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Spirit Airlines Keeps Up Cancun Expansion in New Orleans

 Spirit Airlines is turning 2020 into the Year of Cancun. The low-cost carrier announced plans to add yet another new route to the ultra-popular destination on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, this time with service from New Orleans. It’s part …

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At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Look at the Ancient Caribbean

 A special exhibition highlighting the artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning December 16. Showcasing more than 40 works drawn primarily from The Met collection and augmented by select loans …

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MSC Meraviglia Launches Caribbean Cruise Season in Miami

 MSC Cruises’ Meraviglia has officially arrived at its new homeport in Miami and begun sailing Caribbean cruises. The ship, MSC’s largest cruise ship sailing out of the United States market, has a capacity for 4,488 guests. It will be spending …

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 Viceroy is planning a 2021 debut for its highly-anticipated overwater bungalow resort on the Caribbean coast of Panama.  The Viceroy Bocas del Toro Panama will be opening its doors in 2021, according to Viceroy’s Web site.  The long-awaited resort, which …

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 One of MSC Cruises’ major ships has officially made its debut in North America. The MSC Meraviglia, which will eventually be homeporting in Miami, will launch its first Caribbean cruises out of New York on Oct. 28. MSC Meraviglia will …

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 By Alexander Britell Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is expanding again in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular upscale hotel brand is planning to open a new boutique resort on Roatan off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. The new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader John Wendt, who sent in this beautiful shot of the sea in Roatan, Honduras at the Xbalanque Resort. Have you taken a great photo in the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grand Bahama’s biggest resort is being sold — to a unexpected buyer. Cruise giant Royal Caribbean International, in a joint venture with Mexico’s ITM, has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding more new flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to the Caribbean, the airport said in a statement this week. The new service from Dallas-Fort Worth includes flights to San Pedro Sula, Honduras and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is adding a host of new calls to its Caribbean portfolio. Beginning in 2019 and 2020, Windstar will be adding new visits to ports in the Caribbean including in Mexico, …

American Airlines Caribbean Routes

 By Alexander Britell As it prepares to launch a wave of new Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, American Airlines is already planning for the spring. The carrier has announced another series of new routes set to begin in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its newest itineraries for the Caribbean in the summer of 2020. The new slate is highlighted by the return of Norwegian Breakaway to Miami, with a range of five and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Hyatt Place has opened its doors in the Caribbean Basin. The new Hyatt Place San Pedro Sula is the second Hyatt Place in Honduras, and the second Hyatt-branded hotel in the country. The new …

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 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with a host of new routes out of Orlando International Airport. Beginning Oct. 4, the Miramar, Fla.-based carrier will begin offering international nonstop flights to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s Hyatt Centric Brand is expanding again in the region with its second property in Central America. The brand is slated to open a 138-room Hyatt Centric in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, …

Getting there is easier.

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Honduras’ most popular Caribbean destination is getting a lift. The island of Roatan is set to see a major upgrade to its Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport, tourism officials confirmed this week. The airport will …