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Marriott Reopening Cancun Resorts

 Marriott is reopening its pair of resorts in the Mexican Caribbean destination of Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned. In fact, the JW Marriott Cancun already opened on June 8, while the Marriott Cancun will be opening its doors on July …

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Wyndham Reopens Puerto Rico, St Thomas Resorts

 Wyndham has reopened its resorts in Puerto Rico and St Thomas, USVI, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Both the Margaritaville Vacation Club St Thomas and the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort in Puerto Rico have reopened their doors.  Both properties …

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Jamaica’s Sunset at the Palms All-Inclusive to Reopen in July

 Sunset at the Palms, the adults-only, treehouse-style, all-inclusive resort in Negril, will reopen to guests on Thursday, July 9. Jamaica will reopen to international visitors on June 15, but the resort is taking a few additional weeks to ensure that …

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 The negative short-term economic global impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the tourism industry has been devastating.  Now, as the world begins to slowly reopen and potentially recapture their lost tourism industry, it is imperative to rethink and reassess how …

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 For many, the charms of the island of St Croix are still some of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. And that includes the wonderful historic town of Christiansted, a vibrant, charming, eminently walkable downtown. It’s a city that continues …

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 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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 A privileged perch right on Grace Bay Beach. Your own private island off the coast of Grenada. A sweeping compound in the hills of St Barth.  It’s just you and the beauty of the Caribbean.  Indeed, the villa vacation is …

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 More and more hotels and destinations are looking to take their offerings virtual right now, with the current climate leading to a surge in “digital vacations.” The latest to launch one is the legendary Lodge at Chaa Creek in Belize, …

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 Maybe you’ve been to Seven Mile Beach, or had a mudslide at Rum Point. But if you want to go deeper, to find that sought-after Cayman Islands fantasy, you need Little Cayman, still one of the Caribbean’s greatest secrets. It’s …

 You can scour the Caribbean and still not find a more spectacularly beautiful collection of beaches than the ones on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  At every turn, there’s an exotic, brilliant coastline to choose: the windy wonders of …

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 ResortPass, the hotel platform that allows travelers buy day passes to participating resorts, has expanded to the Caribbean, including major markets like the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas.  The Los Angeles-based company has also expanded to St Kitts, St Maarten, …

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 Staying in a villa is the ultimate St Barth vacation — it’s a way to experience the essence of what makes the island so unique.  It means baguette breakfasts with nothing but you and sea blue; twilight rosé on the …

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 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 still common to think of the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas as a single entity, with its iconic twin towers connected by a soaring arch and surrounded by a sprawling, lost-world themed waterpark, Aquaventure, complete with waterslides …

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 A new casino resort destination is coming to Punta Cana, the most popular tourism destination in the Dominican Republic.  Serenade Caribbean Hotels has announced plans to open a 603-room all-inclusive casino resort (yes, there will be swim-out rooms as an …

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 There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.  The Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman has launched a new all-inclusive option, meaning travelers can stay on the …

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 The Bahamas is seeing an airlift boom, with air service expanding in 2019 and set for more growth in 2020, according to the country’s tourism officials.  The Bahamas is reporting an increase in airlift to three of its major destinations, …

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 The best Jamaica resorts set the standard for the Caribbean travel experience; since the dawn of the jet-set age, Jamaica has been a haven for rarefied, elegant, character-filled hospitality, and that’s even more true today.  Few islands boast as diverse …