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Miami’s Best Rum Festival Returns to Coral Gables

 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 airport redesign

Saint Lucia Airport Redesign Pushing Ahead

 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 …

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Miami-Based HES Group Buys Embassy Suites in Santo Domingo

 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 …

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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 …

virgin voyages caribbean destinations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages’ highly-anticipated debut is getting closer, and now Sir Richard Branson’s revolutionary adults-only cruise brand is adding two more new destinations to its portfolio. Virgin Voyages, which announced Havana, Cuba as its first port …

american airlines bonaire

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is extending its recent expansion to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means a total of four weekly flights from Miami International Airport to Bonaire, …

Antigua Italy

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the start of peak season with a new American Airlines flight from Miami. The airline launched a second daily round-trip flight from Miami to the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua, …

Barbados Airlift

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is primed for a significant increase in airlift to the island this month. American Airlines is set to launch a wave of new and expanded flights to the destination. “High-level airline partnerships have been …

ncl encore

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has completed the keel-laying ceremony for its new Norwegian Encore ship, slated to debut in the fall of 2019. The new ship is part of Norwegian’s Breakaway-Plus class, with a planned capacity …

st kitts cruise ships

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Construction of the second cruise pier at Port Zante in St. Kitts is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2019, officials said this week. The announcement came from Minister of Public Infrastructure, Ian …

norwegian bliss

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship is coming to PortMiami. The new Norwegian Bliss will make its way to Miami Nov. 17 to begin operating a series of Eastern Caribbean cruises. The ship will run seven-day …

guyana american

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is now serving the southern edge of the Caribbean. The carrier has officially launched new nonstop flights from Miami to Guyana on the northern coast of South America. The new flights, which began …

st kitts cruise ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s largest cruise ship has arrived in Port Canaveral. Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas has made its debut in Port Canaveral, having arrived from Malaga, Spain. The ship, which has a capacity …

bahamas south bimini

 By Alexander Britell Moving — or buying a home — on a very tiny island in the Caribbean isn’t always an easy proposition Sometimes, the things that make a place exotic and beautiful — like remoteness — also make life more difficult, …

msc cuba cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises is bringing its MSC Armonia cruise ship to Miami, with plans to launch a new series of itineraries that include stops in Cuba. Beginning Dec. 10, the Armonia will sail seven-night voyages in …

saint lucia fairmont

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is adding a host of new flights to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be adding a new nonstop flight on Air Canada Rouge beginning Oct. 31, …

adults-only resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Pitons, the rum, the drive-in volcano, the three-walled rooms at Ladera. There’s a reason Saint Lucia has always been one of the Caribbean’s most romantic, sought-after destinations. And now it’s getting even easier to …

new port canaveral terminal

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida is getting another state-of-the-art cruise terminal, this time on the Space Coast. Following high-profile projects by major cruise lines to build new cruise terminals at PortMiami, another Florida port, Port Canaveral, has announced an …