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Spirit Continuing 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 …

caribbean hotels cool

The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2019

 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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Ritz-Carlton Reserve Coming to Los Cabos, Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ritz-Carlton Reserve’s highly-anticipated new resort in Mexico will soon become a reality. Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is slated to make its debut this spring in Los Cabos, according to the company. The property will be …

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puerto rico airport rebound

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s biggest airport, the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Airport in San Juan, is seeing a continued rebound in passenger traffic, according to new data from ASUR, which manages the airport. San Juan saw a …

puerto rico aguadilla airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Rafael Hernandez International Airport in Aguadilla just set a record for passenger traffic in a calendar year. Aguadilla is set on the northwest corner of the island of Puerto Rico. The airport handled …

caribbean hotels new

 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

puerto rico luxury real estate

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new luxury real estate project is coming to Puerto Rico. The St Regis Bahia Beach Resort has announced a new $85 million beachfront residential development called Ocean Drive. The project, which is comprised …

puerto rico allegiant

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Allegiant has launched three new nonstop routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The new services are operating from Cincinnati, Raleigh-Durham and Pittsburgh. “The launch of these new routes allows Puerto Rico, ahead …

celebrity edge caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Celebrity Edge cruise ship has launched its first-ever cruise to the Caribbean. Celebrity Cruises’ new state-of-the-art ship made its first-ever Caribbean call this week with a stop in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. …

puerto rico new hotel

 By Alexander Britell The Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s capitals of cool in recent years, with a diverse but uniformly sophisticated hotel offering and a modern, urban energy that’s largely unique …

turks and caicos golf

 By Alexander Britell You spot David Feherty’s mug the moment you reach the baggage claim in Providenciales, urging you to try the Provo Golf Club. Feherty, the affable former pro golfer and current Golf Channel personality and commentator, who was named a few years …

bahamas caribbean leading

 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Bahamas’ hotel market is surging — and vastly outperforming the rest of the region right now, according to data from analytics firm STR. In a sluggish month for hotels Caribbean-wide, The Bahamas was the only …

puerto rico st regis

 By Alexander Britell While Puerto Rico has quietly become a haven for high-end hotels in recent years, one property has remained perhaps its signature luxury resort: the St. Regis Bahia Beach. And while many resorts have already reopened their doors …

puerto rico all-inclusive candelero

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first new all-inclusive to open in Puerto Rico in years has made its debut in the town of Humacao. The transformed Candelero Beach Resort is set in the heart of the Palmas del Mar …

cancun caribbean wifi

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a slow period over the summer, Cancun International Airport is beginning to surge once again. The carrier reported 1.991 million passengers in November, a 7.6 percent increase over the same month in 2017. That …

costa rica margaritaville resort

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The ever-expanding Margaritaville brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean Basin. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo celebrated its opening in Costa Rica with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week. The debut comes after a …

puerto rico beach hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While much of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry is, unsurprisingly, concentrated in San Juan, the island is starting to see smaller, harder-to-reach destinations growing, too. That includes the southwestern beach town of Cabo Rojo, which is …

puerto rico cruise record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over a year after Hurricane Maria, the island of Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone . The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the …