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Norwegian, JetBlue Eyeing Interline Agreement

 JetBlue and Norwegian are looking to sign an interline agreement, the two sides said this week.  The two fast-growing carriers have signed a letter of intent for an interline agreement, which would let travelers combine flights between Europe and the …

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The 10 Best Negril All-Inclusive Resorts

 Negril, the bohemian hideout that has grown into one of Jamaica’s top tourist destinations, has a diversity of hotels and resorts unmatched anywhere else on the island. And that includes all-inclusive resorts, where you can pay one price for lodging, …

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This Top Caribbean Eco-Resort Is Returning in 2020

 One of the Caribbean’s leading eco resorts is making a return in 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The beloved Rosalie Bay Resort in Dominica is reopening in February 2020.  The property, which has already begun taking reservations for stays in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nikki Carriere, who sent in this stunning shot of the world-famous Grand Anse Beach in Grenada.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 Royal Caribbean International is predicting a massive surge in its cruise tourism business in the Caribbean over the next decade.  Speaking at the recent Caribbean Tourism Outlook forum in Antigua, Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley said he was predicting …

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 Regional air carrier Winair is launching additional flights to Montserrat for the upcoming peak tourist season in 2020.  The carrier will be launching new flights in January and March on its Twin-Otter aircraft, according to a statement from the government …

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 Marriott International is buying a major hotel group in Barbados.  The world’s largest hotel company has reached an agreement to buy Barbados’ Elegant Hotels Group.  Elegant Hotels owns and operates a total of seven hotel properties in Barbados, with a …

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 Saint Lucia tourism is surging so far in 2019, and the Eastern Caribbean paradise just set another new record.  Saint Lucia reported a total of 36,342 stayover arrivals in August, making it the seventh record-breaking month for the destination in …

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 The BVI’s renowned Charter Yacht Show is coming back again for its 38th annual edition.  The show, which will be hosted at the Nanny Cay Marina from Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, is a venue for charter yacht crews to …

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 Jamaica’s Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston is getting a $60 million makeover.  The airport was officially taken over by Mexico’s Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico this week. The company now operates both Norman Manley and the Sangster International Airport in …

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 The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has launched its newest destination in The Bahamas: Nassau.  Bahamas Paradise, which already relaunched its popular cruises to Grand Bahama last month, has begun operating Nassau cruises out of West Palm Beach.  The company is …

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 Hyatt has opened another new hotel in the Caribbean, with the debut of the new Hyatt Place in Aruba.  The second Hyatt-branded hotel in Aruba, the Hyatt Place Aruba Airport is the fourth Hyatt Place hotel in the broader Caribbean …

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 Spain’s Palladium Hotel Group is adding a new dining and show concept at its TRS Turquesa Hotel in Punta Cana.  The CHIC Cabaret and Restaurant will open this winter at the Dominican Republic property, joining existing locations at the TRS …

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 Princess Cruises has officially taken delivery of a major new cruise ship that will soon be heading to the Caribbean.  The new Sky Princess cruise ship is the first Princess ship built from the ground up as one of its …

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 Carnival Cruise Line is adding another new cruise ship in Galveston, the company said this week.  Carnival will be adding its Carnival Radiance ship to Texas in May 2021, joining three other ships that will be homeported in Galveston all …

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 All-inclusive brand Club Med is in the midst of a significant expansion of its resort on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe.  The company is investing around $44 million on a major transformation and expansion project at the resort, which …

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 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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 Apple Leisure Group has announced three new appointments to its executive leadership team to oversee the company’s “rapidly growing” Vacations brands.  The travel company has tapped Jacqueline Marks, Steve Dumaine and Ray Snisky to the ALG executive committee, overseeing the …