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The Hilton Trinidad Gets a Makeover

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Port of Spain’s Hilton Trinidad has completed a property-wide “refresh” project, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hotel’s redesign was inspired by the hotel’s 1962 architecture, featuring upgrades to public areas, rooms, dining concepts and a …

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A New Look at Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Courtyard Port of Spain has opened 2019 wth a new look. One of the capital’s leading business hotels has renovated 119 guest rooms and suites with what the property is calling “a new experience …

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American Airlines Launches Latest Caribbean Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has kicked off its biggest expansion to the Caribbean in several years with a wave of additional frequencies to the Caribbean. The world’s largest airlines has launched additional daily flights to destinations including …

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 By Alexander Britell In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning …

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — A group of global and regional technology organizations are partnering to help Caribbean professionals get more out of the Internet economy. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) spearheaded the launch …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines has launched its first-ever flights to Cuba. The airline’s brand new service to Cuba launched on Saturday with the inaugural nonstop flight from Port of Spain. The flight was received with the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading business hotels has completed an “extensive,” four-phase renovation project. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port of Spain has officially debuted its new look, following upgrades to the property’s guest rooms, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hilton Trinidad hotel is nearing completion of a renovation project on its pool and pool deck. The project is a major upgrade to the 15,250-square-foot signature pool deck space at the property. It will …

 By David P. RoweCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s political giants of the 20th century was Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, a lawyer, statesman and patriot who survived the violent attempted coup in Trinidad. Robinson was born on the island of …

 Caribbean Airlines has canceled its flights on Thursday, Sept. 6 to St Maarten. The carrier has canceled its Port-of-Spain-St Maarten flight and its Kingston to St Maarten flight, due to the path of Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have booked tickets …

 By GERARD BEST CJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad—The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is hoping that a set of technological upgrades it recently adopted will trigger a digital revolution in courts across the region, and transform how justice is …

 Expansion in flights By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has increased its flight service between Trinidad and Nassau, the company announced. The Port-of-Spain-Nassau flights will operate three times per week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays as flight BW 414. …

 Above: Fifteen Caribbean woman entrepreneurs taking part in the first-ever facilitators training for the Women’s Innovation Network of the Caribbean programme (Photo: Gerard Best) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor You really don’t know what to expect when you put a dozen-plus …

 When US Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Caribbean, they both went to Trinidad. That’s because over the years the country has become the de facto business capital of the region, led by its booming …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best Governments of the Eastern Caribbean have taken what could be a significant step toward harmonizing their countries’ investments in telecommunications infrastructure. A regional project, called the Caribbean Regional Communications …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad has assumed the chairmanship of CARICOM from Haiti, following the expiration of the latter’s six-month rotating term. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is now the Chairman …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hosted Serge Letchimy, the president of Martinique’s Regional Council, for talks in Port of Spain on Thursday. The two sides discussed issues including energy, …

 By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor On Tuesday, United States Vice President Joe Biden met with CARICOM leaders in Port of Spain as part of a regional tour with scheduled stops in Colombia and Brazil. Perhaps even more intriguing is the …