Month: November 2018


Bermuda Seeing Continued Tourism Boom

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s another strong year so far for Bermuda tourism, according to the latest numbers from the island’s Tourism Authority. Leisure air arrivals to the Atlantic island are up 13.6 percent for the year, with a […]


Hyatt Is Coming to Saint Lucia

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project is coming to the island of Saint Lucia, according to Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Invest Saint Lucia has completed transactions with a Barbados-based firm to buy the lands […]


The Best All-Inclusive Vacations in the Caribbean for Food

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“All-inclusive vacations for food?” Seriously? It’s a proposition that couldn’t have even been raised a few years ago. But that’s a sign of just how dramatic the changes have been in the all-inclusive sector. In the place of industrial buffets […]


A New Way to Sail Around the BVI

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing around the British Virgin Islands on a charter boat is one of the ultimate Caribbean getaways. But if you’re a solo traveler, a couple or a small group, it’s not always practical or easy […]

Carnival Launches Construction on Newest Cruise Ship

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has cut the first steel on its newest, largest cruise ship. The as-yet-unnamed ship, which will be the first-ever operating ship in North America to run on liquefied natural gas, is being […]

Southwest Airlines Adding New Route to Punta Cana

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding another new route to the Caribbean, this time to the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The carrier has announced plans to launch new weekly service between its growing […]


United’s Big Caribbean Expansion for Spring Break 2019

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By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including […]

Sandals Expands Barbados All-Inclusive With New Suites

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals’ newest resort in the Caribbean has gotten even bigger. Sandals has officially launched 50 new luxury suites at its all-suite Sandals Royal Barbados resort, the company announced on Monday. It’s the third major expansion […]

JetBlue Launches Biometric Self-Boarding in New York

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By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has launched its first biometric self-boarding gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new gate, which is the product of a partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, gives customers flying […]


St Kitts Making Progress on Second Cruise Pier

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Construction of the second cruise pier at Port Zante in St. Kitts is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019, officials said this week. The announcement came from Minister of Public Infrastructure, […]

Playa Names New Chief Development Officer

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Playa Hotels and Resorts has named a new chief development officer. The company has appointed Fernando Mulet as its new executive vice president and chief development officer, reporting to Playa’s Chairman and CEO Bruce […]

Southwest Airlines Adding New Cayman Islands Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding another new route to the Cayman Islands. The carrier has is planning to launch a new route from Baltimore/Washington to Grand Cayman, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service, which will […]


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