Month: August 2022

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Royalton Names GM for New Riviera Cancun Resort 

 Royalton has named a general manager for its new Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun, an Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort.  The property has tapped Luis Miguel Ojeda to the role; Ojeda is a longtime veteran of the all-inclusive industry in Mexico.  The …

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Air Canada Is Returning to Curacao 

 Air Canada is relaunching its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  The carrier’s new Curacao schedule includes flights from both Toronto and Montreal.  “This means that more visitors from Canada can now visit our country. Canada is an …

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Frontier Airlines Adding New Flights to The Bahamas, Jamaica 

 Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has been rapidly expanding its Caribbean network in the pandemic, and now the company is adding two more routes to the region.  Frontier has announced plans to launch new flights from Atlanta to both Nassau, The …

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 Atlantis Paradise Island has named a new chief gaming officer. The signature resort has tapped Joe Brunini as its new chief gaming and customer development officer.  In the role, Brunini will oversee the operations and marketing of the world-renowned Atlantis …

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 Kempinski has named a new director of sales and marketing for its Dominica resort, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property has tapped Rudolph Karam to the role at the Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica.  Karam most recently worked as …

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 St Kitts and Nevis is the latest Caribbean destination to officially remove all of its travel restrictions, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The update means that travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test or show proof of …

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 Hilton just held its grand opening for the new ROK Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.  The hotel, part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton, is expected to inject new energy into the city’s downtown.  The 168-room hotel, which is owned by …

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 Dutch carrier KLM is returning to Barbados for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The airline will be operating a direct flight from Amsterdam to Barbados beginning Oct. 18, 2022.  The route will operate three weekly flights, with …

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 It’s the purest expression of sugarcane in spirit form: rhum blanc, or white rhum agricole.  Unaged white rum made from pure pressed sugar cane juice is as close as you can come to the cane: a raw, visceral, complex spirit …

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 Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts is bringing back its popular preschool program in Punta Cana.  The Nick Jr. Friends Event, an annual fall event for preschoolers, is back in Punta Cana from Sept. 8 through Oct. 31, 2022.  The event, which …

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 Delta Air Lines has named a new Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The air carrier has tapped Alex Antilla for the Santiago, Chile-based role, in which he will oversee the company’s business and …

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 It’s hard to think of anyone who has better distilled the dream of island living than Jimmy Buffett. And Buffett’s empire has expanded far beyond music, from the famous, ubiquitous Margaritaville restaurants and bars to a fast-expanding portfolio of branded …

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 Jamaica’s tourism sector is nearing a “full recovery” from the impact of the pandemic, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “[The] good news is that Jamaica has now recovered 90 percent from the COVID-19 pandemic in the tourism sector,” Bartlett …

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 Longtime Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board CEO Fred Lounsberry is retiring.  Lounsberry has announced his planned retirement from the position he has held for the last 17 years.  He is being succeeded by Joy Jibrilu, former Director General of the …

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 Hyatt’s newest all-inclusive resort is opening on the Caribbean island of Cozumel off the coast of Cancun next month.  The new Dreams Cozumel Cape Resort and spa, an AMR Collection resort that is part of Hyatt’s portfolio, is opening its …

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 A three-day vacation on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach followed by another four days in Ocho Rios or Montego Bay?  That’s the thinking behind a new collaboration push by Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.  The two destinations have kickstarted talks …