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bonaire landsailing

How to Go Landsailing in Bonaire

 By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell An island with some of the most spectacular shorelines on the planet is not the first place you’d ever imagine spending even a single day away from the water. Even more so here on …

antigua and barbuda

Antigua Is Getting Its First Overwater Bungalows

 By Alexander Britell It’s already Antigua’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 — but now the soon-to-debut Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa has announced another major component. The 294-room all-inclusive hotel will include Antigua’s first-ever overwater bungalows set on Antigua’s Deep …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

Spirit Launches Two New Nonstop Routes to Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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suriname copa flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Suriname, the carrier said this week. The new roundtrip service, which will begin operating in July, will operate twice weekly between Panama City and Paramaribo. Suriname …

bocas del toro panama

 By the Caribbean Journal staff What was already one of the leading destinations for expats in the Caribbean just got another boost. Bocas del Toro, the beach-filled archipelago off the Caribbean coast of Panama, is now home to a new …

puerto vallarta copa flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines has launched its first-ever flights to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The new flights connect Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit with the rest of Latin America for the first time. The new route …

dominican republic real estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic and Panama are the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. real estate investors, according to a report released this week by real estate company WIRE Consulting. WIRE examined the region’s real estate destinations, …

United Avianca Copa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major development for regional aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean, United Airlines has announced an agreement with Panama’s Copa Airlines and Colombia’s Avianca for a joint business agreement. The agreement, still pending …

costa rica hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff W Hotels is set to open its newest hotel in the Caribbean Basin next month: the new W Costa Rica, Reserva Conchal. The newest W in the region is slated to debut in November, with …

panama jw marriott

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new luxury hotel brand in the heart of Panama. Marriott International has officially opened its new JW Marriott Panama, a new chapter for what was once the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new eco-luxe outpost is coming to Panama. It’s called Islas Secas Reserve & Lodge, and the new luxury resort is set to open its doors in January 2019. The property, set in an environmentally …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Copa Airlines has expanded its service to offer daily flights between Curaçao and Panama City, Caribbean Journal has learned. Through these additions, the airline said it “aims to provide its passengers with more flight options, convenient …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival is adding to its growing presence in California, the company said this week. After the company expanded its offering earlier this year out of Long Beach, Carnival announced plans next year to return to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The JW Marriott brand is coming to Panama. The Bahia Grand Panama, which first opened in 2011 as a Trump hotel, will be rebranded as a JW Marriott. It had been operating as an independent …

overwater bungalow resorts

 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another airline has officially made its return to St Maarten. Panama-based Copa Airlines has officially resumed operations to the island, another boost for the destination in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year. Copa Airlines …

spirit caribbean orlando

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with a host of new routes out of Orlando International Airport. Beginning Oct. 4, the Miramar, Fla.-based carrier will begin offering international nonstop flights to …

puerto vallarta copa flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is ramping up its flight service to Mexico, the company announced. Copa will be launching new flights between Panama City and Puerto Vallarta beginning Dec. 16. Puerto Vallarta, set in the heart …