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Jamaica Expanding Testing Capacity for Travelers

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Jamaica says it is expanding its testing capacity across the island to help visitors comply with the new CDC requirements for returning travelers.  A number of hotels and resorts are already providing on-site testing for guests, and the country’s Ministry […]

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What You Need to Know to Visit St Kitts and Nevis

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St Kitts and Nevis reopened for tourism at the end of October, and the destination has unveiled its new Travel Authorization form for travelers.  All incoming passengers need to complete the form (which can be found here) prior to arrival.  […]

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Where You Can Stay in Grenada Right Now

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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”

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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 […]


The Bahamas Launches "BEATS" Extended-Stay Program

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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 […]


Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort to Reopen in November

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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 Perfect British Virgin Islands Villa Vacation

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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 […]


Jamaica: “Cautious Optimism” for Visitor Arrival Growth

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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 […]


Spirit Airlines Relaunches Flights to Cartagena, Colombia

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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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Expedia: Jamaica Travel Demand Rising

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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 […]


Anguilla Tourist Board Names New Chairman

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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 […]


Dominica Is Reopening for Tourism on Aug. 7

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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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