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CHIEF Hospitality Conference Returns for Fourth Year

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum is slated for June 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, which puts on the Miami-based conference, says unity and innovation will …

Frontier Airlines Launches Big Puerto Rico Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a major new expansion of its flight service to Puerto Rico. In a huge boost for the still-recovering destination, Frontier has launched new daily nonstop flights from both Long …

A Very Cool New Beach Resort in Bonaire

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Bonaire has long been one of the Caribbean’s most lovable destinations, its hotel product has always erred on the side of, well, the traditional. But that just changed. Enter the new Delfins Beach Resort …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropic Ocean Airways, which runs a fleet of seaplanes operating scheduled and charter flights across The Bahamas, is expanding. The company has announced plans to increase its operations at the Miami Seaplane Base on Watson …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is launching new service to the Caribbean Community. The carrier has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between Miami and Guyana, the seat of the Caribbean Community at the northern tip of South …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially taken delivery of what is now the world’s largest cruise ship: Symphony of the Seas. The 25th ship in Royal Caribbean’s fleet, the ship measures 238 feet tall, 1,188 feet long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line is planning a major new terminal at PortMiami. The company this week unveiled the design of the new dedicated Norwegian Cruise Line terminal, which will launch in May 2018, pending county approval. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a cruise to Cuba? Norwegian Cruise Line has announced an expansion of its sailings to Cuba and the wider Caribbean, the company announced this week. This fall, Norwegian Sun will offer a combination …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is increasing its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Beginning this summer, American will be adding an additional weekly flight from Charlotte to Curaçao. That means a pair of weekend flights …

norwegian encore

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has marked the start of construction for its newest cruise ship. Norwegian Encore, the line’s new addition to its fleet will sail the Caribbean from Miami seasonally beginning fall 2019. “We are excited …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor MSC Cruises is returning to St Maarten. The company will be making its first post-Irma call on St Maarten on March 28 with its MSC Opera cruise ship. MSC Cruises will be making 29 port calls …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Victory ship is undergoing an extensive 17-day dry-dock that will add a host of new food and beverage options, the company announced this week. The multimillion-dollar dry dock in Freeport, The …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Global lifestyle hospitality company sbe [sic] is expanding its Disruptive Restaurant Group portfolio in the Bahamas with the opening of Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz. The Italian restaurant concept, featuring 202 seats of indoor and outdoor …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises’ new MSC Seaside cruise ship was unveiled in Miami this week with a naming ceremony headlined by Sophia Loren before its maiden Caribbean voyage on Saturday. Seaside, the company’s new flagship, is the second …

norwegian cruise line caribbean

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its lineup of summer 2019 itineraries. Norwegian Dawn will set sail on seven-day cruises to the Bahamas and Florida from May 25 to August 31, 2019. This marks the ship’s return …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to The Cove, Atlantis Paradise Island’s luxury enclave. The property has partnered with fast-expanding carrier Tropic Ocean Airways on a unique experience that lets guests travel from either from …

MSC Seaside

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new cruise ship is coming to PortMiami. MSC Cruises’ new MSC Seaside, the company’s new flagship, has officially come into service and is making a transatlantic crossing to its new homeport in Miami. …

disney magic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is upgrading its Disney Magic cruise ship with a host of new amenities and experiences, according to the company. The changes, which will make their debut in March 2018, including a new …