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American Airlines Ramps Up Bonaire Service

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is extending its recent expansion to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means a total of four weekly flights from Miami International Airport to Bonaire, …

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A New Push to Regrow Caribbean Reefs

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Recent years have seen the growth of a number of initiatives aimed at regrowing coral reef in the Caribbean — most notably the Coral Restoration Foundation in Bonaire. Now, another drive has launched to help rebuild …

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St Maarten’s Winair Adding More Flights for Holidays

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Whether it’s on the beach in Belize or in an urban setting in the Dominican Republic, Kingston or Panama, Marriott is in the midst of a massive expansion push in the Caribbean. And now it’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is planning a major expansion to the Caribbean for the spring season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding more than 11,000 seats to destinations in the Caribbean, from U.S. cities including …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important boost for the Dutch Caribbean island, Sunwing is returning to Bonaire for a second season, the company said this week. The travel giant is the only Canadian tour operator that will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get easier to get around the destinations of the Dutch Caribbean. TUI has partnered with regional Caribbean carrier Winair to add a host of extra flights between Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s under-the-radar foodie scenes has scored a major new addition. BLT Burger, the “rough and tumble” burger joint that’s part of the BLT steakhouse family, has opened its doors on the Dutch …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s always been known for its blue, but now Bonaire is making it official. Bonaire, long one of the Caribbean’s top destinations for snorkeling and diving, is developing a multifaceted public private partnership program that will …

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 By Alexander Britell American Airlines officially launches its first-ever flights to Bonaire this weekend, with plans for more. The carrier will also be adding flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Dec. 15 through March 30, 2019. That’s along with …

 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 There’s a new way to island hop in the Dutch Caribbean. Divi Divi Air, which has long operated regular flights connecting Curaçao and Bonaire, has officially launched new daily flights connecting Curaçao and Aruba. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Belmar Oceanfront Apartments Bonaire resort has completed what the property is calling an “extensive” renovation project. The Bonaire apartment-resort saw a six-month renovation that included upgrades to the property’s front desk and dive shop, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Bonaire has long been one of the Caribbean’s most lovable destinations, its hotel product has always erred on the side of, well, the traditional. But that just changed. Enter the new Delfins Beach Resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean. The air carrier has announced the launch of an additional flight from Amsterdam to Aruba and Bonaire for the season, taking its service to a total …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based Regional Caribbean air carrier Winair has launched a new way to get around the Dutch Caribbean. This week, the carrier launched the new “CN Express,” a flight aimed at connecting St Maarten, St …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Disney Cruise Line has added a brand-new Caribbean destination: Bonaire. The line’s Disney Wonder ship became the first-ever Disney ship to visit Bonaire on Thursday, a big boost for the island’s capital, Kralendijk. Disney wonder has …