Month: September 2021

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Puerto Rico Keeps Setting New Tourism Records

 Puerto Rico keeps setting tourism records, according to new data from the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. In what officials are calling a “record year” for the island, Puerto Rico has seen the highest figures ever recorded in room tax collations …

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United Airlines Is Adding a New Flight to Nassau

 United Airlines is adding a new route to Nassau, The Bahamas this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new nonstop route will operate once weekly between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport.  The new route will …

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Bonaire Is Getting More Nonstop Flights from the US

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is set for a big boost to its airlift this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  American Airlines and Delta have already relaunched their service to the island; now, United Airlines is relaunching its …

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 Tradewind Aviation, the Caribbean’s leading luxury carrier, is relaunching its service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Anguilla.  The flights will resume on Dec. 17, running through April 18, 2022, according to the company.  It means the return of what …

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 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has joined UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program.  It’s the second major UNESCO recognition for Martinique, whose. Yole Sailboat also was added to the organization’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List.  “We are thrilled and very …

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 The world’s largest airline is relaunching another destination in the Caribbean: the French Caribbean island of Martinique, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Nov. 6, the carrier will resume its nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Fort-de-France’s Aime Cesaire International …

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 The Caribbean Rum Awards came to Miami on Monday, with an unforgettable evening of some of the finest rums from across the Caribbean and the island of Martinique in particular.  The event, presented by the Martinique Tourism Authority, was anchored …

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 Some of the world’s top golf instructors are coming to Jamaica for a new series set at the Half Moon resort.  It’s called the Golf Guest Instructor Series, and it will include instruction from legendary teachers like David Leadbetter, Nick …

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 The newest James Bond film is out in theaters on Sept. 30, and it doesn’t just mark the return of 007 to the big screen.  It also marks his return to Jamaica — the island without which his character would not …

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 The Bahamas’ tourism industry is “well positioned for continued recovery,” according to the country’s new Tourism Minister, Chester Cooper.  Cooper, who is also the Minister of Investments and Aviation, said the country’s momentum comes as international travel restrictions begin to …

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 Marriott’s fast-expanding AC Hotels brand has opened its first-ever hotel in the popular Dominican Republic tourism destination of Punta Cana.  The new AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana has a total of 129 rooms, set in the San Juan Shopping …

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 Princess Cruises has restarted sailings to Cabo San Lucas, with the relaunch of Grand Princess at the Port of Los Angeles.  Princess Cruises has been sailing out of Los Angeles since 1965; Grand Princess’ relaunch marks the first cruise vacation …

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 St Barth’s Le Toiny hotel is reopening for the season on Oct. 15, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 22-suite property is set on Toiny Beach, the island’s most popular surfing beach.  It’s reopening with a new interior look, thanks to …

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 On its broad list of spirits (that’s in addition to what is the world’s third-largest wine cellar), one can find a bottle of Alfred Lamb’s rum that was bottled in 1934.  It’s not the sort of thing you typically find …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Carolyn Nelson, who sent in this lovely shot of Sandy Point beach in St Croix, USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 British Airways is planing to expand its flights service to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Nov. 15, the company will be operating a total of four flights between London Gatwick and Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International …

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 It’s hidden away on a hillside near Cul de Sac, just outside the Grand Case corridor and more than close enough to the Pinel Island ferry.  For years, it’s been one of the signature restaurants on an island with an …