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Balearia Expands Fort Lauderdale-Grand Bahama Ferry Service

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Balearia Caribbean has expanded its ferry service between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahama. The shipping line will now be operating the route every day except Wednesday on its fast ferry Jaume I. Balearia Caribbean COO …

Southwest Airlines Launches Nonstop Turks and Caicos, Punta Cana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is making a major push in the Caribbean, with more nonstop flights in its portfolio. Southwest has officially launched new daily flights to both the Turks and Caicos Islands and Punta Cana, Dominican …

Norwegian Launches Fort Lauderdale-Martinique Flights

 By Alexander Britell Low-cost carrier Norwegian officially launched its first ever flights from Fort Lauderdale to Martinique on Monday, kicking off the new nonstop service with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and some French Caribbean flair. (The flight was welcomed at Martinique’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has unveiled an expanded slate of its new Crystal Getaways shorter itineraries. The company has added new voyages for both 2017 and 2018, including a pair of cruises in the …

 By Alexander Britell There’s a great new way to reach one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations. European low-cost carrier Norwegian is set to launch its newest route on Oct. 30, with flights between Fort Lauderdale and Fort-de-France, Martinique. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is launching a new Culinary Cruise Series featuring a pair of top Miami chefs, the line announced this week. Sailing out of Fort Lauderdale in February, Miami-based chefs Brad Kilgore and Scott Linquist …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria, has taken a major step forward with the reopening of its Henry E. Rohlsen Airport for commercial flights. The airport officially reopened on Thursday morning, with …

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 Southwest Airlines’ strong 2017 campaign continued in July, according to the company’s latest traffic data. The company flew 12.4 billion revenue passenger miles in July, an increase of 6 percent from 11.7 billion revenue passenger miles in July 2016. Available …

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 Southwest Airlines continued its solid 2017 with 4.6 percent jump in passengers carried in June, according to the latest numbers from the company. Southwest reported a total of 11.62 million passengers last month, up from 11.1 million in June 2016, …

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s fastest-growing airline has added another new route. JetBlue Airways launched its new daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport on Thursday. The new flights were first announced at the Caribbean Tourism …

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue Airways is expanding its flight service to the Bahamas. The carrier announced that it would be adding two additional daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Nassau. The flights, which will launch Aug. 1, will mean JetBlue …

 By Alexander Britell CURACAO — JetBlue is launching another new daily flight to the Caribbean, the company’s CEO, Robin Hayes, announced on Thursday. Beginning in April 2016, the carrier will be launching daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Caribbean Airlines flight from New York to Kingston diverted to Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday after experiencing technical difficulties, the company said in a statement. Caribbean Airlines said the flight “diverted to Fort Lauderdale International …

 South Florida-TCI flights could get a whole lot more affordable By Alexander Britell MIAMI — JetBlue is launching a major new route from Fort Lauderdale. The company has announced plans to operate daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Providenciales …

 Above: a Silver Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida-based Silver Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with JetBlue, the two companies announced Monday. The majority of the transfer opportunities will be in JetBlue’s Orlando and Fort Lauderdale focus …

 Above: Trinidad, Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has been on a rapid expansion push in the Caribbean of late, with new additions like Trinidad, Curacao and Cartagena. But it has its eyes on another market: Cuba, should travel (and …

 Above: Cartagena By Alexander Britell JetBlue has officially launched its new service from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The first JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena touched down in the Caribbean city just before 7 PM. …

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — marked in part by the use of the colour pink. And one hotel is using rum to do its part — with a “pink coconut martini.” The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & …