Dominica’s Kempinski Hotel Project Is on Track for 2019 Debut

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By Alexander Britell It was perhaps the most spectacular hotel opening in the Caribbean that no one knew about. Last year, Swiss luxury hotel brand Kempinski opened the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski in Havana, a five-star stunner that was one […]


Norwegian Adding More Cruises to Cuba

By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is adding even more cruises to Cuba next year, the company said this week. The company’s Norwegian Sun ship will return to Port Canaveral in April 2019 with more Cuba itineraries, after […]


United Expanding Flights to Mexico

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By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is launching more new flights to Mexico, the company announced this week. United will be launching a new flight between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Mazatlan beginning Jan. 9, 2019. The flights, […]


Southwest Airlines Adds New Daily Flight to Havana

By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has added another daily flight to the Caribbean. The carrier has officially launched a third daily nonstop flight between Fort Lauderdale and Havana, Cuba. Southwest now operates a total of three daily […]

Regent Seven Seas Ramping Up Cuba Cruises

By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its Cuba cruises in a big way. The line’s new Seven Seas Splendor ship will make a splash in its inaugural year, sailing a total of nine […]

Kempinski Names GM for Dominica Hotel Project

By the Caribbean Journal staff Global luxury hotel brand Kempinski has named a general manager for its highly-anticipated hotel in Dominica. The company has appointed Michael J. Schoonewagen to the role, in which he will open the hotel and help […]


Delta Adding More Miami-Havana Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is adding a second nonstop flight from Miami to Havana, the carrier announced. The new service to Cuba will run five times a week on Airbus A320 aircraft, with 16 seats in […]

JetBlue Is Expanding Its Nonstop Flights to Cuba

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By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is expanding to Cuba — again. The New York City-based carrier has announced plans to launch new flights from Boston to Havana, along with an increase in flights to Havana from Fort Lauderdale. The […]

Marriott Wants to Transform the Sheraton Experience

By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is looking to make big changes to its Sheraton brand. The hotel giant, which already introduced a concept for its new Sheraton guest room last year, is now showcasing its new vision for the […]


Southwest Airlines Expanding Cuba Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier to announce plans to expand flights to Cuba. The carrier will be launching a third daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Havana beginning Aug. 7, the carrier announced […]

United Expanding Houston-Havana Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The new wave of Cuba flight expansion is well underway. Following JetBlue’s announcement of a major expansion in service to Havana, United has announced plans to increase its Houston-Havana service to daily flights beginning July […]

Carnival Is Continuing Its Cuba Expansion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is ramping up its Cuba cruise offering. The company has announced the addition of 23 new three-to-five-day sailings to Havana in 2019-2020 on five different ships departing from four homeports: Carnival Sunshine, […]


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