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There’s a New Cliffside Resort in Turks and Caicos 

 The long-awaited debut of the Rock House resort in Turks and Caicos is finally here.  The cliffside residential resort very quietly opened its doors last month, Caribbean Journal confirmed.  The property, set on a 14-acre site with 600 feet of …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos 

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Erika VerStraete, who sent in this stunning shot of the water in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

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InterCaribbean Airways Launches Flights to Ocho Rios, Jamaica 

 InterCaribbean Airways has launched new service to Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  The Turks and Caicos-based carrier has officially kicked off flights between Providenciales and Ocho Rios’ Ian Fleming International Airport.  The new service, which is operating once weekly, is the first …

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 The Caribbean’s first and longest-running conference laser-focussed on regional aviation,  the sixth annual Caribavia Summit & Retreat was held at the Simpson Bay Resort on the Dutch side of the dual-nation island this week. The conference welcomed delegates from the U.S., …

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 Being a boutique hotel isn’t just about size. Sure, the hotels on this list, all of which have 40 rooms or less, are not big.  But boutique is about more than that. It’s about character, about personality; about identity.  It …

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 Tourist arrival numbers continue to surge to Turks and Caicos, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The destination’s numbers in the first quarter were just about even with what had been spectacular visitor arrivals in the first quarter of 2019.  Indeed, Turks …

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 Hyatt is opening another new Andaz hotel in Mexico.  The company has announced plans to open the new Andaz Condesa Mexico City in the country’s capital at the end of this year.  The property will be part of the I421 …

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 The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board has a new chairman, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The board has announced the appointment of Caesar Campbell to the role, it confirmed this week.  “Caesar Campbell is uniquely qualified to Chair our Tourist Board,” …

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 There’s a new acting director of the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board.  Tourist Board veteran Mary Lightbourne has been named to the role, succeeding Pamela Ewing, who announced her resignation this week.  Ewing had served for 17 years at …

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 Turks and Caicos is updating its entry protocols in May, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective May 1, the destination will require all visitors 18 and over to show proof of full vaccination.  On the same date, the destination is removing …

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 Turks and Caicos’ Grace Bay Club has named a new general manger, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Grace Bay Resorts property has tapped Kulbhushan Tyagi to the role.  Tyagi, a 23-year-veteran of the hospitality industry, will oversee day-to-tday operations of …

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 For most travelers, it’s the number one destination-within-a-destination: the beach bar.  As travel trends ebb and flow, it’s a constant, somehow managing to survive as the manifestation of our most romantic Caribbean travel fantasies.  Because there’s just something about a cocktail …

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 They’re scattered across the Caribbean, accessible only by boat, rum-filled oases of marine merriment.  They’re the Caribbean’s floating bars, those sought-after island idylls belonging to a very tiny pantheon.  They’re all classics: Happy island, the Willy T; Floyd’s Pelican Bar; …