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Mexican Company to Operate Kingston Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican company Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico will be the new operator of the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or GAP, has been operating Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport since April …

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San Juan’s Verdanza Hotel Is Getting a New Look

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in Isla Verde is getting a new look. The Verdanza Hotel in San Juan’s beachy neighborhood of Isla Verde is undergoing a $3 million renovation that will cover all 222 …

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San Juan’s Airport Makes a Comeback

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After more than a year of significant year-over-year monthly declines, San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport saw a surge in traffic last month, according to a new report from ASUR, which operates the airport. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s most luxurious resort has completed its post-Hurricane Irma recovery. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve reopens its doors Monday, a significant step for the burgeoning luxury travel market in Puerto Rico — and for the …

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 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is coming to Louisiana. For the first time, one of the cruise brand’s ships will homeport at the Port of New Orleans. In 2020, the 2,400-passenger Disney Wonder cruise ship will launch …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Puerto Rico’s hotels have a new top executive. The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association has elected Pablo Torres, general manager of San Juan’s Caribe Hilton Hotel, as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leading Caribbean regional carrier Seaborne Airlines has officially moved into a new terminal location at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Seaborne’s new main check-in counter and passenger boarding gates have both moved, with …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is about to reopen its doors. The famous El San Juan hotel, now part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, will reopen Oct. 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reopening …

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 It’s nearly autumn, but the Caribbean is as green and beautiful as ever — and if you come to the region right now, you’ll find uncrowded beaches, cool evening breezes and, perhaps most importantly, the best rates you’ll find all year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s landmark hotels will be reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned. The iconic Caribe Hilton, one of the purported birthplaces of the piña colada cocktail and the first Hilton to open beyond the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet is adding more Caribbean options from Toronto this coming winter season, according to a new statement from the carrier. The company will be adding extra flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including Kingston, Jamaica, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury small-ship cruise line Seabourn is getting into the Cuba business. The cruise line has announced that it has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from both Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Turks and Caicos-based airline interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo to Aruba and between Curacao and Kingston, Jamaica. These new services add to the airline’s nonstop flights to Tortola, St. Maarten and Providenciales, …

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ritz-Carlton San Juan is planning a 2019 return, Caribbean Journal has learned. The luxury Puerto Rico resort will likely be open and operational in the second quarter of 2019, according to an Marriott’s Paradise …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is looking to make big changes to its Sheraton brand. The hotel giant, which already introduced a concept for its new Sheraton guest room last year, is now showcasing its new vision for the …

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 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …