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Haiti’s Sunrise Airways Adds Airbus

 Haiti-based Sunrise Airways has added a major new addition to its expanding fleet: a new Airbus A320. The 150-seat aircraft features 12 seats in first class and 138 in economy. “The type of expansion we are pursuing throughout the Caribbean …

How Caribbean Tourism Fared in the First Quarter

 The Caribbean saw a slight increase in tourist arrivals in the first quarter, helped significantly by continued strong growth from Cuba, according to the latest numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The region reported 8.7 million international tourist arrivals in …

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Here’s How U.S. Law Applies To Any Company Doing Business In Cuba

 By some estimates, when Cuba transitions to a market-oriented economy and resolves its various disputes with the U.S., the island nation will require more than $50 billion of investment to modernize its economy. Recent improvements in U.S.-Cuba relations have opened …

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 Looking ahead in Cuba By Alex ZozayaCEO of Apple Leisure Group History was recently made when American Airlines and Jet Blue became the first U.S. airlines to land passenger flights in Havana in more than 50 years. More U.S. airlines …

 When Peggy Goldman fell into a chance 36 years ago to organize a journey to Israel for 200 Holocaust survivors, her lack of experience in the industry didn’t deter her ambition to transform lives through the power of travel. That …

 The Cuba Journal is reporting that Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, born August 13, 1926, has died on November 25, 2016. Castro was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 followed …

 Simons Chase, Editor in Chief of Cuba Journal, Caribbean Journal’s sister publication, will be giving a major talk on Cuba travel next week in Puerto Rico. Chase will headline an update on the State of Cuba Travel at the Expo …

 By Simons ChaseCuba Journal HAITI — On a bright February morning amid a mild westerly breeze, a newly painted plane sticks out like a fresh blade of grass as it parks and prepares to load passengers on the tarmac of …

 Sunrise Airways has expanded its service to Cuba with the launch of its first-ever flights to Camaguey, Cuba. The new route is the first to feature the carrier’s new 46-seat ATR 42-320 aircraft, which was added to the Sunrise fleet last week. “These new flights …

 Regional air carrier InterCaribbean Airways is launching flights between Providenciales, Turks and Caicos and Havana, the company announced this week. The new nonstop flights will launch May 1. Outbound flights from Turks and Caicos will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays, …

 A huge new island project By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor MSC Cruises has announced plans to develop its own private Caribbean island experience in the Bahamas. The company said it would be spending around $200 million on the project. Bahamian Prime …

 Exploring the Cuba opportunity By Dana NilandCJ Contributor International and local experts in the investment and trade fields came together to discuss opportunities, challenges, and procedures for business in Cuba at the Cuba Demystified business forum in Jamaica. JAMPRO (Jamaica’s …

 Carnival’s new Fathom brand has unveiled some details of its onboard experience. The company will be sailing its “social impact” cruises on the 704-passenger MV Adonia to both the Dominican Republic and Cuba. The ship will include Ocean Grill, a …

 By Alexander Britell SAN FRANCISCO DE PAULA — There should be a bar here. Here at Finca Vigia, the hillside farm where Ernest Hemingway spent three decades of his life, nothing has changed. Hemingway’s house became a museum just about …

 A new gateway By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has announced plans to launch flights between Cayman Brac and Holguin, Cuba. The flights will launch on Nov. 28, operating once weekly on Saturdays. Cayman Airways Express will provide connecting …

 Blue Diamond Resorts has announced the addition of Aguas Azules to its portfolio of all-inclusive resorts in Cuba. Located just 45 minutes from Varadero Airport and 15 minutes from downtown, Aguas Azules occupies a stretch of Varadero’s famous beachfront, and …

 More flights to Cuba By the Cuba Journal staff JetBlue continues to add more charter flights to Cuba. The New York City-based carrier announced Monday that it had expanded its partnership with Cuba Travel Services, with plans to launch a …

 Stars in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s continuing to grow as a destination for music stars. And the trend continued this week as a pair of high-profile artists visited the Caribbean island. Following the recent trip to Cuba by Rihanna, …