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New Flights From Quebec to Puerto Vallarta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada’s Sunwing is adding another new nonstop route for the upcoming winter travel season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The travel giant has announced plans for a nonstop flight between Quebec City and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. …

Dominican Republic Tourism Up Almost 6 Percent in 2018

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic tourism is up almost 6 percent so far in 2018, according to new data from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank provided to Caribbean Journal. The country reported a total of 2.9 million visitors …

Nassau Villa Hits the Market for $6.99 Million

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxury waterfront villa in Nassau has hit the market for $6.995 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. Poinciana House, a two-story, six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom canalfront home is set on the main waterway in New Providence’s tony …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The food. The shopping. The sheer natural beauty. And, oh yeah, Grace Bay Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit Turks and Caicos, and now it’s getting even easier to get there. American …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most popular dive sites in the Caribbean is open again. The iconic MV Superior Producer dive site on the island of Curaçao has reopened again for divers, the Curaçao Port Authority announced. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ tourism sector has been having a banner year so far in 2018, and it’s getting another lift. American Airlines has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route between Chicago and Nassau, Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia-based Avianca is expanding its flight service to Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is adding four additional weekly flights between Bogota and Curaçao beginning Aug. 3. That will mean a total of 11 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Journal took home one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious travel media awards at a gala dinner in New York this week. Caribbean Journal editor-in-chief Alexander Britell won the CTO’s Virtual Visitor Award for his …

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 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism has a new pace-setter. The Bahamas reported a whopping 18 percent surge in stopover visitors in the first quarter of 2018, the fastest rate of growth in the region. That was announced …

 By Alexander Britell Saint Lucia’s locally-owned Bay Gardens Resorts has announced a major expansion. The hotel collection has acquired the island’s Palm Haven Hotel, which will be renamed the Bay Gardens Marina Haven. That 35-room property will become Bay Gardens’ …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Carlisle Bay has named a new managing director, Caribbean Journal has learned. The property has appointed Thomas Orchard to the role, in which he will be responsible for managing the 87-suite resort, which is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises has completed an “extensive” 10-day dry dock of its Crown Princess cruise ship, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 3,080-passenger ship completed a series of enhancements during a drydock in Grand Bahama last month, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In two months since launching sales, Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences has reached $45 million in sales, Caribbean Journal has learned. The collection of planned beachfront residences, which will accompany the Grand Hyatt hotel, is Grand …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Dzurenda, who sent in this lovely shot of the sand on Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A home in the tony Ocean Club Estates on Paradise Island in the Bahamas has sold for $16 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The home sale handled by Ryan Knowles of HG Christie is the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Susan Parr, who sent in this lovely shot that she took during a getaway to Palm Island in the Grenadines. Have you taken a great photo …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is getting a huge lift from American Airlines. American Airlines is planning to add a second daily nonstop flight from Miami to Antigua beginning in December, a spokesperson for the airline …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Buoyed by the debut of one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotels, the island of St Kitts is experiencing a tourism surge so far in 2018. There were a total of 25,744 stayover visitors to the …