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Norwegian’s New Caribbean, Bermuda Cruises for 2020

 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 …

Hyatt Place Expands in Honduras

 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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The 10 Best Overwater Bungalow Resorts to Visit

 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, …

 On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost …

 The fast-growing Courtyard by Marriott brand is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin, with a new Courtyard slated to debut in San Pedro Sula, Honduras next year. The news follows similar Courtyard debuts in Caribbean cities including Kralendijk, Bonaire, Nassau …

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 Sothebys International Realty has expanded into Roatan, the island destination on the Caribbean coast of Honduras. Roatán Sotheby’s International Realty will serve the luxury real estate market across Roatan and the surrounding Bay Islands of Utila and Guanaja, led by …

 Honduras is one of the Caribbean’s up-and-coming destinations, and that’s in large part to the increasingly popular Indura Beach & Golf Resort in the seaside town of Tela. And now Indura is looking to carve out another niche for the …

 Honduras continues to see growth in tourist arrivals, according to the latest data from the Honduran Institute of Tourism. The country reported 2.177 million stayover visitors last year, up 4 percent from 2.092 million in 2015. International tourism spending reached …

Vista Repositioning

 Carnival Cruise Line is changing its Caribbean fleet. The company is repositioning three of its newest ships to new homeports in 2018, the company said this week. In September 2018, Carnival Vista will move to Galveston, Tex.; Carnival Breeze will …