Curacao Tourism Keeps Up Growth

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Curacao’s efforts to recoup its pre-pandemic tourism production are headed in the “right direction,” according to the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association.  Last month, the Dutch Caribbean destination reported 35,451 stay over visitors, about 69 percent of which came from […]


Bahamas: “Positive Progress Towards Tourism Recovery” 

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The Bahamas is making “positive progress toward tourism recovery,” according to Chester Cooper, Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism. The country recently saw its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention travel recommendation improved, lowering the country’s advisory from […]


Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Just Launched Its Own Podcast

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In a Caribbean first, Antigua and Barbuda has become the first regional tourist board with its own official podcast.  It’s called “The Beach Is Just the Beginning,” and it’s hosted by travel writer and journalist Peter Moore.  The focus of […]


Martinique Eyes Tourism “Resurgence” 

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The French Caribbean island has long been one of the most vibrant, fascinating destinations to visit in the wider Caribbean.  And now the island is looking for a new era of tourism “resurgence,” according to Benedicte de Geronmimo, the new […]

Grenada Just Launched a Major New Voluntourism Program 

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It’s a growing industry trend: more and more travelers are looking for ways to connect more deeply to their destinations, with an eye toward making a positive impact on local communities.  And that’s precisely the thinking behind the newest initiative […]

Dominican Republic Keeps Eclipsing Pre-Pandemic Tourism Levels 

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The Dominican Republic is back — and then some.  The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination had another record-breaking month in February, a sign of the country’s full-fledged travel rebirth.  In February, the Dominican Republic reported more than 566,000 passengers, representing the […]


Saint Lucia Just Updated Its Travel Protocols 

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Saint Lucia has updated its travel protocols, creating what the island is calling “Seamless Saint Lucia,” Caribbean Journal has learned. The changes, which will take effect March 5, mandate that fully vaccinated travelers and in-transit passengers aged 5 and up […]

TSA PreCheck Debuts in Nassau, The Bahamas 

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For the first time ever, travelers at an international airport will have access to TSA PreCheck. TSA PreCheck, the US program that lets eligible low-risk travelers enjoy expedited security screening at airports, has officially debuted at Lynden Pindling International Airport […]

St Maarten to Waive Testing for All Vaccinated Travelers 

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St Maarten is updating its travel protocols on March 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The centerpiece of the update will see testing waived for all fully vaccinated travelers.  St Maarten will also waive pre-testing for anyone who has recovered from […]


Dominican Republic Tourism Keeps Surging

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The Dominican Republic has yet again topped its pre-pandemic tourism arrival numbers — and the month isn’t even over yet.  The country has already exceeded 390,000 tourists in February, a 210 percent jump over the same month in 2021 and […]

Grenada to Accept Antigen Tests Within 24 Hours of Travel 

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Grenada has updated its protocols to accept rapid antigen tests within 24 hours of arrival in Grenada, the Grenada Tourism Authority announced.  That’s an alternative to the existing three-day PCR testing window.  Grenada only accepts fully vaccinated visitors to the […]

What’s Next for Tourism in Tobago?

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Tobago like other Caribbean islands have been economically impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, however stakeholder consultation and collaboration is “key to the rebound of the tourism sector.” That’s according to newly appointed Tobago House of Assembly Tourism Secretary Tashia Burris, […]


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