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Doing Business in the Caribbean 2017: Central America Leading By Example

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All is the 14th in the long-standing series of co-publications by the World Bank and International Financial Corporation (IFC). This annual report on the ease in doing business, now in …

Margaritaville Expands to Costa Rica

 Margaritaville is expanding in the Caribbean Basin. The company has announced the rebranding of the Flamingo Beach Resort and Spa in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, in partnership with Driftwood Acquisitions & Development. “We are thrilled to combine the fun and escapism …

Sun Country Airlines Names New CEO

 Sun Country Airlines has announced the appointment of a new president and chief executive officer. The airline has appointed Jude Bricker to the post. Bricker previously served as COO at fellow air carrier Allegiant, where he had worked since May …

LATEST NEWS

 Air France is increasing its service to Costa Rica, the carrier announced this week. Air France will now be offering an additional flight from Paris to San Jose this winter, meaning three weekly flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle on San …

 Windstar has launched a new series of back-to-back cruises called “Star Collector Voyages.” The longer and more in-depth cruises range from 14 to 34 days, featuring few repeated ports and offering the comfort of an extended trip with the luxury …

SwellWomen

 Luxury wellness travel company SwellWomen is expanding its reach for 2017 by offering new retreats in new locations with new focus areas. The company is now offering wellness retreats at more than 10 exotic destinations across the globe, including a …

All Inclusive Costa Rica

 Costa Rica is one of the world’s greatest nature destinations. With one of the globe’s largest concentrations of biodiversity, it’s an adventurers’ dream, from volcanos to thermal baths to hiking trails, there is something for everyone. But that doesn’t mean …

 Hard Rock is expanding in the region. Hard Rock International has announced plans to open a new Hard Rock Hotel in Costa Rica, the Hard Rock Hotel Papagayo, Costa Rica. The hotel is slated to open in early 2019 in …

Princess Cruises

 For the first time in four years, Princess Cruises will offer Summer Caribbean cruises including Panama Canal transits in 2018. The 3,192-guest Caribbean Princess returns to sail on a full summer season of voyages ranging from seven-day Eastern and Western …

 Hilton is heading to the Costa Rican rainforest. The global hospitality giant has announced the signing of the Botanika Osa Peninsula hotel to its Curio – A Collection by Hilton brand. The hotel, which is being developed by Sinergo Development …

Air France Costa Rica

 Air France has launched its new route from Paris to San Jose, Costa Rica. The new service will be operated twice weekly on Air France’s Boeing 777-300 aircraft with a capacity of 468 seats — including 14 in business, 32 …

 Air France is expanding in the region. The company has announced the addition of two new weekly flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from Paris Charles de Gaulle. The flights will be operated on a Boeing 777-300 with a capacity …

southwest airlines

 Southwest Airlines has launched its newest service to the region. The carrier has launched its first-ever service between Los Angeles International Airport and Liberia/Guanacaste, Costa Rica. “Connecting Los Angeles to Costa Rica’s growing resort and ecotourism region brings to the …

 Marriott is continuing to expand its Autograph Collection Hotels portfolio in the Caribbean Basin. The brand has added its second hotel in Costa Rica, the El Mangroove boutique resort. The 85-suite property includes a pool stretching over 130 feet with …

 Southwest Airlines has launched booking for its new Los Angeles-Costa Rica flights. The flights, which will operate between LAX and Liberia/Guanacaste, will begin April 12. The company said it was offering the flights for as low as $149 one way. …

 Canadian air carrier WestJet posted mixed numbers in 2015, according to the company’s latest report. The company showed an 80 percent load factor in 2015, down 1.4 percent from the full year 2014. But the company also saw a 3.3 …

 Four Seasons is ramping up its golf game. The company has announced a new partnership that offers the convenience of private jet travel with a whirlwind golfing tour. The new golf package, which is the result of an exclusive partnership …

 Southwest Airlines is expanding in the Caribbean Basin, the company announced this week. The carrier said it would begin offering daily flights between Los Angeles and Liberia, Costa Rica in April 2016. “This new link for our Customers in the …