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Caribbean Photo of the Week: The View in Saint Lucia

 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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Saint Lucia’s Marigot Bay Resort Names New Culinary Director

 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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5 Caribbean Vacations for October, From Dominica to The Bahamas

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America is planning 160 cruises to the wider Caribbean region for the upcoming winter cruise season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Seattle-based cruise line will sail a range of itineraries from seven to 21 …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens Resorts has appointed travel professional Kelly Fontenelle-Clarke as its representative in the United States market. The Atlanta-based representative has more than two dozen years of marketing experience, including many years working for …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is known for its beauty, for its romance, for its spectacular hotels. But it’s also one of the top diving destinations in the Caribbean. And the island is set to host the third …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Ever want to improve your underwater photography? Here’s your chance. Anse Chastanet and Scuba Saint Lucia are co-hosting specialty underwater photography weeks this year. Through a series of seminars and dives, divers can learn how to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia will soon begin work on its highly-anticipated transformation of Hewanorra International Airport, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Work will begin in the coming weeks, he said at a press briefing this week. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Storms do happen in the Caribbean in the summertime, but one destination has you covered if they do. Saint Lucia’s famous worry-free vacation guarantee program is in full effect this year, with 25 properties in …

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 Luxury means different things to different people. It can be the luxury of design; the luxury of outstanding service; the luxury of exceptional food and drink; and it can be the luxury of extreme tranquility. The many manifestations of luxury …