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Sandals Is Opening a Beaches Resort in St Vincent

 Sandals Resorts International is opening its first-ever resort in St Vincent and the Grenadines.  The company is opening a new Beaches resort, the first in the Eastern Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be a transformation of the …

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Sandals Reopens More Caribbean Resorts

 Sandals Resorts International has reopened another three of its Caribbean resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has officially reopened its all-inclusive Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma in The Bahamas, along with the Sandals Grande St Lucian resort …

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How to Visit Saint Lucia — And Where You Can Stay

 Saint Lucia, which first reopened its borders to tourism on June 4, is updating its travel protocols for visiting the island.  The biggest change, which will go into effect on July 9, will require travelers to obtain a negative PCR …

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 Some of Jamaica’s most prominent resorts reopened today as the country reopened its borders for international travel, and more hotel reopenings are on the near horizon along with steady increases in flights from the U.S. to Jamaica. Crucially, Jamaica will …

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 Jamaica is planning to reopen its borders for tourism on June 15, and the island is now readying what officials are calling an “extensive” set of operational protocols for health and safety.  Most notably, travelers to Jamaica will be screened …

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 The Sandals Grande Antigua Resort is open for travel, making it the first Sandals resort in the Caribbean to reopen since the pandemic began.  The all-inclusive property officially began welcoming guests on June 4 as Antigua and Barbuda reopened its …

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 When the first commercial flight touched down in Antigua and Barbuda since the COVID-19 crisis began, arriving passengers were greeted by a host of new anti-infection procedures — as the destination officially reopened for tourism on June 4. Of the destination’s …

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 In a major move for the Caribbean tourism sector at large, the island of Jamaica is reopening its borders for travelers beginning June 15. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett announced the decision in a letter from the Ministry of Tourism …

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 You will soon be able to visit the Caribbean again — with the island of Saint Lucia  the first Caribbean destination to officially reopen for tourism on June 4.  Saint Lucia Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee announced the move, which is …

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 Another Caribbean island has announced plans for a potential reopening of its borders — Grenada.  The island’s borders “could open in June,” if its government is satisfied with protocols recommended by stakeholders, according to Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell.  …

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 Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts has introduced a new 360-degree quality, safety and hygiene program CleanComplete Verification, the company said this week.  The CleanComplete Verification program expands the “standards of quality and cleanliness” at the company’s 58 beachfront branded properties across …

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 Sandals Resorts is planning to open the vast majority of its Caribbean resorts in June, a company spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal.  “We are pleased to announce that all of our resorts (with the exception of our Bahamas resorts) are …

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 As major hotel companies around the world adapt their properties to the new realities of travel, the Caribbean’s most famous resort brand, Sandals, is doing just that. Sandals Resorts has announced a major new health and safety measures it says …

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 Unique Vacations, the affiliate of the worldwide representatives for Sandals and Beaches Resorts, has named a new chief executive officer.  Veteran travel executive Jeff Clarke has been tapped to succeed Tammy Gonzalez, who announced her retirement this week.  “Very few …

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 Sandals Resorts all over the Caribbean to provide care packages for its team members as the region works to fight the coronavirus epidemic.  Like many hotels all over the world, Sandals Resorts International recently announced that it would be closing …

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 The spectacular beaches of the Caribbean remain the region’s ultimate siren song for travelers. They’re the reason we sit at our desks, dreaming of the islands, placing ourselves there, even just for a moment.  They’re the essence of what makes …

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 From all-inclusives in Barbados to design-focused hotels in Jamaica, Marriott International added more than 10,000 rooms to its pipeline in Latin America and the Caribbean last year.  And the company is showing no signs of slowing down.  2019 was the …

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 The best Jamaica resorts set the standard for the Caribbean travel experience; since the dawn of the jet-set age, Jamaica has been a haven for rarefied, elegant, character-filled hospitality, and that’s even more true today.  Few islands boast as diverse …