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jetblue strong month

A Strong Month for JetBlue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was another strong month for JetBlue Airways, according to the New York City-based airline’s latest passenger data. JetBlue reported 4.587 billion revenue passenger miles in May, which represented a 5.7 percent increase compared to …

cancun beach shack

A New Beach Shack in Cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new beachfront hotspot in Cancun. It’s called SacBé Beach Shack, and it’s the newest addition to the 450-room Marriott Cancun Resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The beach shack blends Tulum style …

mexico family resort

The Best Family Resort in Mexico

 By Alexander Britell “Would you like cucumber, lime or lemon in your water?” I don’t think I’d ever been asked this specific question before, even in Paris or Rome, in luxury hotels the world over. I was with my family …

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caribbean photo negril jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Schoendorf, who sent in this very cool shot of the beach in Negril, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

bahamas travel demand

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel demand for The Bahamas is booming so far in 2019, according to a new report from Expedia Group. The Bahamas saw a 43 percent growth in travel demand in the first quarter of 2019, …

puerto rico rum barrel

 By Alexander Britell He would carry it around in a small wooden barrel, rum in arm, giving tastes to his friends and those who wished to try it. Don Pedro Fernandez, a third-generation sugarcane grower in Puerto Rico, had studied …

anguilla malliouhana villas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection hotel in Anguilla has expanded. The property has announced the addition of a pair of new villas, Kishti Villa West and Kishti Villa East, to its management portfolio. The new …

dominican republic amanera

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aman Resorts’ Amanera resort in the Dominican Republic will reopen Nov. 1 following its annual summer closure with a host of upgrades. That includes the addition of private swimming pools to three of the property’s …

all-inclusive st maarten ocean point

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton After a meal of fresh local snapper and white wine, you walk past the brilliant blue view and the striking cliffs beneath your feet and it’s very easy to forget you’re staying at an …

norwegian cruise line scarpetta

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Popular Italian eatery Scarpetta, which has locations around the world, is now opening its first-ever restaurant on a cruise ship. The new Onda by Scarpetta will make its debut on the still-in-production Norwegian Cruise Line’s …

caribbean summit miami

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading events on the Caribbean tourism agenda is coming back for another year, with the third annual Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Summit in Miami. The Aug. 1 Bisnow event, which is being …

four seasons nevis renovation

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The celebrated Four Seasons Resort Nevis has kicked off the final chapter of its multi-phase, two-year-long renovation project. the latest enhancements will include the redesign of the resort’s main signature pool, construction of a new restaurant …

aruba new york flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American Airlines has officially begun operating a new nonstop service from New York’s Laguardia Airport to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport. The …

costa rica glamping

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Previously open only to groups, Costa Rica’s Kinkára glamping resort has officially opened its doors to individual travelers. The property, part of the Cayuga Collection of sustainable resorts, is set on 800 acres in the …

delta mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines has added another new route to Mexico, this time to the country’s increasingly popular capital city. The carrier has officially launched a new route from Minneapolis-St Paul to Mexico City, with service …

Panama Canal Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is planning a big push to the Panama Canal this upcoming season. The cruise line will run a total of 32 sailings to the Canal from September 2019 and May 2020, it …

caribbean real estate dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is getting hot, and the latest new project to launch on the Eastern Caribbean island is a major expansion at its iconic Secret Bay luxury hotel. And it’s, well, very, very cool. The boutique …

puerto rico luis munoz marin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is continuing to see strong passenger growth, according to the latest data from parent company ASUR, which also operates a host of regional airports in Mexico and Colombia. …