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Norwegian Adding Martinique-French Guiana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for your next bucket-list getaway? Norwegian has you covered. The European low-cost carrier is launching new flights from Martinique to French Guiana, a new service linking the heart of the French Caribbean with one …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Baths, Virgin Gorda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ed Cave, who sent in this lovely shot of The Baths on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in …

VIDEO: Casa Colonial: The Best-Kept Secret in the Dominican Republic

 By Guy Britton Maybe you’ve been to the beaches of Punta Cana, the sights of Santo Domingo, or the golf courses of La Romana. But here, hidden away among the large resorts of Puerto Plata, there is a jewel. This …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association officially has a new president. Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass has taken the reins as the new president of the CHTA. Affonso-Dass succeeds outgoing President Karolin Troubetzkoy, who was hailed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff “This is history.” Those were the words of Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell this week, when Grenada debuted its historic new parliament building in the heart of St George’s. The new building is a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has returned its Mariner of the Seas ship to PortMiami following a $120 million transformation project. The ship, which will be sailing four-night weekday and three-night weekend cruises from Miami to The Bahamas, …

 By Alexander Britell It’s getting even easier to visit the fascinating French Caribbean island of Martinique. The expanded flights are headlined by this week’s announcement that European carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle will be adding another major new route to the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has expanded its flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is now operating four weekly flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Curaçao International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for advocates of an improved Caribbean aviation sector, a new group has been formed to spearhead efforts at regional change. It’s called the Caribbean Airlift Alliance, and it’s a group of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Summer in St Barth. It’s all of the French Caribbean charm, the beaches, the beauty, without the crowds. And it just get even more affordable. St Barth properties has launched a new program on its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home heads to the island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos, home to one of the region’s most astonishing beachfront retreats. This is Long Bay House, a six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom, 8,500-square-foot home on …

turks flights

 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 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 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 Marriott is looking to make big changes to its Sheraton brand. The hotel giant, which already introduced a concept for its new Sheraton guest room last year, is now showcasing its new vision for the …

spirit caribbean orlando

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with a host of new routes out of Orlando International Airport. Beginning Oct. 4, the Miramar, Fla.-based carrier will begin offering international nonstop flights to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has returned its Puerto Rico flight frequencies to pre-Hurricane Irma levels, the carrier announced this week. The airline said the return of capacity this week came six months earlier than planned. JetBlue has also …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t often that your room itself is a work of art. Sure, there are well designed suites and well appointed rooms, units with striking paintings and dazzling lines. But these are different. The onetime owner of …