Caribbean Travel Advisor

Caribbean Travel Booking Windows Are Shrinking

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to Caribbean Travel Advisor Top-notch travel advisors are reporting a substantial shrinkage in booking windows since COVID entered the equation and are not expecting the trend to end soon. And advisors say that’s nowhere more […]

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Hyatt’s New All-Inclusive Platform for Travel Advisors 

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By Dana Niland  Hyatt’s inclusive Collection, the largest pool of luxury all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, is launching Confidant Collective, a new online platform featuring resources exclusively designed to cultivate opportunities for travel advisors.  Complete with enhanced sales and marketing tools […]

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Has the Pandemic Impacted Travel Advisors’ Fees? 

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to Caribbean Travel Advisor The pandemic forced a lot of travel advisors to restructure their business models or strategies, but is charging or not charging fees one those practices that had to be amended? Many […]


Americans Are Flocking to the Island of Grenada 

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Drawn to its luxury hotels, secluded beaches and vibrant culture, American travelers are flocking to the Caribbean island of Grenada.  Grenada is one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean right now, according to new data from a regional trade […]

The Caribbean Island of Statia Is Heating Up 

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The tiny Caribbean island of Statia is heating up as it sees new growth coming out of the pandemic.  The island, located a short flight from St Maarten (there’s a ferry too) is starting to see tourism pick up, according […]

The Tech Tools Travel Advisors Are Using Right Now

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI A travel adivsor’s time has arguably never been as valuable as it has been since the pandemic.  First, the pandemic halted travel and now it’s done the opposite: create a demand to vacation […]

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Karisma Hotels Is Launching a Travel Agent Advisory Board 

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Karisma Hotels and Resorts is launching a new travel agent advisory board, Caribbean Travel Advisor has learned.  It’s called the Compass Committee, and it will “receive first-hand looks at new product development and innovation across the portfolio and participate in quarterly […]

Celebrity Cruises Launches Travel Advisor Appreciation Month 

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By the Caribbean Travel Advisor Staff Celebrity Cruises has kicked off a month-long travel advisor appreciation program, Caribbean Travel Advisor has learned.  The company is marking National Travel and Tourism Week (from May 7-13) with a new Travel Advisor Appreciation […]

Hilton Is Adding Peloton to Its Puerto Rico Hotels

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It’s arguably the top fitness amenity travelers are looking for in their hotel: a Peloton bike.  And now hotel giant Hilton has announced a new push with the brand in the Caribbean, starting with Puerto Rico.  The partnership means all […]


Cancun Tops American Travel Demand for Summer Vacations

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Cancun is leading travel demand among Americans this summer, according to new data from travel giant Expedia.  Cancun is the number one international destination for U.S. travelers this summer, outpacing global hotspots like London, Rome and Paris, among others.  Punta […]

The Caribbean Is Leading the Global Travel Rebound 

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The Caribbean is leading the global rebound in travel, according to new data from analytics firm ForwardKeys.  International arrivals to the Caribbean for the first two months of 2023 are down by only one percent compared to the same period […]

Turks and Caicos Just Lifted All of Its Vaccination Requirements 

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Turks and Caicos has officially lifted all of its Covid-era travel health protocols, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The destination will no longer require proof of vaccination for visitors to enter, effective April 1, 2023.  The vaccination lift was announced by […]


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