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Panama’s Copa Airlines Plans June 2 Return to St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another important carrier is plotting its return to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. Panama-based carrier Copa Airlines will resume flights to St Maarten on June 2, the company announced. Copa had suspended operations to …

Norwegian Bliss Debuts in New York City

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has officially debuted its new Norwegian Bliss, the sixteenth ship of its fleet. Its arrival marks the beginning of a month-long inaugural celebration with its next stops in Miami, Los Angeles and …

Copa Airlines Is Returning to St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is making its return to the island of St Maarten. Copa will be returning with weekly flights to St Maarten in June, according to Acting Minister of Tourism Cornelius de Weever. “This …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest W hotel has officially opened its doors in Panama City. The W Panama debuted in the city’s business district this week, the first-ever W in Central America. The property, owned by Evolution Tower …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines is launching new flights between Panama and both Salvador and Fortaleza in Brazil. The carrier will fly to Fortaleza and Salvador beginning July 18 and 24, respectively, adding up to a new total …

luxury collection panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Luxury Collection has expanded in the Caribbean Basin with its first-ever hotel in Panama. The new Santa Maria, a Luxury Collection Hotel and Golf Resort is set minutes from the city center in Panama …

Bathsheba Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Barbados. The company said the new service would begin operating in July. “Our network of routes, which now, through our …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Beginning in July 2018, Copa will be increasing its service to daily flights between Panama and Curaçao. The nonstop flights will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Thinking of a Caribbean cruise out of Tampa? Carnival has you covered. Carnival Cruise Line has kicked off a year-round program of seven-day Caribbean cruises from Tampa, doubling the line’s capacity at the port. Carnival …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, has launched PADI Travel, a travel resource for divers and adventurers. The new global travel platform connects travel and diving resources, inspiring users to venture to the world’s most …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to fly to the heart of the Caribbean Basin. Copa Airlines has announced the launch of new service between Denver, Colorado and Panama City. The new nonstop flights connect Denver to …

W Panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott’s W Hotels brand is continuing its expansion in the Caribbean Basin. The company is set to debut the new W Panama on Jan. 23, 2018, according to a Marriott statement. The newest W in …

riu resorts

 Spanish hotel giant Riu Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive brands in the Caribbean, from adults-only resorts to family-friendly properties. And its footprint in the region may be even larger than you think — from Aruba to the Bahamas to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts, the Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company, is expanding again with a pair of new resorts in St Lucia. AMResorts will manage two new luxury all inclusive resorts in what will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In 1967, Princess Cruises became the first cruise line to bring passengers through the Panama Canal. Now, in another major milestone, Princess’ Caribbean Princess ship has become the first megaship to pass through the canal’s …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has unveiled an expanded slate of its new Crystal Getaways shorter itineraries. The company has added new voyages for both 2017 and 2018, including a pair of cruises in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Maarten’s major new tourist attractions is set to debut in November. Rainforest Adventures has announced that the St Maarten Rockland Estate eco-park, which will feature the world’s steepest zip line, will open …

 Looking to cruise to the Panama Canal? Holland America Line is adding more cruises to the Panama Canal, the cruise line announced this week. Holland America will be sending eight ships and 19 cruises to the Canal between fall 2017 …