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United Airlines Adding More Nonstop Caribbean Flights

 United is expanding in the Dutch Caribbean. The air carrier has announced that it will be offering a second nonstop flight to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. The new flights will operate every Sunday between Newark and Bonaire, in ... [ Read More ]

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Bahamasair Launching New Orlando Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially announced the launch of its new service to and from Florida. Beginning June 19, Bahamasair will be launching new nonstop service between Grand Bahama and Orlando. The service will ... [ Read More ]

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The Dominican Republic’s Big Tourism Projections

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has high hopes for 2016. The country is projecting a total of 6 million total stayover visitors this year, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. That projection comes after the country ... [ Read More ]

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 By Guy Britton A major new hotel is coming to one of the Dominican Republic’s up-and-coming destinations. Amhsa Marina Hotel and Resorts has announced plans to launch construction of the Kaeeni Beach Hotel in the Las Galeras beach enclave of ... [ Read More ]

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 Will Jamaica become Silicon Beach? That’s the plan by the country’s government, which is creating a new “Technology Innovation Fund.” According to Minister of Energy, Science and Technology, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, the plan is to make Jamaica the Caribbean’s leading ... [ Read More ]

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 In a new level of innovation for regional aviation, Curacao’s Hato International Airport has added major new technology to its immigration experience. The airport has officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art Automated Border Control system. The system, known as “E-Gates,” provides ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s official: Grand Cayman’s 20th annual Slow Food Day was a success. Held last week at the shopping, dining and entertainment hub Camana Bay, the celebration of local farmers, sustainable eating and farm-to-table cuisine drew ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the Caribbean’s most popular destination by volume — but the Dominican Republic has a wonderful collection of properties that emphasize quality over quantity. From classic beachfront resorts to hip boutiques, you can find precisely the luxury ... [ Read More ]

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 By Felicity BurrowsCJ Contributor When you think of The Bahamas, you may think of stunning coral reefs, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This island chain is popular for snorkeling and scuba diving, with many visitors coming from near ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor Last year I had set a goal to ride 7,500 miles on the bicycle, which I achieved. Discussing it with another cyclist, I was asked if that was my ultimate objective and if I would be ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Quartarone of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, who sent in this lovely snapshot from a recent trip to St Lucia. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to ... [ Read More ]

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 He was one of the world’s greatest musicians. And while the late David Bowie was known for many things, less well known was his love affair with the Caribbean island of Mustique in the Grenadines, where he built the Balinese-style ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re going ga-ga over all things mermaid-related, you might want to head to CHIC Punta Cana, where there’s a pool with your name on. Occupying center stage at the Uvero Alto adults-only all-inclusive resort, ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It began with a mango-passionfruit martini. Frozen with liquid nitrogen, its fragrant vapor wafted from the rim of the glass toward the faces of my dining companions at C/X Culinary Experience, a specialty restaurant at ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s one of the easiest places to get to in the region: Nassau, the always-popular destination in the Bahamas, a beach-filled paradise with something for everyone. Whether you’re sunning on Cable Beach, jetting off on a day trip to the ... [ Read More ]

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 Bermuda’s Cambridge Beaches hotel has unveiled a new look at 10 of its rooms, the property announced. The hotel has introduced 10 newly-renovated rooms, featuring new bathrooms, soft goods outdoor furniture and interior furniture. This fall, Cambridge Beaches plans to ... [ Read More ]

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 By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Grand Cayman’s top hotels has been sold. Real estate investment company Embassy Investments Limited has confirmed the sale of assets in Grand Cayman to Dart Realty Ltd, including the former Hyatt Resort, Grand Cayman ... [ Read More ]