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Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages to Build Cruise Terminal in Miami

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages has more big plans in Miami. Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson and Miami officials have announced plans to build a dedicated Virgin Voyages cruise terminal at PortMiami, slated for completion in November 2021. …

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Memories Opening New Cuba All-Inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing’s Memories brand is opening another new Cuba all-inclusive resort, the company announced on Thursday. The existing Hotel Brisas Trinidad del Mar will be rebranded next month as the Memories Trinidad Del Mar. Memories has …

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Airbnb Experiences Coming to Bermuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb is bringing its experiential travel offering to the island of Bermuda The company’s Airbnb Experiences is set to launch in Bermuda next spring, the Bermuda Tourism Authority confirmed this week. Bermuda will be the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning to launch its first-ever cruises from New York to Cuba in 2020. The Carnival Radiance cruise ship will undertake the first voyages from New York as part of a wider …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson’s highly-anticipated cruise line has revealed its first-ever port in the Caribbean: Cuba. Virgin Voyages’ first ship, Scarlet Lady, which will launch in 2020 out of PortMiami, will make Havana its first port …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor U.S. demand for travel to Cuba is making a steady comeback.  Since May, tour operators like insightCuba, are seeing increases in leads and bookings, while new hotels on the island are about to launch and U.S. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of …

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 By Alexander Britell “Mr Churchill is easily satisfied with the best,” Lord Birkenhead once said of his friend, Sir Winston Churchill. The preceding quotation— sometimes wrongly attributed to Churchill himself, and perhaps itself apocryphal  — is one of my favorites — and a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company is planning to transform its Melia Caribe Tropical resort into two standalone all-inclusive hotels: the Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding another new route to Cuba, the company announced in a statement this week. Beginning Dec. 17, Sunwing will operate a new seasonal flight from Toronto to Cienfuegos on the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises is bringing its MSC Armonia cruise ship to Miami, with plans to launch a new series of itineraries that include stops in Cuba. Beginning Dec. 10, the Armonia will sail seven-night voyages in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new level of luxury cruise to Cuba — more immersive, with even more Cuban destinations. To meet what it called “luxury travelers’ growing interest in exploring Cuba beyond Havana,” Regent Seven Seas Cruises has …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Demand is rising for hotel accommodations in Cuba, according to a new report from global travel giant Expedia. Since May of last year, Expedia says it has seen increased demand for Cuba accommodations, with growth …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff AccorHotels is adding a new hotel in the Caribbean, this time in Havana. The company has announced plans to debut its SO/Sofitel brand in Cuba’s capital, with the new SO/ Havana Paseo del Prado set to debut …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Holland America Line will be sailing more than 100 cruises to the Caribbean from October through April 2019, the company said this week. The cruises range from three to 21-day itineraries, across eight …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is adding even more cruises to Cuba next year, the company said this week. The company’s Norwegian Sun ship will return to Port Canaveral in April 2019 with more Cuba itineraries, after …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has added another daily flight to the Caribbean. The carrier has officially launched a third daily nonstop flight between Fort Lauderdale and Havana, Cuba. Southwest now operates a total of three daily …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its Cuba cruises in a big way. The line’s new Seven Seas Splendor ship will make a splash in its inaugural year, sailing a total of nine …