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American Airlines Launches New Nonstop Exuma Flights

 American Airlines has launched new weekly service to the Bahamian island of Great Exuma. The new flight operates weekly on Saturdays between Charlotte’s Douglas International Airport and Exuma International Airport in George Town. The flight departs Charlotte around 8:15 AM, …

Jamaica Tourist Board Names New Groups Manager

 The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced the appointment of John Woolcock as Manager, Groups and Conventions, in the JTB’s Regional Office in Miami. “I am eager to take on the responsibilities of this new role and look forward to helping …

Resorts World Bimini Names New President

 Resorts World Bimini has named Patricia Lawrence as its new president, parent company Genting Malaysia Berhad announced. Lawrence will oversee all operations at the recently-completed resort, including gaming, hotel, transportation, dining and entertainment. Lawrence will also be responsible for the …

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 An accomplished roster of speakers, including a top executive from Virgin Atlantic, a leading authority on tourism intelligence and a host of respected hoteliers, will address delegates attending the annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, slated to take place from …

 The results are in from this year’s RumXP rum jury at the Miami Rum Festival, and the winners include some established names and some new faces. Barbados’ Mount Gay XO took home the top crown, winning best in class for …

 It’s that time of year again — for America’s best rum festival. The annual Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo returns next week from April 22-23 at the Doubletree Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center. The major event, now in its …

 Royal Caribbean has officially broken ground on its major new terminal project in Miami: PortMiami Terminal A. The new port is aiming for completion prior to the arrival of the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, which will …

 Norwegian Cruise Line’s next new ship, Norwegian Bliss, will homeport in Miami beginning in the winter of 2018, the company announced. Beginning Nov. 17, 2018, Norwegian Bliss will sail seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruises each Saturday from PortMiami, including calls in …

 Popular eateries, from cafeterias to cocktail bars By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes the craving for Caribbean food strikes when you’re nowhere near the Caribbean. But if you live in South Florida (or you’re cruising out of Port Miami or …

taste of the caribbean

 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association hosted its annual Taste of the Caribbean festival this week, bringing together the top culinary teams from around the region. The highlight was the Taste of the Islands consumer event, when the culinary squads …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Looking for a taste of Jamaica in Miami? Look no further than Talde, a restaurant and bar at Miami Beach resort The Confidante (formerly The Thompson), where the “Buju Brunchton” Jamaican Barbecue kicks off on …

 It’s become one of the most important stops on the global rum circuit: the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival. The festival is hosting its eighth edition this weekend from April 15 to 17 at the Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Knives are being sharpened and recipes tweaked as 12 Caribbean nations’ culinary teams prepare for a food (and beverage) fight in the 2016 installment of Taste of the Caribbean. Scheduled for June 6 to 10 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A new restaurant is bringing the Caribbean to downtown Miami, no airfare required. Zest, the latest from chef Cindy Hutson and partner Delius Shirley of Coral Gables stalwart Ortanique on the Mile, opened on Leap …

 There’s a new way to fly to Haiti. Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir has returned with its nonstop flights from Miami to Haiti. The flights will be operated on a McDonnell Douglas aircraft four times each week on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays …

 The Four Seasons Nevis recently launched its newest creation: a line of branded cigars in partnership with Havana Classic and On-Site Cigars Entertainment. CJ recently visited the factory in Miami’s Little Havana to get a closer look. Here’s what we …

 Air France has added a new aircraft to its regional network in the Caribbean. The French carrier has added a new Airbus A320 with 168 seats, 12 business and 156 economy. The new plane has a completely redesigned seat for …

 A long awaited air link could soon become a reality. And it could be a game-changer for British Virgin Islands tourism. The government of the British Virgin Islands has partnered with air carrier BVI Airways on what will be the …