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St Kitts Tourism Is Sizzling in 2019

 By Alexander Britell Buoyed by increased airlift and sizzling hotel development, St Kitts and its sister island of Nevis are seeing a surge in tourism so far in 2019. The destination has seen a 15.3 percent increase in air arrivals …

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Melia Opening Costa Rica Hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia is returning to Costa Rica. The Spanish hotel giant has signed a deal to rebrand the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort as the new Sol Tamarindo. The rebranding will take effect Aug. 1, according …

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Hilton Is Opening Its First Hotel in Punta Cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another day, another new Hilton-branded hotel project in the Caribbean. Or at least it seems that way. Hilton has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion in 2019 with the groundbreaking of a new $15 million Hampton by …

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prince charles caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are planning a major visit to the Caribbean later this month. Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall are heading to the Caribbean March 17 …

riviera maya hotel auberge

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Luxury brand Auberge Resorts has quietly embarked on a broad expansion push in the region since it first entered the Caribbean with the Malliouhana in 2014. Now, Auberge is adding yet another new property, this time …

suriname copa flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Suriname, the carrier said this week. The new roundtrip service, which will begin operating in July, will operate twice weekly between Panama City and Paramaribo. Suriname …

saint lucia airport transformation

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland Saint Lucia has officially broken ground on one of the most highly anticipated airport redesigns in the region in recent memory. The redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport kicked off this weekend, part …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a strong comeback for Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in the final quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from airport operator ASUR. San Juan’s air hub saw a 30.4 percent …

spirit puerto rico flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has quietly become the fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean so far in 2019. And this week, the carrier was at it again, launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the island …

dominican republic seaborne

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Regional Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rico-based airline has launched nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Santiago de los Caballeros’ Cibao International Airport in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most anticipated airport redesigns in the Caribbean in recent years, and now Saint Lucia’s landmark redevelopment of its Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward. The project is now progressing into its …

cancun growing airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The region’s fastest growing airport is in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun International Airport added a whopping 30 new air routes in the 2018 calendar year, according to officials from the state of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s biggest airport, the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Airport in San Juan, is seeing a continued rebound in passenger traffic, according to new data from ASUR, which manages the airport. San Juan saw a …

puerto rico aguadilla airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Rafael Hernandez International Airport in Aguadilla just set a record for passenger traffic in a calendar year. Aguadilla is set on the northwest corner of the island of Puerto Rico. The airport handled …

sun country nassau

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau is booming right now, with surging arrivals, new places to stay and a host of hot new eateries. And now there’s another new way to fly the capital of The Bahamas, as part of …

saint lucia tourism records piton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward, officials said this week. The country’s parliament has voted to borrow $100 million for the project, whose plan is set to be unveiled …

caribbean travel awards

 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

dominican republic wyndham hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first new all-inclusive to open in Puerto Rico in years has made its debut in the town of Humacao. The transformed Candelero Beach Resort is set in the heart of the Palmas del Mar …