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Avianca, Azul Sign Interline 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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Melia Opens Newest Caribbean Hotel in Cartagena

 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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Four Seasons Is Opening a New Caribbean Hotel in Cartagena

 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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. …

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 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 …

St Thomas Spirit flights

 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 …

 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 …

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 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 …