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Antigua and Barbuda Makes Big Tourism Push in Canada

 Antigua and Barbuda is redoubling its efforts to court travelers from Canada.  The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority led a major tourism push in Canada this week, with a delegation led by ABTA Chief Executive Officer Colin C. James and …

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Canadian Tourism Returns to Jamaica

 Canadian tourism has officially returned to Jamaica.  The island welcomed back the first Air Canada flight following a six-month hiatus, with Air Canada’s first Dreamliner flight to the country.  “Canada is the second-largest source market for Jamaica and the return …

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More Flights from Canada to the Caribbean This Winter

 Sunwing is set to relaunch a wave of flights to the Caribbean out of the Atlantic coast of Canada this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Canadian travel giant will resume service from Halifax to eight different destinations in January …

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cancun canada flights

 No Caribbean destination has seen strong airlift growth amid the pandemic than Cancun, and now the Mexican Caribbean hotspot is set for another relaunch from Canada.  In December, Sunwing will resume flights from Waterloo International Airport to Cancun, with service …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is launching its first-ever flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service will launch Feb. 6, with one weekly flight on Saturday, operating for the tourist season.  …

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 Canadian travel giant Sunwing is planning a relaunch of several routes to Cancun beginning next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be relaunching service to Cancun from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton beginning Jan. 9.  All of those routes …

barbados pre testing

 Barbados has partnered with StageZero Life Sciences on a new plan aimed at making pre-testing easier for travelers from North America.  The partnership will allow travelers from the United States and Canada to have their PCR tests expedited through a …

amresorts

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) was on hand Thursday for the official reopening of Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana, where we sat down with Luis Nunez, regional commercial director of the Dominican Republic for AMResorts, to …

aruba reopens

 Aruba has reopened its borders for tourists from Canada, Europe and the rest of the Caribbean (with the exception of the Dominican Republic and Haiti). The Dutch Caribbean island had already reopened to travel from nearby Bonaire and Curacao.  On …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s rapid Caribbean flight expansion has continued with the planned launch of another new service from Canada to Cuba. Sunwing will be launching a new route between Ontario’s North Bay and Cuba’s Cayo Santa Maria …

caribbean sunwing new 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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 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 …

tobago 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, …

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 …

caribbean upbeat tourism

 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 …

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. …