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Jamaica Offers Rescued Thai Soccer Team a Vacation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government will be inviting the 12 boys from a youth soccer team in Thailand and their coach, who were saved in a high-profile rescue from a flooded cave, on vacation. The country is offering …

Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham Reopens in St Thomas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Margaritaville is back. The Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham resort on the island of St Thomas has officially reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The resort opened to Margaritaville Vacation Club owners …

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Vacation Express Adding More Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding more flights to Jamaica, the company announced this week. The new flights will operate nonstop from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Montego Bay from January 21, 2019 through April 22. That will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Thinking about a vacation home in the Dutch Caribbean? There’s a sleek new real estate project on the scene in Aruba: Andicuri. The project by Gold Coast Aruba is a community of one-bedroom condos that …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Vacation Express, which offers exclusive nonstop flights and vacation packages, will be offering flights from Detroit, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Newark, Baltimore, Cincinnati and Dallas to Grand Bahama this summer. “Today is a very good day for Grand …

 By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell It isn’t a resort. It isn’t a beach. It isn’t a residential community. Treasure Cay is an idea. It is an idea of the ultimate, authentic Caribbean vacation, a throwback to the Caribbean that’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding more flights to Punta Cana, this time out of Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The new nonstop flights are part of a six-night program with flights departing every Monday from June 4 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the US Virgin Islands’ leading resorts is back. Marriott has officially reopened its Marriott Frenchman’s Cove villa resort in St Thomas, a huge step in the US Virgin Islands’ recovery in the wake …

 By Alexander Britell A grand hotel is coming to Grand Cayman. Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced a major new hotel project in the Cayman Islands. A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Pageant Beach Ltd …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Air carrier JetBlue is making moves in the cruising world. JetBlue is partnering with CruisingStore to to help travelers customize their vacation experience and add flights and other offerings, all in one place. Through the airline’s …

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 By Guy Britton We love new things. New furnishings, new linens, new towels, new floors and fresh paint on everything.   ​​ And the newest resort on the scene in the Dominican Republic has done it right. Having made its …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, has launched PADI Travel, a travel resource for divers and adventurers. The new global travel platform connects travel and diving resources, inspiring users to venture to the world’s most …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s Vacation Express is launching new flights from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport to a pair of Caribbean destinations. The carrier is slated to launch new nonstop flights from CVG to both Grand Bahama and Cozumel, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos is one of the region’s most beautiful diving destinations — and now there’s a great way to enjoy the waters of the archipelago. Beaches Resorts has partnered with the Professional Association of …

 To the right, the imposing Diamond Rock. To the left, the sandy shores of the beach town of Le Diamant. Just ahead, Caribbean blue. It’s the sort of view you can stare at all day long, in the sort of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tropical, a resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, is undergoing a major upgrade to its room inventory. The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort’s renovation project will cover all 282 rooms, of which the first phase …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Apple Vacations has expanded its 2018 “Exclusive Vacation Flight” charter program with flights out of Pittsburgh to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic operating on Allegiant Air. For travel March 2-August 24, 2018, Apple Vacations will offer Exclusive Vacation …

riu resorts

 Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to …