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Punta Cana Is Getting More Flights From Europe

 The Dominican Republic’s most popular tourism destination is getting new flights from Europe, Caribbean Journal has learned.  German carrier Eurowings, which is owned by Lufthansa, is set to launch new nonstop service between Frankfurt and Punta Cana next month.  The …

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Iberostar’s New Airline Serving Punta Cana, Cancun

 Spanish hotel giant Iberostar has launched a new low-cost, long-haul airline to bring Spanish and other European travelers to the Caribbean.  It’s called World2fly, and the airline has already taken deliver of its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft.  Initially, the airline …

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Sunwing Is Adding More Flights to Punta Cana This Winter

 Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding more flights to Punta Cana as part of an expansion to the Caribbean out of Saskatchewan this winter. The company will be operating weekly Wednesday flights from Regina to Punta Cana, along with weekly …

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 Air France is expanding its service to the Caribbean this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include up to 14 weekly flights from Paris-Orly Airport to both Guadeloupe and Martinique.  Air France will also be flying up to seven …

 By Simons ChaseCuba Journal HAITI — On a bright February morning amid a mild westerly breeze, a newly painted plane sticks out like a fresh blade of grass as it parks and prepares to load passengers on the tarmac of …

 Sunrise Airways has expanded its service to Cuba with the launch of its first-ever flights to Camaguey, Cuba. The new route is the first to feature the carrier’s new 46-seat ATR 42-320 aircraft, which was added to the Sunrise fleet last week. “These new flights …

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 Regional air carrier InterCaribbean Airways is launching flights between Providenciales, Turks and Caicos and Havana, the company announced this week. The new nonstop flights will launch May 1. Outbound flights from Turks and Caicos will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays, …

 By Alexander Britell SAN FRANCISCO DE PAULA — There should be a bar here. Here at Finca Vigia, the hillside farm where Ernest Hemingway spent three decades of his life, nothing has changed. Hemingway’s house became a museum just about …

 Blue Diamond Resorts has announced the addition of Aguas Azules to its portfolio of all-inclusive resorts in Cuba. Located just 45 minutes from Varadero Airport and 15 minutes from downtown, Aguas Azules occupies a stretch of Varadero’s famous beachfront, and …

 More flights to Cuba By the Cuba Journal staff JetBlue continues to add more charter flights to Cuba. The New York City-based carrier announced Monday that it had expanded its partnership with Cuba Travel Services, with plans to launch a …

 Stars in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s continuing to grow as a destination for music stars. And the trend continued this week as a pair of high-profile artists visited the Caribbean island. Following the recent trip to Cuba by Rihanna, …

 Central Holidays eyes Cuba growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Central Holidays has named Arthur Berman as Vice President of its newly-formed Latin America and Cuba Division. In his new capacity, Berman will be responsible for implementing strategies that effectively …

 Another way for Americans to travel to Cuba By the Cuba Journal staff Central Holidays has announced the launch of a new eight-night people-to-people ‘Cruise Around Cuba’ aboard the Celestyal Crystal. This announcement follows the tour operator’s recent addition of …

 Airbnb’s Cuba boost  By the Cuba Journal staff The average state salary in Cuba is somewhere around $20 a month, although many on the island live on far less than that, according to figures from Cuba’s national statistical office. And …

 By the Cuba Journal staff Miami-based HavanaAir Charters is launching new weekly direct service between Houston and Havana, the company announced this week. HavanaAir will be operating the service with air carrier partner Eastern Air Lines Group. “We are very pleased …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sunwing Vacations has announced the addition of a new direct flight from Sudbury, Ontario to Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba beginning on Dec. 24. The weekly Thursday flight will operate from December 24, 2015 to March 24, …

 Above: Havana By Dana NilandCJ Contributor JetBlue Airways has officially launched its first-ever service between New York and Havana. The company began the first of its weekly charter flights from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport to Havana’s José …

  Above: Havana By the Cuba Journal staff A major cruise line is adding a new homeport in Havana. MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, will begin homeporting its MSC Opera in Havana in December. The 2,120-guest-ship …