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United Expanding Havana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines has received approval to begin offering daily nonstop flights between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba. The flights will expand from what had been Saturday-only service. …

Carnival Paradise Resumes Caribbean Sailings

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Paradise ship has resumed year-round cruise service following a month-long dry dock. The ship, which is homeporting at Port Tampa Bay, added a new water park, 38 new staterooms, 98 balconies …

Norwegian Cruise Line Adding More Cuba, Caribbean Voyages

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a cruise to Cuba? Norwegian Cruise Line has announced an expansion of its sailings to Cuba and the wider Caribbean, the company announced this week. This fall, Norwegian Sun will offer a combination …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Grand Cayman’s most legendary eateries is heading to Havana — for the night, anyway. The Rum Point Club has unveiled new Havana Nights on Wednesdays this season, offering a Cuban dining adventure with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines has launched its first-ever flights to Cuba. The airline’s brand new service to Cuba launched on Saturday with the inaugural nonstop flight from Port of Spain. The flight was received with the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma was moving near the north coast of Cuba on Saturday evening, heading toward the Florida Keys, according to the latest projections from the NOAA. The storm was pounding the north coast of Cuba, …

 Port Canaveral has been chosen by Norwegian Cruise Line to host the Norwegian Sun, which will offer four-day all inclusive cruises to Havana, Cuba and Key West, and three-day cruises to the Bahamas beginning May 2018. “Port Canaveral is proud …

 Haiti-based Sunrise Airways has added a major new addition to its expanding fleet: a new Airbus A320. The 150-seat aircraft features 12 seats in first class and 138 in economy. “The type of expansion we are pursuing throughout the Caribbean …

Caribbean Air Hub

 The Turks and Caicos Islands has a big plan: to become a new regional air transport hub for the Caribbean. That’s the vision by the territory’s government and its largest air carrier, InterCaribbean Airways, which has released a new expanded …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viking Ocean Cruises has announced the addition of ten new itineraries for its 2017 and 2018 sailings. Among the more than 30 new ports of call Viking is adding to its itineraries are several located throughout the …

 Stars in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s continuing to grow as a destination for music stars. And the trend continued this week as a pair of high-profile artists visited the Caribbean island. Following the recent trip to Cuba by Rihanna, …

 New embassies in Washington and Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff In a historic moment for the region, the United States and Cuba reopened their respective embassies in Washington and Havana on Monday morning, officially restoring diplomatic relations. American and …

  By Cuba Journal Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola visited Cuba this week at the invitation of the International School of Cinema and Television in San Antonio de los Baños. Coppola, whose portfolio includes the Godfather films and Apocalypse Now, among …

  The Hemingway Daiquiri – a twist on the classic cocktail of rum, lime juice and sugar – is the subject of some debate among the drink’s enthusiasts. The recipe commonly associated with the order of the “Hemingway Daiquiri” is actually …

  Above: Havana By the Cuba Journal staff A major cruise line is adding a new homeport in Havana. MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, will begin homeporting its MSC Opera in Havana in December. The 2,120-guest-ship …

 Above: an Air France plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France is increasing its service to Havana. The French carrier announced this week that it would be adding an additional Wednesday flight from Paris to Havana beginning in October. …

 Above: Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean airline InselAir is adding a brand-new destination: Havana, Cuba. The carrier announced the move this week; the flights will begin out of Curacao on July 3. (The service includes connections from …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is expanding its charter services to Cuba, the company announced Tuesday. The company said it would be launching charter flights between New York and Havana, making it the first major carrier to …