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Sunwing Launches Two New Caribbean Routes

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is launching a pair of new routes to the Caribbean region. One is the long-awaited return of direct flights from Montreal to Havana, with service on Mondays and Fridays beginning Dec. …

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St Vincent and the Grenadines, A New Caribbean Hotspot

 By Alexander Britell Luxe private resorts. Sparkling, untouched beaches. Volcanoes. Spectacular sailing. And you haven’t heard of it? For years, St Vincent and the Grenadines has been something of a secret corner of the Caribbean, a rarefied section of the …

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Tobago Seeing Jump in Tourist Arrivals

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tobago is seeing an increase in international arrivals over the past few months, due in large part to the airline’s weekly Sunwing flight from Toronto, Canada. Sunwing’s Boeing 737, which has a capacity of 189 passengers, …

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caribbean growth 2019

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean region is projecting strong tourism growth in 2019, regional tourism officials said this week. The Caribbean Tourism Organization is forecasting arrival growth of between 6 and 7 percent this year, continuing what it …

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 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 …

swoop mexico 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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 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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 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. …

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 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, …

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 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 …

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 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, …

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 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 …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 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 …