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The Bahamas’ Baha Mar Just Opened a New $200 Million Waterpark

 The Baha Mar mregaresort in The Bahamas has unveiled its brand-new beachfront waterpark.  It’s called Baha Bay, and it’s set on 15 oceanfront acres on Cable Beach in Nassau.  The $200 million park includes “innovative water attractions,” along with luxury …

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From Jamaica to The Bahamas, The Best Places to Go in July

 People are traveling again. Driven by vaccinations, traveler confidence is as high as it’s been since the onset of the pandemic — and it’s borne out in the numbers in the Caribbean, where June was the highest-arrival month for the region …

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Vaccinated Travelers Can Now Explore Saint Lucia

 Saint Lucia has updated its travel protocols, with expanded on-island access for vaccinated travelers.  The country’s government has revealed new regulations that mean “vaccinated travelers can enjoy more opportunities to experience the entire island,” according to a statement.  That means …

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 Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has officially added another new route to the Caribbean from Miami.  The company has continued its regional expansion with the launch of new thrice-weekly flights between Miami and the tourism hotspot of Montego Bay, Jamaica.  “We’re …

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 Canadian travel giant Sunwing is relaunching more flights to vacation destinations in Cuba this winter.  Sunwing will be returning to Windsor International Airport in Ontario for the upcoming 2021-2022 winter season, the company said this week.  Sunwing will operate flights …

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 Demand for Caribbean vacations is strengthening, according to a new report from travel firm Kayak.  Of the top 10 most-searched-for destinations on Kayak’s platforms open to U.S. tourists, five are in the Caribbean.  That includes Cancun, Punta Cana, Montego Bay, …

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 Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated visitors.  Effective May 1, fully vaccinated air travelers to St Kitts and Nevis will have their “vacation in place” period reduced from 14 days to nine days.  Fully vaccinated …

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 As travel continues to climb to the Caribbean, one of the wider region’s closest destinations to the United States is heating up.  The island of Grand Bahama is seeing a wave of activity, with hotel reopenings, a relaunch of cruising …

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 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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 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 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 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 …