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How The Moorings Plans to Reopen for Caribbean Sailing Vacations

 You’re out on the open water. It’s just you and your family and a well-stocked sailboat.  In other words, a sailing vacation in the Caribbean is one of the most enjoyable forms of social distancing.  And now leading charter company …

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The Outlook for the Hotel Business in the Dominican Republic

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Lucien Echavarria, Northeast director of the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism, is both optimistic and cautious when predicting just how and when her country’s hotels will reopen to the world following the coronavirus. Echavarria, who …

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The 6 Best Punta Cana Resorts for Luxe Vacations

 Long gone are the days where the Dominican Republic was known only for inexpensive all-inclusive getaways: today the Dominican Republic can match any other destination in the Caribbean for the quality and variety of its luxe hotels, many of which …

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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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 The hottest all-inclusive opening in the Caribbean this year is set for Antigua in December.  Hammock Cove, the newest resort from leading Caribbean hospitality firm Elite Island Resorts, will officially open its doors on Dec. 1.  The adults-only resort will …

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 Apple Leisure Group has announced three new appointments to its executive leadership team to oversee the company’s “rapidly growing” Vacations brands.  The travel company has tapped Jacqueline Marks, Steve Dumaine and Ray Snisky to the ALG executive committee, overseeing the …

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 New hotels, new villas, new dining hotspots. It may be the quietest time of year in the Caribbean, but the region is as hot as ever – and an October vacation in the Caribbean means you’ll often feel like you …

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 By Alexander Britell Hilton is adding a new Dominican Republic resort to its growing portfolio of all-inclusive properties in the wider Caribbean region. The dual-resort Hilton La Romana will be opening its new family-friendly section on Dec. 1, according to …

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 By Alexander Britell A beach day at Soggy. A rum night at Cooper. Lobster dinners on Anegada. Beach hopping on Cane Garden Bay. Snorkeling around The Dogs. Enjoying the splendor of the North Sound. Chartering a sailboat around the BVI …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant is launching several new vacations to popular travel destinations in Cuba, the company said this week. Sunwing will now be offering vacations from Hamilton, Ontario to Cayo Coco and Santa Maria in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mexican Caribbean hotspot of Cancun is about to get its first-ever all-inclusive Margaritaville resort, part of a broad expansion for Margaritaville’s new all-inclusive brand. The new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancun by Karisma will …

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 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s leading boat charter firms has expanded into The Bahamas — meaning a new way to vacation around the destination’s exotic outposts. MarineMax Vacations has officially taken its premium power catamaran operation …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

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 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …

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 “All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Luxury vacation marketplace Rizort is adding new destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. The portal, which launched in April, uses virtual realty to offer a new way for travelers to choose their destinations. “Rizort is a …