The Cayman Islands just broke a tourism record.

The destination welcomed more than 1.3 million combined visitors in the first half of 2018, the most ever for the Cayman Islands in the first six months of the year.

That was a total increase of 19.52 percent, with a total of 214,711 visitors in the period.

Air arrivals to the destination were up 15.9 percent for the first half, officials said.

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St Kitts & Nevis, an Eastern Caribbean island with a Citizenship-by-Investment programme, will soon welcome a Six Senses property.

Six Senses St Kitts – resulting from a partnership between Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas and Range Developments – is scheduled to be completed in three years.

It is expected to bring 70 sea-view, private pool villas to the western side of the island, approximately 30 minutes’ drive along a coastal road from the capital Basseterre and the international airport. The resort will be set on a former sugar cane plantation site with gentle hills leading down to a stretch of sandy beach fronting the Caribbean Sea.

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With breezy white-sand beaches, year-round balmy temps, and a uniquely cosmopolitan culture, the Dutch-Caribbean isle of Aruba has long been a favorite of sun-seeking Caribbean travelers. But, in case you need more reasons to visit this tiny territory, check out our pick of five Fun Things to Do in Aruba.

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ne of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary scenes just got even hotter with the addition of another exciting eatery.

It’s called Club Comanche R.A.W., and it’s situated on the ground floor beneath the historic Club Comanche boutique hotel in Christiansted (a place you may know for its secret cigar lounge). It’s just across the street from the 40 Strand restaurant, another Christiansted favorite.

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As The Bahamas grapples with a hike in value-added tax (VAT) and the government’s debt burden continues to rise, a local real estate broker, Mario Carey, is convinced that an economic citizenship programme is an idea whose time has come, and could prove to be exactly what the government needs to lift the economy out of the doldrums.

Carey, the founder of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate MCR Bahamas Group, first floated the idea publicly last and he now envisions The Bahamas becoming a luxury citizenship by investment (CBI) jurisdiction, commanding top dollars from foreign investors.

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