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6 Under-the-Radar Caribbean Diving Destinations

 If you’re an avid diver in the Caribbean, chances are you’ve been to the region’s most famous diving hotspots — most notably the longtime Caribbean capital of diving, Bonaire.  But there’s a multitude of spectacular diving destinations hidden away across …

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New Ferry to Operate Between St Maarten, Statia and Saba

 A new ferry service is coming to the St Maarten-Statia-Saba triangle, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Anguilla-based Blues and Blues has won the tender for the inter-island maritime route between the three islands.  The company will operating the service on a …

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Saba Is Now Fully Open to Vaccinated Travelers

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is officially open again for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island near St Maarten began welcoming back tourists on May 1.  Most notably, Saba has lifted its quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated visitors, …

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 The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is set to broadly reopen its tourism sector on May 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That move will be headlined by the elimination of quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated travelers.  Non-vaccinated travelers …

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 St Maarten-based regional Caribbean carrier Winair is relaunching its service to Dominica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Aug. 8, Winair will be operating two routes to Dominica: flights on Thursdays and Saturdays between Antigua and Dominica, and flights on Mondays …

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 A three-bedroom stunner has hit the market on the island of St Barth, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The three-bedroom Villa Esprit de Roche has been listed exclusively with St Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty for $€ 9,900,000. The Colombier-area …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most sought-after corners of the Caribbean — that famous triangle of Caribbean hotspots: St Maarten, St Barth and Anguilla. And just two years after Hurricane Irma, the trio of destinations is in the midst …

updated path of dorian

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Dorian made landfall in the Eastern Caribbean on Monday, with tropical storm conditions including 50 mph winds affecting portions of the region through Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Early Tuesday …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a very different way to cruise around the Caribbean — think megayacht instead of cruise ship, ultra-luxe instead of mainstream. And now SeaDream Yacht Club is accepting reservations for its 2021 spring season, the company said …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair has expanded its fleet for the upcoming high season. The carrier has added its fourth Twin Otter aircraft, with demand expected to rise for the winter months, the company said. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s shortest commercial runway is getting a facelift. The Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is closing from Sept. 10 to Oct. 9 for a renovation to the world-famous …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saba may be tiny, but the Dutch Caribbean island is long on adventure. Now, Saba has added a new hiking trail: the Elfin Trail, which follows the historic paths used by earlier generations who farmed …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of St Croix early Wednesday before making landfall in Puerto Rico. The eye of Maria was located over Eastern Puerto Rico at 8 AM …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. …

 Above: the path of Hurricane Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff As Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba and headed to Florida, another hurricane got closer to the Caribbean on Friday: Hurricane Jose. Hurricane Jose was about 265 miles east-southeast …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The now-Category 5 Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. The storm was about 270 miles east of Antigua at 8 …

 Regional carrier Winair has canceled all of its flights on Tuesday Sept. 5 and Wednesday Sept. 6 due to the imminent passing of Hurricane Irma in the northeastern Caribbean. The company said it hoped to restart “limited services” on Thursday, …