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Air France Is Expanding Its Caribbean Flights This Summer

 Air France is expanding its service to the Caribbean this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include up to 14 weekly flights from Paris-Orly Airport to both Guadeloupe and Martinique.  Air France will also be flying up to seven …

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Antigua and Barbuda’s New Summer Playlist

 It’s the sound of Antigua and Barbuda.  A new playlist launched by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority gives you a chance to experience the twin-island beach destination even if you’re still at home.  The new DJ Playlist is all …

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Princess Cruises Cancels Summer Caribbean Season

 Princess Cruises is canceling its summer Caribbean cruise season amid the pandemic.  The move is part of a wider extension of its pause of global cruise operations, which will apply through the remaining 2020 summer season.  “As the world is …

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 Canadian travel giant Sunwing says it has revised its summer flight schedule to operate without the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane.  The new schedule, which runs through the end of October, has been “reconfigured ahead of time to accommodate the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Storms do happen in the Caribbean in the summertime, but one destination has you covered if they do. Saint Lucia’s famous worry-free vacation guarantee program is in full effect this year, with 25 properties in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is sizzling. Summer Sizzle BVI is launching its 10th Anniversary Celebration under the slogan Rebuild, Restore, Revive the BVI and inspire the next generation. The event, which has risen to become the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Summer in St Barth. It’s all of the French Caribbean charm, the beaches, the beauty, without the crowds. And it just get even more affordable. St Barth properties has launched a new program on its …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor It’s funny how suddenly we New Yorkers have to be paying attention to the fact that the hurricane season began June 1st. It’s as if we became tropical overnight and no-one bothered to update us. Now …

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 We never get tired of saying it — the Caribbean is a wonderful summer destination. While the region’s allure as an escape from wintry climes never ceases, the summer months are a quieter, even more relaxing time to visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s long been one of our favorite places to stay in the Caribbean — not just in St Barth. And now the charming Hotel Le Village St Barth has announced a major new offering that …

Caribbean Princess

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Princess Cruises will continue offering summer Caribbean cruising from Florida in 2019, with family-friendly summer vacations in both the Eastern and Western Caribbean. The line’s summer departures from Fort Lauderdale open for sale December 14. “With …

Le Village St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in St Barth is reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-star Le Village St Barth in St Jean is now accepting reservations for trips beginning Dec. 1. “The …

 By Alexander Britell It’s a short drive on a dusty road from the Gold Mine Ranch to Bushiribana, where a century and a half ago they used to take mined gold and process it here. Today it is but a …

 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …

Goombay Festival

 Just one week away from this year’s finale, guests have immersed themselves in the culture at the Bahamas Goombay Summer Festival. Frequent visitors Bran and Lamar Hodges from Cincinnati said that although they visit the Bahamas often, every experience is …

Best Beach Read

 Finding the summer’s Best Beach Read By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor When you’re on vacation at a Caribbean resort do you ever consider the people who work there and the details of their lives beyond the resort gates? After you read Here Comes …

Summer Grilling

 One of Trinidad’s top chefs explains how to grill this summer By Fernando FrancoCJ Contributor Summer’s here, which means it’s time to get out and grill some barbecue foods!  During this season, I particularly love gathering with family and putting my tongs to …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viceroy Anguilla is offering a host of special programming opportunities for its annual Summer Spectacular. The event series kicks off Memorial Day weekend with culinary specials in all the restaurants including a daytime Food Bazaar and …