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American Airlines Set to Launch First-Ever St Vincent Flights

 By Alexander Britell The green hills and turquoise seas of the Grenadines have long been one of the most romantic places in the hemisphere, an unspoiled archipelago of the sort that inspires novels and one-way tickets. A big reason for …

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Cancun Airport Traffic Strengthening

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a slow period over the summer, Cancun International Airport is beginning to surge once again. The carrier reported 1.991 million passengers in November, a 7.6 percent increase over the same month in 2017. That …

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Silver Airways’ Newest Destination

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s about to get a whole lot easier to visit the beach-filled paradise of Cat Island in The Bahamas. Silver Airways has officially announced a new twice weekly service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and New …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The ever-expanding Margaritaville brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean Basin. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo celebrated its opening in Costa Rica with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. The debut comes after a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff They’re some of the most popular rooms at any resort — and now Sandals is adding even more swim-up suites to its Halcyon Beach Resort in Saint Lucia. Sandals has added new swim-up rooms to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate Caribbean fantasy — owning your private island. But even for those who have the means (and the motivation) to buy one, developing it is another story entirely. That’s what makes this currently-listed private …

carnival mardi gras

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The biggest ship Carnival Cruise Line has ever constructed will have an equally robust name. Carnival revealed the new name for its XL-class ship, slated to debut in 2020: Mardi Gras. The ship, which will …

barbados eco luxe

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A spectacular villa on Barbados’ Platinum Coast is heading to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The villa at 9 Westland Heights in St James will be sold without reserve to the highest bidder next month …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The reconstruction of St Maarten’s iconic Princess Juliana International Airport is making progress, officials said this week. While the airport has been serving passengers since Oct. 10, 2017, operations will be transfefred back to the …

punta cana all-inclusive resorts

 Punta Cana: it’s the beating heart of the most popular destination in the Caribbean, home to thousands of rooms, spectacular beaches and an unmatched collection of all-inclusive resorts. But navigating the sea of all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana isn’t easy. …

st kitts cafe

 By Alexander Britell Hidden away on St Kitts’ spectacular southeast peninsula is one of the Caribbean’s most pristine marinas: Christophe Harbour. And while the rapidly-expanding project is still in development, it’s already home to an already-functioning little marina village, with …

jamaica trending

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is one of the top five trending destinations for end of year travel, according to a new report from travel giant Kayak. The site’s data showed Jamaica as trending alongside destinations like Palm Springs, …

cunard wellness

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise brand Cunard is launching a new concept across its fleet. The new Mareel Wellness & Beauty was developed in partnership with Canyon Ranch, with plans to launch on the refurbished Queen Elizabeth this …

bahamas coral farm

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As coral reefs continue to dwindle around the region, more and more initiatives are looking to plant new coral and save dying reefs. But in order to plant the coral, it has to grow somewhere. …

Barbados Airlift

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is primed for a significant increase in airlift to the island this month. American Airlines is set to launch a wave of new and expanded flights to the destination. “High-level airline partnerships have been …

grenada luxury hotel

 By Alexander Britell In what is easily the most important luxury hotel opening in Grenada in decades, the island has officially welcomed the new Silversands Grenada boutique hotel. The $125 million Silversands Grenada, which is already a member of Leading …

dominican republic real estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic and Panama are the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. real estate investors, according to a report released this week by real estate company WIRE Consulting. WIRE examined the region’s real estate destinations, …

United Avianca Copa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major development for regional aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean, United Airlines has announced an agreement with Panama’s Copa Airlines and Colombia’s Avianca for a joint business agreement. The agreement, still pending …