Sandals Opening Helps Curacao Tourism Break Record

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For whatever reason, Curacao has struggled for years to draw travelers in significant numbers to the United States.  But that’s now changing, for one major reason: the opening of the new Sandals Royal Curacao.  In the first month after the […]


The Caribbean’s Newest Hospitality School Is in Dominica

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GEMS Holdings, the hospitality company behind the world-renowned Secret Bay resort in Dominica, is launching a new hospitality school.  The school, part of a broader philanthropic initiative, will help young people in Dominica “gain practical skills in various aspects of […]


CHTA: Small Businesses Essential To Caribbean Tourism Recovery 

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Ensuring the resilience of small tourism businesses is essential to the Caribbean’s recovery, according to the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  “The challenges to post-disaster business continuity of STEs in the Caribbean are many and varied,” said Nicola Madden-Greig, Jamaican […]


St Maarten Is Making Travel Easier for Vaccinated Visitors 

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St Maarten is making it easier for vaccinated travelers to visit the island.  Beginning Aug. 1, the destination’s Electronic Health Authorization Service, an online registration portal, will give immediate pre-approval for vaccinated travelers once they completely fill out their forms.  […]

Jamaica Is Creating a New Tourism Development Zone

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Jamaica is creating a new tourism development zone, aiming to broaden its product beyond the traditional hub of Montego Bay, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The “Jamaica Revere” Zone will cover the northern coastal towns of Oracabessa, Port Maria, St. […]

St Kitts Tourism Authority Names Chief Marketing Officer 

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The St Kitts Tourism Authority has named a new chief marketing officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The tourist board has named leading tourism executive Mia Lange to what is a newly-created role for the Tourism Authority.  Lange most recently served […]


A New Way to Fly from Los Angeles to Grand Cayman 

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Cayman national carrier Cayman Airways is launching a major new nonstop route this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Nov. 5, the carrier will be kicking off nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Grand Cayman.  The flights mean a nonstop […]

Dominican Republic Keeps Up Soaring Tourism Arrivals 

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Tourism arrivals continue to soar in the Dominican Republic, according to newly-released data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism.  In June, the country reported just under 645,000 visitors, the best June in the history of Dominican tourism.  The total number […]

Nevis Tourism Has a New CEO

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The Nevis Tourism Authority has confirmed Devon Liburd as its new chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Liburd has been serving in the role in an interim capacity since January following the departure of former CEO Jadine Yarde.  The […]


The Buccaneer Resort Is Still a St Croix Legend

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It’s hard to imagine St. Croix — or at least tourism in St. Croix — without the Buccaneer resort. When Douglas and Rachel Armstrong originally opened their 11-room inn on Beauregard Bay in 1947, sugar was still king on St. […]

Academy to Honor Legendary Martinique Film Director 

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The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is honoring legendary film director Euzhan Palcy, a native of Martinique.  At this November’s Governor’s Awards, the filmmaker will receive an honorary award, along with Michael J. Fox and Australian director […]

Cayman Islands Waives Pre-Testing for Visitors

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The Cayman Islands has waived testing for visitors.  “Pre-arrival Covid-19 testing is no longer required to enter the Cayman Islands,” the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism announced in a statement.  In a major change to the destination’s travel protocols, the […]


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