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Caribbean Airlines’ New Locally-Focused In-Flight Service

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has launched a sweeping reform of its in-flight service, this time with an emphasis on authenticity. It’s called Caribbean Cafe, and the new snack and beverage catalogue will focus on locally made products …

Guyana Plans to Focus on Community Tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Tourism Authority says it has been laying the groundwork to support a push to promote community tourism in Guyana. The agency’s director, Brian Mullis, highlighted several primary objectives, including raising the profile of the …

LIAT Launching New Flights in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT is expanding its flight network in the region next month, the company announced. LIAT will be launching new routes from Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport to both Antigua and Guyana. The nonstop …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines could be launching its first-ever flights to Guyana sooner than expected. The carrier could now start its new Miami-Georgetown route by mid-November, one month earlier than planned, according to the government of Guyana. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean regional airline LIAT is expanding its footprint at the edge of the Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to launch new daily direct flights between Guyana’s Ogle International Airport and Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is launching new service to the Caribbean Community. The carrier has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between Miami and Guyana, the seat of the Caribbean Community at the northern tip of South …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guyana has been one of the Caribbean’s green energy pioneers in recent years, with a number of high-profile projects most notably in solar. Now the country has added another sustainable project to its portfolio: the installation …

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All is the 14th in the long-standing series of co-publications by the World Bank and International Financial Corporation (IFC). This annual report on the ease in doing business, now in …

 Suriname-based air carrier Fly All Ways has launched new flights between Curaçao and Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo. Fly All Ways will be operating the flight twice weekly between the two destinations. The company operates flights to destinations including Haiti, St. Maarten, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Guyana Energy Agency has been awarded tender for the supply and installation of a solar PV system at the State House in Georgetown. Guyana’s Ministry of the Presidency will be equipped with a state of …

barbados tourism booming

 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 One of the Caribbean’s most remote tourism destinations is having a banner year. Guyana, which has carved out a niche as an eco-tourism destination, has seen an 11.6 percent increase in tourist arrivals in the first nine months of this …

 Guyana is making some big changes in its capital, Georgetown. The design for the construction of a waterfront at the city’s famous Stabroek Market is approaching the final stage after which works could commence, according to Minister of Public Infrastructure, …

 Fast-casual Caribbean-inspired restaurant Pollo Tropical is expanding to Guyana, parent company Fiesta Restaurant Group announced. The company plans to open its first Pollo Tropical in Guyana in Georgetown in the fall, with plans for five locations in Guyana. The expansion …

Guyana Belize

 A pair of CARICOM countries has signed a landmark new economic agreement. Belize and Guyana have signed a new trade and investment agreement, with both sides hoping the pact can open new areas of funding and marketing for local producers. …

Guyana Flights

 There are more flights coming to Guyana. Guyana’s government has given its approval to Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir to operate additional scheduled services from Curacao. InselAir was first granted approval to operate daily scheduled services between Guyana and Curacao in …

 Curacao-based InselAir is launching new flights between neighboring Brazil and Guyana. The flights will operate between Boa Vista in Brazil’s Roraima state and Guyana’s capital, Georgetown. The 65-minute flights will be operated on InselAir’s Regional 70 jet. The flights will …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guyana’s draft National Tourism Policy is almost ready to become a public document. Director General of the Ministry of Tourism Donald Sinclair said that relevant stakeholders are “currently reviewing” the document and sending in feedback and …