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Saint Lucia Tourism Just Set Another Visitor Record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s tourism industry had another record-setting year in 2018, according to a new report from the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The destination reported a total of 1,218,294 visitors in 2018, a 10.2 percent increase …

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Swoop Completes Mexico Flight Launches

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s low-cost carrier, Swoop, has completed its newest Mexico flight launches. The carrier officially began operating its new route from Abbotsford International Airport in Canada to Mazatlan International Airport. The new service comes after Swoop …

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Cancun Gets A New Flight From Canada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop, has launched its newest flight from Canada to the Caribbean. This time, it’s a new nonstop service between John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton and Cancun International Airport. The …

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swoop mexico flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Swoop, Canada-based WestJet’s new low-cost airline, is has kicked off a major expansion to Mexico. The carrier has launched the first of four new routes to Mexico with a flight from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta. …

toronto cuba flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada has long been the most significant market for tourists to Cuba — and now there’s another new way for travelers to make the trip. Sunwing has launched a new service from Toronto to Cienfuegos, …

los cabos flights canada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The bustling Mexican tourism hotspot of Los Cabos is getting a lift this season from Canadian carrier Sunwing, which recently launched two new routes to the destination. Sunwing has launched its first-ever flights to Los …

tobago flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched its first-ever flights to the island of Tobago. The new nonstop flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Tobago’s ANR Robinson Airport are operating weekly on Fridays between Dec. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Swoop, the new low-cost carrier by Canadian airline WestJet, is launching its first flights to the Caribbean. The new service from the Toronto area’s Hamilton International Airport to Montego Bay, which launched Sunday, Dec. 16, …

westjet chief commercial officer

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet has appointed a new chief commercial officer. The airline has named Arved von zur Muehlen to the role; he will assume the job officially Jan. 2, 2019. He comes to the fast-growing …

Norwegian Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier has launched its newest route to the Caribbean, this time with a service out of Montreal. This week, Norwegian began operating thrice-weekly service between Montreal and the French Caribbean island of Martinique. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop, is launching its first-ever nonstop flights to Mexico — including the Mexican Caribbean. Beginning in January, the carrier will launch twice-weekly flights from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta, and thrice-weekly flights from …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is making a big push in Mexico. The Canadian travel giant has added another wave of new nonstop flights to Mexico, announcing plans to add three new routes to Mexico out of Victoria, British …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is seeing a surge in tourism from the United States so far this year, according to a new report from the Curaçao Tourist Board. Through the first five months …

Punta Cana Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again in the Caribbean, with increased service to the region out of Val-d’Or, Quebec. In addition to nonstop flights to both Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean and Santa Maria …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin. The carrier has announced plans to launch weekly nonstop flights between Vancouver and Liberia, Costa Rica beginning Dec. 23. The flights, which will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Sunwing is planning to relaunch a series of flights from Canada to the Caribbean this upcoming tourist season. The flights will operate weekly from Saskatoon and Regina in Saskatchewan from Nov. 5 through …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet has launched its first-ever flights from Calgary and Vancouver to Mexico City. The new flights, which began last week, keep WestJet as the Canadian airline with the most flights to Mexico. The …

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 By Alexander Britell It was a record-breaking year for the Caribbean region last year, even in the face of a pair of historic hurricanes. The Caribbean welcomed more than 30 million travelers for the first time ever, according to the …