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Costa Rica Is Updating Its Travel Requirements

 Costa Rica is updating its travel requirements beginning Aug. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On that date, vaccinated travelers will be able to enter Costa Rica without purchasing travel insurance.  That will also apply to minors under the age of …

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Frontier’s New Costa Rica Flights

 No carrier has been adding more flights to the Caribbean Basin of late than Frontier Airlines — and now the low-cost airline has added another one.  Frontier has kicked off its newest service to the region with a nonstop flight …

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Frontier Launches New Flights to The Bahamas

 Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to the region, with flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas.  The inaugural flight from Miami to Nassau kicked off with much fanfare. It’s Frontier’s first-ever service to The Bahamas.  The new …

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 Riu Hotels and Resorts has now completed the reopening of all of its properties in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. Luis Riu, CEO of Riu Hotels and Resorts, confirmed the move, with the relaunch of a total of four hotels in …

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 Hilton Hotels has opened its newest hotel in the tallest building in Costa Rica.  The new Hilton San Jose La Sabana is set in the capital’s Leumi Business Center, a 38-story tower in the up-and-coming Samana Norte neighborhood of San …

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 Southwest Airlines is set to continue its Caribbean relaunch this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The relaunch is headlined by a major increase in its Cancun service beginning June 12 that will include the return of Saturday-only service from Pittsburgh …

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 Fast-expanding Frontier Airlines is at again, with plans to launch more flights in the Caribbean Basin.  The low-cost airline will be adding new flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from both Miami and Orlando.  On July 1, Frontier will launch …

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 Planet Hollywood has officially opened its first-ever all-inclusive resort in the wider Caribbean with the debut o the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun.  The property is set in increasingly popular Costa Mujeres, a destination often dubbed the “New Cancun,” …

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 Marriott International has opened its first-ever Marriott Vacation Club resort in Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new resort is set at the  Los Sueños Resort and Marina, a 1,110-acre master-planned community.  It’s also the first Marriott Vacation Club …

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 Marriott Vacation Club is opening its first ever resort in Costa Rica. Beginning in January 2021, Marriott will debut the Marriott Vacation Club at Los Sueños, a 24-villa resort set within the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Complex, …

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 RIU Hotels and Resorts has reopened its Riu Playa Blanca in Panama, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the 573-room resort, which is set in Panama’s “Arco Seco” region, means the company has now reopened all of its hotel …

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 United Airlines is kicking off a new Caribbean expansion headlined by the launch of new service to destinations including the Dominican Republic and Belize.  That includes the launch of new nonstop service from Denver to Belize City, Belize, along with …

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 A leading Costa Rica resort has hit the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Si Como No Resort and Wildlife Refuge has been listed for sale with CBRE Hotels.  The property first opened in 1992 as a five-key resort …

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 American Airlines is adding Costa Rica to its newly-announced pre-flight testing program, the company said this week.  The plan will begin on Oct. 15 at Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport.  In the next few weeks, American Airlines will be launching a …

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 Costa Rica will be reopening its borders on Sept. 1 to American travelers — but only those who are residents in a handful of states.  That includes travelers with proof of residence in New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine …

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 Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts has introduced a new 360-degree quality, safety and hygiene program CleanComplete Verification, the company said this week.  The CleanComplete Verification program expands the “standards of quality and cleanliness” at the company’s 58 beachfront branded properties across …

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 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

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 The biggest hotel in Bermuda has been sold.  The iconic Fairmont Southampton has been sold to a partnership led by Miami-based investment firm Gencom, the company announced.  The seller was Europe’s AccorInvest.  The hotel will be remaining under the brand …