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American Airlines Planning Pre-Flight Testing for Jamaica, The Bahamas

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American Airlines is planning to launch pre-flight COVID-19 testing on certain flights in the Caribbean region. The plan will begin with preflight COVID-19 testing for customers traveling to Jamaica and The Bahamas. Jamaica will be the first destination, with American […]


Grenada Is Now Open for Tourism

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Grenada is now officially open and welcoming tourists from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe, among other source markets.  It’s a major broadening of the island’s tourism relaunch, which began with allowances for travel from select source markets […]


Delta to Continue Blocking Middle Seats Until January

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Delta Air Lines will continue blocking middle seats through at least January 2021 as a health and safety precaution, the carrier said this week.  Delta continues to be the leader among U.S. airlines in this particular safety protocol; others airlines […]


Mandarin Oriental Reopens Caribbean Resort

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Luxury brand Mandarin Oriental has reopened its only resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, set on the island of Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines, reopened its doors this month.  The ultra-luxe boutique […]

American Airlines Relaunches Aruba, St Vincent Flights

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American Airlines has relaunched more routes to the Caribbean, part of a broader restart of service to the region.  The world’s largest airline officially resumed nonstop flights to Aruba from both Miami and Charlotte this weekend.  Both of those routes […]

Barbados Is Now Open for Tourism. Here's What to Expect.

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Barbados officially reopened its borders for tourism on July 12. Those who come to the island in the first weeks after the reopening will find some familiar hotels with open doors and several of the island’s top attractions open for […]


American Airlines Resumes Saint Lucia Flights

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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 […]

American Airlines Begins Big Caribbean Relaunch

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American Airlines kicked off a major relaunch of service to the Caribbean on Tuesday, resuming flights to a host of reopened destinations across the region.  American resumed eight routes from Miami on July 7, including service to Santo Domingo, Santiago, […]

Major Airlines Return to The Bahamas

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The Bahamas is open for tourism, and major air carriers have officially returned to the destination.  Southwest Airlines kicked off the return with the resumption of daily flights from Baltimore to Nassau on July 1.  On July 2, New York […]


Puerto Vallarta Reopens for Tourism

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Mexico’s hip destination of Puerto Vallarta has officially reopened for tourism.  This week, Puerto Vallarta welcomed its first visitors since the beginning of the pandemic.  More than 45 hotels in the area have reopened to visitors, all with occupancy capped […]

The Bahamas Is Now Open for Tourism

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The Bahamas is officially open for tourism.  The 700-island destination reopened its borders for international tourism on July 1, part of a phased reopening that began with a reopening for boaters and private aviation on June 15.  Most crucially, incoming […]

St Maarten Is Reopening for Tourism

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St Maarten is officially reopening for tourism on July 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dutch Caribbean destination will begin receiving travelers from Europe and North America on that date, according to St Maarten Tourism Minister Ludmila de Weever.  On […]


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