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The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020

 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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This Saint Lucia Hotel Just Rebranded

 One of Saint Lucia’s newest hotels has unveiled a new brand identity.  The Harbor Club, which is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, has announced a new “lifestyle” identity under a newly-appointed general manager, Lester Scott.  The rebranding will include new …

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Thoroughbred Racing Is Coming to Saint Lucia

 Just in time for its National Day, the island of Saint Lucia is set to launch its very own thoroughbred industry.  Horse racing will officially launch in Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 12 with the launch of the 2019 Caribbean Equine …

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 Saint Lucia continues to experience a full-fledged tourism boom so far in 2019, according to the latest numbers released by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.  The Eastern Caribbean island reported a total of 21,608 stayover visitors in September, a 15 …

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 The CuisinArt Golf Resort and The Reef by CuisinArt resorts in Anguilla have appointed a new executive chef.  The properties have apppointed Juan Bochenski to the role, in which he will oversee the resort complex’s dining program, which includes the …

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 Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Saint Lucia on a major new joint venture.  The two cruise giants will work together to manage Saint Lucia’s existing cruise pier and terminal …

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 Saint Lucia tourism is surging so far in 2019, and the Eastern Caribbean paradise just set another new record.  Saint Lucia reported a total of 36,342 stayover arrivals in August, making it the seventh record-breaking month for the destination in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Remedios, who sent in this stunning shot of the Pitons in Saint Lucia.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s Marigot Bay Resort has named a new director of food and beverage and culinary operation at a property that has long been one of the Caribbean’s leading dining destinations. The luxury resort has …

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 New hotels, new villas, new dining hotspots. It may be the quietest time of year in the Caribbean, but the region is as hot as ever – and an October vacation in the Caribbean means you’ll often feel like you …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the launch of the celebrated Orlando’s Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia has another new destination eatery. The Caille Blanc Villa and Hotel has announced the debut of its new TreeTops restaurant. The new eatery, …

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 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Saint Lucia continues to be one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after destinations, and the Caribbean island keeps breaking its tourism records. July saw the highest-ever visitor total for any month in the country’s history, …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s arguably the most legendary place to eat in Saint Lucia: Orlando’s, the Soufriere restaurant helmed by one the island’s greatest chefs, Orlando Satchell. And now it’s expanded. Satchell has announced the opening of his second Orlando’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy just made history this weekend, becoming the first person to ever swim from Barbados to Saint Lucia. The 100-mile swim, completed over two days, is the longest open-channel swim in history. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa is nearing the completion of a major renovation process. The 78-room property has completely refurbished all 18 garden-view rooms, along with 24 beachfront rooms and 20 …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor British Airways is adding two new weekly direct flights to Saint Lucia. Following high-level discussions with government and tourism officials, British Airways announced this week the introduction of the new weekly flights. “We are elated with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning another major overhaul to one of its ships for Southern Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. Royal is spending $116 million on an “amplification” of its Freedom of the Seas …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The largest independent hotel management company in the United States is set for a major Caribbean expansion — at some of the hottest properties in the region. Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has announced the addition of …