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Bahamas’ Baha Mar to Continue “Travel With Confidence” Program

 The Baha Mar megaresort in The Bahamas says it will continue its “Travel With Confidence” program, which is highlighted by up to 14-days of courtesy accommodations for travelers who happen to test positive for Covid during their stay.  The plan …

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Blue Diamond to Reopen Four More Resorts in Cuba

 Sunwing Travel Group’s Blue Diamond brand is reopening four more resorts in Cuba this month, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes the Starfish Cayo Guillermo on Cayo Coco; the Starfish Cayo Santa Maria on Cayo Santa Maria; the Memories Paraiso, …

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Bahamas’ Travel Health Protocols “Are Working”

 The Bahamas has been one of the best performing destinations in the Caribbean this year.  That’s in large part thanks to the continued success of the country’s heath and travel protocols, which got a nod of approval from the US …

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 The British Virgin Islands has announced an update to its travel rules, removing the on-arrival test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers.  Up until now, travelers had to take both a test before arriving in the BVI and one upon arrival …

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 American Airlines has restarted daily flights to St Kitts, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The carrier is now operating daily nonstop flights between Miami and St Kitts.  That’s along with the soon-to-debut addition of a second daily flight on Dec. 18, …

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 Anguilla is updating its travel requirements for visitors ahead of the winter tourist season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island has announced a slate of pre-arrival requirements that will take effect on Nov. 1, 2021.  They include the requirement that …

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 American travelers are helping to fuel the tourism rebound in Jamaica, officials said this week.  That increased demand is leading to an expansion in airlift to the Caribbean island.  That includes American Airlines, which will be up-gauging its aircraft on …

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 Antigua and Barbuda’s new travel rules have officially taken effect, so here’s what travelers need to know.  As of Oct. 1, all arriving passengers to Antigua and Barbuda will need a negative PCR test taken and received within four days …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is updating its travel protocols beginning Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Most notably, all arriving passengers are required to have received at least one dose of a World Health Organization-approved vaccine in order to enter the …

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 It’s the largest community of experts on Caribbean travel anywhere: Caribbean Journal readers.  And now the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards are back, featuring the best of the Caribbean travel industry as voted by CJ readers.  Caribbean Journal’s editorial team …

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 Aruba has slightly relaxed its local health measures, according to the island’s tourism authority.  Most notably, the island has officially ended the curfew it implemented in August.  All establishments can now stay open until midnight, while casinos can remain open …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has launched another ship to the Caribbean, with the restart of Carnival Pride from Baltimore.  Carnival Pride is sailing seven-day cruises to The Bahamas, with stops in Nassau, Freeport and the company’s private-island destination, Half Moon Cay.  …

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 Turks and Caicos’ new vaccination rules have officially taken effect, headlined by a new vaccination requirement for incoming travelers. The British Overseas Territory is now requiring all visitors 16 and over to show proof of full vaccination in order to …

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 Puerto Rico has implemented a series of new health protocols on the island, Caribbean Journal has leaned. That includes the reintroduction of indoor mask mandates, along with outdoor places where there are more than 50 people, regardless of vaccination status.  …

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 Aruba has made several significant updates to its travel protocols in August, including the implementation of a curfew this week.  The biggest change for the Dutch Caribbean island was the recent decision to re-implement pre-testing requirements even for fully vaccinated …

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 St Kitts and Nevis is set to lift its ban on travel from the United Kingdom.  The ban on incoming travelers from the United Kingdom will be lifted on Sept. 1.  The country had imposed the UK ban on July …

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 The Bahamas has announced new rules for fully vaccinated travelers, set to take effect Aug. 6. Notably, all fully vaccinated travelers will now have to obtain a negative PCR or antigen test taken no more than 5 days prior to …