Month: December 2020


JetBlue Launches First-Ever Guyana Flights

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JetBlue just launched its first-ever flights to Guyana, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. The new service is operating four times each week between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport.  “JetBlue’s arrival in Guyana introduces […]


Nevis’ Golden Rock Inn Approved for International Travelers

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A new hotel has joined St Kitts and Nevis’ portfolio of properties approved for international travelers: the Golden Rock Inn in Nevis.  The charming boutique hotel is now one of eight St Kitts and Nevis hotels approved for travelers, along […]

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Dominica’s Secret Bay Completes First Phase of Expansion Project

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Dominica’s Secret Bay resort has completed construction on the first phase of its villa expansion.  The Portsmouth-area resort has completed construction on four new “Ti-Fey” villas, bringing the resort’s total count to 10.  Each of the new residential-style, 1,400-square-foot villas […]


Another New All-Inclusive Resort Opens in Punta Cana

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Another new hotel has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Serenade Punta Cana launched its soft opening this week on Cabeza de Toro Beach.  The destination’s newest all-inclusive […]

Southwest Airlines Is Adding a New Route to Cancun

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The Mexican Caribbean has seen some of the strongest travel demand of any regional destination amid the pandemic, leading to a surge in both route resumptions and new routes.  The latter now includes another launch, with Southwest Airlines’ announcement that […]

CHTA: Caribbean Tourism “Will Rebound”

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has an optimistic outlook for the recovery of the region’s tourism sector, according to new CHTA President Pablo Jose Torres Sojo.  Torres, who was speaking during a series of presentations to travel and tourism […]


Ziggy Marley on His Father, Reggae and Jamaica

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Bob Marley would have been 75 years old this year, and while the reggae legend’s life was tragically cut short, his oldest son, Ziggy, has not only carried on his father’s musical legacy but his quest to make the world […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Flamingo in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Claudia Khoukaz, who sent in this stunning shot of a flamingo at Renaissance Island in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW […]

Aztec Airways Is Expanding

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Fort Lauderdale-based Aztec Airways, which has long been one of the leading small airlines to The Bahamas, is expanding.  The company is getting a $5 million commitment from a company called MSM AAV that will include the purchase of additional […]


The Bahamas’ Atlantis Resort Just Reopened

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The Atlantis Paradise Island megaresort in The Bahamas has completed its comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Paradise Island institution officially reopened its doors to visitors this week after having been closed amid the pandemic.  “We are elated to announce […]

Marriott Is Opening Its First-Ever Hotel in Tulum

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Marriott International is opening its first-ever hotel in Tulum, Mexico, with the planned debut of the Aloft Tulum, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 140-room-and-suite property, which will be managed by Highgate Hotels, is slated to debut in February 2021.  “Tulum […]

Sunwing Relaunching Cuba Flights

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Sunwing is relaunching its flight service to Cuba on Dec. 13, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Canadian travel giant will relaunch Cuba flights with weekly service from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba’s beach vacation hub of Varadero.  Both the Toronto […]


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