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Where You Can Stay in Grenada Right Now

 The “Spice Island” of Grenada reopened its borders to international visitors on Oct. 1, and to date more than 50 hotels, resorts, guest houses, villas, and apartment properties have been certified as “Pure Safe Travel Accommodations” and allowed to host …

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Anguilla Launches “Vacation Bubble”

 Nov. 1 marked the next phase of Anguilla’s tourism reopening, one that began in August.  Crucially, the new phase includes the introduction of what the island’s tourism official are calling a “Vacation Bubble,” designed to allow hotels and resorts on …

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The Bahamas Launches “BEATS” Extended-Stay Program

 More and more Caribbean destinations are launching extended stay programs for those able to work remotely — in other words, offering the chance to live on an island for a year. But the newest remote work program in the region has …

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 One of Anguilla’s top boutique resorts is set to relaunch next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular Frangipani Beach Resort is set to reopen Nov. 1, the property confirmed.  “We are looking forward to reopening our resort for our …

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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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 Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has “cautious optimism” for what a potential “major upturn” in visitor arrivals this upcoming winter tourist season, he said this week.  At the end of February 2020, Jamaica had reported a 5.5 percent increase in …

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 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has relaunched flights to another Caribbean destination, this time to Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.  Spirit has relaunched its route from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Cartagena.  With its return, Spirit is the first …

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 Almost three months after reopening its borders for international tourism, Jamaica continues to see an increase in travel demand, according to new data from Expedia. Searches for Jamaica’s travel hub of Montego Bay on Expedia Group’s digital platforms rose 15 …

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 The Anguilla Tourist Board has a new chairman.  Tourism entrepreneur Kenroy Herbert has been appointed to lead the seven-member board in overseeing its global operations.  Herbert, the president and founder of Leviticus Lifestyle & Travel, a lifestyle management company.  “I …

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 The Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica is reopening to all foreign visitors on Aug. 7.  The country, known as the “Nature Island” for its abundant natural beauty, has announced a streamlined process for all travelers.  What it means is that …

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 The first United States travelers since the beginning of the pandemic returned to Bermuda this week.  Bermuda reopened its borders on July 1, with the first commercial flights from the U.S. on July 6.  JetBlue is now flying from New …

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 The Bahamas has launched a new mobile app for visitors to the destination.  The launch, which coincides with the destination’s reopening for tourism on July 1, includes downloadable island guides, flight charter request processing and even recommendations based on the …

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 Curaçao hotels are working to prepare for the eventual return of visitors, according to the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association. CHATA recently ran a series of site inspections across the Dutch Caribbean island to examine how hotels have been implementing …

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 The coronavirus pandemic has hit the travel industry hard, and the situation in Bermuda was no different, according to new data released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority.  Total air visitor arrivals were down by 38 percent in the first quarter, …

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 Belize has closed down its borders in the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced. That means the country’s borders are now closed both to foreign visitors and Belizeans seeking to re-enter the country, he said. …

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 One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing destinations just reached another tourism milestone.  The island of Saint Lucia reported a total of 423,736 stayover visitors in 2019, the highest total in the history of the destination — just in time for Saint Lucia’s …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most sought-after corners of the Caribbean — that famous triangle of Caribbean hotspots: St Maarten, St Barth and Anguilla. And just two years after Hurricane Irma, the trio of destinations is in the midst …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new passport to some of the best values and experiences in Antigua and Barbuda. And it’s digital. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has launched its new “Cool Card,” a downloadable card that gives …