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Why We Bought a One-Way Ticket to Anguilla

 If you haven’t gotten around to visiting Anguilla as yet, imagine an island the size of Manhattan with the population of just two high-rises, surrounded by 33 sugary white beaches, lapped by stunning turquoise waters ‒ with temps in the …

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Guyana Considers “Phased Reopening” of Airports

 Guyana has drafted a four-stage blueprint for the reopening of the country’s airports.  The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has submitted the plan for review with the country’s National COVID-19 Task Force.  Guyana’s airports have been closed since the early stages …

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Caribbean Airlines Begins Charter Cargo Service

 Caribbean Airlines has officially launched its first-ever charter cargo service, with the inaugural flight taking off this weekend.  The flight was used to move “essential supplies” from Guyana to Cuba, according to the company.  The aim of the service is …

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 Guyana has a new Director of Tourism.  The Guyana Tourism Authority has named Carla James as its new Director, the GTA said in a statement.  James, who had been serving as the Guyana Tourism Authority’s Deputy Director, succeeds outgoing director …

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 Guyana has extended the closures of its two major airports until May 1, 2020, the country’s government announced this week.  The decision was made to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus in the country, officials said.  The move came …

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 Trinidad-based regional airline Caribbean Airlines is continuing its cargo operations amid coronavirus, the carrier said.  The company continues to operate its cargo freighter flights and ground transport trucking services moving cargo between the United States and the Cribbean.  Much of …

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 JetBlue Airways has delayed its planned launch of new service to Guyana, the result of the coronavirus pandemic.  JetBlue, which had been planning to launch flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Georgetown, Guyana on April 2, …

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 American Airlines has announced a series of changes to its schedule in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Crucially, though, the carrier said it would “continue” its short-haul flights to the Caribbean, with the suspension of just a few …

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 Fresh off the announcement of a planned second Marriott hotel in Guyana, another new projet has broken ground, this time under the Hilton umbrella.  Guyana’s first Hilton hotel will be located southeast of the country’s Ogle International Airport.  The project’s …

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 There’s a new way to explore one of the region’s leading rum destinations.  The Guyana Tourism Authority has launched its first-ever official rum route, in collaboration with the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Capitalizing on Guyana’s rich agricultural traditions, local cultural heritage and cuisine, the Guyana Rum …

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 Marriott is opening a second hotel in Guyana, the result of the country’s booming oil industry.  Following the existing Marriott in Georgetown, a new AC Marriott has broken ground close to Guyana’s Eugene Correia International Airport.  The 150-room hotel, which …

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 The newly-relaunched Eastern Airlines is set to begin its first-ever commercial service to the wider Caribbean region next month.  Eastern, a revival of the branding of the once-legendary airline, will be launching nonstop flights between New York and Georgetown, Guyana …

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 American Airlines has officially begun its first-ever flights from New York to Georgetown in Guyana.  The new nonstop flights will operate daily between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport.  While much of the …

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 Guyana, the seat of the Caribbean Community and one of the wider region’s undiscovered tourism destinations, is quietly having a very strong tourism year.  Tourist arrivals were up by 8.5 percent through the end of September, according to a statement …

 Guyana’s El Dorado 15. Trinidad’s Angostura 1787. Barbados’ Mount Gay 1703.  They’re the sort of rums you hardly find together in the Caribbean, iconic West Indian rum expressions that seldom appear on a shelf even at the best of Caribbean …

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 The venerable Eastern Airlines brand is back, and it’s about to launch its first regularly-scheduled flights to the wider Caribbean region.  Eastern will soon begin regularly-scheduled services between New York and Guyana’s capital of Georgetown, according to Joseph Harmon, director …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off an expansion to Guadeloupe, JetBlue has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights to Guyana on the southern edge of the Caribbean. The new flights will be operating daily from New York’s John …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new destination in the Caribbean: Curacao. The regional airline is planning to launch new flights from Trinidad and Tobago to Curacao, with service slated to begin Aug. 2. The flights …