Norwegian Cruise Line Takes Delivery of New "Encore" Ship

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Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of its new Norwegian Encore cruise ship in Germany.  The 1,100-foot-long, 170,000-gross-ton ship has a capacity of nearly 4,000 guests.  The ship will launch this fall in Miami, with seven-day Caribbean cruises, before launching […]


The Caribbean's Most Exclusive Rum Event Is Coming to St Barth

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The Caribbean’s most exclusive island is the new home of a major Caribbean rum event. Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Rum Awards, the region’s leading celebration of premium rums, is coming to St Barth from Nov. 6-10. The second edition of the […]


New ABC Series “The Baker and the Beauty” to Film in Puerto Rico

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A new ABC television series will be filmed in Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Baker and the Beauty, a series produced by Universal Television along with ABC and Keshet Studios, will mean an investment of around $57 million […]


Carnival Cruise Line Gets Approval for Miami Expansion

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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 […]

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Newest Ship Nears Completion

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship is nearing completion, having emerged for the first time from the Meyer Werft ship building dock in Germany. The new 1,100-foot-long Norwegian Encore is slated for completion by the end […]

Tropical Storm Dorian Heads for Caribbean

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A Tropical Storm is heading for the Eastern Caribbean, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. Tropical Storm Dorian is approaching the Caribbean with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, […]


JetBlue Is Adding More Nonstop Antigua Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is set to launch a big expansion to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport, tourism officials said Monday. The New York City-based carrier will be adding two additional flights from New York to Antigua every […]

A New Hire at the Westin Grand Cayman

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By the Caribbean Journal staff When you’re set on a prime perch of Seven Mile Beach, managing your outdoor space is no easy task. Accordingly, the Westin Grand Cayman has announced the appointment of a new general manager of outdoor […]

Frontier Is Launching New Flights to Puerto Rico

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is adding a new nonstop route to the Caribbean from Miami, the carrier announced. Beginning Nov. 14, Frontier will be operating three new weekly nonstop flights from Miami to San Juan, […]


In Miami, Caribbean Hotel Investment in the Spotlight

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By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Boldfaced names from across the Caribbean descended upon Miami on Thursday for Bisnow’s third-annual Caribbean Hospitality & Investment Summit. The high-level conference, which took place at the Intercontinental hotel in downtown Miami, brought together […]

American Airlines Adding More Daily St Thomas Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new daily nonstop flight to the USVI hotspot of St Thomas. The carrier will be launching a third daily flight from Miami to St Thomas for the upcoming peak winter […]

Royal Caribbean’s $165 Million Cruise Ship Overhaul

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is undertaking a 58-day, $165 million overhaul of its Allure of the Seas Oasis-class ship. Upon completion, the reinvigorated cruise ship will unveil a wave of new features, including the Ultimate Abyss 10-story […]


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