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A New St. Regis Resort Just Broke Ground in the Caribbean

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Webinar: Explaining How to Travel to Aruba

 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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Webinar: Aruba Travel, Explained

 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 …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is officially back open for tourism, following a phased source market approach that first kicked off with regional and European travelers and last month included a reopening for travelers from the United States.  So …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Sine the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic halted Caribbean travel in March, new hotel regulations have been put in place that fans of all-inclusive resorts might have to take some time adjust to. But aside from adapting …

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 By Bob Curley Aruba has always been one of the safest and friendliest destinations in the Caribbean, a reputation that’s especially valued given the realities of travel in 2020. COVID-19 cases on the island have remained low (currently about a …

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 Marriott has signed an agreement to manage its first-ever all-inclusive Delta Hotels by Marriott resort in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.  The resort will be set at what is now the 117-room Grand Matlali Hills Resort and Spa, which will undergo a …

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 A boutique beachfront hotel in Belize is on the market.  The Mata Rocks Beachfront Hotel in the popular tourism hub of Ambergris Caye has been listed for $2.4 million.  Resort Consultants, which is marketing the property, says it is a …

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 Puerto Rico officially reopened for tourism on Wednesday, with a host of health and safety protocols for incoming travelers, and on Thursday promptly began a rollback of much of its service industry. On Thursday, Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced …

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 Aruba is now officially open for travelers from the United States.  The Dutch Caribbean Island officially reopened for U.S. travelers on July 10, following a July 1 reopening for Canadian and European travelers, following an initial relaunch for visitors from …

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 Mexico’s hip destination of Puerto Vallarta has officially reopened for tourism.  This week, Puerto Vallarta welcomed its first visitors since the beginning of the pandemic.  More than 45 hotels in the area have reopened to visitors, all with occupancy capped …

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 Saint Lucia is projecting what Prime Minister Allen Chastanet calls a “significant increase” in the island’s room stock over the medium term.  The island’s growing hotel pipeline is headlined by the estimated $300 million Canelles Resort in Micoud, a project …