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Thompson Playa del Carmen Is Now Open

 A very cool new opening in Mexico By the Caribbean Journal staff A major addition to Playa del Carmen is now officially open. Thompson Playa del Carmen, the brand’s first Caribbean region hotel, debuted on the Riviera Maya this weekend. The …

How Open Data Can Help Caribbean Development

 A push for transparency By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Across the Caribbean, governments are moving their essential services to digital platforms and generating more data than ever. Yet much valuable public information remains locked away in proprietary systems, beyond the reach …

What Will An Open Cuba Mean For the Caribbean Travel Industry?

 Above: the Melia Cohiba hotel in Havana By Alexander Britell MIAMI —What will an open Cuba mean for the rest of the Caribbean tourism industry? For now, the Caribbean travel industry seems to be taking a wait-and-see approach. “Over the …

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 Above: St Croix, US Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh led a two-day economic mission to New York City last week. The Governor, who was joined by officials from …

 Above: Health City Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new healthcare project has opened its doors on the East End of Grand Cayman. Health City Cayman Islands was officially inaugurated by project partners Dr Devi Shetty and …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is “open for business” following heavy flooding that caused significant damage and at least five deaths in the country this week, Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus said Thursday. “The tourist industry …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago will be opening an Embassy in Beijing in November, Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and China President Xi Jinping this weekend. The news revealed during a …