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A Big Debut for MSC Cruises’ Newest Ship in North America

 One of MSC Cruises’ major ships has officially made its debut in North America. The MSC Meraviglia, which will eventually be homeporting in Miami, will launch its first Caribbean cruises out of New York on Oct. 28. MSC Meraviglia will …

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A New All-Inclusive Hotel Is Coming to Punta Cana

 Surging travel company Apple Leisure Group is adding yet another new resort in the Dominican Republic, the Caribbean’s hotbed of hotel development.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary will be opening its new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana in the first …

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Puerto Rico’s San Juan Airport Keeps Booming

 Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan continues to boom, according to the latest numbers released by Mexico-based parent company ASUR.  San Juan’s primary air hub reported 526,761 passengers in September, which represented a sizable 8.4 percent …

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 Princess Cruises has another new cruise ship on the horizon: the newly-named Discovery Princess.  The newest Princess ship will make its debut for the 2021-2022 cruise season, a schedule that will be focused on the West Coast in Los Angeles.  …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel brand is coming to the French side of St Martin. The highly-anticipated Secrets St Martin Resort and Spa will be making its debut on Feb. 1, 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts is making its long-awaited comeback in the first quarter of 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. The historic Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands …

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 By Alexander Britell Hilton is adding a new Dominican Republic resort to its growing portfolio of all-inclusive properties in the wider Caribbean region. The dual-resort Hilton La Romana will be opening its new family-friendly section on Dec. 1, according to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop is adding a new destination: Los Cabos. Swoop is launching two new routes to Los Cabos in November; that will include thrice-weekly service from Edmonton International Airport to Los Cabos, and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is set for another expansion of service to the Caribbean in 2020, according to the company. Southwest will be launching new nonstop routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Turks and Caicos next …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton’s Waldorf-Astoria luxury brand has officially debuted in Mexico. The brand has taken over at the former Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos, with the rebranded property now called The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s The Fives Hotels and Resorts brand has named a new vice president of hotel operations, a spokesperson for the property told Caribbean Journal. The property has tapped Renaus Pfeifer to the role, in which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels and Resorts has continued its expansion push with the addition of a major new room block at its all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan, Mexico. The company has added a new section with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has received approval from the Miami-Dade Country Commission for what would be a significant expansion of its Cruise Terminal F at PortMiami. The expanded (and renovated) cruise terminal would be capable of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel company Sunwing is launching a pair of new nonstop routes to destinations in Mexico. The carrier will be launching new weekly flights from Victoria, British Columbia to Mazatlan and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. The Mazatlan flights …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A big new all-inclusive resort is coming to one of the fastest-growing hotel destinations in Jamaica.  The first phase of the new all-inclusive Oceans By H10 Resort is coming to Jamaica’s Trelawny this November, according …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding MSC Cruises is adding Tampa as its newest homeport, the company said in a statement. Beginning in Nov. 2020, MSC will be sailing from Tampa to the Caribbean, Mexico and The Bahamas year-round. That …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Mexico-based Interjet Airlines is in the midst of a significant expansion push. The airline said it woulld be expanding overall service through its Mexico City hub by 40 percent and officially establish Cancun International Airport as …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The ultra-luxe Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is slated to open its doors on Nov. 1 in Mexico. The retreat, which will be one of just two Ritz-Carlton Reserve resorts in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, will …