From Puerto Rico to Panama, 5 New Caribbean Adults-Only Hotels

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Whether you are just traveling alone with your significant other or you’ve managed to get a break from the wonderful, grueling work that is parenting, you won’t have trouble finding great adults-only resorts in the Caribbean. They’re the places that […]


A New All-Inclusive Caribbean Overwater Bungalow Resort 

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Just a few years ago, overwater bungalow resorts in the Caribbean were a rarity.  Then Sandals entered the market with its overwater villas in Jamaica, ushering in a new “overwater age” in the Caribbean.  Sandals added more resorts with overwater […]


Windstar Expanding in the Caribbean, Adding Cruises From Miami 

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Small-ship cruise line Windstar is expanding in the Caribbean, including its first-ever homeport in Miami.  The company is adding a new itinerary in the winter of 2023: Beach Fun and Sun: a Caribbean Getaway, that will feature seven days in […]


Luxury Cruise Line Atlas Ocean Voyages Names New CEO

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Luxury cruise line Atlas Ocean Voyages has named a new president and chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has tapped James Rodriguez to the position, it announced this week.  Rodriguez comes to Atlas from Oceania Cruises, where […]

Sofitel Is Opening a New Hotel in Panama 

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Accor’s Sofitel Legend brand is opening a new hotel in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama will open its doors this fall in the heart of Panama’s charming historic quarter.  The new hotel, set […]

Atlas Ocean Voyages Adding New Homeport in Panama 


Boutique cruise company Atlas Ocean Voyages will be adding Panama as a new homeport.  The company plans to run at least four new homeport operations in Panama for the 2022-2023 cruise season.  Atlas will be operating small-ship luxury cruises with […]


Hyatt Opens New Hotel in Panama’s Old City 

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Hyatt’s Unbound Collection has debuted its first hotel in the Caribbean Basin: the new Hotel Hotel La Compañía, set in the heart of Panama City’s charming old city.  The new hotel in the Casco Viejo quarter is anchored by a […]

The Caribbean’s Newest Overwater Bungalow Resort Is in Panama

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It remains one of the great frontiers for Caribbean travel aficionados: Bocas del Toro, the spectacular archipelago in the Caribbean waters off the coast of Panama.  For years, it’s also been home to the vast majority of overwater bungalow resorts […]

Copa Is Returning to Barbados 

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Barbados is set to welcome back another airline this spring, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines will be resuming its flights from Panama City’s Tocument International Airport to Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport on June 15.  The relaunched […]


Marriott Opens Resort in the Dominican Republic

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The newest Marriott International resort has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic.  The Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte is the first-ever Luxury Collection resort in the Caribbean.  It joins one other Luxury Collection property in wider […]

Rum Journal: An Ultra-Rare Rum from Panama

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The search for lost rums has gotten a bit out of hand.  There’s been so much attention, to the point of obsession, over finding rare bottlings of now-defunct distilleries that it’s begun to obscure the magnificent quality of the many […]

Delta Launches Big Panama Expansion

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Delta Air Lines has expanded its service to Panama City, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier has added three of new routes from the United States this week, including Los Angeles-Panama, New York-Panama Orlando-Panama.  That’s along with a second flight […]


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