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Caribbean Airlines Launches New Flights to Dominica

 There’s a new way to get to the Nature Island of the Caribbean.  Caribbean Airlines has officially kicked off its newest route, with the launch of new flights between Barbados and Dominica.  The flights will be operating twice weekly on …

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St Maarten Airport to Launch $107 Million Reconstruction Project

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Royalton to Reopen Three Saint Lucia Resorts in November

 Royalton is reopening three Saint Lucia resorts in November, according to parent company Blue Diamond Resorts.  On Nov. 1, three Royalton-branded resorts will relaunch: Mystique Saint Lucia by Royalton; Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia and the Royalton Saint Lucia Resort …

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 If you haven’t gotten around to visiting Anguilla as yet, imagine an island the size of Manhattan with the population of just two high-rises, surrounded by 33 sugary white beaches, lapped by stunning turquoise waters ‒ with temps in the …

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 Sandals Resorts International has reopened another of its resorts in Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This week, Sandals relaunched its Sandals Regency La Toc resort, a 331-room property on a 220-acre estate on the western coast of the island.  …

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 Social distancing is one of the hardest parts about COVID-19: we all miss our family and friends, and it’s made even worse when you feel like you’ve been trapped in your house for months. What if, however, you could stay …

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 US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr is calling for pre-departure testing at U.S. airports in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19. Bryan, who was speaking during a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association discussion, said mandatory pre-flight testing …

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 The question of how and whether to reopen for tourism remains an existential question for Caribbean destinations — and it’s not an easy one to answer. But those who do can look to Saint Lucia as an exemplar for tourism reopenings …

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 Marriott’s Elegant Hotels collection will be reopening its Caribbean resorts in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The collection of boutique resorts in Barbados and Saint Lucia, which Marriott acquired last year, will relaunch Oct. 1.  That will include Barbados’ Colony …

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 One of Saint Lucia’s most beloved hotels is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-owned Fond Doux Plantation in Soufriere has received its COVID-19 certification, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association confirmed this week.  The Green Globe-certified boutique …

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 Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens Resorts hotel collection keeps getting greener.  Bay Gardens, Saint Lucia’s largest locally-owned and operated resort group, has again received Green Globe Gold certification, awarded to members who have been certified for five years in a row.  …

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 Saint Lucia’s iconic Boucan by Hotel Chocolat is rebranding, with plans to relaunch on Sept. 1 as the Rabot Eco Escape.  The 14-unit eco-lodge, a full-fledged “chocolate hotel,” is set on a 140-acre organic cacao farm.  The boutique hotel is …

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 Saint Lucia has extended the first phase of its tourism reopening, the country’s government said this week.  Saint Lucia, which reopened for tourism in early June, has extended phase one until Sept. 30, citing the “risks associated with this phase.” …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Golf enthusiasts may still be about two years away from taking their first putt at the much-anticipated Cabot Saint Lucia, but that hasn’t stopped investors from aggressively scooping up the luxury residences’ lots. Including Cabot …

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 Saint Lucia was one of the first destinations to relaunch tourism when the island reopened its borders at the beginning of June, and it’s open to tourists including those from the United States. What you’ll find in Saint Lucia are …

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 Saint Lucia’s Marigot Bay Resort will be reopening on Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Long one of the leading places to stay in Saint Lucia, the resort is most recent to meet the island’s strong COVID-19 hospitality certification protocols. …

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 The Marigot Bay Marina in Saint Lucia is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island’s leading marina, which is an official port of entry to Saint Lucia, recently reopened following three months of closure amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  The …

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 All-inclusive resorts remain a favorite of Caribbean travelers, and maybe even more so in the current age of travel: once you arrive safely at your resort you can just stay put, with all meals, entertainment and activities provided on-site — a …