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From St Maarten to Saint Lucia, 5 Beaches to Dream About

 The latest edition of Beaches to Dream About is a vibrant mix of very different kinds of beaches.  There’s a family-friendly beach; a private, rarefied retreat in the Out Islands of The Bahamas; a buzzing, energetic stretch of city sand.  …

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Caribbean Airlines Begins Charter Cargo Service

 Caribbean Airlines has officially launched its first-ever charter cargo service, with the inaugural flight taking off this weekend.  The flight was used to move “essential supplies” from Guyana to Cuba, according to the company.  The aim of the service is …

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Saint Lucia’s Iconic Castries Market Is Getting a Makeover

 Saint Lucia’s iconic Castries Market has a major new look, thanks to a partial completion of the first phase of its Market Redevelopment Project.  The project, which first began last year, has added a colorful new character to the market, …

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 The natural beauty of the Caribbean can’t be denied, and every visit to the islands is suffused with timeless moments that linger in the mind’s eye — a stroll through a lush tropical garden that dazzles with colorful flowers perhaps, …

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 Delta Air Lines has revealed the extent of its flight schedule changes to the Caribbean amid the coronavirus pandemic.  In the wake of border shutdowns across the region, Delta has suspended its flight service to Caribbean destinations including Aruba, The …

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 If you’ve ever been to the southwestern corner of Saint Lucia, you’ve seen them. You’ve felt them.  Because the pair of volcanic spires called the Pitons emit some kind of otherworldly energy, a mystical glow, an aura.  This place, a …

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 Saint Lucia’s government is closing the country’s airports to all incoming flights, both commercial and private.  The move was set to go into effect at 11:59 PM on March 23.  The shutdown will last through Sunday, April 5, according to …

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 If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One …

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 The highly-anticipated new all-inclusive Royalton Grenada has officially opened its doors on the island’s Magazine Beach.  The new Royalton, set at the former Grenadian by Rex Resorts property, is a major infusion of energy into Grenada’s tourism sector.  The 269-room, …

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 Saint Lucia’s signature Bay Gardens Hotel has a new look.  The property, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is set to complete a series of renovation projects.  Executive Director of Bay Gardens Resorts Sanovnik Destang says the the …

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 United Kingdom carrier British Airways is expanding its direct flight service to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be adding two extra weekly flights between London Gatwick and Hewanorra International Airport, with flights on …

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 Hilton’s Harbor Club resort in Saint Lucia has named a new executive chef.  The waterfront hotel, which is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, has tapped Cristian Rebolledo to the role.  The Harbor Club has also named Rebolledo as its new …

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 All-inclusive vacations present travelers with a wide variety of included amenities, including room, meals, activities, and dining all under one roof. But no vacation is one size fits all, and everyone who travels has their own unique interests. These Caribbean …

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 One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing destinations just reached another tourism milestone.  The island of Saint Lucia reported a total of 423,736 stayover visitors in 2019, the highest total in the history of the destination — just in time for Saint Lucia’s …

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 A high-profile all-inclusive project has officially broken ground on the island of Saint Lucia.  The Canelles Resort Project, the product of a partnership between Caribbean Galaxy and AMResorts, will include a pair of all-inclusive resort properties.  “This hotel will fit …

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 With one month of data remaining to process, the Caribbean’s hotel industry has a shot to reach its highest levels ever in average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR).   Year to date through November, the region …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …