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A New Floating Waterpark in Puerto Rico

 Puerto Rico’s Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve resort has debuted the island’s first-ever floating waterpark.  The waterpark, which is open only to hotel guests, has an obstacle course, a climbing wall, a swing into the ocean, monkey bars and a slide …

The Ultimate Caribbean Rum Event Is Back in St Barth This November

 The Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the region’s leading celebration of fine rum, is set for the first week of November.  This year’s fourth annual edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards will be held from Nov. 2-7, with an unmatched …

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Hilton Is Opening New Resorts in Punta Cana and Puerto Rico

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ritz-carlton puerto rico cruise

 The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first Caribbean cruises will set sail out of Puerto Rico.  The Port of San Juan will be home to the high-end cruise line’s first voyages in the region.  The Evrima, the first of three company yachts, …

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 Tourism keeps growing in Puerto Rico, according to the newest data from the island’s primary airport. San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport reported 1,009,754 passengers handled in June, which eclipsed the island’s 2019 totals for June. Indeed, that represented …

puerto rico hotel climbing

 Puerto Rico continues to see its hotel occupancy climb, with a very strong holiday weekend ahead. Hotel occupancy in Puerto Rico is expected to average 95 percent for the Fourth of July weekend, according to data from the Puerto Rico …

bahamas frontier new flights

 Frontier Airlines has launched its newest nonstop service to the region, with flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas.  The inaugural flight from Miami to Nassau kicked off with much fanfare. It’s Frontier’s first-ever service to The Bahamas.  The new …

american airlines caribbean expansion next

 The world’s largest airline is planing another big expansion to the Caribbean, and it’s not from one of its traditional hubs like Dallas-Fort Worth or Miami.  American Airlines has big international ambitions in Austin, Texas, with plans to launch new …

southwest airlines puerto rico flights

 Southwest Airlines is adding two new routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In November, the carrier will be kicking off new routes from both St Louis and Buffalo-Niagara airports, with service set to begin …

spirit airlines caribbean miami

 Spirit Airlines is expanding to Miami International Airport, and that means a wave of new flights to the carrier’s wheelhouse in the Caribbean. Crucially, it will represent an expansion — meaning it will supplement Spirit’s existing service at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

puerto rico bars

 Puerto Rico is reopening bars on the island as part of a broader loosening of pandemic restrictions.  Beginning June 7, Puerto Rico will be reopening bars at 50 percent capacity, along with game rooms.  Outdoor bars and “chinchorros” will not …

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 Colombian carrier Avianca is resuming its service from Bogota to San Juan, Puerto Rico this week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The relaunched service will begin with two weekly flights, a number that is likely to increase over the summer and …

puerto rico hotel climbing

 Puerto Rico continues to see tourism growth in 2021 — a trend that’s continuing through the holiday weekend.  Hotel occupancy in Puerto Rico is nearing 96 percent for the Memorial Day weekend, according to projections from the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.  …

caribbean photo puerto rico patillas

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kristine Marsrow, who sent in this lovely shot from the dock in Patillas, Puerto Rico.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

anguilla silver airways

 Silver Airways is launching new service to Anguilla out of its San Juan hub. The carrier, which acquired regional carrier Seaborne in 2018, will kick off service from Puerto Rico to Anguilla on June 2. Flights will operate through the …

puerto rico vaccinated travelers

 In a major move by one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, Puerto Rico has announced that it is waiving pre-testing requirements for vaccinated travelers.  Beginning May 24, vaccinated travelers from the U.S. will not have to show proof of …

puerto rico el conquistador

 In what is a significant boost for the island of Puerto Rico, the iconic El Conquistador resort is back.  The Fajardo-area resort officially reopened its doors this week, following a $175 million reconstruction project.  The property had been shuttered since …