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Princess’ Newest Culinary Cruise

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is launching a new Culinary Cruise Series featuring a pair of top Miami chefs, the line announced this week. Sailing out of Fort Lauderdale in February, Miami-based chefs Brad Kilgore and Scott Linquist …

Caribbean History: Remembering Jamaica’s Moses Delgado

 By David P. RoweCJ Contributor Moses Delgado was as one of the leading businessmen in nineteenth century Jamaica as well as being a civil rights leader and pioneer in the commercial development of Kingston — and a major figure in the …

FRS to Launch Temporary Ferry Service Between Miami, Freeport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Operator FRS Caribbean is launching temporary ferry service between Freeport, Grand Bahama and Miami, the company announced. The service will operate between Oct. 23 and the end of December as the Grand Celebration ship, which …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria, has taken a major step forward with the reopening of its Henry E. Rohlsen Airport for commercial flights. The airport officially reopened on Thursday morning, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Haiti-based airline Sunrise Airways has continued its fleet expansion with a new Boeing 737. The 168-seat aircraft is being acquired through a wet lease agreement with Czech Republic-based Travel Service. Sunrise will deploy the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Robert L Bradshaw International Airport reopened on Wednesday after the passage of Hurricane Maria, according to tourism officials. The eye of Maria passed about 90 miles south of St Kitts on Tuesday; rapid …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is extending its gratitude to its cruise and airline partners for their Hurricane Irma relief efforts, the territory announced in a statement. Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty thanked the …

 Caribbean Airlines is now offering rebooking fee waivers to travelers whose plans have been affected by Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have confirmed tickets for the period between Sept. 5 and Oct. 31 can now rebook without change fees. The carrier …

 In a major step toward launching nonstop flights between the United States and Tortola, air carrier BVI Airways has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate flights between the BVI and cities in the U.S. BVI Airways had …

Nonstop Flights to Exuma

 American Airlines has launched new weekly service to the Bahamian island of Great Exuma. The new flight operates weekly on Saturdays between Charlotte’s Douglas International Airport and Exuma International Airport in George Town. The flight departs Charlotte around 8:15 AM, …

 The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced the appointment of John Woolcock as Manager, Groups and Conventions, in the JTB’s Regional Office in Miami. “I am eager to take on the responsibilities of this new role and look forward to helping …

 Resorts World Bimini has named Patricia Lawrence as its new president, parent company Genting Malaysia Berhad announced. Lawrence will oversee all operations at the recently-completed resort, including gaming, hotel, transportation, dining and entertainment. Lawrence will also be responsible for the …

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 An accomplished roster of speakers, including a top executive from Virgin Atlantic, a leading authority on tourism intelligence and a host of respected hoteliers, will address delegates attending the annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, slated to take place from …

 The results are in from this year’s RumXP rum jury at the Miami Rum Festival, and the winners include some established names and some new faces. Barbados’ Mount Gay XO took home the top crown, winning best in class for …

 It’s that time of year again — for America’s best rum festival. The annual Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo returns next week from April 22-23 at the Doubletree Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center. The major event, now in its …

 Royal Caribbean has officially broken ground on its major new terminal project in Miami: PortMiami Terminal A. The new port is aiming for completion prior to the arrival of the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, which will …

 Norwegian Cruise Line’s next new ship, Norwegian Bliss, will homeport in Miami beginning in the winter of 2018, the company announced. Beginning Nov. 17, 2018, Norwegian Bliss will sail seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruises each Saturday from PortMiami, including calls in …

 Popular eateries, from cafeterias to cocktail bars By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes the craving for Caribbean food strikes when you’re nowhere near the Caribbean. But if you live in South Florida (or you’re cruising out of Port Miami or …