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More Than 30 Million People Visited the Caribbean Last Year

 By Alexander Britell It was a record-breaking year for the Caribbean region last year, even in the face of a pair of historic hurricanes. The Caribbean welcomed more than 30 million travelers for the first time ever, according to the …

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Dominican Republic Tourism Keeps Growing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination continues to show strong growth, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Central Bank. The Dominican Republic welcomed 4.4 million visitors through August, a 6.7 percent increase over …

New Flights from Europe to Jamaica

 Jamaica is getting a major airlift boost from the European market. A pair of carriers are expanding flights to the island out of both Spain and Germany. Spain-based charter carrier Evelop is launching weekly nonstop flights between Madrid and Montego …

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 NCL announces homeport change By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Epic will be returning to Florida in November 2016 after more than a year in Europe, NCL announced. The ship will become the line’s largest ship to homeport from Port …

 Above: a Norwegian plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Airlines is planning to launch a new flight between London Gatwick and the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, the company announced. The flight will also be among the cheapest to …

 Above: Panama President Juan Carlos Varela in Rome (Photo: OP Panama) By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama President Juan Carlos Varela is on an official visit to Europe this week, with Italy the first stop. On Thursday, Varela headed to …

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize and the Cayman Islands are seeing significant improvements in tourism from Europe, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Cayman Islands received 15,466 European tourists in the …

 Above: Jamaica Finance Minister Peter Phillips (left) and Bank of Jamaica Governor Brian Wynter (right) will both be on the trip By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips will be heading to Europe and the United …

 Above: Trinidad Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran is currently in Europe for a series of conferences. On Wednesday, he concludes a visit to the 98th Session of the Council of Ministers …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is looking to increase the number of tourism arrivals it receives from Europe, according to Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. The Minister, who met this week with Belgium’s Ambassador to Barbados, …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is visiting Europe this week for a five-day visit to the continent . Lamothe will visit France and Belgium on the trip, with the …

 Above: former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By Alexander Britell Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush, who was arrested on allegations of corruption in December, has been released on bail for a second time as Cayman police expand their corruption …

 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean remain “resilient” to a possible slowdown in world economic growth stemming from a potential deepening of the European debt crisis deceleration in China, …

 Above: IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno in Haiti (Photo: Catianne Tijerina) By the Caribbean Journal staff Latin America and the Caribbean are closing a year marked by economic gains, but the region is not immune to external shocks, according to …