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Carnival Relaunching Caribbean Cruises From New York

 Carnival Cruise Line is set to relaunch its Caribbean cruise operations out of New York’s Manhattan Cruise Terminal. The company’s Carnival Magic cruise ship officially arrived in New York this week, with an initial four-day cruise to Bermuda. That will …

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American Airlines Launches New Routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Jamaica 

 American Airlines has just launched a pair of new Caribbean routes, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline has kicked off new service from Austin, Texas to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and the island of Cozumel, Mexico.  Both are …

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The 15 Best Luxury Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean 2022

 Being a boutique hotel isn’t just about size. Sure, the hotels on this list, all of which have 40 rooms or less, are not big.  But boutique is about more than that. It’s about character, about personality; about identity.  It …

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 It’s one of the biggest trends in travel since the onset of the pandemic: the rise of the digital nomad, and the increased popularity of long-term, remote-work stays.  And that’s precisely the target at Marriott’s newest Caribbean hotel, the new …

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 Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has launched another new route to Puerto Rico, this time to the island’s “Second City.” The airline has kicked off nonstop service between Orlando and Ponce, another boost for a city that continues to grow as …

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 Tradewind Aviation, the Connecticut-based airline that has become the Caribbean’s top luxury carrier, is expanding.  The company has announced the order of 20 brand-new Pilatus PC-12 NGX single-engine turboprop aircraft.  Tradewind offers both on-demand private charter and scheduled shuttle service …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace is making a comeback.  The popular industry event is set to return in October in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after having been canceled last year amid the pandemic. (A virtual version …

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 By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the Caribbean …

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 BetMGM has officially launched sports betting in Puerto Rico, set at the Casino Del Mar at the La Concha Resort in San Juan.  The company said it was now accepting wagers at the resort through 12 kiosks and five betting …

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 Royal Caribbean has taken delivery of its newest cruise ship: Wonder of the Seas.  The new ship is making its debut after three years of construction, with plans to kick off sailings in Fort Lauderdale on March 4.  Wonder of …

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 There’s a new U.S. hub for Caribbean travel — Austin, Texas.  The fast-expanding US city, which has seen dramatic growth amid the pandemic, is rapidly becoming a significant source market for Caribbean travel.  And now it’s seeing more flights, with another …

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 The most glamorous way to arrive in Anguilla is back.  Luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has relaunched its service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Anguilla.  The service is operating on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between San Juan and Anguilla, with …

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 They may not be the biggest, or have the most amenities. They may be brand new, they may be centuries old. But the coolest hotels in the Caribbean are the ones that have that indescribable x-factor; where, no matter how …

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 Fast-expanding global real estate brokerage Corcoran as added another new office in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico.  Corcoran has announced the opening of Corcoran Puerto Rico, following the addition of the San Juan firm formerly known as Gramercy Real Estate Group.  …

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 Spanish carrier Iberia is adding more flights to Puerto Rico next summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In the summer of 2022, Iberia will be operating up to five flights each week between Madrid and San Juan.  That will mean an …

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 Frontier Airlines is launching three new nonstop routes to Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes new service from both Boston and Hartford to San Juan, along with a new route between Orlando and Aguadilla’s Rafael Hernandez International Airport.  …

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 Silversea has arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico to begin its new Caribbean schedule.  The cruise line has selected Puerto Rico as a homeport to reactive its Caribbean operations, with plans to make 10 trips across the Caribbean out of …