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The Turks and Caicos Hotels You Can Stay At Right Now

 Visitors to Turks and Caicos have to jump through a number of COVID-19 related hoops before being allowed to travel to the islands. Those who make the cut, however, will find more than two dozen hotels and resorts ready to …

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From Aruba to The Bahamas, Caribbean Travel Demand for 2021 Is Rising

 Despite the stalling of international travel amid the pandemic, more and more travelers are looking to plan trips in 2021, according to new data from travel insurance aggregator Squaremouth.  About 65 percent of all trips booked this year for 2021 …

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The Latest Bahamas Travel Protocols

 The Bahamas has released the latest update of its travel protocols, as the country is to lift its lockdown in New Providence (Nassau) on Aug. 31. On Aug. 31, restaurants will be allowed to resume outdoor dining, curbside pickup and …

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 Almost three months after reopening its borders for international tourism, Jamaica continues to see an increase in travel demand, according to new data from Expedia. Searches for Jamaica’s travel hub of Montego Bay on Expedia Group’s digital platforms rose 15 …

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 Leading law firm Potente is moving to the Caribbean, as the region’s hospitality and investment market continue to stay active even amid the pandemic. The California-headquartered firm, which has offices in San Diego, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, Mexico City and …

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 The island of Jamaica first reopened its borders for tourism on June 15, and now the destination has put in place some revised measures for travelers.  Most notably, Jamaica is now requiring all travelers from what it deems “high-risk” areas, …

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 The Bahamas, which reopened for tourism at the beginning of July, is urging travelers to the destination that there are several protocols they need to follow.  Crucially, all travelers to The Bahamas must present proof of a COVID-19 RT-PCR (swab) …

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 Aruba is now officially open for travelers from the United States.  The Dutch Caribbean Island officially reopened for U.S. travelers on July 10, following a July 1 reopening for Canadian and European travelers, following an initial relaunch for visitors from …

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 American Airlines has returned to Saint Lucia.  The airline relaunched its flights from Miami to Saint Lucia on July 9, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline is operating the once-daily service on Boeing 737-800 aircraft.  Saint Lucia first …

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 The first United States travelers since the beginning of the pandemic returned to Bermuda this week.  Bermuda reopened its borders on July 1, with the first commercial flights from the U.S. on July 6.  JetBlue is now flying from New …

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 Blue Diamond resorts has added its Royalton brand to a pair of resorts in the wider Caribbean.  The company has announced the rebranding of its Mystique Blue Boutique Suites in Holbox and Mystique Royal St Lucia resorts.  The two resorts …

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 JetBlue is launching a Caribbean expansion beginning in August, with new routes to Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.  Beginning Aug. 6, JetBlue will be operating a new route from Philadelphia to San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz …

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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 …

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 The Ocean Club Resorts in Turks and Caicos are set to relaunch in time for the destination’s reopening for tourism. The dual-resort portfolio on Grace Bay Beach will reopen July 22, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means both the Ocean …

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 The pastel pink walls; the rolling green fairways; the graceful twilight steps of a Moko Jumbie.  Since 1947, The Buccaneer resort in St Croix has been the essence of the St Croix vacation: the beauty, the culture, the sport.  And …

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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 …

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 Living in the time of COVID-19 has underscored how difficult it is to maintain our distance. Many of us are longing for a time when we can feel comfortable to reconnect with our family and friends and restart regular economic …