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Jamaica’s New $250 Million Hotel Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain H10 has launched construction on a 1,000-room hotel project in Jamaica. It will be the first-ever Jamaica hotel for the chain, which has a heavy presence in Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican …

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Virgin Voyages Adds Two New Caribbean Destinations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages’ highly-anticipated debut is getting closer, and now Sir Richard Branson’s revolutionary adults-only cruise brand is adding two more new destinations to its portfolio. Virgin Voyages, which announced Havana, Cuba as its first port …

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The Best Cigar Shop in St Martin

 By Alexander Britell MARIGOT — No matter where you are in the Caribbean (outside of Cuba of course), it’s rarely easy to find great Cuban cigars. That includes most of the region’s top cruise destinations, where, even if you can …

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dominican republic all-inclusive h10

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Punta Cana is home to another new hotel, following this week’s debut of the Ocean El Faro in Uvero Alto. The 618-room Dominican Republic all-inclusive is the latest by H10 Hotels; it will be followed …

cancun growing airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The region’s fastest growing airport is in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun International Airport added a whopping 30 new air routes in the 2018 calendar year, according to officials from the state of …

punta cana beach hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy few weeks for one of the biggest hotel companies in the Caribbean — and now Melia is at it again. Melia has unveiled the fruits of its $30 million project to …

all-inclusive cuba melia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has a major new all-inclusive resort on the beach-filled island of Cayo Santa Maria. Melia Hotels International has opened its new Paradisus Los Cayos, the fourth Paradisus-branded hotel in the country. The new-build property …

toronto cuba flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada has long been the most significant market for tourists to Cuba — and now there’s another new way for travelers to make the trip. Sunwing has launched a new service from Toronto to Cienfuegos, …

Punta Cana Canada Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular beach destination is getting more flights from Canada. Sunwing has begun operating its first-ever flight from Thunder Bay, Ontario to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. “We are very excited about …

royal caribbean new york

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding its cruise network out of the greater New York City area, the company said on Wednesday. The cruise line will be adding new cruises in 2020-2021 on the Oasis of the …

richard branson cruise terminal

 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. …

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 …

Bermuda Airbnb Experiences 2

 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 …

new york cuba cruises

 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 …

virgin voyages caribbean

 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 …

cuba americans travel

 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. …

seadream caribbean cruises

 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 …

bahamas winston churchill

 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 …