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Delta Launches New York-Bogota Flights

 There’s a new way to get to Bogota from the Northeast.  Delta Air Lines has officially launched a new nonstop route between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Bogota, Colombia’s El Dorado International Airport.  The new route is …

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Aruba Airlines Launches New Flights to Colombia

 Aruba Airlines has launched a new nonstop service between Aruba and Barranquilla in Colombia.  The new service, which launched last week, will operate twice weekly, with flights on Mondays and Fridays, the company said. It’s part of quietly strong tourism …

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At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Look at the Ancient Caribbean

 A special exhibition highlighting the artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning December 16. Showcasing more than 40 works drawn primarily from The Met collection and augmented by select loans …

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 Hyatt has opened another new hotel in Colombia, this time with the debut of the Hyatt Place Bogota Convention Center.  It’s the latest debut for the Hyatt Place brand in the wider Caribbean Basin region, following the recent debut of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Traffic to Puerto Rico’s primary airport is surging, according to the latest totals from Mexico-based ASUR, which operates Luis Muñoz Marín airport. San Juan’s air hub saw 7.6 percent growth in August compared to the same …

azul avianca agreement

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a potentially important move for the wider Caribbean travel industry, Brazil’s Azul and Colombia’s Avianca have signed an interline agreement. The move by the two major Latin American carriers means the companies are now …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment destinations has a brand-new property: Cartagena. The tourism destination on the Caribbean coast of Colombia is now home to a new adults-only, all-inclusive hotel by Spanish travel giant …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is adding a new hotel in the Caribbean. The luxury hotel brand is partnering with San Francisco Investments, a subsidiary of Valorem, to open a new luxury hotel and private …

curacao bogota flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Strengthening what has always been a strong South American market for the Dutch Caribbean, low-cost carrier Wingo has launched its first-ever flights between Bogota, Colombia and Curacao. Wingo’s new flights are operating twice weekly, with …

colombia hotel investment

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the hottest hotel pipelines in the Caribbean Basin might not be the one you expect. Set on the southwestern coast of the Caribbean Sea, Colombia has almost 4,000 rooms in construction, according to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan is seeing surging growth, according to new data from parent company ASUR. The airport, one of the major regional hubs in the wider Caribbean, saw a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton continued its wider regional expansion this week with the debut of a new Hilton-branded hotel in Bogota, Colombia. The Hilton Bogota Corferias is HIlton’s 20th hotel in Colombia, with 410 rooms and 13,000 square …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a strong comeback for Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in the final quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from airport operator ASUR. San Juan’s air hub saw a 30.4 percent …

spirit cali flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a year of broad expansion for low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, which has been rapidly growing its network in the Caribbean Basin. And now the airline has added another new route to the region. …

colombia eco luxe

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cannúa, an 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019. The 27-acre mountainside retreat is set about 90 minutes from Medellin. “As Colombia continues to evolve …

United Avianca Copa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major development for regional aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean, United Airlines has announced an agreement with Panama’s Copa Airlines and Colombia’s Avianca for a joint business agreement. The agreement, still pending …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is plotting another entry into the Caribbean. Marriott International has just announced plans to bring its newest hotel brand, Moxy Hotels, into the Caribbean and Latin America. The company has …