Month: April 2017


Southwest Traffic Up in March

cancun growing airport

Southwest Airlines traffic saw a boost in March, according to the company’s latest data report. The carrier flew 11.3 billion revenue passenger miles in March, up 3.9 percent from the 10.9 billion it flew in March 2016. Available seat miles […]


How to Get $400 Free When You Book a Trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands is expanding its popular travel credit promotion. The USVI’s Department of Tourism has launched a new program called “Centennial PLUS” to coincide with the destination’s 100th anniversary as a U.S. territory. Now, the package offers $400 […]

Silversea Christens New Flagship, Silver Muse

Silversea Muse

Luxury cruise line Silversea has christened its new flagship, Silver Muse. The new ship, the ninth in Silversea’s fleet, was unveiled at a ceremony in Monte Carlo this week hosted by Silversea Chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio. The ship, which accommodates […]


JetBlue Adding More St Maarten Flights

JetBlue St Maarten

New York City-based air carrier JetBlue Airways is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten. The carrier will be adding a second daily roundtrip flight between John F Kennedy Airport and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana over […]

Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Rebounds

Hotel Occupancy

After months of hotel occupancy decline in the Caribbean, there are signs of life, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. The Caribbean showed a 1.6 percent year-over-year increase in hotel occupancy in March, the first month […]

A New Yoga Retreat in Turks and Caicos

This June, Turks and Caicos’ Meridian Club is hosting its first total yoga retreat, The Art of Letting Go. Visitors to the 800-acre private island of Pine Cay will enjoy a four-night experience on a two-mile stretch of award-winning beach, […]


San Juan to Host Caribbean Travel Marketplace in 2018

San Juan, Puerto Rico will play host to the next edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference. The Caribbean’s largest marketing event, it will be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center from Jan. 30 […]

The 11 Best Wreck Diving Sites in the Caribbean

Wreck Diving

With its miles of coral reefs and warm crystalline waters, the Caribbean is the world’s most popular dive destination.  The Caribbean’s ocean currents, rocky reefs and tropical storms have also created a trail of Caribbean ship wrecks you can dive […]

Palladium Is Planning Caribbean Expansion

Palladium Hotel Group is planning a major expansion that includes the Caribbean, the company announced this week. The company has established a new expansion department for that purpose, with a view toward implementing a hotel management model in addition to […]

It’s Time for New Thinking on Caribbean Airlift

BY KAREEM YARDE CJ Contributor As a relatively unexplored topic, I recently wrote a research proposal concerning airline route development in the Caribbean region. This overarching review suggests that this is certainly a topic which the Caribbean region stands to […]

Temptation Cancun Is Getting a New Look From Karim Rashid

World renowned designer Karim Rashid is leading a major renovation project at the Temptation Cancun adults-only. The multimillion-dollar project includes a seven-story multicolor facade, along with 430 newly-redesigned rooms and suites, in addition to restaurants, bars and other changes. The […]

10 Great Caribbean Snorkeling Beaches

You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some […]


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