Month: November 2018

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Hyatt Is Coming to Saint Lucia

 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 …

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The Best All-Inclusive Vacations in the Caribbean for Food

 “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 …

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A New Way to Sail Around the BVI

 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 By Dana NilandCJ 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, Ian …

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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 …

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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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship is coming to PortMiami. The new Norwegian Bliss will make its way to Miami Nov. 17 to begin operating a series of Eastern Caribbean cruises. The ship will run seven-day …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit’s Caribbean expansion continues to speed up, with two new routes coming to the island of Puerto Rico. Beginning Feb. 14, the carrier will launch new daily nonstop routes from both Tampa International Airport and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is now serving the southern edge of the Caribbean. The carrier has officially launched new nonstop flights from Miami to Guyana on the northern coast of South America. The new flights, which began …

Bermuda Airbnb Experiences 2

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb is bringing its experiential travel offering to the island of Bermuda The company’s Airbnb Experiences is set to launch in Bermuda next spring, the Bermuda Tourism Authority confirmed this week. Bermuda will be the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Will Rutledge, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at OJ’s in Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair has expanded its fleet for the upcoming high season. The carrier has added its fourth Twin Otter aircraft, with demand expected to rise for the winter months, the company said. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It just may be the hottest new real estate project in the Caribbean. The newest Four Seasons project in the Caribbean is already well underway, and the new Four Seasons Cay Chapel in Belize is already …