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Caribbean Airlines Discontinuing Fort Lauderdale-Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is focusing on Kingston. After a “full review of its network operations,” the Trinidad-based carrier announced that it would be discontinuing its flights between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning Jan. 8, …

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Playa, Hilton to Partner on Caribbean All-Inclusive Expansion

 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — In a move that will likely change the landscape of all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, two travel giants are partnering on a significant expansion push. Playa Hotels and Resorts and Hilton have announced a new …

Jamaica Set for Tourism Resilience Summit

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host a major new tourism conference this week. It’s called the Tourism Resilience Summit, and it’s bringing together stakeholders from the Caribbean and the Americas to look at ways to build …

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swoop caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Earlier this year, Canadian carrier WestJet launched its new low-cost airline, Swoop. And it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the new carrier launched its first Caribbean flights. Well, its happened. …

swoop caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica just had its best summer ever for tourism arrivals, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Stopover tourist arrivals rose by 6 percent from May to August compared to the same …

swoop caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is at it again, adding more new routes to its ever-expanding Caribbean network. The latest expansion for the low-cost carrier is out of St. Louis, where Southwest is adding new nonstop flights to …

riu negril

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Riu is continuing its rapid renovation push, with another upgrade project underway in Negril, Jamaica. The Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel is currently in the midst of a “complete renovation,” according to the all-inclusive giant, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its new planned service from New York to the Caribbean, Delta Air Lines is resuming its routes from the Northeast. Delta is relaunching five new seasonal routes to the Caribbean out of Boston …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has launched a sweeping reform of its in-flight service, this time with an emphasis on authenticity. It’s called Caribbean Cafe, and the new snack and beverage catalogue will focus on locally made products …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a broad Caribbean expansion out of New York, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes three new routes and an additional daily flight to the region. Delta’s new routes include daily …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching a major Caribbean expansion out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is launching new nonstop flights to some of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, including …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As we recently celebrated 56 years of Jamaican Independence this month, I think of how proud I am of my heritage. I think of how much we have positively impacted the world in more ways than …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet is adding more Caribbean options from Toronto this coming winter season, according to a new statement from the carrier. The company will be adding extra flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including Kingston, Jamaica, …

beaches negril

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The all-inclusive Beaches Negril in Jamaica has announced the launch of a new range of both rooms and suites. The family-friendly resort on Seven Mile Beach has added a total of eight new room and …

westjet growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again, this time with more nonstop flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The new service out of Sudbury, Ontario will launch Dec. 20, operating weekly on Thursdays. “Our seasonal Sudbury …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Adapting to climate change — and being ready for the next storms when they come — isn’t just a priority for the Caribbean. It’s a necessity. That’s why a new regional initiative is looking not just to …

 By Alexander Britell She’s worked for hotels, airlines and as a travel agent for almost three decades. Now, Caribbean travel expert Suzy Trott is becoming a voice for the Caribbean tourism industry in Europe with her newest venture, SilvaLining. The …

Jamaica Development

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another high-profile tourism conference is coming to the island of Jamaica. Jamaica is set to host the Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas in September, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. The summit will …