Month: November 2018


Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Keeps Up Strong Growth

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By the Caribbean Journal staff An already strong year for Antigua and Barbuda tourism continues to improve, according to the latest numbers from the twin-island destination’s Ministry of Tourism. Antigua saw 52,491 stayover visitors in the third quarter, an 8.56 […]


Windstar Cruises Planning $250 Million Fleet Upgrade

By the Caribbean Journal staff Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is planning a new $250 million fleet upgrade project, the company said. The multi-year “Star Plus Initiative” will “impact and enhance” all aspects of the experience on the brand’s Star-Class […]


At This Caribbean Hotel, You Stay Inside a Bubble

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By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE — There’s nothing else like this. Sure, I’ve seen some far-out hotels in my Caribbean travels, from solar-powered dune-side tents to three-walled sanctuaries, but this is another level. There are just three rooms here, set in the […]


A New Thanksgiving Option in St Barth

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its reopening late last month, St Barth’s legendary Nikki Beach is planning another big party: Thanksgiving. The St Jean beach club will host its first-ever Thanksgiving feast this year, with everything from traditional […]

LATAM Launches New Flights to Jamaica

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica, like many Caribbean destinations, has long talked about courting more tourism from Latin America. Now, it’s about to get a lot of help in that regard. Leading Latin American carrier LATAM Airlines Group has […]

Delta Adding More Holiday Flights to St Croix

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is expanding its service to the island of St Croix for the upcoming holiday season. US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty confirmed that Delta would be operating daily flights from […]


Carnival Is Planning Its First-Ever New York-Cuba Cruises

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning to launch its first-ever cruises from New York to Cuba in 2020. The Carnival Radiance cruise ship will undertake the first voyages from New York as part of a wider […]

JetBlue Traffic Picks Up Steam to Begin Final Quarter

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By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue saw a traffic surge at the beginning of the fourth quarter, according to newly-released data from the New York City-based carrier. JetBlue reported just under 4.06 billion revenue passenger miles in October, which represented […]

Jose Andres, Questlove Mark Dorado Beach Reopening

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A wave of celebrities descended upon Puerto Rico this weekend to mark the grand reopening of Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. The ultra-luxe resort reopened last month after having shuttered in the wake of Hurricane […]


New All-Inclusive Bungalows Coming to the Dominican Republic

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a whole new way to go all-inclusive in the Caribbean’s most popular destination. Viva Wyndham is expanding its all-inclusive in the Dominican Republic destination of Samana. The adults-only Viva Wyndham V Samana is planning […]

What’s New at Curtain Bluff in Antigua

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Curtain Bluff has unveiled a series of upgrades this year following a large-scale $13 million renovation project in 2017. The all-inclusive luxury resort has completed cosmetic upgrades to all of its one-bedroom Bluff Suites, […]

Spirit Launching Two New Nonstop Routes to Jamaica

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is planning a big expansion to the Caribbean island of Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier, which has been significantly ramping up its flight network in the Caribbean, will be […]


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