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Miami Set for CHTA’s CHIEF Conference

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami is set to once again host one of the Caribbean’s leading hospitality exchanges. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s CHIEF, or Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt …

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American Airlines Is Expanding Its Flights to St Kitts

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts is in the midst of an airlift boom, and now the world’s largest airline is adding another new flight to the destination. American Airlines will launch a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s …

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Miami’s Big Caribbean Food Festival Is Back

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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saint lucia new flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Saint Lucia is set for a boost next winter with the launch of another new route from American Airlines, Caribbean Journal has learned. American, the world’s largest airline, will launch a new …

robert burr rum

 If you like rum, if you’ve found your way into the mysterious, wonderful world of rum, it’s likely you’ve come across the name Robert Burr. For years, Burr has been one of the world’s greatest champions of rum, spreading its …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s legends of hospitality will soon be celebrated with a lifetime achievement award. Grenada’s Sir Royston Hopkin, the chairman and Managing Director of the island’s Spice Island Beach Resort, will receive the Lifetime …

saint lucia new flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its service to the island of Saint Lucia this summer. The carrier will be resuming its second daily nonstop flight from Miami to Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport this summer, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Demand for travel to the US Virgin Islands continues to surge. That was the takeaway from talks between the USVI’s Department of Tourism and several major airlines last week. There has been strong demand for …

msc cruise miami

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton MIAMI – Cruise giant MSC Cruises has revealed more details on its new planned cruise hub at PortMiami The new hub is part of its push to expand its presence in the Caribbean, according …

windstar fleet

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises has cut the first steel on what will be a $250 million fleetwide enhancement project. The “Star Plus” initiative will take half of its fleet and renovate each ship, including …

norwegian ship transformation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has completed another major refurbishment project on one of its ships, this time the Norwegian Sky. The project, part of the line’s wider Norwegian Edge fleet enhancement program, entailed a three-week dry …

royal caribbean ship redesign

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas cruise ship has arrived in Miami fresh off a $115 million redesign. The 3,386-passenger ship, which will be sailing five and nine-night Caribbean itineraries, has added a host of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to what has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean: Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic’s capital has been seeing a huge wave of new flights, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Virgin Voyages just crossed a major threshold. It’s officially open for business. Sir Richard Branson’s new adults-only cruise line launched bookings on Thursday for its new-build Scarlet Lady ship, which will be sailing …

miami rum festival

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Eleven years after its inception, Miami’s best rum festival is heading back to its roots. This year’s Miami Rum Festival will return to Coral Gables, with two days of tasting of rums from around the globe …

saint lucia cruise growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most anticipated airport redesigns in the Caribbean in recent years, and now Saint Lucia’s landmark redevelopment of its Hewanorra International Airport is moving forward. The project is now progressing into its …

santo domingo embassy suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami-based HES Group has purchased the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. HES Group, which is behind a number of hotel projects in Miami, has major plans for the property; the purchase …

spirit jamaica expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit has its sights set on Jamaica — and the low-cost carrier is showing now signs of slowing down. The Fort Lauderdale-based airline is set to launch yet another high-profile expansion to Jamaica this month …