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Richard Branson Developing Caribbean “Marshall Plan”

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Richard Branson is assembling a team to head up a “Marshall Plan” for the Caribbean. The idea came to Branson after he was invited …

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Here’s Where Winair Is Flying Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s most crucial regional airlines, Winair was dealt a major blow when its base at St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport was compromised after Hurricane Irma. But now the carrier, which …

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Major Travel Agent Group to Launch Caribbean Tourism Push

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Travel Leaders Group is partnering with the Caribbean Tourism Organization on a campaign to boost Caribbean travel in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The “One Caribbean Family Ambassador” campaign will include resources …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and …

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 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S — As the Caribbean recovers from the impacts of Irma and Maria, Caribbean tourism leaders are urging travelers to return to the region — and soon. Caribbean Tourism Organization Secretary General Hugh Riley made that call …

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 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S – The Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada is poised to see a big jump in cruise ship calls this coming season. Grenada is expecting to see an additional 28 cruise ship calls in the 2017-2018 …

 Above: recovery work at the famous Cow Wreck beach bar  By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ recovery continues in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Two of the destination’s airports have recently resumed commercial operations: Virgin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the island of Anguilla has announced new plans that would significantly expand its existing airport. The plan unveiled by Anguilla Chief Minister Victor Banks would expand the airport’s runway …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most beloved resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands has reopened its doors in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The Sands at Grace Bay resort on Grace Bay Beach officially …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s La Romana did not sustain any major damage due to the passage of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, and now one of the country’s signature resorts, Casa de Campo, says it is back …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Hurricane Irma caused serious damage on the island of St Maarten, the organizers of the destination’s major Heineken Regatta say they will still hold next year’s regatta as planned. The 2018 regatta is “still …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major resort in St Maarten has announced plans to reopen next spring. The Divi Little Bay Beach Resort in St Maarten has confirmed it will reopen in May 2018 after suffering damage from the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Cape Air has resumed service to several islands in the Caribbean hit by last month’s hurricanes, the Hyannis, MA-based company announced. Cape Air has launched limited service to Vieques, St Thomas and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading tourism conference is coming to Grenada next week, with a major focus on recovery and rebuilding in the region in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it will be resuming flight service to the island of St Maarten beginning Oct. 29. The news is a significant boost for the island whose Princess Juliana airport …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most beloved resorts is planning to reopen soon. Les Ilets de la Plage, the villa resort in the area of St Jean, has announced that its reopening has been planned for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Commercial flights have officially resumed at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, Tortola, in a big step forward for the British Virgin Islands since the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. …