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How JetBlue Performed in 2015

 JetBlue saw a 11.3 percent traffic increase in December, according to the company’s latest report. The year-over-year increase in revenue passenger miles saw a jump from 3.41 billion in December 2014 to 3.799 billion last month. It was accompanied by …

The Best Caribbean Country to Live In

 What’s the best Caribbean country to live in? Right now, it’s the Bahamas, according to the 2015 edition of the United Nations Human Development report. The report, which first launched 25 years ago, aims to explore development not using economic …

Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Pipeline at 28,046 Rooms

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There are 164 hotels totaling 28,046 rooms under contract in the Caribbean-Mexico region, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. That represented a 4.7 percent decrease in rooms under contract compared with October 2014, …

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 Numbers keep rising By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean hotel sector is continuing a very solid 2015, according to the latest report from STR Inc. The region’s hotel occupancy was 75.7 percent in July, a 3.6 percent year-over-year increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury hotels are dominating the number of hotels in construction in the Caribbean and Mexico, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. There were 171 hotels and 29,846 rooms under contract in the wider …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a slow start to 2014, the Caribbean hotel sector finished strong last year, according to year-end data from STR Inc. The region’s hotel sector saw a 5.3 percent increase in occupancy in December, following …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico region will see almost 10,900 new hotel rooms open in 2015, according to the latest hotel development pipeline report from STR. The region is expected to see 58 hotels totaling 10,848 rooms debut …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotel occupancy rose by 0.6 percent in July, according to a new report from STR. Occupancy stood at 70.7 percent at the end of the month, a modest increase compared to the same month …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Just one-sixth of the original coral cover in the Caribbean remains. And if things stay the way they are, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next two decades, according to the International Union …

 Above: Grenada (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After three consecutive months of year-over-year decline, the Caribbean hotel industry rebounded with a strong month of May, according to a new report from STR. Hotel occupancy in the Caribbean …

 Above: Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic increased to just under 4.7 million people last year, an increase of 2.8 percent, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country was boosted …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands could lose $100 million in federal funding by fiscal year 2021 due to the federal sequestration spending cuts that became official this week. …

 Above: cholera treatment in Haiti (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By the Caribbean Journal staff Achieving just 46 percent vaccination coverage in Haiti could contain transmission of cholera in the country, according to a new report from University of Florida researchers. Cholera, …

 Above: a tent camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (FP/UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Almost 360,000 people in Haiti are still living in tent camps, displaced due to the 2010 earthquake, according to a new report from the United …

 Above: Baker’s Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas Ministry of Transportation and Aviation has completed its preliminary report on the Abaco helicopter crash that killed a New York businessman last week. The report, which was completed through the …

 Above: cholera treatment in Haiti (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By Alexander Britell Haiti’s deadly cholera epidemic may have come from more than one strain, according to a report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United …