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Bonaire Launches Virtual Vacation Series

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has launched a new series aimed at giving travelers “virtual” vacations to the destination.  The new initiative, which launched last week, airs on Facebook every Friday.  Each week’s “vacation” will feature a different theme, …

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How Bermuda Is Promoting Its Digital Arrival Card

 It’s quite an innovation in the wider Caribbean-Atlantic region: Bermuda’s digital arrival card.  Instead of long waits at the immigration line, Bermuda give travelers the opportunity to fill out their immigration forms digitally in advance of their trips.  But uptake …

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The Best All-Inclusive Vacations For Every Kind of Traveler

 All-inclusive vacations present travelers with a wide variety of included amenities, including room, meals, activities, and dining all under one roof. But no vacation is one size fits all, and everyone who travels has their own unique interests. These Caribbean …

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 It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the numbers continue to climb for what is one of the hottest destinations in the wider Caribbean.  The tri-island destination has seen 386,290 stayover visitors through …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

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 By Carlos CastilloConsul General of the Dominican Republic in New York Tourism and hospitality have become synonymous in the Dominican Republic. They are the mainstay of the economy, and a tremendous source of pride within our culture. New York City …

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 Over the last few years, Antigua and Barbuda has developed into one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotspots, thanks to an energetic mix of world-class hotels, exotic beauty and what just might be the best airport in the entire Caribbean. Antigua …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is planning a major expansion of what the company calls the “best Wi-Fi at sea.” The cruise line will be expanding its MedallionNet service to six new ships in 2020, including Grand Princess, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier interCaribbean Airways has launched its first-ever service between Tortola, BVI and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The new service is operating twice each week, with flights between the two destinations on Mondays and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Baseball legend and Panama native Mariano Rivera will soon be the face of Panama’s reenergized tourism push. The former New York Yankees closer, who will inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend, will …

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 There’s no bigger community of Caribbean-loving travelers than you – our audience. That’s because Caribbean Journal is the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and tourism, with an unparalleled audience of millions of readers who travel the region all year round, …

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 By Guy Britton “Beware the Lusca,” he said. “What’s that?” I said. The dive instructor smiled and slipped under the surface of the deepest blue hole on Andros Island in The Bahamas, the kind of deep, dark place where these …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada and Mexico’s Interjet have signed an interline agreement, the two sides announced this week. That means travelers can purchase a single ticket for flights on either airline; the agreement will cover travel from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and the government of the state of Quintana Roo continue to make progress increasing Internet access for travelers. In the last two years, officials have added 17 Wi-Fi and three access point modules in …

 What the merger means By Jason Steele This week hotel giant Marriott announced plans to acquire Starwood hotels, which includes Westin, Sheraton and several other big name hotels. While it had been known that Starwood was entertaining offers, it came …

 Exploring the best Caribbean all inclusive resorts for solo and single travelers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor More Caribbean travelers than ever are choosing to fly solo, but single status is no barrier to the value and convenience that staying …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has launched a new marketing initiative aimed at courting female travelers. The Grenada Tourism Authority has launched a promotion called “Grenada Girls Getaway,” a seven-month programme set to begin June …

 By Alexander Britell After years of neglect, Haiti’s tourism sector is picking up steam again — with new flights from companies like JetBlue and the addition of tour packages for the first time from outlets like Canada’s Transat. While the …