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A New Timeshare in Aruba

 By Dana NilandCJ contributor Aruba Development Corporation VBA has launched timeshare sales at the Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino, the company announced. ADC, which is, an affiliate of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., has selected Interval International as its exclusive vacation exchange …

This Is the Caribbean’s Best Small Airport

 By Alexander Britell There’s not enough air conditioning. There’s no Wi-Fi. Or there’s nowhere to eat once you go through security. Or there is somewhere to eat, but it’s overpriced and, well, terrible. Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are …

How This Caribbean Regatta Is Expanding

 The STIR (Photo: Dean Barnes) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Gunboats and VX One boats will sail in inaugural classes at the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), which is set for March 25-27, 2016. The event which will also feature an …

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 A major Caribbean race By the Caribbean Journal staff More than 300 cyclists from around the world are heading to Tobago next week for the Tobago International Cycling Classic, including the “Tour of Tobago.” The wider event, which begins Sept. …

 New flights from San Juan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has announced the planned launch of nonstop service between its hub in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda’s newly-inaugurated VC Bird International Airport. The …

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 Airport could be game changer for country By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is getting some additional help to fund the construction of its long-awaited international airport. The country is securing a loan of $5 million …

 Above: Julia Pereira for Lybethras By the Caribbean Journal staff A swim fashion show. Is there any more appropriate place than the Caribbean? The island of Curacao will be playing host next month to the first-ever International Swim Fashion Week …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is expanding its service between Barbados and Guyana’s Ogle International Airport. Beginning Dec. 1, 2014, LIAT will be adding three additional flights per week between Barbados and Ogle, for a …

 Above: Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Property and development consultants BCQS International is expanding its reach into Panama. The firm announced Tuesday that it would be joining forces with Edward McGrath & Associates in Panama. The companies are embarking …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean will soon be home to its first-ever international tourism expo. Puerto Rico’s Tourism Company ha sannounced the Expo de Turismo Internacional, the first-ever conference of its kind in …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines will be returning to St Croix in the December, and the carrier will be operating service longer than initially planned. The new service, which will launch Dec. 20, …

 Above: Atlantis in the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Investment Corporation of Dubai has purchased a “significant equity interest” in Kerzner International Holdings Limited from the Kerzner family. Kerzner International operates the Atlantis and One & Only resort …

 Above: a rendering of the new airport terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda says it is planning to open the new terminal building at VC Bird Airport in September 2014. The new, modern terminal will cover a …

 Above: a JetBlue flight By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue’s expansion is moving ahead at full steam, with San Jose, Costa Rica the latest destination for the company in the region. The company is launching daily nonstop service between Fort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff For a while, it was looking like Spain would cruise to a 2-0 shutout against Haiti. But in the 75th minute, Wilde-Donald Guerrier made it through Spain’s defenders and put one home, giving Haiti its …

 Above: the Sonesta Hotel & Casino Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta has opened its first hotel in Panama. The 304-room Royal Sonesta Hotel & Casino Panama is located in Panama City’s business district, a few miles from Tocumen …