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WestJet Adding New Nonstop Flights to Montego Bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet is adding a new route to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season. The airline will launch new twice-weekly nonstop service between Calgary and Montego Bay, Jamaica beginning Nov. 3, according to …

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AeroMexico Launching New Flights to Belize

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s national carrier, AeroMexico, is launching a new flight to Belize, the company said this week. The new nonstop service will operate twice weekly between Mexico City and Belize’s Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport. “Mexico …

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Belize Sees Continued Growth in Tourism Arrivals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism to Belize continues to ramp up in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Belize Tourism Board. The Western Caribbean destination reported a total of 269,502 stayover tourist arrivals in the first six …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s largest rental car company has officially opened in the Dominican Republic. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened four new locations, each at airports in the Dominican Republic. The company’s new locations include Punta Cana International …

 We all dream of living in the Caribbean. We all think about waking up to the ocean, being in touch with the natural environment, of connecting with the region’s vibrant culture. Everybody dreams of doing it — but some actually …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s national culinary team took home the top honors in the latest edition of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami last week. The team beat out 11 other national culinary teams …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere has just gotten some very good news. UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has decided to remove the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve Network from the List of World Heritage in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest addition to Belize’s fast-growing hotel pipeline is on track for 2020, and now we’ve gotten the exclusive first look at the new Alaia Belize. The property, which will be part of Marriott’s Autograph …

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 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet traffic is continuing to surge, according to the Canada-based carrier’s latest data report. WestJet reported 2.174 billion revenue passenger miles in May, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period in 2017. The carrier …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fast-growing destination of Belize has a new boutique lodge in its portfolio. The Diamond Lodge has opened its doors just outside the heart of San Pedro Town on increasingly hip Ambergris Caye in the …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of the newest resorts in Belize has launched a new beach club. Belize’s Mahogany Bay has unveiled its newly opened Beach Club on the white sandy beach of Ambergris Caye. Just a 10-minute boat …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Legend ship is repositioning to Port Tampa Bay next year, the company announced in a statement this week. The 2,124-passenger ship will head to Port Tampa Bay beginning in October 2019 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mitchell Paugh, who sent in this stunning shot of a lone gull awaiting sunrise at the Isla Bonita Resort on Ambergris Caye in Belize. Have you …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Rita Lefler, who sent in this lovely shot taken from the upper deck of her beach house in Hopkins, Belize. “Lovely view of the Caribbean and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Marriott-branded hotel is coming to the surging Caribbean tourism destination of Belize. ECI Development has announced plans to bring Marriott Hotels’ signature brand to Belize with a 203-unit hotel on popular Ambergris Caye. The …