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Swoop’s First Jamaica Flights

 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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WestJet Names New 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 …

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Norwegian Launches Newest Caribbean Route

 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 …

 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 …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 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 …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing Airlines has launched its first-ever flights between Montreal, Canada and Antigua. The first Sunwing flight was welcomed by a water cannon salute at Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport on Sunday. Sunwing is operating the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s greatest hotel brands is expanding to the Americas. Mexico-based Grupo GDI has signed an agreement with India’s Oberoi Group to develop Oberoi hotels and resorts in the US, Canada, Mexico, Latin …

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 Caribbean Airlines has expanded its service between Trinidad and St. Vincent. the carrier is now operating flights between Trinidad and St. Vincent five times per week on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. “This expansion will improve the frequency with …

 Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding more flights from Canada to the Caribbean this summer. The carrier will be offering service to three Caribbean destinations from Vancouver via Toronto. From May 17 to Sept. 3, Vancouver travelers can reach Punta …

 It just got significantly easier to fly from Canada to a number of destinations across the Bahamas. Florida-based Silver Airways and Air Canada have announced the signing of an interline agreement, meaning travelers can purchase a single ticket to fly …

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 Antigua and Barbuda is looking to make a big push to draw tourism from Canada. The Caribbean destination has announced the creation of a new position exclusively covering the Canadian market. The country has named Colin Skerritt to the new …