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Curaçao Seeing “Steady Increase” in Visitor Arrivals

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is starting to see a “steady increase” in tourist arrivals since first reopening its tourism sector in July, according to data from the Curaçao Tourist Board.  The island received 8,195 stayover visitors in July …

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Saint Lucia Tourism Keeps Setting Records

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Saint Lucia continues to be one of the Caribbean’s most sought-after destinations, and the Caribbean island keeps breaking its tourism records. July saw the highest-ever visitor total for any month in the country’s history, …

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Dominican Republic Creates Tourism Security Committee

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the wake of a spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, the country’s President, Danilo Medina, has launched a new national committee for tourism security. The aim of the committee is to “design …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bermuda tourism is as strong as it has been in years, according to new data from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The island saw an 11.7 percent increase in leisure air arrivals in 2018, with a total …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is happily becoming something of a regional trend, another island has launched a digital immigration process for travelers — before they even get on their flights. Bermuda has launched its new Visitor Arrival …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica set another record for overall visitor arrivals in 2018, according to the country’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. The island welcomed 4.31 million combined cruise and stayover visitors last year, a new record for …

 Following Aruba’s launch last week, fellow Dutch Caribbean island Curaçao  has also launched a digital visitor immigration card. The launch means visitors can fill out their immigration cards online, instead of on the plane. Curacao’ Tourist Board says the new …