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Windstar Returning to San Juan

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is returning to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the company announced this week. Windstar Cruises President John Delaney himself will join the line’s first San Juan sailing of the season in a …

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What’s Next for Marriott Hotels in the Caribbean?

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

Southwest Airlines Continues Caribbean Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off new flight launches from Fort Lauderdale to both Punta Cana and Providenciales, fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has announced even more new routes and expanded services to the Caribbean. Southwest Airlines is adding a new …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has begun its new schedule for service from San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico to Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport. As of November 5, the airline is operating the …

 By Fatima ThompsonCJ Contributor While the Caribbean recovers from one of the busiest and most destructive hurricane seasons of the past several decades, many questions exist regarding the impact these tragic storms have had on recent hotel performance. While one …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Royal Caribbean International is officially returning to the ports of San Juan and St Maarten. The company announced that its Freedom of the Seas ship would call on San Juan on Nov. 30, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Sea cruise ship will be making its first-ever call to San Juan this week, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company confirmed. The ship will arrive at the Port of San Juan on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace event will go on as planned in San Juan in January, the trade association announced this week. The event, one of the Caribbean’s leading tourism conferences, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sailing charter giant The Moorings has announced its reopening dates for islands affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The company will be opening its British Virgin Islands base and its base in Puerto Rico on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has resumed its flights to Anguilla. Flights had been suspended due to damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The San Juan, Puerto Rico-based carrier has resumed daily commercial flights to and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Cape Air has resumed service to several islands in the Caribbean hit by last month’s hurricanes, the Hyannis, MA-based company announced. Cape Air has launched limited service to Vieques, St Thomas and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is ramping up its flight service to Puerto Rico as the island recovers from the damage caused by Hurricane Maria, the carrier said this weekend. Delta is now operating three roundtrip flights to San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico was battered by Hurricane Maria, and the island now faces a humanitarian crisis. Much of the island is still without power, while water and food are increasingly scarce and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico works to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, one hotel on the island has already announced its reopening date. The Verdanza Hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts’ Lifestyle Collection, …

American Airlines Slide

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a positive sign for an island devastated by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin airport has relaunched commercial operations. An American Airlines flight from Miami arrived in San Juan on Friday afternoon. Officials …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Donald Trump has declared that a “major disaster” exists in Puerto Rico and in St Croix, ordering federal assistance to supplement local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Maria. Assistance …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria clobbered Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending it into a total island-wide blackout, with reports of significant property damage. It was not yet clear how much damage had been wrought, nor was it yet …

 Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of St Croix early Wednesday before making landfall in Puerto Rico. The eye of Maria was located over Eastern Puerto Rico at 8 AM …