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St Maarten Airport to Launch $107 Million Reconstruction Project

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Dominica Moving Forward on International Airport Project

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There’s a New Private International Airport in Turks and Caicos

 The private island of Ambergris Cay in Turks and Caicos is now home to the longest private runway in the Caribbean.  The newly-rebranded Ambergris Cay International Airport is now home to a 5,700-foot-long private runway that means travelers on private …

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 St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport has installed new state-of-the-art “mass fever screening equipment,” officials said.  The new technology works with artificial intelligence and algorithms which “measure a high accuracy rate on temperature recognition.” The airport has already completed a …

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 American Airlines has returned to Saint Lucia.  The airline relaunched its flights from Miami to Saint Lucia on July 9, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline is operating the once-daily service on Boeing 737-800 aircraft.  Saint Lucia first …

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 JetBlue is launching a Caribbean expansion beginning in August, with new routes to Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.  Beginning Aug. 6, JetBlue will be operating a new route from Philadelphia to San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz …

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 The long-awaited redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport has begun.  The $175 million project, which will see the transformation of the island’s busiest airport, had been in the works for more than a decade until breaking ground last year.  …

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 The entire country of the Dominican Republic will open up for international tourism beginning July 1, according to Lucien Echavarria, director at the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic. In an exclusive interview with Caribbean Journal, Echavarria said about …

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 Aruba has signaled its intent to reopen its borders for tourism as early as June 15, and now the destination has unveiled a stringent new health and safety program called the “Aruba Health and Happiness Code.” The cleaning and hygiene …

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 Aruba is planning to reopen its borders, the Dutch Caribbean island revealed this week.  Aruba’s government has announced a “tentative re-opening of the borders for inbound travel,” with a scheduled date between June 15 and July 1.  That is subject …

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 As major hotel companies around the world adapt their properties to the new realities of travel, the Caribbean’s most famous resort brand, Sandals, is doing just that. Sandals Resorts has announced a major new health and safety measures it says …

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 The Aruba Airport Authority says it has begun preparing for a “possible” restart, although it will ultimately hinge when the government decides to reopen the island to commercial air travel. For now, the AUA’s plan is about being ready in …

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 For many people, singer Jimmy Buffett and his signature tune perfectly capture the island vibe they crave while slogging away at their busy lives the rest of the year. That’s even more true right now, as we all dream of …

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 After years of deliberation, the island of South Caicos in Turks and Caicos is finally on track to get a brand-new airport terminal.  Turks and Caicos Premier Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson said the airport and combined service building has gotten the green …

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 Guyana has extended the closures of its two major airports until May 1, 2020, the country’s government announced this week.  The decision was made to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus in the country, officials said.  The move came …

 In what is the pre-eminent private-island listing in Turks and Caicos, the British Overseas Territory’s Water Cay is on the market.  Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing on the property, which is currently marketed at $49 million.  …

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 The British Virgin Islands has closed all of its international ports to inbound travel, the British Overseas Territory announced.  The move, which went into effect on March 22 at 11:59 PM, will last for a period of 14 days “in …

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 While Puerto Rico has only five confirmed cases of coronavirus so far, the island has announced a series of strong measures to contain the virus in the territory, according to Discover Puerto Rico. “Puerto Rico has put an Island-wide issues …