CTO Forecasting 20 Percent Jump in Caribbean Tourism in 2021

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The Caribbean Tourism Organization is projecting a 20 percent increase in tourism arrivals in 2021, the Barbados-based agency said this week.  That comes after the Caribbean saw a 65 percent reduction in arrivals in 2020 due to the pandemic.  That […]


Vaccinated Travelers Can Now Visit Belize Without a Test

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Belize has become the first Caribbean destination to allow vaccinated travelers to enter without having to present a negative test, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Instead, vaccinated travelers need to president a Vaccination Record Card dated no less than two weeks […]


Turks and Caicos, USVI Seeing Surge in Travel Demand

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Turks and Caicos and the United States Virgin Islands are seeing a surge in travel demand, according to a new report from insurance aggregator Squaremouth.  According to the company’s latest research, Turks and Caicos has seen more year over year […]


Jamaica Just Updated Its Travel Protocols

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Jamaica has updated its travel protocols, narrowing the testing window for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. Travelers to Jamaica now need to present a negative PCR or antigen test result within three days before arriving in Jamaica. That’s a […]

St Kitts and Nevis’ Model Tourism Reopening

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The twin-island federation of St Kitts and Nevis officially reopened its borders for International tourism on Oct. 31, and in the last three months has helped set an example to the rest of the region on how to undertake a […]

Curacao Launches Long-Term Stay Program

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is the latest Caribbean destination to launch a long-term stay option, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Curacao has debuted the @HOME in Curacao program, which allows approved applicants to stay for a maximum period of […]


Dominica Gets “Safe Travels” Stamp

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The Caribbean island of Dominica has received a “Safe Travels Stamp” from the World Travel and Tourism Council.  The stamp is a global safety and hygiene stamp for travel and tourism, aiming to reassure travelers that the destination’s protocols meet […]

US Virgin Islands Boutique Hotel on the Market for $1.9 Million

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By Bob Curley, Special Contributor to CJI The Sugar Apple Bed & Breakfast, a 13-room inn in the heart of downtown Christiansted, St Croix, recently hit the market with an asking price of $1.9 million. For that price, buyers will […]

Expedia: Cancun, Riviera Maya Lead Spring Travel Demand

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American travelers are eyeing Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean for spring getaways, according to a new report from travel giant Expedia.  The Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun and Isla Mujeres were the most-searched-for destinations on the company’s platforms […]


A Great Little Bed and Breakfast in St Croix

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Business travelers are more likely than vacationers to stay “in town” on most Caribbean islands. But if you’re looking for a different travel experience than the usual resort stay, there are few better destinations than downtown Christiansted, St Croix. With […]

St Kitts and Nevis Approves Another Hotel for International Travelers

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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 […]

Cozumel Hotels Launch Testing Options for Travelers

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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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