15 Hot New Caribbean Hotels to Visit in 2023

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One thing that didn’t stop for very long during the pandemic was hotel construction, particularly in the Caribbean. The region’s hotel pipeline continues to grow, with both large resorts, all-inclusives and boutique hotels of every shape and size continuing to […]


The 15 Best Adults Only Resorts to Visit in the Caribbean in 2023

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Adults only resorts are the perfect accommodations for those looking to get intimate in a more serene, tranquil setting than larger, family-friendly resorts can sometimes offer. With a range of dramatic landscapes from unspoiled beaches to cliffs and rainforests , […]


The 25 Best Beach Bars in the Caribbean 2023

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There are countless reasons to travel to the Caribbean. But on cold winter afternoons, one image manages to slide into our imaginations more frequently: a cold rum punch at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.  Beach bars just call to […]


A New Luxury All-Inclusive Just Opened in Saint Lucia 

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A new luxury all-inclusive resort has opened its doors on the island of Saint Lucia.  For the first time, Hyatt’s Zoetry brand has opened in the Eastern Caribbean, with the debut of the Zoëtry Marigot Bay St Lucia.  The property […]

Travelers Are Flocking to Curacao Right Now 

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It’s hard to say precisely when the renaissance began.  It might have been in March, when Curacao became one of the first Caribbean destinations to remove its pre-testing requirements.  Or perhaps it was June, when the new Sandals Royal Curacao […]

Sandals Sets Opening Date for New All-Inclusive Resort in Jamaica 

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Sandals has an opening date for its highly-anticipated new resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sandals Dunn’s River is officially opening its doors on May 24, 2023, Sandals Resorts International confirmed.  The resort will be […]


The Best New All Inclusive Resorts in Curaçao

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All-inclusive resorts are not quite newcomers to Curaçao — the now defunct Breezes Curaçao debuted in 2001 —  but the concept of paying one price for all of your lodging, dining, drinks, entertainment, and activities has gone from niche to […]

Curacao Tourism “Fully Recovered," Setting New Records

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Curacao is now “fully recovered” from the impact of the pandemic, tourism officials said this week.  The Curacao Tourist Board is reporting 355,661 stayover visitor arrivals in the first three quarters of 2022, a 103 percent increase compared to the […]

Curacao Tourism Surges, Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels 

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Tourism in Curacao is surging, with the month of August eclipsing pre-pandemic arrival totals, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dutch Caribbean island reported 42,633 stopover arrivals in August, a 10 percent improvement over the same period in 2019.  The wave […]


Another Positive Month for Curacao Tourism 

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It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao.  The month of July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7 percent, a 9 percentage-point jump compared to July 2019, before the pandemic, according to […]

Sandals Opening Helps Curacao Tourism Break Record

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For whatever reason, Curacao has struggled for years to draw travelers in significant numbers to the United States.  But that’s now changing, for one major reason: the opening of the new Sandals Royal Curacao.  In the first month after the […]

Sandals Launches Reservations for New Jamaica All-Inclusive

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Fresh off its celebrated debut in Curacao, Sandals has launched reservations for its next all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean:: Sandals Dunn’s River. The new all-inclusive resort is slated to open its doors on May 24, 2023, according to Sandals Resorts […]


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