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Spirit Airlines Is Launching a Big Caribbean Expansion From Orlando

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with a host of new routes out of Orlando International Airport. Beginning Oct. 4, the Miramar, Fla.-based carrier will begin offering international nonstop flights to …

JetBlue Puerto Rico Flights Back to Pre-Irma Levels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has returned its Puerto Rico flight frequencies to pre-Hurricane Irma levels, the carrier announced this week. The airline said the return of capacity this week came six months earlier than planned. JetBlue has also …

Luis Fonsi Launches Newest Single: Calypso

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luis Fonsi sent shockwaves through the music industry last year with his Puerto Rico-focused Despacito, and the Caribbean star is at it again with his newest single: Calypso. The new single features British-Jamaican rapper and …

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 Every island has a different taste. Sure, there are diverse rum offerings on every island (some more than others, for sure). But the more you travel the Caribbean through a glass of rum, the more each island’s peculiar taste profile …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Old San Juan’s most popular seafront promenades is back in business. The Paseo La Princesa, which was closed after suffering damage during Hurricane Maria, has opened its access to the public again, albeit …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Barbara Murphy, who sent in this lovely shot of Calle Fortaleza in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The sale of the Baha Mar last year was named the Transaction of the Year 2017 at the recent CHRIS Caribbean hotel investment summit in Miami. The transaction involved the 1,000-acre Baha Mar on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel construction pipeline is booming. There were 107 hotel properties comprising 22,325 rooms in construction last month in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, a 41.5 percent jump compared to the same period last year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott International has confirmed the planned reopening of Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico. The luxe retreat plans to reopen officially in October, according to the company, after having shuttered in the wake …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Puerto Rico is looking to Airbnb to help drive its tourism recovery. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello met this week in San Francisco with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, who together announced a new agreement on …

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 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ritz-Carlton’s Dorado Beach resort is set to reopen Oct. 1, according to parent company Marriott. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve had been closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Its reopening was revealed on the …

 By Alexander Britell The island of Puerto Rico was quietly becoming one of the leading luxury destinations in the Caribbean before last year’s hurricanes. But as the island continues its remarkable recovery, Puerto Rico’s luxury boom continues, from the launch …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff World-renowned Chef Jose Andres has expanded his Caribbean footprint. The Spanish chef has debuted his new Fish by Jose Andres at The Cove resort at Atlantis Paradise Island. The new dinner-only eatery serves a menu …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a major new expansion of its flight service to Puerto Rico. In a huge boost for the still-recovering destination, Frontier has launched new daily nonstop flights from both Long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s top luxury resorts is planning to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort will be making its return on Oct. 29, following what will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this beautiful shot of sunrise at the Condado Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in …