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United Airlines’ New Partnership With Avianca and 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 …

Marriott Is Bringing a New Hotel Brand to the Caribbean

 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 …

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Spirit Adding New Flights to Colombia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin, with another new route to Colombia. The carrier has revealed plans to launch new flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to the city …

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 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 Dana NilandCJ Contributor Conrad Cartagena has announced teh addition of a new 9,600-square-foot spa, kids club, new dining experiences and a Presidential Suite. Opened in December 2017, Conrad Cartagena is the brand’s first property on the Caribbean coast of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta International has expanded in Colombia with the new Sonesta Hotel Ibagué. The new property in Ibagué’s Acqua Commercial complex is Sonesta’s seventh hotel in Colombia. Set in the Tolima department, it’s the 15th Sonesta …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia’s tourism investment has been surging in recent years, most notably in the Caribbean coastal town of Cartagena. But the country’s increasingly hip capital is seeing a hotel boom of its own. Bogota has more …

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 Hyatt Hotels has opened its first-ever Hyatt-branded hotel in Colombia — and its latest hotel in the Caribbean. The Hyatt Regency Cartagena is located in the tourism hub on the country’s Caribbean coast known for its historic walled city. “We are …

Barranquilla Flights

 Dutch Caribbean-based regional air carrier InselAir has announced upgrades to its flights from Curaçao to Baranquilla in Colombia. The company has begun operating the route using a new jet that will cut the flight time to just 80 minutes. From …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal Chris Roberts of Hollywood Florida, who sent in this beautiful shot of the Getsemani district of Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

 It’s one of the burgeoning hotel development hubs of the region: the Caribbean coast of Colombia. And now the area has another new hotel, with the debut of InterContinental Hotels Group’s new Holiday Inn Express Barranquilla Buenavista. The 18-floor, 154-room …

 Dutch Caribbean airline InselAir said it would be relaunching its nonstop flights between Aruba and Medllin, Colombia. The company said demand had increased due to the removal of visa requirements for Colombians coming to Aruba. InselAir will be operating the flights …

 Delta has launched its newest route: service from Atlanta to the Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena, Colombia. The service will operate thrice weekly, with flights on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. “Delta wants to be the best US airline in Latin America by …

 A new initiative IGY Marinas is launching a new community service initiative in 2016. The project, “Inspire Giving through You” will focus on community-based endeavors at the very destinations and communities where the company operates its marinas. “As an important …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Accor has opened its first-ever Mercure-branded hotel in Colombia. The Emlie Mercure Santa Marta is located in Santa Marta on the country’s Caribbean coast. The 140-room beachfront hotel is the company’s sixth hotel in the …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia-based Avianca is planning to introduce twice-weekly nonstop flights between Bogotá and Barbados. The new flights, which begin Dec. 2, will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays between El Dorado International Airport and the Grantley Adams …

 A major force in the region By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia’s agribusiness sector is playing a key role in the growth of the country’s economy. With $192 million in exports to over 127 countries, the industry generates about 6.2 …

 The port of Cartagena By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s busiest ports is getting an upgrade. APM Terminals and Colombian-based port and terminal operating company, Compañia de Puertos Asociados S.A (Compas) have signed a joint venture agreement to jointly …