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How Lenny Kravitz Is Helping Bahamians in Need

 Rock legend Lenny Kravitz has donated $100,000 worth of food vouchers to Bahamians in need as part of his Let Love Rule Foundation.  It’s the latest way Kravitz, who has Bahamian heritage, has deepened his ties with the country.  The …

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Dart Real Estate to Reopen, Expand Cayman Brac Luxury Resort

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How to Visit The Bahamas When It Reopens for Tourism

 On June 15, The Bahamas officially reopened its borders to boaters and private aviation — but on July 1, the destination will officially welcome back tourists from around the world.  That means all of The Bahamas, from Grand Bahama to …

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 Bermuda will resume international commercial air service for visitors starting July 1. This move will be part of the island’s fourth phase of economic reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. “There are many in our community and around the world eagerly …

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 The Baha Mar megaresort in The Bahamas is planning to reopen in October, the property’s president announced this week.  The current plan for the Baha Mar, which set on the famous Cable Beach on the island of New Providence in …

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 The 66th annual St. John Celebration is going virtual, with plans for a “pop-up” virtual festival, running from June 27 to July 4. U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte said that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions …

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 This new age of travel means visitors have new questions as they plan their trips.  What is the flying experience like? How have hotels changed? How can I ensure that I feel safe? How is the on-island experience different? To …

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 The Bahamas has begun the phased reopening of its tourism industry, officially reopening its borders for international boaters, yachters and private aviation.  A COVID-19 RT-PRC negative swab test is required for entry, and must be presented upon arrival.  Results need …

us virgin islands tourism outlook

 The US Virgin Islands officially reopened for tourism earlier this month, the first Caribbean destination to do so.  So what is the state of USVI tourism right now? How does one travel there? What are the health and safety protocols …

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 Aruba’s Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is reopening this month for the return of tourism to the island. The popular boutique hotel, which recently completed a major expansion project, will be reopening at the end of this month. Aruba recently announced plans …

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 Aruba is officially reopening for tourism, with a phased plan that will see the return of its largest source market, American travelers, on July 10.  On June 15, Aruba will first open its borders to travelers from nearby Bonaire and …

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 The health and safety of residents and visitors are top priorities for the U.S. Virgin Islands, the territory’s Department of Tourism said this week. Addressing the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Platinum Associate Member Advisory Council last week, USVI Commissioner of Tourism …

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 The entire country of the Dominican Republic will open up for international tourism beginning July 1, according to Lucien Echavarria, director at the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic. In an exclusive interview with Caribbean Journal, Echavarria said about …

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 As travelers begin to return to the region, the Caribbean’s leading destinations are devising new ways to attract them. Right at the forefront is The Bahamas, which has been taking its sales and promotion efforts “virtual” amid the new realities …

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 The adults-only Hedonism II resort in Jamaica is reopening in July, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Jamaica is officially reopening its borders for tourism on June 15, and Hedonism II is targeting a July 1 relaunch date, according to a spokesperson …

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 As Jamaica prepares to reopen its borders for tourism on June 15, the island has launched a novel concept: a “resilient corridor” to manage the movement of tourists.  The “coronavirus-resilient corridor” gives Jamaica the ability to manage and trace the …

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 As Caribbean destinations from the United States Virgin Islands to Saint Lucia begin to reopen their borders to travelers, it’s a time of great change and opportunity for the Caribbean.  This week’s Caribbean Travel Outlook webinar presented by Caribbean Journal …

bahamas tourism reopening

 The Bahamas is planning to reopen its doors for tourism on July 1, the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Aviation announced.  The country is reopening under the guidelines of its new “Tourism Readiness and Recovery Plan,” which will be an …