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Caribbean Moment: The Calming Sands of Hull Bay, St Thomas

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the US Virgin Islands: the white sands of Hull Bay on the northern coast of St Thomas. The latest Caribbean Moment heads to this quiet corner of St Thomas, taking you on a …

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The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas Is Back and Better Than Ever

 It’s just past five o’clock in the infinity pool, where the view stretches endlessly toward the towering hills of St John.  And then you turn around for a moment and the view is a different kind of beautiful, up the …

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Marriott Opens New Vacation Club Resort in Costa Rica

 Marriott International has opened its first-ever Marriott Vacation Club resort in Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new resort is set at the  Los Sueños Resort and Marina, a 1,110-acre master-planned community.  It’s also the first Marriott Vacation Club …

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anguilla destination experience

 Anguilla has named a new director of tourism, the island’s tourist board announced.  The destination has tapped tourism veteran Stacy Liburd to the role, in a move that took effect Jan. 4.  “We have put together a very strong Board …

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 Sunwing is relaunching its flight service to Cuba on Dec. 13, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Canadian travel giant will relaunch Cuba flights with weekly service from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba’s beach vacation hub of Varadero.  Both the Toronto …

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 Aruba and the US Virgin Islands are seeing surging interest for vacation rentals right now, according to a new report from HometoGo.  The vacation rental portlal’s internal search and booking data showed significant year-over-year jumps in interest, with Aruba seeing …

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 Amid the new realities of travel, demand has only grown for villa vacations — with travelers placing a premium on seclusion and independence. And next week’s reopening of the British Virgin Islands for tourism will shine a renewed spotlight on …

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 Marriott Vacation Club is opening its first ever resort in Costa Rica. Beginning in January 2021, Marriott will debut the Marriott Vacation Club at Los Sueños, a 24-villa resort set within the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Complex, …

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 The US Virgin Islands has kicked off its charter yacht industry with the hosting of the USVI Charter Yacht Show.  Last week’s event, held with rigorous health and safety protocols, brought more than 50 charter yacht brokers, with another 100 …

bahamas all-inclusive paradise island

 The Warwick Paradise Island all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas is reopening in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Paradise Island adults-only resort is slated to relaunch on Nov. 21, the property confirmed.  “We look forward to welcoming guests back to Warwick Paradise …

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saint lucia extended stay

 More and more travelers are taking advantage of remote work and extended-stay programs in the Caribbean, and now one of Saint Lucia’s most popular resort companies is offering a program of its own.  It’s called “Live in Paradise” and it’s …

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 The British Virgin Islands is reopening for tourism on Dec. 1, and in the age of social-distancing, a luxe villa vacation is the perfect way to experience the destination. And Virgin Gorda Villa Rentals, which has a portfolio of 20 …

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 The British Virgin Islands has announced a reopening date of Dec. 1, and that will coincide with the reopening of one of the destination’s top luxury destinations: Oil Nut Bay.  The Virgin Gorda luxury resort and residential community will be …

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 In 2010, Jim Jardine decided it was time to slow the pace of his hectic life as software development professional in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Of all the options laying before him, owning a gin distillery on the Caribbean island of …

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 Palladium Hotel Group has revealed reopening plans for a host of its resorts across the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The company, which already reopened the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres, TRS Coral, Grand Palladium Vallarta and two …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Colette Baruth, senior vice president of global commerce and distribution for AMResorts, is an avid cruise fan, but that didn’t keep her from humbly admitting the industry’s expected slow period could benefit the all-inclusive hotel …