Month: October 2017

St Maarten’s Divi Little Bay Resort to Reopen in May 2018

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major resort in St Maarten has announced plans to reopen next spring. The Divi Little Bay Beach Resort in St Maarten has confirmed it will reopen in May 2018 after suffering damage from the …

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Norwegian Breakaway to Homeport in New Orleans

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that New Orleans will be the new homeport for its Norwegian Breakaway ship. The 4,000-passenger ship will spend its winter 2018-2019 season sailing out of New Orleans to the Caribbean, …

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Seaborne Resumes Daily Anguilla Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has resumed its flights to Anguilla. Flights had been suspended due to damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The San Juan, Puerto Rico-based carrier has resumed daily commercial flights to and …

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 By Alexander Britell The tiny island of St Barth has been recovering from last month’s hurricanes at a breakneck pace. And now there’s even better news: you can spend your Thanksgiving vacation there, according to Nils Dufau, president of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for the region, all British Airways flights between the Caribbean and London are operating regularly. “Our flights are back to normal between the Caribbean and London,” a spokesperson for the airline …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s newest VIP lounge is about to set a new standard for airports anywhere. The new VIP lounge opening at Punta Cana International Airport in December will have its own panoramic outdoor swimming …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has resumed operation of regularly-scheduled daily flights between San Juan and St Barth, the carrier announced. The move comes as the San Juan airport has “made great progress in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Cape Air has resumed service to several islands in the Caribbean hit by last month’s hurricanes, the Hyannis, MA-based company announced. Cape Air has launched limited service to Vieques, St Thomas and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading tourism conference is coming to Grenada next week, with a major focus on recovery and rebuilding in the region in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State …

KLM St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it will be resuming flight service to the island of St Maarten beginning Oct. 29. The news is a significant boost for the island whose Princess Juliana airport …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most beloved resorts is planning to reopen soon. Les Ilets de la Plage, the villa resort in the area of St Jean, has announced that its reopening has been planned for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Commercial flights have officially resumed at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, Tortola, in a big step forward for the British Virgin Islands since the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barcelo Hotel Group is expanding in the Dominican Republic by reviving one of the country’s legendary hotels. The company has relaunched Santo Domingo’s venerable El Embajador hotel as the El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is ramping up its flight service to Puerto Rico as the island recovers from the damage caused by Hurricane Maria, the carrier said this weekend. Delta is now operating three roundtrip flights to San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the US Virgin Islands this week, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced this weekend. Pence will visit the territory on Friday in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, …

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 By Alexander Britell Luxury hotel brand Mandarin Oriental has officially taken over the management of the Pink Sands Club on the island of Canouan in the Grenadines. It is now the first Mandarin-managed hotel in the Caribbean. The brand began …