Hurricane Maria

CTO Grenada Conference to Focus on Caribbean Recovery

 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 …

British Virgin Islands Airport Reopens for Commercial Flights

 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. …

Vice President Mike Pence to Visit US Virgin Islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the US Virgin Islands this week, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced this weekend. Pence will visit the territory on Friday in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico was battered by Hurricane Maria, and the island now faces a humanitarian crisis. Much of the island is still without power, while water and food are increasingly scarce and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another top Turks and Caicos resort is opening its doors in the wake of Irma and Maria. The Gansevoort Turks and Caicos will reopen for the fall and winter season on Oct. 5. The property …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Nevis is open for business is usual after the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, tourism officials said this week. “We are incredibly thankful that Nevis has had no structural damage as a result of both …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico works to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, one hotel on the island has already announced its reopening date. The Verdanza Hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts’ Lifestyle Collection, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has resumed its flight service to the Turks and Caicos Islands, the carrier announced in a release. Flights to Providenciales resumed on Saturday, Sept. 23, according to the company, with flights from both …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Escape will be shifting its Eastern Caribbean itineraries to the Western Caribbean for the remainder of 2017, Norwegian Cruise Line announced. The changes come after the passage of Hurricane Maria and Irma impacted destinations …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta has resumed its full schedule of flights to the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced in a statement Sunday. That included flights to Punta Cana, Santo Domingo and Santiago. The Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Resort company Iberostar says all of its properties in the Dominican Republic are fully operational after the passage of Hurricane Maria. “None of our Dominican Republic IBEROSTAR locations suffered any damage during the storm, and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a positive sign for an island devastated by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin airport has relaunched commercial operations. An American Airlines flight from Miami arrived in San Juan on Friday afternoon. Officials …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading resorts is making a quick comeback after Hurricane Maria. The Four Seasons Resort Nevis suffered “no major damage” from the passage of the storm this week, and will be ready …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Donald Trump has declared that a “major disaster” exists in Puerto Rico and in St Croix, ordering federal assistance to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Maria. Assistance …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Maria, although the storm caused the death of two people. The island did not see infrastructural damage, however, and within two to three …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria clobbered Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending it into a total island-wide blackout, with reports of significant property damage. It was not yet clear how much damage had been wrought, nor was it yet …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The French Caribbean island of Martinique was spared after Tuesday’s encounter with Hurricane Irma, officials said. Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport reopened on Tuesday morning, with ports scheduled to reopen on Thursday. “In Martinique, reconnaissance …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands was “severely impacted” by the passage of Hurricane Maria, according to a statement US Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. The eye of the Category …