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St Maarten Continues Cruise Surge

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s all-important cruise sector continues to surge, according to the latest numbers released this week by Port St Maarten. The top-level Caribbean port reported close to 1.1 million cruise passenger arrivals between January and …

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JetBlue Had a Very Strong July

 By the Caribbean Journal staff July was yet another strong month for JetBlue Airways, according to the latest data report from the New York City-based carrier. JetBlue reported a total of 5,006,350 revenue passenger miles, a 5.3 percent increase compared …

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Saint Lucia Eyes Continued Cruise Growth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority said it was anticipating over 140,000 cruise visitors to the island over the course of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s newest cruise port is seeing significant growth this summer, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Amber Cove port, which is located in Puerto Plata, saw a total …

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 American Airlines is testing a new security screening technology. In collaboration with the Transportation Security Administration, the airline is testing a computed “tomography” scanner in one checkpoint lane of Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. CT checkpoint scanning …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis expects to welcome its one millionth cruise passenger arrival of the year later this month, according to Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant. This will be the first time in history that the twin-island federation …

 Liberty passengers head home By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Lines has chartered flights home for the remaining passengers on board the Carnival Liberty after a small fire in the engine room cut short a seven-day cruise this week. “Carnival …

 Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The French Caribbean island of Martinique is looking to continue its strong cruise tourism growth in recent years. Martinique will receive a record 22 ships making their first-ever calls …

 Above: Port Zante in Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts is projecting to welcome 1 million cruise passengers in the 2014/2015 cruise season, according to the country’s tourist board. That would represent a 31.5 …

 Above: Cozumel’s Puerta Maya cruise port By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Cozumel off Mexico’s Caribbean coast is off to a very strong start in the cruise sector so far this year. Cozumel received 1.786 million cruise passenger …