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St Maarten Set for New JetBlue Flights from Fort Lauderdale

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is about to launch another significant new daily route to the Caribbean. Beginning Feb. 14, the fast-growing carrier will launch its first-ever daily nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. It’s a huge boost …

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In St Martin, a Beloved Hotel Is Reborn

 By Alexander Britell “To be able to spend several hours a day looking at this water, it starts to have an effect on you. You stop seeing it and you start to perceive it, to get a sense of its …

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5 Great Caribbean Destinations for Valentine’s Day

 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …

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 By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE – There’s always something new to discover on Grand Case Boulevard, a corner unseen, a tiny alley overlooked. It’s a street that has lived many lives — including this latest one, a renaissance in the wake …

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 By Alexander Britell MARIGOT — No matter where you are in the Caribbean (outside of Cuba of course), it’s rarely easy to find great Cuban cigars. That includes most of the region’s top cruise destinations, where, even if you can …

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 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Belmond La Samanna, the leading luxury resort in St Martin, is back on the scene. Following a restyle, the resort reopened its doors this week, just as Belmond was acquired by global luxury giant LVMH. The resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a move sure to shake up the global luxury hotel market, luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has announced an agreement to acquire hotel brand Belmond. The purchase of Belmond shares represented an …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The Southeast Peninsula of St Kitts is raw, untouched and brilliantly green, one of the most beautiful places in the West Indies. It’s a winding, scenic road to get here, a striking setting that’s …

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 There’s a certain sound to the waves in Grand Case at night, a reminder that you’re in one of the great Creole villages in the Caribbean, that you’re in a culinary wonderland. There’s a feeling on Orient Bay, when the …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s long been one of the most beloved hotels anywhere in the Caribbean. And now, after an inspiring comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Martin’s Grand Case Beach Club has finally reopened its doors. The …

JetBlue St Maarten

 By Alexander Britell In what is a significant boost for St Maarten, fast-growing carrier JetBlue is launching a new route to the island next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning early 2019, JetBlue will be launching its first-ever flights from …

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 By Alexander Britell You’re in your villa, peering out past your infinity pool at the spectacular blue and green vistas of St Barth. You don’t want to leave. Not even for dinner. No problem — your chef is already here. …

LVMH Belmond

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belmond La Samanna, long the leading luxury resort in St Martin, is planning a relaunch. The luxe property is planning to reopen on Dec. 10, executives said this week. The property had been shuttered since …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding hotel company Apple Leisure Group has more than 10,000 rooms in its resort development pipeline, the company told Caribbean Journal. The rooms are across 12 projects, including new construction and rebranding, in seven locations …

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 They’re party beaches. They’re cool beaches. They’re sexy beaches.  Some beaches just have that certain extra level of hip, whether it’s the nightlife, the food, the lounging or the crowd. It all adds up to make a stretch of sand …

 By Alexander Britell AMResorts is expanding to the French Caribbean for the first time. The company’s Secrets all-inclusive brand is coming to St Martin with the signing of a new resort brand management deal. The resort, which is owned by …

The view of Long Bay.

 By Alexander Britell St Martin’s flagship resort is making a comeback. The ultra-luxe Belmond La Samanna in St Martin has announced plans to reopen on Dec. 10, according to a spokesperson for the property. The Baie Longue-area resort is undergoing …