Haiti

Haiti’s Sunrise Airways Approved For Regular Dominican Republic Flights

 Above: a Sunrise Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Sunrise Airways has been awarded a “Part 129” operating permit from the Dominican Republic’s Institute of Civil Aviation, enabling the company to begin regularly-scheduled flights between Port-au-Prince and Santo …

Haiti Getting $27 Million for Transportation Improvements

 Above: Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is getting a $27 million grant to improve transportation infrastructure, following approval from the Inter-American Development Bank. The grant will help modernize and improve the management of Haiti’s roads …

New Life for a Cinema in Haiti

 Above: the Ciné Triomphe By the Caribbean Journal staff It had been closed since 1988. But now a famous Haitian cinema has new life following a long renovation project. The Ciné Triomphe is slated to open this month following rehabilitation and …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Beyoncé in Haiti (Photo: Beyonce Knowles on Instagram) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is not unaccustomed to high-profile visitors, from the Clintons to NBA stars like Dwyane Wade, particularly as it has raised its tourism profile in recent …

 Above: France President Francois Hollande and Haiti Preisdent Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff France President Francois Hollande made an official visit Haiti on Tuesday, part of a wider tour that included stops in St Barth, St Martin, Martinique, …

 For the best places to stay see the top all inclusive resorts. Above: the soon-to-debut Royal Club Decameron Indigo By the Caribbean Journal staff An all-inclusive resort is coming to Haiti. In what could be a big boost for the …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Two top United States officials are visiting Haiti and the Dominican Republic this week. Counselor Thomas A Shannon and Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C Adams are traveling to the two …

 Above: the Moulin Sur Mer Hotel, one of Expedia’s partners in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Expedia is making big moves in Haiti. The company reported this week that it had been making a “significant” expansion in …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly in Ile a Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s perhaps the keystone of Haiti’s renewed tourism hopes: Ile a Vache. And the beach-laden island, which is the site of a major new development project, …

 Above: Haiti’s Moulin sur Mer hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff When Montreal-based Transat debuted its first travel packages to Haiti, it was largely alone in making a bet on Haiti’s still-nascent tourism sector. Now, Haiti is a rising tourism …

 Above: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade in Haiti (Photo: Instagram) By the Caribbean Journal staff Like many NBA players, Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade used the recent All-Star break for a much-needed rest. But unlike many NBA players, he spent …

 Above: Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Air Transat is expanding its service to Haiti. The carrier announced this week that it would be commercializing “regular aviation activities” to the country. That means the flights from Montreal will now be “commercialized” …

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff A little more than a year after launching its first-ever flight to Haiti, JetBlue is adding another. The New York City-based carrier announced Wednesday that it would be operating a new …

 Above: Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s strong tourism growth continued in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country, which has been developing a long-dormant sector in recent years, received a total of 465,174 …

 Above: the beach at the Moulin sur Mer resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s burgeoning tourism sector is getting a major boost, thanks to a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism and vacation resource CheapCaribbean.com. The Ministry said executives …

 Above: the legislative palace in Haiti (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council began a three-day visit to Haiti this weekend. The trip, which began on Saturday, was co-led by the permanent representatives of the missions …

 Above: the Marriott Port-au-Prince in Haiti Last year was full of great new hotel openings in the Caribbean, and 2015 should be more of the same. There are new hotels slated to open across the region, some large, some small, …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden held a phone conversation with Haiti President Michel Martelly on Friday, according to a statement from the White House. The call continued the pair’s …