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What’s Next for Four Seasons in the Caribbean?

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Spirit Airlines Is Launching a New Nonstop Route to Puerto Rico

 It’s long been Puerto Rico’s “Second City,” but the southern city of Ponce is starting to see a wave of new interest from travelers.  Now, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is launching a new nonstop route to Ponce, part of what …

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Spirit Airlines Launches Haiti, Dominican Republic Flights From Miami

 Spirit Airlines has launched its first-ever Caribbean flights from Miami International Airport.  The low-cost carrier kicked off its new slots in Miami with a pair of new Caribbean routes: nonstop service to both Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Port-au-Prince in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Daniel LaMay, who sent in this lovely shot of a boat just off the beach on the tiny island of Culebrita in Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in …

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 Puerto Rico keeps setting tourism records, according to new data from the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. In what officials are calling a “record year” for the island, Puerto Rico has seen the highest figures ever recorded in room tax collations …

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 Tradewind Aviation, the Caribbean’s leading luxury carrier, is relaunching its service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Anguilla.  The flights will resume on Dec. 17, running through April 18, 2022, according to the company.  It means the return of what …

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 Marriott’s fast-expanding AC Hotels brand has opened its first-ever hotel in the popular Dominican Republic tourism destination of Punta Cana.  The new AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana has a total of 129 rooms, set in the San Juan Shopping …

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 There’s a new way to experience one of Puerto Rico’s top luxury resorts.  It’s called Casa Estancias, and it’s a new beachfront estate at the St Regis Bahia Beach Resort.  Set to open in November, the estate has a total …

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 Cancun International Airport continues to see a strong rebound, according to the latest numbers from operator ASUR.  The airport reported passenger traffic of 2.061 million in August, just 4.9 percent below the same total in 2019.  It did represent a …

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 Hyatt has named a new managing director for its newest resort in the Caribbean: the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico. The company has tapped Mark Frances to the role; he had most recently served as the managing director at …

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 Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line has officially returned to the island of Puerto Rico.  The Norwegian Gem ship called on the port of San Juan this week, carrying 1,300 passengers, a little less than half of its maximum capacity.  Norwegian …

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 Puerto Rico’s dramatic surge in air passenger traffic has shown no signs of slowing down.  The island’s primary airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, reported passenger traffic of 935,781 in August, which represented a 14.8 percent improvement over the same …

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 The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort in Puerto Rico has named a new general manager, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The popular golf resort has tapped Charlie Kingston to the role, succeeding general manager Nils Stolzlechner, who is retiring.  Kingston served …

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 Sports betting company BetMGM is expanding to the island of Puerto Rico.  The company has agreed to a strategic partnership with the Casino Del Mar at La Concha Resort in San Juan’s Condado neighborhood.  That will include the launch of …

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 Puerto Rico has implemented a series of new health protocols on the island, Caribbean Journal has leaned. That includes the reintroduction of indoor mask mandates, along with outdoor places where there are more than 50 people, regardless of vaccination status.  …

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 Puerto Rico is set for a major update to its travel requirements — requiring vaccinations for all guests of hotels, guest houses and short-term rentals on the island.  Beginning Aug. 16, vaccinations will be required for both employees and guests …