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belize tourism minister

Belize Has a New Tourism Minister

 Belize has a new Minister of Tourism, following the country’s recent general elections.  The country’s new top tourism official is Anthony Mahler, a previous Director of Product Development at the Belize Tourism Board.  “We are committed to recovering the tourism …

martinique playlist

This Playlist Will Take You to Martinique

 Ahead of Martinique’s reopening to travelers from the United States, the Martinique Tourism Authority has unveiled a new Spotify playlist that showcases the sounds of the French Caribbean island.  It’s called Martinique Caribbean Vibes, and the playlist features 80 songs …

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How Saint Lucia Is Keeping Investors Interested During the Pandemic

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us virgin islands charter yacht

 The US Virgin Islands has kicked off its charter yacht industry with the hosting of the USVI Charter Yacht Show.  Last week’s event, held with rigorous health and safety protocols, brought more than 50 charter yacht brokers, with another 100 …

jamaica arrivals

 Jamaica has reported more than 211,000 tourism arrivals since reopening its tourism sector in June, the country’s tourism officials said this week.  That amounted to tourism earnings of $231.9 million, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  Hotel occupancy rates …

ritz-carlton st thomas gm

 The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas has announced the appointment of a new general manager. The luxe USVI property has tapped Arjun Channa to the role, in which he will oversee all operations of the hotel. “I am honored to join the …

st maarten anguilla shuttles

 Private and semi-private shuttle service between St Maarten and Anguilla will relaunch this month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 25-minute private and semi-private service is set to resume Nov. 15, the Anguilla Tourist Board confirmed. That will include Calypso Charters, …

caribbean awaits

 The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization has launched a new campaign looking to help maintain the region’s prominence as a “place of solace” amid the pandemic.  “This theme compliments the region’s success in generally containing the spread of COVID-19 which has …

curacao visitor arrivals

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is starting to see a “steady increase” in tourist arrivals since first reopening its tourism sector in July, according to data from the Curaçao Tourist Board.  The island received 8,195 stayover visitors in July …

us virgin islands travel demand

 Travel demand is surging for the United States Virgin Islands, according to a new report from travel insurance company Squaremouth.  Based on all travel insurance policies booked on the site through Oct. 19 for all future travel, the USVI saw …

jetblue caribbean guyana

 JetBlue is set to launch its newest route to the broader Caribbean on Dec. 11, Caribbean Journal has learned. The New York City-based carrier is launching its first-ever service from New York to Guyana, with flights up to four times …

saint lucia hotel incentives

 Saint Lucia is set for the return of Canadian visitors on Nov. 7 with the upcoming return of Air Canada to the island.  Air Canada will be relaunching nonstop service between Toronto and Saint Lucia on Nov. 7, with weekly …

us virgin islands travel demand

 Travel demand for the US Virgin Islands continues on an “upward trend,” officials say, buoyed by state-of-the-art technology that’s helping to ensure the safety of the territory and its visitors. USVI Department of Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte says much fo …

caribbean eden rock st barths

 One of the Caribbean’s most glamorous hotels has officially reopened its doors, Caribbean Journal has learned. The iconic Eden Rock St Barths officially began welcoming back guests on Oct. 22, WIMCO confirmed. The St Jean-beach institution, which first opened its …

jamaica japex

 JAPEX, Jamaica’s leading tourism trade show, is going virtual this year, the Jamaica Tourist Board announced this week.  JAPEX, the Jamaica Product Exchange, will be held virtually from Nov. 9-10, with the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association and the Jamaica …

belize sirenian bay

 Belize, which reopened for tourism earlier this month, has announced a new set of protocols headlined by a relaxation of the restrictions on movement for visitors.  Belize has expanded its “Safe Corridor” for tourists to include all of its “Gold …

all-inclusive antigua hotels

 Two of Antigua’s most popular all-inclusive hotels have reopened their doors, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Galley Bay Resort and Spa, the adults-only all-inclusive resort in Antigua, reopened its doors this week, joined by the relaunch fo the St. James’ …

anguilla frangipani beach resort

 One of Anguilla’s top boutique resorts is set to relaunch next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular Frangipani Beach Resort is set to reopen Nov. 1, the property confirmed.  “We are looking forward to reopening our resort for our …