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Beaches Turks and Caicos Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has reopened its family-friendly Beaches Turks and Caicos resort. The property, which had been closed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, reopened ahead of schedule on Dec. 14. Accommodations across the resort …

A New Way to Fly to Puerto Plata

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Apple Vacations has expanded its 2018 “Exclusive Vacation Flight” charter program with flights out of Pittsburgh to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic operating on Allegiant Air. For travel March 2-August 24, 2018, Apple Vacations will offer Exclusive Vacation …

Bahia Principe Hotels “Reorganizes” Portfolio

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

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 By Alexander Britell Yes, much of St Barth’s luxury hotel inventory has been temporarily compromised by Hurricane Irma, with most hotels slated to reopen next year. But you can still stay at a beautiful beachfront resort in the heart of …

coconut bay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests’ experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside. “Our …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new all-inclusive project has broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Prime Minister Danilo Medina laid the first stone for the new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales this week. The $130 million …

aruba resorts

 Aruba resorts come in all shapes and sizes, adults-only and family-friendly, large and small. But the best ones exemplify Aruban hospitality. That means everything from great service to a resort’s breadth of water sports. While Aruba is filled with high …

cancun hotels

 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting easier than ever to cruise to the island of Grand Bahama. The MV Grand Celebration ship will be resuming cruises to Grand Bahama beginning Dec. 23, officials announced this week. Bahamas Prime Minister …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to stay on Belize’s Ambergris Caye. The Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton is now welcoming travelers, the property announced Thursday. Belize’s newest hotel features 205 cottage …

caribbean travel

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

turks and caicos adults-only

 Above: the Beach House Turks and Caicos is located on the sands of Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales. By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new adults-only resort option coming to the island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos, Caribbean …

 Above: the Baoase Luxury Resort in Curaçao. By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier JetBlue is increasing its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be adding a fourth weekly flight between New …

mexico all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

riu resorts

 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 …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is one of the more fascinating yet undiscovered islands in the region — from its captivating historic capital to its off-the-beaten-path beaches. To show you a bit more about why we love it here, we …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary hotels has officially become a Four Seasons resort. The Ocean Club resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas is now The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas. “The Ocean Club …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Marina Village at Paradise Island’s Atlantis resort has long been among its most popular attractions, with a mix of shops, bars and restaurants. But the resort’s new focus on an authentic Bahamian experience has …