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JetBlue Just Made Caribbean Island Hopping Much Easier 

 The serene, mountainous charm of tiny Saba. The spectacular hiking and endless hospitality of Statia. The boating fantasies of Tortola. They’re some of the most sought after little destinations in the Caribbean, but they’re not exactly the easiest to get …

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The Winners of the CJ Caribbean Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022

 They are the world’s foremost experts on Caribbean travel: Caribbean Journal readers. They travel to the Caribbean multiple times each year, scouring the region for the newest and the greatest, searching out hotels, beaches, restaurants and experiences.  And each year, …

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The Caribbean’s Makana Ferry Is Expanding to St Kitts 

 One of the Caribbean’s best island-hopping options is adding another new destination. The popular Makana Ferry is expanding to the island of St Kitts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ferry is already sailing across Statia, St Maarten and Saba, is …

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 There is new tourism energy in Statia, the tiny Dutch Caribbean island near St Maarten, thanks to a new luxury resort and major new ferry service.  And now the island has added another achievement: it’s the newest port of call …

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 Statia’s Golden Rock Nature and Dive Resort, the island’s first luxury hotel, is expanding.  The 32-suite hotel is debuting its final phase this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include the addition of 26 new villas, along with 17 …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has taken what officials are calling a “giant step” towards its environmental preservation push.  The island’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has signed a letter of intent with the Public Entity St Eustatius …

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 Caribbean carrier Winair is expanding its flights to a pair of tiny Dutch Caribbean islands: Saba and Statia.  Beginning June 1, the St Maarten-based carrier will run twice-daily flights to both Saba and Statia.  The expanded service will run through …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of St Eustatius, better known as Statia, has updated its entry rules for travelers.  The biggest change is that the island no longer requires tests for travelers who are fully vaccinated with boosters. For most other …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has eased its entry rules again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Regardless of vaccination status, all travelers must now show either a PCR test result 48 hours before departing their home airport for Statia or …

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 Statia’s new ferry service has now launched e-ticket service, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Makana ferry, which now operates between St Maarten and Statia, launched operations in December.  And now you can make a reservation online right on the Makana …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has further eased its health restrictions, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island is now allowing a maximum of 50 people inside restaurants and bars, or 50 percent of full capacity.  The island has also …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has eased its entry rules for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new policy, which went into effect on Feb. 1, mandates a negative PCR test within 48 hours before departure to Statia.  The …

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 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …

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 A new ferry service is coming to the St Maarten-Statia-Saba triangle, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Anguilla-based Blues and Blues has won the tender for the inter-island maritime route between the three islands.  The company will operating the service on a …

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 In a significant boost to its tourism, the Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has opened its first full-fledged resort hotel.  The new Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month.  The resort …

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 Statia recently reopened for tourism, and now the Dutch Caribbean island has launched a new push to promote itself as an adventure hotspot.  The island’s St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation is centered around a new video by filmmaker Franck Fougere, …

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 One of the Caribbean’s great undiscovered destinations is open again.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia (also known as St Eustatius) has officially reopened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers.  And most importantly, fully vaccinated travelers don’t need to quarantine. …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia is officially reopening for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island, located a short flight from St Maarten, will reopen its borders to tourists beginning Aug. 2, 2021.  During this new phase of the …

 

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