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The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2019

 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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Puerto Rico’s Biggest Airport Continues to Rebound

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s biggest airport, the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Airport in San Juan, is seeing a continued rebound in passenger traffic, according to new data from ASUR, which manages the airport. San Juan saw a …

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11 New Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2019

 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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puerto rico allegiant

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Allegiant has launched three new nonstop routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The new services are operating from Cincinnati, Raleigh-Durham and Pittsburgh. “The launch of these new routes allows Puerto Rico, ahead …

celebrity edge caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Celebrity Edge cruise ship has launched its first-ever cruise to the Caribbean. Celebrity Cruises’ new state-of-the-art ship made its first-ever Caribbean call this week with a stop in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. …

Tradewind Nevis Anguilla

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tradewind Aviation resumed service from San Juan to both Anguilla and Nevis last week. The operator put a hold on service to Anguilla after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and is now returning after one year out …

st croix seaborne cape air

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting easier to get to St Croix for the winter season. Caribbean carriers Seaborne and Cape Air are both adding new flights to meet demand for the season, according to the United States Virgin …

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 By Alexander Britell The Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s capitals of cool in recent years, with a diverse but uniformly sophisticated hotel offering and a modern, urban energy that’s largely unique …

puerto rico all-inclusive candelero

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first new all-inclusive to open in Puerto Rico in years has made its debut in the town of Humacao. The transformed Candelero Beach Resort is set in the heart of the Palmas del Mar …

puerto rico beach hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While much of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry is, unsurprisingly, concentrated in San Juan, the island is starting to see smaller, harder-to-reach destinations growing, too. That includes the southwestern beach town of Cabo Rojo, which is …

puerto rico cruise record

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A little over a year after Hurricane Maria, the island of Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone . The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit’s Caribbean expansion continues to speed up, with two new routes coming to the island of Puerto Rico. Beginning Feb. 14, the carrier will launch new daily nonstop routes from both Tampa International Airport and …

caribbean home condado

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In recent years, the Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has become a new Caribbean capital of chic. From luxury boutiques like Ferragamo and Cartier to hip hotels like the O:live and the Serafina, …

puerto rico travel awards

 Simply put, the Puerto Rico travel industry has made a remarkable recovery from Hurricane Maria. Airlines are back, cruise passengers have returned, the hotels are open again and new ones are also making their way in the pipeline. Travelers are …

st thomas airbnb caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb has been making major inroads in the Caribbean — and one destination is seeing bigger growth than the others, according to newly released data from the sharing economy giant. The leader? The island of …

 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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 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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 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. …