American Airlines is seeing renewed growth in Latin America and Caribbean traffic, according to the company’s latest traffic results. Revenue passenger miles to Latin America and the Caribbean totaled 2.454 billion in May, a 1.6 percent improvement over May 2016 …

 It’s the end of the afternoon, sky and water both silver, and there’s just one thing on the menu: rum. You stroll up the dock, past a smattering of barrels and enter what must be paradise on earth. Here, on …

 BY ALEXANDER BRITELL Before the planes land, the cars have to stop, and so do the chickens. That’s what happens when your runway is also the Island’s main road. There aren’t Islands left like Little Cayman, the frontier outpost of …

 By Guy Britton This week saw the U.S. Virgin Islands’ 24th annual destination symposium in St. Thomas, and the takeaway was clear: the USVI has big tourism plans, buoyed by strong growth. The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism …

 Many know the story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. In 1789, a 23 year-old Fletcher Cristian organized the take-over of the Royal Navy Vessel HMS Bounty from the abusive ship-master; Captain Bligh. The Bounty and Captian Bligh were contracted …

 The Westin Los Cabos has reopened as an all-villa oceanfront resort, owner and operator Vistana Signature Experiences announced. The property’s relaunch comes following an “extensive” renovation. “The Westin in Los Cabos has charmed guests for years and we’re thrilled to …

 By Kareem Yarde St. Maarten recently became the region’s command centre for solutions pertaining to the Caribbean’s air transport and tourism woes at the Caribbean Aviation Meetup 2017, which saw the coalescence of Air Transport and Tourism Practitioners around a …

 Fast-growing Panama-based carrier Copa Holdings has announced an order for 15 new Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft. The company will be the first airline in Latin America to operate what is the newest addition to Boeing’s MAX portfolio. “Due to …

 Atlantis Paradise Island is in the midst of a major relaunch, with the biggest change set to debut on July 16 when the rebranded Coral Towers become The Coral hotel. The Coral is a transformation of the former Coral Towers, …

 There’s a new way to experience Puerto Rico’s cradle of salsa. The Tourism Company of Puerto Rico launched a new program this week, La Ruta de la Salsa de Ponce, with the motto “Ponce is salsa.” The route consists of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re headed to Bermuda you probably already know that visitors aren’t permitted to rent cars there. But you might not know that there’s a new option for getting around the island: a fleet of …

 There’s a major new resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico: The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun. Palace Resorts’ newest project has more than 1,300 guest rooms, nine outdoor swimming pools, an adults-only “unique day club” with a live DJ …

 The Sandals Foundation is partnering with CLEAR Caribbean in an effort to establish two coral nurseries aimed at restoring lost coral coverage in St. Lucia, as well as providing a habitat for marine life inside the Soufriere Marine Managed Area. …

 It’s a small sample, but the Caribbean hotel sector is starting to show signs of a rebound, according to new data from hotel analytics firm STR. After a down year in 2016 and a slow start to 2017, Caribbean hotel …

 The Somerset on Grace Bay has named a new general manager. The Providenciales hotel has appointed Kevin Reeder to the role, in which he will oversee all operations at the 53-villa-and-suite property. “I’m privileged to be joining the outstanding team …