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Cancun Airport Traffic Showing Improvement

 Cancun saw a jump in air traffic in September, according to the latest data from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the destination’s airport.  Cancun International Airport saw a 1.2 percent increase in passenger traffic last month, with a total of 1.748 …

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Why Eleuthera Should Be Your Next Bahamas Destination

 “Jacques Cousteau couldn’t find the bottom.” The legendary explorer came here to the Ocean Hole in Eleuthera in 1971, drawn to one of the stunning inland sikholes called Blue Holes of which there are more in The Bahamas than anywhere …

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Royal Caribbean, Carnival to Build New Saint Lucia Cruise Port

 Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Saint Lucia on a major new joint venture.  The two cruise giants will work together to manage Saint Lucia’s existing cruise pier and terminal …

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 Virgin Atlantic is ramping up its flight service to the island of Barbados for the upcoming winter travel season.  Virgin will be adding more flights from Manchester to Barbados beginning this winter, with the addition of a third weekly flight …

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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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 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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 Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan continues to boom, according to the latest numbers released by Mexico-based parent company ASUR.  San Juan’s primary air hub reported 526,761 passengers in September, which represented a sizable 8.4 percent …

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 Flying to Curacao is about to get a whole lot easier. Curacao’s Hato International Airport is switching to a fully online immigration card, a move which will help speed up the arrival process for travelers to the Dutch Caribbean island. …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways, the Fort Lauderdale-based airline specializing in seaplane flights, is launching a major expansion in the Caribbean. Tropic Ocean plans to establish a base of amphibious airplanes in Puerto Rico, the company’s CEO, Rob Ceravolo, said this week. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is launching a new seasonal route for the upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Trinidad and Tobago-based air carrier will launch new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Sangster International …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamacia’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay is expanding, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hub for the vast majority of travelers to Jamaica will be adding nearly 26,000 square feet to its departure terminal. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The USVI has “resumed business” following the passage of Tropical Storm Karen, officials said Wednesday. While the storm brought heavy rainfall to the trio of islands, it “had little to no impact on the territory’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is seeing a surge in travel demand, according to numbers provided to Caribbean Journal by Expedia Group. Demand from both within the United States and abroad is up considerably, the travel giant said. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism officials say the island destination is “open for business” following last week’s Hurricane Humberto. The storm passed about 75 miles north of Bermuda, with what officials called “minimal” damage as a result. Bermuda’s …

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 By Alexander Britell While San Juan has long been Puerto Rico’s undisputed tourism hub, the island’s efforts to ramp up tourism development have meant a look at new destinations for growth. That’s what has taken developers to Ponce, the second-most-populous …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines isn’t your typical Caribbean vacation destination. The lush, volcanic island of St Vincent is by far the largest land mass in this archipelago nation, yet may be the least visited despite …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Mexico-based Interjet Airlines is in the midst of a significant expansion push. The airline said it woulld be expanding overall service through its Mexico City hub by 40 percent and officially establish Cancun International Airport as …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Traffic to Puerto Rico’s primary airport is surging, according to the latest totals from Mexico-based ASUR, which operates Luis Muñoz Marín airport. San Juan’s air hub saw 7.6 percent growth in August compared to the same …