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Seabourn Plans July Relaunch in the Caribbean

 Luxury cruise line Seabourn will relaunch its Caribbean cruises in July, the company said this week. The company’s Seabourn Odyssey ship will kick off Caribbean cruising in Bridgetown, Barbados on July 18. Seabourn is opening its Seabourn Odyssey voyages to …

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New Nonstop Flights to St Maarten

 American Airlines has launched its newest Caribbean route, with nonstop service from Dallas-Fort Worth to St Maarten.  The new flights, which launched this week, are operating every week on Saturdays.  American Airlines is operating the service on Airbus A321 aircraft, …

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Barbados Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship

 The first cruise ship has called on Barbados since the beginning of the pandemic back in 2020.  Celebrity Millennium, the first ship to sail in the Western Hemisphere since March 2020, called on Barbados this week as part of a …

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 The first Caribbean cruise in more than a year officially set sail this weekend in St Maarten.  Celebrity Millennium kicked off a seven-night sailing from the Port of St Maarten on Saturday, a return for the cruise industry in the …

St Maarten Resort Open

 The most anticipated new resort in St Maarten in years has opened its doors, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Morgan Resort, set in the heart of Simpson Bay, is a major new resort for the destination.  The hotel officially opened …

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 Winair has expanded its service between St Maarten and the islands of Curacao and Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The St Maarten-based carrier will now be offering two weekly flights that operate between St Maarten, Curacao and Aruba.  The flights …

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 The newest resort in St Maarten is set for a June opening, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The highly-anticipated The Morgan resort is already taking reservations for a June 1, 2021 opening date.  The hip new resort is set in the …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sam Pickens, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset as seen from the Buccaneer Bar in St Maarten.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 Another cruise line is planning a restart from within the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. Following a number of major cruise lines that have launched homeporting in the Caribbean with the CDC’s no-sail order still in effect in the United …

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 In the age of social distancing, we’re not just looking for a room.  We’re looking for a place to live, a retreat, an oasis.  And we’re looking for a getaway that, for a week, becomes our dream home, our Caribbean …

saba tourism open

 The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is set to broadly reopen its tourism sector on May 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That move will be headlined by the elimination of quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated travelers.  Non-vaccinated travelers …

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 St Maarten is set for a boost this summer with the addition of two new nonstop routes on Frontier Airlines, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier will kick off new nonstop routes from both Miami and Orlando to St …

antigua crystal symphony

 Crystal Cruises is continuing its Caribbean homeporting push, with plans to homeport the Crystal Symphony cruise ship in Antigua and Barbuda.  Crystal Symphony, which will sail a series of 15 10-night Caribbean cruises from St John’s, will be the first-ever …

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 One of the most anticipated resort reopenings in the Caribbean is finally here.  The all-inclusive Secrets St Martin Resort and Spa, which had just opened its doors for the first time a year ago, is officially back, Caribbean Journal has …

united airlines caribbean expansion

 As optimism grows in the travel industry, United Airlines is continuing to expand its Caribbean network, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In fact, United Airlines will soon be flying more flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America than it did …

st maarten airport testing

 St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport has launched a new on-site test center for travelers, officials said this week. The new center is the product of a collaboration with the local Health Care Laboratory Services in St Maarten.  Departing passengers …

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 You’re bobbing in the ocean, rum in hand, not another soul around, the only sound the soft crash of the waves. In other words, it’s exactly where you want to be in a time like this.  With lower case counts …

saint lucia cruise return

 Saint Lucia has begun work to prepare for the return of cruise tourism to the island.  Royal Caribbean’s Celebrity Cruises brand will be returning to Saint Lucia this summer, calling on the island in a mid-July itinerary with its Celebrity …