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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Water in Roatan

 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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Royal Caribbean Is Buying the Bahamas’ Grand Lucayan Resort

 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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Spirit Launches Two New Nonstop Routes to Jamaica

 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 …

Norwegian Pearl

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the best-kept secrets in regional cruising, and it’s seeing strong growth. Honduras is reporting 5 percent growth in cruise passenger arrivals, compared to its performance in 2016. That’s along with a host …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A massive 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck the western Caribbean late Tuesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck in the middle of the western Caribbean sea at a depth of 10 kilometers, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Leon Feldbrill, who sent in this stunning shot of Mangrove Bight in Roatan in the Bay Islands of Honduras. Have you taken a great photo in …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its lineup of summer 2019 itineraries. Norwegian Dawn will set sail on seven-day cruises to the Bahamas and Florida from May 25 to August 31, 2019. This marks the ship’s return …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that New Orleans will be the new homeport for its Norwegian Breakaway ship. The 4,000-passenger ship will spend its winter 2018-2019 season sailing out of New Orleans to the Caribbean, …