All-Inclusive Resort to Open in Haiti

April 17, 2015 | 11:56 am | 0 Comment


Above: the soon-to-debut Royal Club Decameron Indigo By the Caribbean Journal staff An all-inclusive resort is coming to Haiti. In what could be a big boost for the country’s nascent tourism development, Colombia-based hotel and resort chain Decameron will be opening a resort in Haiti. The company will take over management at the Club Indigo Resort on more...

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US State Department Officials Visiting Haiti, Dominican Republic

March 29, 2015 | 11:49 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Two top United States officials are visiting Haiti and the Dominican Republic this week. Counselor Thomas A Shannon and Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C Adams are traveling to the two countries from March 29 to 31. The pair will meet with senior government officials, civil society and the more...

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Expedia Is Making Big Moves in Haiti

March 26, 2015 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Moulin Sur Mer Hotel, one of Expedia’s partners in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Expedia is making big moves in Haiti. The company reported this week that it had been making a “significant” expansion in Haiti, as the country looks to build its tourism sector. “Although not traditionally recognized as a popular more...

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Haiti’s Martelly Visits Ile a Vache

March 22, 2015 | 6:56 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly in Ile a Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s perhaps the keystone of Haiti’s renewed tourism hopes: Ile a Vache. And the beach-laden island, which is the site of a major new development project, recently played host to a visit by Haiti President Michel Martelly. According to a statement, the purpose of the visit more...

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Transat Adding More Haiti Packages

February 24, 2015 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment


Above: Haiti’s Moulin sur Mer hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff When Montreal-based Transat debuted its first travel packages to Haiti, it was largely alone in making a bet on Haiti’s still-nascent tourism sector. Now, Haiti is a rising tourism destination in the Caribbean, and Transat is expanding its footprint on the island. Transat announced Tuesday more...

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Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Spent the NBA All-Star Break in Haiti

February 20, 2015 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade in Haiti (Photo: Instagram) By the Caribbean Journal staff Like many NBA players, Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade used the recent All-Star break for a much-needed rest. But unlike many NBA players, he spent his vacation in Haiti. Wade and wife Gabrielle Union took the break to visit Haiti, joined by Wade’s Heat more...

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Air Transat Commercializes Regular Flights to Haiti

February 17, 2015 | 1:06 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Air Transat is expanding its service to Haiti. The carrier announced this week that it would be commercializing “regular aviation activities” to the country. That means the flights from Montreal will now be “commercialized” on the global distribution system available to travel agents. “This more...

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JetBlue Adding New Haiti Service

February 11, 2015 | 10:08 am | 0 Comment


Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff A little more than a year after launching its first-ever flight to Haiti, JetBlue is adding another. The New York City-based carrier announced Wednesday that it would be operating a new seasonal flight to Haiti out of Boston’s Logan Airport. The flight would join existing daily service between New more...

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Haiti Continues Strong Tourism Growth

February 10, 2015 | 10:27 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s strong tourism growth continued in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country, which has been developing a long-dormant sector in recent years, received a total of 465,174 stayover visitors last year, according to the CTO. That represented a 10.8 percent improvement more...

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Haiti’s Newest Travel Partner

February 2, 2015 | 6:07 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the beach at the Moulin sur Mer resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s burgeoning tourism sector is getting a major boost, thanks to a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism and vacation resource CheapCaribbean.com. The Ministry said executives from CheapCaribbean, an Apple Leisure Group company, have spent the last few months visiting Haiti more...

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