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Delta Is Adding More Capacity to Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing increased holiday travel to the island, Delta Air Lines is adding more capacity to San Juan for the peak winter season. The airline said it was upsizing two of the aircraft types used to …

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JetBlue Is Adding Wi-Fi on Its Caribbean Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a boon for travelers to the Caribbean, JetBlue Airways is adding Wi-Fi across its Caribbean network. The addition comes as JetBlue has kicked-off a years-in-the-making restyling to its cabin experience, with the first aircraft …

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Hilton Advances Caribbean Hotel Expansion in Cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton has big plans in the Mexican Caribbean, and now the travel giant is adding yet another hotel in the region. Hilton has announced plans to open the Caribbean’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel, with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Montego Bay is seeing a huge surge in travel demand, according to new data provided to Caribbean Journal by Expedia. The destination recorded growth of nearly 40 percent in package demand in the third …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major development for regional aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean, United Airlines has announced an agreement with Panama’s Copa Airlines and Colombia’s Avianca for a joint business agreement. The agreement, still pending …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica, like many Caribbean destinations, has long talked about courting more tourism from Latin America. Now, it’s about to get a lot of help in that regard. Leading Latin American carrier LATAM Airlines Group has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Paris-based hotel giant AccorHotels has closed on its purchase of a significant interest in hospitality firm sbe [sic]. The deal includes a 50 percent interest in sbe, whose portfolio of hotel brands includes SLS, Delano, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is upping its culinary game in the Caribbean beginning this month. The New York City-based carrier plans to launch a new fresh food offering on select Caribbean routes, with its EatUp Cafe menu now …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has opened its first-ever hotel in Colombia’s capital: the Grand Hyatt Bogota. The new 372-room property is set in the heart of Bogota’s Ciudad Empresarial Sarmiento Angulo commercial district. “We are thrilled to announce …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Radisson Hotel Group has announced a new appointment to lead its Americas regional marketing strategy. Radisson has tapped Catherine Higgins Whiteside as its new vice president of marketing in the Americas. In the role, Higgins …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is planning big growth for its flagship brand, Hilton Hotels, and the company has made a new hire to spearhead its expansion. The company has named Vera Manoukian as its new senior vice president …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has confirmed its plans to launch new flights from Panama to Barbados. The new flights, which will launch July 17, will operate twice weekly between the two destinations. “Copa Airlines is proud to …

W Panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s W Hotels brand is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean Basin. The company is set to debut the new W Panama on Jan. 23, 2018, according to a Marriott statement. The newest W in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s greatest hotel brands is expanding to the Americas. Mexico-based Grupo GDI has signed an agreement with India’s Oberoi Group to develop Oberoi hotels and resorts in the US, Canada, Mexico, Latin …

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 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group is planning to ramp up its development push through its subsidiary, AMResorts. The company has announced the addition of vice president of development Federico Moreno-Nickerson to its team. Moreno-Nickerson will support the …

American

 After months of decline, American Airlines saw a strong uptick in Latin America and Caribbean traffic in July, according to the carrier’s latest numbers. American Airlines Group reported 2.952 billion revenue passenger miles in Latin America and the Caribbean last …

American

 After months of decline, American Airlines Group is beginning to show signs of growth in Latin America in the Caribbean, according to the company’s latest traffic data. American Airlines reported 2.587 billion revenue passenger miles in June, a 1.4 percent …