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Nonstop New York-Tortola Flights Could Soon Be a Reality

Having to find a connecting flight to get to the British Virgin Islands could soon be a thing of the past. Tortola-based BVI Airways has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to operate nonstop flights from New York […]


Delta Launching New Daily Nonstop Flights to Cancun

Delta New York Cancun

Delta Airlines is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a major increase in service to Cancun. The carrier will be launching new daily nonstop flights between New York-John F. Kennedy Airport and Cancun beginning Dec. 17. Delta also announced it would […]


JetBlue Launches Flights to Antigua

By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has officially begun operating service to Antigua’s recently-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. The carrier will be operating three flights per week out of New York City on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Antigua and Barbuda […]


Norwegian Launching Flights From New York to Martinique, Guadeloupe

Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell In a significant boost to the French Caribbean, Norwegian announced Thursday it would be launching flights to Martinique and Guadeloupe. The major launch includes flights from Boston, Baltimore/Washington and New York to both […]

JetBlue Launches First-Ever Flights to Grenada

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Tara MacIntyre CJ Contributor NEW YORK — JetBlue continues to expand its wings in the Caribbean. The airline opened its newest route from New York’s JFK Airport to Grenada, the Caribbean’s original “Spice Island,” on […]

There’s Now a Kosher, Vegetarian Caribbean Restaurant in Brooklyn

Above: Fiya in Brooklyn By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s likely the first of its kind in the world: a kosher, vegetarian Caribbean restaurant. And it’s in one of the great Caribbean outposts outside of the region. It’s called Fiya, […]


Curacao Tourism Is Surging

Above: the Santa Barbara resort in Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean’s tourism sector is surging. Curacao received 122,074 visitors in the first quarter of 2015, a 13 percent increase compared to the same period […]

JetBlue Launching Charter Flights From New York to Havana

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is expanding its charter services to Cuba, the company announced Tuesday. The company said it would be launching charter flights between New York and Havana, making it the first major carrier to […]

Harlem’s Great New Caribbean Restaurant (With Some Cape Cod, Too)

Above: Lolo’s (Photos by CJ and Joey Pasion) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor HARLEM — Reggae’s pumping from the speakers overhead, and I can’t help but nod my head to the beat as I chew on a slice of fried […]


Taking Puerto Rican Fashion to New York

Above: Stella Nolasco (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor For the first time, two designers from Puerto Rico showed their spring/summer 2015 collections at New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. CJ recently visited their San Juan ateliers, and […]

At Old San Juan’s Dragonfly, a Perfect Pairing of Latin America and Asia

Above: Dragonfly (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — It was 10 PM on Tuesday night in Old San Juan, meaning that, unlike most nights in Puerto Rico, things closed on the earlier side. After a loop […]

Caribbean Airlines Adding New Flights For 2015 Season

Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines will be adding a series of new flights from Jan. 15 to Feb. 4, the company announced. The flights are headlined by the addition of a new daily […]


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