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St Kitts and Nevis Approves Another Hotel for International Travelers

 Another hotel in St Kitts and Nevis has been approved for international travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxe Montpelier Plantation and Beach hotel in Nevis is now one of eight hotels in St Kitts and Nevis approved for international …

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Cozumel Hotels Launch Testing Options for Travelers

 Almost two dozen hotels on the Mexican island of Cozumel have partnered to provide guests with testing to meet the new CDC requirements that mandate a negative test within 72 hour before travel for everyone returning to the United States. …

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How to Visit the US Virgin Islands Right Now

 The US Virgin Islands is open for tourism, and the destination has been at the forefront of the nascent Caribbean travel rebound.  The USVI continues to see airlift to the territory expand, with both relaunched flights and new routes from …

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 Belize has received the “Safe Travels Stamp” from the World Travel and Tourism Council.  The stamp, billed as the first global safety and hygiene stamp for destinations, was awarded to the country at the end of last month.  The aim …

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 It was more than a bar.  For decades, Iggies Beach Bar was the spot on St Thomas, the place where the locals went and the guests stayed, where everyone of every stripe and spirit made pilgrimage.  And then came “Irmaria,” …

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 Travel demand for the Caribbean continues to rise amid the pandemic, according to a new report from travel insurance platform Squaremouth.  While international travel has unsurprisingly decreased, the Caribbean is taking a larger share of international travel demand in the …

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 Now in its ninth year, CJ’s Cool List has always sought to inspire different kinds of getaways — to hotels with personality, with purpose. And the latest edition is a journey through a diverse portfolio of places to stay, from mountain …

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 Tourism in The Bahamas is gaining momentum, with the return of major hotels and a host of additional flights.  Indeed, the country’s Ministry of Tourism said there was “great optimism in that the islands will see a return to record-breaking …

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 That next trip.  Maybe it’s for a holiday, maybe it’s for a family reunion, maybe it’s an annual tradition.  That next trip, that vacation to plan for, to dream about; it’s one of the greatest antidotes to creeping monotony in …

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 The Resorts World Bimini resort in The Bahamas is reopening Dec. 26, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The casino resort on North Bimini has been shuttered since the beginning of the pandemic.  “Resorts World Bimini couldn’t be happier to be opening its doors …

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 When the first Caribbean destinations began reopening in June, the travel world was filled with uncertainty. But in the six months since, the Caribbean has sent a message to the world that tourism reopenings can largely be done in a …

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 The “Spice Island” of Grenada reopened its borders to international visitors on Oct. 1, and to date more than 50 hotels, resorts, guest houses, villas, and apartment properties have been certified as “Pure Safe Travel Accommodations” and allowed to host …

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 Jamaica has reported more than 211,000 tourism arrivals since reopening its tourism sector in June, the country’s tourism officials said this week.  That amounted to tourism earnings of $231.9 million, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  Hotel occupancy rates …

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 St Kitts and Nevis has announced a few slight changes to its current travel protocols.  The update includes a price of $150 USD for PCR tests for international travelers.  The country has also unveiled its Travel Authorization Form website; all …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways is launching a new program that offers free PCR testing for charter flights to The Bahamas.  From now through Jan. 15, 2021, the company is working with local labs in South Florida to cover the cost of …

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 The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization has launched a new campaign looking to help maintain the region’s prominence as a “place of solace” amid the pandemic.  “This theme compliments the region’s success in generally containing the spread of COVID-19 which has …

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 American Airlines is expanding its pre-flight testing program to three new destinations in the Caribbean, including Belize, Saint Lucia and Grenada.  Beginning Nov. 16, preflight testing will be available for “all” American flights to the three Caribbean destinations. “Our initial …

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 Travel demand is surging for the United States Virgin Islands, according to a new report from travel insurance company Squaremouth.  Based on all travel insurance policies booked on the site through Oct. 19 for all future travel, the USVI saw …