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Jamaica Is Trending Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is one of the top five trending destinations for end of year travel, according to a new report from travel giant Kayak. The site’s data showed Jamaica as trending alongside destinations like Palm Springs, …

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Grenada Has a Major New Luxury Hotel: Silversands

 By Alexander Britell In what is easily the most important luxury hotel opening in Grenada in decades, the island has officially welcomed the new Silversands Grenada boutique hotel. The $125 million Silversands Grenada, which is already a member of Leading …

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Condor Launches First-Ever Curaçao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany-based airline Condor has launched its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Condor will be operating weekly Wednesday service from Frankfurt to Curaçao during the winter season, according to a statement from …

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puerto rico beach hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While much of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry is, unsurprisingly, concentrated in San Juan, the island is starting to see smaller, harder-to-reach destinations growing, too. That includes the southwestern beach town of Cabo Rojo, which is …

barbados tourism booming

 By Guy Britton Few destinations have seen stronger growth over the last four years than Barbados, an island that has long been one of the Caribbean’s Meccas of elegance, luxury and charm. Much of that growth has been thanks to …

punta cana all inclusive palace

 By Alexander Britell Palace Resorts has broken ground on a significant new project in the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the new Moon …

bermuda tourist arrivals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s another strong year so far for Bermuda tourism, according to the latest numbers from the island’s Tourism Authority. Leisure air arrivals to the Atlantic island are up 13.6 percent for the year, with a …

Bermuda Airbnb Experiences 2

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb is bringing its experiential travel offering to the island of Bermuda The company’s Airbnb Experiences is set to launch in Bermuda next spring, the Bermuda Tourism Authority confirmed this week. Bermuda will be the …

caribbean travel awards antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff An already strong year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism continues to improve, according to the latest numbers from the twin-island destination’s Ministry of Tourism. Antigua saw 52,491 stayover visitors in the third quarter, an 8.56 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s no bigger potential tourism source market for the Caribbean anywhere on earth — China. And while many destinations have talked about courting tourists from the country, one destination made a measure push this week. Antigua …

Norwegian Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier has launched its newest route to the Caribbean, this time with a service out of Montreal. This week, Norwegian began operating thrice-weekly service between Montreal and the French Caribbean island of Martinique. …

antigua married to medicine

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is set for a star turn as the destination in a three-episode run of the BRAVO television series “Married to Medicine.” The show chronicles the lives of seven women in the Atlanta medical …

bermuda tourism goals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has completed its new National Tourism Plan, laying out its goals through the year 2025. The plan has set an acronym, AGILITY, to cover what Bermuda calls seven pillars: awareness and relevance; “greener”; infrastructure; …

caribbean hotels flat

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is missing a huge opportunity to reap the economic benefits of tourism, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President Frank Comito said this week. Empty hotel rooms are costing the region billions of dollars …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is looking to deepen its ties in the cruise industry, and has announced a major new hire to spearhead the strategy. The USVI Department of Tourism has tapped industry specialist Joe …

jamaica all inclusive new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Excellence Oyster Bay has officially opened in Jamaica. The new adults-only addition to Jamaica’s buzzing north coast is the first Excellence-branded resort in the English-speaking Caribbean. The $110 million adults-only project, which held …

curacao condor flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief …

st kitts flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Getting to St Kitts is about to get a whole lot easier. The Eastern Caribbean destination is seeing continued growth from carriers across the United States and Canada. The new flights include United’s new Wednesday …