Month: December 2022


Delta Air Lines Is Relaunching Flights to Cuba 

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Delta Air Lines is making a return to the island of Cuba next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier will be restarting its Cuba service with a pair of daily nonstop flights from Miami to Havana.  That route will […]


Spirit Airlines Is Adding More Nonstop Flights to Aruba 

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Spirit Airlines is adding more flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is adding a second nonstop flight between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport starting Feb. […]


Sandals Resorts Is Adding New Rooms in Saint Lucia, Jamaica 

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Two Sandals resorts in the Caribbean are about to get bigger, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Next spring, Sandals Resorts is adding more rooms to a pair of resorts in the Caribbean: the Beaches Negril resort in Jamaica and the Sandals […]


Regional Caribbean Ferry Returns to Antigua

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Regional Caribbean ferry service L’Express des Iles has returned to the island of Antigua.  The ferry made its first trip to Antigua fro Guadeloupe this week after a nearly three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, carrying 415 passengers in a […]

Christie’s Looking to Build Caribbean Real Estate Alliance 

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Christie’s International Real Estate has entered into a master license agreement with a St. Thomas-based broker to create Christie’s International Real Estate Caribbean Affiliates. The new entity will provide a central source for […]

Developer Shelves Plans for Kingston Residential Hotel 

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By Joe Pike, Speical Contributor to CJI The developer of The Residences at Terra Nova recently announced most investors in the residences component of the Jamaican project have been issued refunds for deposits, said Wayne Stewart, real estate broker with […]


St Croix’s Top Boutique Hotel Has a New Executive Chef 

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St Croix’s top boutique hotel has named a new chef to lead its culinary program, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Fred hotel in Frederiksted has named St Croix native Michael Matthews as its new executive chef.  Matthews, who was born […]

The Caribbean’s Best Value All-Inclusive Resort Is Open

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Jolly Beach is a full-fledged Caribbean bucket list beach, from its ultra-white sand to its almost electric turquoise water, the kind of beach that you dream about on cold winter days.  Jolly Beach is also home to the Caribbean’s newest […]

Bermuda Tourism Arrivals Are Climbing Back 

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Bermuda’s tourism arrival numbers are beginning to climb back, according to numbers released by the Bermuda Tourism Authority.  For the year to date, the island has reported just under 80,000 visitors, representing a 76.1 percent increase over the same period […]


Dreams Is Opening Its New Punta Cana Resort in February 

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The Dreams all-inclusive brand is opening a new Punta Cana resort in February 2023, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The new Dreams Flora Punta Cana is slated to open its doors in the Cabeza de Toro section of greater Punta Cana. […]

In Falmouth, Jamaica, a Different Kind of All-Inclusive Resort

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Resorts with superlatives in their names don’t always live up to their promises, but there really is a lot that’s excellent about the Excellence Oyster Bay, an adults-only all-inclusive resort located on a private peninsula just outside the town of […]

Hyatt’s New Panama Hotel Completes Final Phase

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Hyatt’s new hotel in Panama has completed the final phase of what has been a seven-year project.  The new Hotel La Compañía, set in the charming Casco Viejo quarter of Panama City, has completed its “American Wing,” including four of […]


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