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The Caribbean’s Iconic Bitter End Yacht Club Is Coming Back

 By Alexander Britell There are certain hotels in the Caribbean that manage to transcend the world of hospitality and enter a realm reserved for legends. They’re hotels that become destinations, that become bucket-list stops, that become part of the tapestry …

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The Cayman Islands Has a New, High-Tech Boutique Hotel

 By Alexander Britell What has quickly become one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets has added another new property to its portfolio. The Cayman Islands has welcomed the debut of a new boutique hotel called Locale, Grand Cayman, a 42-room …

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Princess Cruises Expanding Wi-Fi Program

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is expanding its Wi-Fi offering on six cruise ships, the company announced this week. The brand’s MedallionNet Wi-Fi, what it bills as “the best Wi-Fi at sea,” will be added on six new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia has expanded an initiative to add free Wi-Fi zones across the island. The latest iteration of the Government Island-Wide Network has added five free Wif-Fi “zones” across the island. That includes spots in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and the government of the state of Quintana Roo continue to make progress increasing Internet access for travelers. In the last two years, officials have added 17 Wi-Fi and three access point modules in …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Eastern Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise ports now has a major new amenity: free Wi-Fi. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ministry of Tourism, through the St. John’s Development Corporation, has partnered with telecom provider Digicel to provide …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada has launched next-generation satellite connectivity on its international fleet. The company’s Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will have the new Air Canada Wi-Fi powered by Gogo, the fastest available on any Canadian airline. “Air Canada …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to install Wi-Fi on all of its planes by next summer. The company has signed an agreement with technology partner Thales Group to bring high-speed web browsing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s Willowbank hotel is set for a relaunch next month following a complete renovation of the property, according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The Willowbank is located in Somerset on the western end of Bermuda, …

 Virgin Atlantic has jus raised the bar with its new Wi-Fi update: a global offering that even includes flights from Europe to the Caribbean. Virgin is now the first airline in Europe to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet, meaning …

 By Dana Niland One of the Caribbean’s biggest all-inclusive companies is now offering free Wi-Fii. The latest company to offer the amenity to guests is Riu, which is now offering the service at all of its “Classic” hotels. The brand …

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Wi-Fi is no longer a privilege or an amenity — it’ s now a necessity for travelers, and one of the world’s top hotel brands has announced a plan to offer …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has outfitted all public high schools in the twin-island federation with the infrastructure for Wi-Fi internet access. The move is part of a project called Education Network …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is taking steps to increase internet and Wi-Fi penetration on the island, with an ultimate plan to make it free across the country. This year, the government will launch what it says …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Secondary schools across Antigua and Barbuda will get campus-wide Wi-Fi internet as part of the government’s Technology for Education 20/20 Initiative. As part of the programme, LIME will install Wi-Fi access points on all public …