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Grenada Is Getting a Major New All-Inclusive Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is set for the 2020 debut of a major new all-inclusive resort from the Royalton Luxury Resorts brand. The new property, which.represents a transformation of the former Grenadian by Rex resort, is slated to …

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Barbados Is One of the Caribbean’s Hottest Destinations

 By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to be one of the hottest tourism destinations in the Caribbean. The island has seen a 5.2 percent year-over-year jump in stayover visitor arrivals in the first seven months of 2019, according to new data …

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Jamaica Launches Digital Immigration Forms

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a major step to improve wait times at its airports, Jamaica has launched an online version of its immigration and customs declaration form. The move, which would be the first by an English-speaking Caribbean country, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is set to launch a big expansion to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport, tourism officials said Monday. The New York City-based carrier will be adding two additional flights from New York to Antigua every …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens Resorts has appointed travel professional Kelly Fontenelle-Clarke as its representative in the United States market. The Atlanta-based representative has more than two dozen years of marketing experience, including many years working for …

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 By Carlos CastilloConsul General of the Dominican Republic in New York Tourism and hospitality have become synonymous in the Dominican Republic. They are the mainstay of the economy, and a tremendous source of pride within our culture. New York City …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels has officially made its debut at the Coco Beach development in Puerto Rico. The company’s newest Caribbean resort is The Resort at Coco Beach, a Hyatt Affiliated Hotel, a rebranding of the former …

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 By Alexander Britell St Maarten tourism is booming. The Dutch Caribbean hotspot is seeing a massive rebound in tourism arrivals, according to newly-released data for the first half of 2019. St Maarten reported 171,543 stayover visitors in the first six …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is continuing its Caribbean-Mexico expansion with a pair of new routes to the increasingly popular destination of Mazatlan. The Canadian travel giant is launching direct flights from both Ottawa and Quebec City to Mazatlan, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean destination of Bonaire has announced the appointment of a new marketing manager. Tourism Corporation Bonaire has named Derchlien Vrolijk-Dijkhoff has its new marketing manager, in which role she will help lead Bonaire’s …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Boldfaced names from across the Caribbean descended upon Miami on Thursday for Bisnow’s third-annual Caribbean Hospitality & Investment Summit. The high-level conference, which took place at the Intercontinental hotel in downtown Miami, brought together …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts is planning a significant expansion in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive resort company is planning to add an additional 1,200 rooms at its planned Moon Palace Punta Cana in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new daily nonstop flight to the USVI hotspot of St Thomas. The carrier will be launching a third daily flight from Miami to St Thomas for the upcoming peak winter …

jamaica visitor safety

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

st maarten copa flights expanding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s Copa Airlines is set to operate four weekly flights to St Maarten for the upcoming winter season, according to the St Maarten Ministry of Tourism. The important regional carrier will resume the flights by …

bermuda new hotel pool

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda will soon be home to a new boutique residential hotel, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. It’s called the Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences, a boutique hotel with a real estate component set on …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The sixth annual St Barth Gourmet Festival has announced the eight featured guest chefs for this year’s event. The guest chefs attending the festival include Chef Arnaud Faye, Relais & Châteaux La Chèvre d’Or; Chef Eric Bouchenoire, Joel …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s almost always a corner of beginning in every Caribbean destination, one of the spots where tourism truly started on the island. In St Maarten you find it as you wind around the twisting streets adjacent to …