hurricane irma

How This Bracelet Is Supporting Irma Relief

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You may know St. Croix jewelers Sonya Ltd as the originator of the hook bracelet, that classically Crucian silver or gold piece of jewelry that silently signals whether you’re single or taken, depending on whether …

St. Kitts “Ready to Welcome Visitors”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St. Kitts is “ready to welcome visitors” after escaping the wrath of Hurricane Irma. The island’s airport, cruise port and all tourism providers are “open and resuming normal operations,” the island’s tourist …

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American Airlines: Slight Uptick in Latin America, Caribbean Traffic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines saw a slight uptick in traffic to Latin America and the Caribbean in August, according to the carrier’s latest data report. American Airlines reported just under 2.6 billion revenue passenger miles to the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s tourism industry has quickly bounced back from Hurricane Irma, with excursions, restaurants and hotels reopening for business. Popular restaurants like Beach Limers, Coconut Grove, Sheer Rocks, Turners and Le Bistro have already opened their …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St. Thomas was devastated by Hurricane Irma, but the island’s tourism infrastructure is beginning to rebuild and recover. The Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, perhaps the island’s signature hotel, has announced “high expectations” to begin taking …

 By Alexander Britell In a major sign of strength for hard-hit St Barth, the island’s famous Gustav III airport is officially open for commerical operations. The airport has begun taking commercial flights from carriers like Air Antilles (out of Guadeloupe) …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s time to create a sustainable development plan for the devastated island of Barbuda, according to Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael. Michael’s call came during the minister’s contribution to a special sitting of Parliament, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma passed through the Turks and Caicos last week, but the island of Providenciales was spared some of Irma’s wrath. Indeed, some of the island’s top resorts are already planning to reopen this month. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Barbuda was totally devastated by the passage of Hurricane Irma last week Almost 95 percent of the island’s buildings were destroyed, with both private properties and government facilities either destroyed or extensively …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson flew to Barbados on Tuesday to begin a journey through the British territories devastated by Hurricane Irma. Johnson flew immediately on a military flight to hard-hit Anguilla, and plans to …

 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 …

 Above: a British relief flight By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla was devastated by Hurricane Irma, but the island is beginning recovery and relief efforts. Anguilla’s Governor and Chief Minister are continuing to assess the damage, they said in a …

 The latest reports on Anguilla are in following Hurricane Irma, a storm that rocked the island and caused one death. According to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, the island’s airport runway and most roads leading to the airport have …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s busiest airport has reopened following Hurricane Irma. Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan is operating again, a major boost for the region given its position as the busiest airport …

 Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport has reopened following Hurricane Irma, the Nassau Airport Development Company announced. The airport sustained no damage from Hurricane Irma, leading to an “all clear” issued by the Bahamas’ Emergency Management Agency and the Meteorological Department. …

 Above: the path of Hurricane Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff As Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba and headed to Florida, another hurricane got closer to the Caribbean on Friday: Hurricane Jose. Hurricane Jose was about 265 miles east-southeast …

 Caribbean Airlines is now offering rebooking fee waivers to travelers whose plans have been affected by Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have confirmed tickets for the period between Sept. 5 and Oct. 31 can now rebook without change fees. The carrier …

 The U.S Virgin Islands has begun a full assessment on the impact of Hurricane Irma on the territory, with major damage apparent in both St Thomas and St John. St. Croix did not receive the full brunt of the storm, …