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Cancun Airport Traffic Opens 2020 With a Surge

 After a slow year in 2019, Cancun has started off 2020 with a surge, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the destination’s airport.  Cancun International Airport reported 2.174 million passengers in February, representing a sizzling 7.4 …

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Royal Caribbean Buys Grand Lucayan Hotel in The Bahamas

 A partnership between Royal Caribbean International and Bahamas Port Investments has purchased the Grand Lucayan Resort on Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The government of The Bahamas was the seller of the property, which it had originally purchased the resort …

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A Hilton Hotel Is Coming to Guyana

 Fresh off the announcement of a planned second Marriott hotel in Guyana, another new projet has broken ground, this time under the Hilton umbrella.  Guyana’s first Hilton hotel will be located southeast of the country’s Ogle International Airport.  The project’s …

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 2019 was a year of “measured” performance for Bermuda tourism, as the island saw cuts in airlift but still managed to hit new highs for total visitation numbers.  Indeed, Bermuda’s overall visitor tally was its highest on record last year, …

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 Marriott is opening a second hotel in Guyana, the result of the country’s booming oil industry.  Following the existing Marriott in Georgetown, a new AC Marriott has broken ground close to Guyana’s Eugene Correia International Airport.  The 150-room hotel, which …

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 United Kingdom carrier British Airways is expanding its direct flight service to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be adding two extra weekly flights between London Gatwick and Hewanorra International Airport, with flights on …

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 The island destination of Cozumel in Mexico is off to a strong start in 2020, according to new data from ASUR, which manages Cozumel’s airport.  Cozumel International Airport reported 58,437 passengers in January, representing a 5.9 percent increase compared to …

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 After a sluggish 2019, traffic at Cancun International Airport is rebounding, according to the latest numbers from parent company ASUR.  Cancun Airport handled a total of 2.277 million passengers in January, representing a 4.1 percent increase compared to the same …

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 The Caribbean’s busiest airport is planning major improvements to its customer experience this year, headlined by the implementation of U.S. Customs and Immigration PreClearance.  Punta Cana, which is the most popular destination in the Dominican Republic and the wider Caribbean …

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 It’s no secret that Puerto Rico is in the midst of a full-fledged airlift boom, and now the island will soon be getting more new daily nonstop flights, Caribbean Journal has learned. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, which kicked off a …

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 Delta Air Lines is adding a new route from New York to the Cayman Islands, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new seasonal service is set to launch June 13, according to the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism.  It will operate …

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 St Maarten’s tourism rebirth has continued with the debut of the island’s newest hotel: the Adonis Cupecoy. The Adonis is the first new-build hotel to open its doors since Hurricane Irma, with a setting in Cupecoy, just south of the …

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 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is adding a new nonstop route to the Caribbean coast of Colombia.  Spirit will be launching a new thrice-weekly flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Barranquilla, Colombia.  The new service, which launches April 23, will …

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 After a sluggish summer, Cancun’s air traffic managed to climb into positive territory with a late-2019 push.  Mexico’s most popular destination reported a total of 25.48 million passengers in 2019, a 1.1 percent increase over the calendar year 2018.  That …

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 Puerto Rico’s surging air arrivals continued in December, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s primary air hub, Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan.  San Juan reported 937,716 passengers in December, a 19.6 percent …

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 There’s a new way to get to Bogota from the Northeast.  Delta Air Lines has officially launched a new nonstop route between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Bogota, Colombia’s El Dorado International Airport.  The new route is …

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 Frontier Airlines is continuing its Caribbean push with plans for another new route to Puerto Rico.  The low-cost carrier will be launching new daily flights from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The new service will …

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 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …