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Puerto Rico to Host WTTC Global Summit

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico will be hosting next year’s World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, a boon for the island’s growing meetings sector. The 2020 summit is regarded as one of the world’s most important global …

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Vieques, Puerto Rico Is Getting a Major New Hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project is underway on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico, a big boost for an island with a tourism industry still reeling from the storms of 2017 and whose flagship …

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Cape Air’s New Caribbean Push Begins in Culebra and Virgin Gorda

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton For many destinations in the Caribbean, small regional airlines are a life blood — and for two decades, Cape Air has been just that for so many islands. Now, Cape Air has officially relaunched two …

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Puerto Rico Iberia Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish carrier Iberia is expanding its seasonal winter flights to Puerto Rico to year-round service, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello announced. The airline will now be offering direct flights between Madrid and San Juan all …

bahamas caribbean surge

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry saw a second consecutive month of strong performance growth in February, according to data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons with February 2018, revenue per available room (RevPAR) jumped 8.0%, due to a …

puerto rico delta capacity

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing increased holiday travel to the island, Delta Air Lines is adding more capacity to San Juan for the peak winter season. The airline said it was upsizing two of the aircraft types used to …

puerto rico caribe hilton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is set to complete a significant transformation project. San Juan’s legendary Caribe Hilton will debut a more than $100 million dollar makeover on May 15. The hotel is …

royal caribbean cruises new

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Royal Caribbean International is planning more Caribbean escapes for the 2020-2021 season. The cruise line is introducing a combination of diverse offerings throughout Caribbean, from new ship pairings in major homeports across Texas, Florida and …

jamaica spirit routes

 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. …

caribbean vacation express flights

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Tourism isn’t just the beating heart of the Caribbean economy — it’s one of the largest economic sectors on earth. And in an age of increasing global challenges, that means the continued sustainability — and resilience …

caribbean megayacht cruise

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a very different way to cruise around the Caribbean — think megayacht instead of cruise ship, ultra-luxe instead of mainstream. And now SeaDream Yacht Club is accepting reservations for its 2021 spring season, the company said …

puerto rico airport steam

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a strong comeback for Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in the final quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from airport operator ASUR. San Juan’s air hub saw a 30.4 percent …

puerto rico san juan marriott

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s San Juan Marriott Resort has a new look. The property, set in the Condado area of San Juan, has completed a $20 million renovation project spearheaded by XLD Group. The new look ranges …

puerto rico pga tour

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour has returned to Puerto Rico for the latest edition of the Puerto Rico open. This year’s event, which is being held at the Coco Beach Golf Club in Rio Grande, has a …

spirit puerto rico flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has quietly become the fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean so far in 2019. And this week, the carrier was at it again, launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the island …

dominican republic seaborne

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Regional Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rico-based airline has launched nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Santiago de los Caballeros’ Cibao International Airport in …

cayman islands caribbean hotel sector

 By Rico Louw Is the Cayman Islands the hottest hotel market in the Caribbean? The Cayman Islands experienced the largest rises in the Caribbean in each of the three key performance metrics in 2018, according to data from islands where …

spirit jamaica expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit has its sights set on Jamaica — and the low-cost carrier is showing now signs of slowing down. The Fort Lauderdale-based airline is set to launch yet another high-profile expansion to Jamaica this month …