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JetBlue Boosting Grenada Flights for Summer

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It just got even easier to get to the Caribbean’s Spice Isle. New York City-based carrier JetBlue has launched a flight expansion to Grenada for the summer season, highlighted by relaunched daily flight service to …

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20 Great Resorts for Summer Caribbean Vacations

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

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Marriott Set to Open New AC Hotel in the Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell The world’s largest hotel company is set to debut its newest hotel in the Caribbean next week. It’s the highly-anticipated AC Hotel Kingston in Jamaica, which will begin welcoming guests June 17. The stylish new $50 million …

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 By Alexander Britell Part of a growing trend of hotel investment in Jamaica’s capital, Hilton has announced the planned opening of a new Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel in Kingston. The new 168-room ROK Hotel, owned by PanJam Investment Limited, …

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 Few Caribbean destinations boast the sheer diversity of Saint Lucia’s hotel product. The range is vast, from tiny eco-friendly retreats to sprawling beach resorts to all-inclusives and full-fledged bucket-list experiences. That means there’s something for every kind of traveler here, …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has completed a large-scale transformation project at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The property, which was the first-ever Sandals when it debuted in 1981, has been in the midst of …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sandals has always pushed the envelope for what’s possible at an all-inclusive, from the region’s first all-inclusive speakeasy to a bowling alley. And now they’re at it again. Sandals Royal Barbados has opened the brand’s first …

Sandals Caribbean Styrofoam

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts is planning to eliminate all styrofoam from its 19 Sandals and Beaches-branded resorts across the Caribbean, the company announced this week. The company said the elimination of styrofoam was particularly important in the …

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 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Sandals revolutionized the region’s overwater experience when it debuted its overwater villas at the Sandals Royal Caribbean in Jamaica, the first-ever overwater bungalows in the English-speaking Caribbean. And now they’re at it again, with another kind …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston is heating up. Another major air carrier has launched new service to Jamaica’s capital, this time with Delta Air Lines launching daily flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta is operating …

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 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff They’re some of the most popular rooms at any resort — and now Sandals is adding even more swim-up suites to its Halcyon Beach Resort in Saint Lucia. Sandals has added new swim-up rooms to …

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 By Alexander Britell In what is easily the most important luxury hotel opening in Grenada in decades, the island has officially welcomed the new Silversands Grenada boutique hotel. The $125 million Silversands Grenada, which is already a member of Leading …

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 “All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals’ newest resort in the Caribbean has gotten even bigger. Sandals has officially launched 50 new luxury suites at its all-suite Sandals Royal Barbados resort, the company announced on Monday. It’s the third major expansion …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a big month for the hotel market in Costa Rica. First, there was the debut of the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort; in a few weeks, W opens its first hotel in the country, …

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 By Alexander Britell The all-inclusive Caribbean resort has been the secret to the growth of some of the most popular destinations in the region, from Punta Cana to Montego Bay. But as the definition of all-inclusive has changed, travelers are …