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Caribbean Airlines’ Latest Changes

 A new schedule for the Caribbean carrier By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has launched a new schedule in the region, the company announced. The new schedule, which took effect earlier this month, is highlighted by daily service to …

LIAT’s Newest Hire

 New hire at regional airline By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier LIAT has named Captain Arthur Senhouse its new Director, Flight Operations. The appointment, which took effect Sept. 1, includes responsibility for “all aspects of the airline’s flight …

Hyatt Opens New Honduras Hotel

 A new Hyatt Place By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of a new hotel in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. The 126-room property is the first Hyatt Place hotel in the country. It’s part of …

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 New appointee by incoming government By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has another new top tourism official. The country’s new government has appointed Shamfa Cudjoe as its new Minister of Tourism. Cudjoe was most recently assistant director of …

 Famous Barbados food fete gets new look By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Barbados Food & Wine and Rum festival is back with a new look, new venues, and a new chef lineup for 2015. “We felt that in our sixth …

 By Ryan PetersonCJ Contributor Consider going on an adventure towards a new destination in which you don’t trust the pilot, the flight attendant does not understand that you are thirsty, and she keeps telling you to put on your seatbelt …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Grand Lucayan resort in Grand Bahama has announced the appointment of Juan Romero as its new Group Sales Manager. Romero joins Grand Lucayan with an extensive background in marketing and sales, and will be focusing …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Peter Island Resort and Spa has appointed Scott Hart as its new General Manager. Hart joins the private island resort in the British Virgin Islands with extensive experience in the hotel and restaurants industries, including his most recent …

 Above: the canalfront villa is located in Providenciales By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new luxury villa on the block in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The 4,044-square-foot property in Providenciales has hit the block for $1.85 million, according …

 Above: Guyana Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo is sworn in By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has a new Cabinet, following swearing in ceremonies this week. The 15-minister Cabinet includes members of both the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance …

 Above: Guyana President David Granger By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has officially sworn in its newest President. The country’s new leader, David Granger, was sworn in this week following his historic victory in last week’s general elections. Granger led …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier LIAT has added a series of new routes for the summer season, the company announced this week. “From Antigua, customers will now be able to connect with a …

 Above: the casino at El San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s El San Juan Resort and Casino has debuted its newly-rebranded casino. The property underwent an “extensive renovation” that included new systems, products, player experience enhancements and …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor SAN JUAN — As if having the Caribbean’s largest mall at Plaza Las Americas wasn’t enough, today Puerto Rico has welcomed a new addition to its retail landscape with the opening of the Mall of San …

 Above: Belize The Belize Tourism Industry Association has its newest executive director. The BTIA announced that John Burgos officially began work as the association’s executive director last week. Burgos comes to the BTIA with 10 years of experience in the …

 Above: new OAS Secretary General-elect Luis Almagro (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will soon have a new Secretary General. The hemispheric body voted Wednesday to elect former Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro as …

 Above: a rendering of The Island House By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotel coming to the Bahamas. The Island House, a 30-room boutique hotel, is slated to open next month in the tony Lyford Cay enclave of …

 Above: Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has officially launched new service between Houston, Texas and the island of Aruba. The new seasonal service will operate every Saturday through Aug. 8, 2015. The flights out of Houston’s Hobby …