Royal Caribbean Ship Completes $115 Million Redesign

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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 […]


American Airlines Adding New Flights to Dominican Republic

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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, […]


Virgin Voyages Launches Bookings, Reveals Bimini as New Destination

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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’s Best Rum Festival Returns to Coral Gables

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By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Saint Lucia Airport Redesign Pushing Ahead

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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 […]

Miami-Based HES Group Buys Embassy Suites in Santo Domingo

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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 Continuing Jamaica Expansion

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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 Adds Two New Caribbean Destinations

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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 Ramps Up Bonaire Service

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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, […]


A New Daily Flight to Antigua

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By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]

Barbados Set for Big Increase in Airlift

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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 Holds Keel Laying for Norwegian Encore Ship

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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 […]


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