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Sunwing Relaunching More Cancun Service

 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 …

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Barbados Partners on Pre-Testing Option for Travelers

 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 …

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How AMResorts Is Faring Amid the Pandemic

 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 …

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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. …

st vincent and the grenadines palm

 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. …

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, …

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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 …

tobago tourist arrivals

 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. …

swoop jamaica

 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 sold

 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 …