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American Airlines Launches Bonaire Flights, Plans Expansion

 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 …

Miami’s Must-Visit Caribbean Food Event: Caribbean305

 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 …

New Curaçao-Aruba Flights

 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 …

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 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 …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s top windsurfing destinations just got even better. Windsurfing legend Bjorn Dunkerbeck and DefiWind founder Philippe Bru have opened the new Dunkerbeck Pro Center on the island’s famous Lac Bay. The center, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched its first-ever nonstop flights to Bonaire. The weekly service out of Toronto will operate on Sundays through April 15; it is currently the only nonstop flight between Canada and …

american airlines bonaire

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It will soon be significantly easier to get to one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets. American Airlines will be launching new nonstop flights between Miami and Bonaire beginning in June, an American Airlines spokesperson confirmed …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Sunshine is coming to Charleston. Carnival is repositioning the 3,002-passenger ship to kick off a year-round schedule of four and five-day cruises beginning in May 2019. Four-day cruises will visit Nassau, …

caribbean resorts

 They’re not mega-resorts. They’re not even large resorts. But they’re also more than boutique hotels. These are Caribbean resorts, in a smaller package, with the amenities you’re looking for and the intimacy you prize. They’re full of character and charm …

best honeymoon destinations

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

KLM St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it will be resuming flight service to the island of St Maarten beginning Oct. 29. The news is a significant boost for the island whose Princess Juliana airport …

 On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost …

coral restoration in bonaire.

 Coral gardening, the process of replanting laboratory-raised coral fragments to restore coral populations, is proving to benefit Caribbean reefs, according to a new study from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. The school said the …