Month: January 2020

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Spirit Is Launching New Flights to Cancun

 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is launching a new nonstop route to Cancun in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Spirit will launch its first-ever flights from Cleveland to Cancun, Mexico beginning Feb. 14.  “We are proud to celebrate five years in …

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Sunwing Relaunches Grand Bahama Flights

 Canadian travel giant Sunwing has made its return to the island of Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The carrier is now operating two nonstop routes from Canada to Freeport, with weekly flights from both Toronto and Montreal.  Each flight will …

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There’s a Hot New Resort in St Kitts

 St Kitts has quietly been developing into one of the Caribbean’s hottest luxury destinations — and now it has another resort in its portfolio.  The KOI Resort St Kitts, which is part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, has officially opened its …

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 JetBlue Airways and Mexico-based InterJet Airlines have announced a new interline agreement.  The agreement means passengers can purchase one ticket for combined flights on both airlines, and check their bags through to their ultimate destination.  The move opens up many …

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 The Nevis Tourism Authority has appointed a new chief executive officer, the island’s top tourism agency announced.  The authority’s Board of Directors has tapped Jadine Yarde for the role, which will take effect on Feb. 1, 2020.  Yarde, a native …

bahamas abaco golf

 The landscape on the Great Abaco Highway is raw and simple, one long road straddled by nature.  And as you make the straight-line drive from Marsh Harbour to South Abaco, the trees and the brush begin to get taller, greener.  …

bequia resort expansion

 Bequia’s newest resort is about to get a whole lot bigger, with a planned expansion by The Liming.  The Liming, which first opened at the end of 2018, has unveiled plans for an expansion project that will add another 24 …

all-inclusive royalton grenada

 Canadian all-inclusive brand Royalton is set to open a new resort in Grenada that will instantly become the largest property on the island.  The new Royalton Grenada is slated to open March 1, Grenada tourism officials confirmed at the recent …

cancun hilton canopy

 Cancun, one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel markets, is now home to another new property, this time the first-ever Canopy by Hilton in Mexico.  Hilton’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, opened the new Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla …

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 New York’s Dream Hotel Group is planning a new hotel on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The company has announced plans to open “Emma & Elissa by Dream Hotel Group” in 2023 in the fast-expanding beach town of Playa del …

four seasons nevis reopening

 Four Seasons Resort Nevis has named Ruby Garcia as the new Resort Manager.  A 17-year luxury hospitality veteran, Garcia was most recently with Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi, Thailand, where she served as General Manager. “I am pleased …

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 InterContinental has reopened its Puerto Rico resort following a multimillion-dollar renovation project.  The InterContinental San Juan, set in the Puerto Rico capital’s beachfront neighborhood of Isla Verde, underwent renovations to all of its rooms, suites and club rooms.  The 398-room …

st vincent and the grenadines resort

 A striking new resort project has officially broken ground in St Vincent and the Grenadines in a major step forward for the future of tourism in the country. The new 10-story hotel will be the first hotel project on the …

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 One of Grenada’s leading small hotels has gotten a little bit bigger.  The Mount Cinnamon hotel on the island’s iconic Grand Anse Beach has announced the addition of six new “Cinnamon” suites.  The new suites, which are all already open, …

rosewood puebla rebranded

 One of the top hotels in Mexico has a new brand.  The former Rosewood Puebla is now an independent hotel, having been rebranded as the Azul Talavera Hotel.  The luxury hotel had first opened its doors in 2017; hotel officials …

caribbean cruise antigua

 Antigua and Barbuda may be breaking tourism records for stopover arrivals — but it’s also quietly becoming a major new Caribbean cruise power.  The Eastern Caribbean destination, which now has a partnership with Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise …

barbados hotel south gap

 The South Gap Hotel in Barbados has completed a major renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hotel on the southern coast of Barbados has completed a nearly $3 million renovation project. The two-year-long project included the transformation of its …

bahamas ocean club villas

 The ultra-luxe Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas has unveiled a pair of new villas. The Paradise Island signature has converted a pair of garden cottages into the resort’s new Two-Bedroom Plunge Pool Villas, Caribbean Journal has learned. The …