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Marriott Adding 6,000 New Rooms in the Caribbean

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By Alexander Britell As major brands like Hilton continue to expand their presence in the Caribbean, the world’s largest hotel company is ramping up its own plans in the region. Marriott plans to add more than 6,000 new hotel rooms […]


Delta Is Adding More Capacity to Puerto Rico

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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 […]


JetBlue Is Adding Wi-Fi on Its Caribbean Flights

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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 […]


Hilton Advances Caribbean Hotel Expansion in Cancun

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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 […]

Expedia: Montego Bay Demand Is Surging

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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 […]

United Airlines' New Partnership With Avianca and Copa

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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 […]


LATAM Launches New Flights to Jamaica

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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 […]

AccorHotels Closes on Purchase of SBE Stake

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, […]

JetBlue Is Adding Fresh Food to Caribbean Flights

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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 […]


Grand Hyatt Opens in Bogota

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 […]

Radisson Taps New VP of Marketing for the Americas

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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 […]

Hilton Hotels Names New Global Brand Head

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 […]


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