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Ritz-Carlton Resort Reopens in Aruba

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Another major Caribbean resort has reopened as the region’s tourism sector continues its relaunch: the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which began welcoming guests again this week. The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba joins two other Ritz-Carlton resorts in the Caribbean that have reopened, along with […]


From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now

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If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One […]


Hyatt Adds a New Adults-Only Pool in Aruba

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The Hyatt Regency Aruba has debuted a new adults-only pool.  The new pool called “Trankilo” is set on a 43,000-square-foot beachfront space.  The three-tiered pool, which was designed by Fort Lauderdale-based architecture firm EDSA, has limestone walls, “living bougainvillea structures” […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Palm Beach in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Chad Beatty, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset on Palm Beach in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribournal.com […]

This Is Aruba’s Hottest Boutique Hotel

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For years it was Aruba’s most beloved “small hotel,” a tiny oasis of 14 rooms just across from Palm Beach.  Now, after a major transformation project, Aruba’s family-owned Boardwalk has officially relaunched as a full-fledged boutique hotel, the Boardwalk Boutique […]

This Aruba Hotel Is Expanding

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One of Aruba’s most beloved hotels is getting bigger.  Aruba’s Boardwalk Small Hotel will soon debut the fruits of a major expansion project that will see the property rebranded as the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel.  On Nov. 15, the Boardwalk will […]


Aruba Is Getting a Radisson Blu Resort

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By Alexander Britell Radisson Hotel Group is opening a new hotel on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Aruba is the product of a partnership between Radisson and Beachside […]

The 5 Best Aruba Beaches to Visit Right Now

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Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island. Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Sand in Aruba

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Dzurenda, who sent in this lovely shot of the sand on Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send […]


A New Way to Cruise to Grand Bahama

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has added a major new ship to its fleet. The new Grand Classica is a 10-deck, 1,680-passenger-capacity ship that is now offering two-night cruises and cruise-resort packages to Grand Bahama, […]

5 Riu Resorts to Visit in the Caribbean Right Now

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Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to […]

What’s Next for Marriott Hotels in the Caribbean?

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By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. […]


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