Dominican Republic Tourism Keeps Climbing

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The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination continues to see strong growth. The latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization show a total of 5.95 million visitors arriving in the Dominican Republic last year, a 6.7 percent increase compared to 2015. […]


Barbados Tourism Growth Continues

More Barbados Tourism Growth By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Barbados is feeling bullish about the coming tourist season and reporting across-the-board growth in the industry for 2016. Speaking at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual State of the Industry Conference, […]


Cancun Airport Continues Passenger Growth

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Cancun International Airport continues to show strong passenger growth, according to the latest numbers from the country’s government. The Mexican Caribbean’s major airport reported a total of 10.78 million total passenger arrivals and departures in the first half of 2016, […]


Southwest Airlines Reports Continued Traffic Growth

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Southwest Airlines continues to see traffic growth, according to the company’s newest numbers. The carrier reported 10.9 billion revenue passenger miles in May, up 6.4 percent from the 10.2 billion RPMs flown in May 2015. Available seat miles also grew […]

Barbados Tourism Continues Strong Growth

By Alexander Britell Barbados continues to see strong tourism growth, according to the latest numbers released by Barbados Tourism Marketing. The island reported 184,177 visitors in the first quarter of 2016, up 7.4 percent compared to the first three months […]

Jamaica’s Growth Agenda

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor Jamaica’s government has placed growth at the front of its priorities. Since political independence, in 1962, we have only seen growth of any significance in the period 1962 to 1972, and then about three years […]


American Airlines Sees Slight Growth in Caribbean

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By the Caribbean Journal staff After months of continued decline, American Airlines saw a slight increase in Latin American and Caribbean traffic in April, according to the carrier’s latest data. The company reported 2.455 billion revenue passenger miles last month, […]

Dominican Republic Showing Big Cruise Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is showing significant growth in cruise arrivals, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The destination has reported a 64 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals in 2015, […]

This Dominican Republic Destination Has Big Growth Plans

By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Dominican Republic’s less-heralded tourism destinations is primed for growth. A number of hotel companies and investors have expressed interest in the area of Juan Dolio, a one of the beachfront destinations on […]


Southwest Airlines Traffic Keeps Growing

Southwest Airlines is seeing continued strong traffic growth, according to the company’s latest numbers. The company flew 10.9 billion revenue passenger miles last month, up 6.2 percent from 10.2 billion revenue passenger miles in March of 2015. Available seat miles […]

WestJet Growth Continues

Canadian airline WestJet is showing continued traffic growth. The carrier reported 2.07 billion revenue passenger miles in March, a 7.4 percent increase compared to the same month in 2015, according to the company’s latest data. WestJet also reported a 1.9 […]

Jamaica’s GDP Growth Is Still Slow

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Jamaica’s economy continues to struggle. The island recorded estimated GDP growth of 0.8 percent last year, according to the latest data from the Planning Institute of Jamaica. That was still an improvement over 2014, however, when the island’s economy grew […]


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