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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, …

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5 Riu Resorts to Visit in the Caribbean Right Now

 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 …

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What’s Next for Marriott Hotels in the Caribbean?

 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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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kristina Cossar, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 Aruba doesn’t lack for spectacular beaches. Indeed, the island has arguably the Caribbean’s greatest collection of top-flight, white-sand beaches, from Palm Beach to Eagle Beach to Arashi, among others. But Druif Beach, set a bit closer to downtown Oranjestad, is …

Aruba All Inclusive Resorts

 Places like this are the perfect way to experience the Dutch Caribbean’s island of Aruba’s beach-filled environment in an easy, comfortable way. Aruba claims the most sunny days of any other Caribbean island and is fortuitously located beyond the hurricane belt, …

 An island lifestyle company expands By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Island Company is opening a new location within the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale in 2016. Since its founding in 2002, the company has evolved from a small collection of women’s swimwear to …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Carole Desbiens, who sent in this spectacular shot of sunset on Palm Beach in Aruba. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 ARUBA — A classic hotel design never gets old. Morris Lapidus, famous for hotels like the Fontainebleau in Miami, made this Aruba’s first “it” hotel when it debuted in 1955 as simply the “Aruba Hotel.” But now the venerable design …

 Above: Palm Beach and the Hyatt Regency Aruba We like Aruba for a lot of reasons, but one of them is the number of beautiful beaches on the Dutch Caribbean island. The island offers a wide variety of them; some …