and more travelers also …

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 Marriott will soon be launching a brand-new hotel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new, 152-room Aloft Ponce will be the second Aloft-branded hotel in Puerto Rico and the second Aloft hotel in the wider Caribbean when …

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 Alaia Belize, the first-ever Marriott International property in Belize, is planning to open in the first quarter of 2021.  The 155-unit residential resort will be part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, set on 1,000 feet of beachfront in San Pedro Town.  …

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 In a bid to help fill hotel rooms amid the pandemic, more and more hotel companies are launching remote work programs for longer stays, from Hyatt to Marriott.  The latest resort company to jump into the fray is Royalton, which …

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 It began with destinations like Barbados and Bermuda offering travelers the opportunity to apply for permits to work remotely from the islands for one year.  Now some major hotel companies are embracing the new “workation” trend amid the pandemic, including …

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 St Kitts and Nevis is planning to reopen its borders for international tourism, according to Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris.  Harris said the twin-island federation expected to reopen its borders in October, allowing for the resumption of air and sea …