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Airbnb Completes Acquisition of HotelTonight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Home sharing giant Airbnb has completed its acquisition of last-minute hotel booking company HotelTonight, the two sides announced. Airbnb, whose vast global portfolio focuses on short-term home rentals, said it was “working to reimagine travel …

puerto rico wttc

Puerto Rico to Host WTTC Global Summit

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico will be hosting next year’s World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, a boon for the island’s growing meetings sector. The 2020 summit is regarded as one of the world’s most important global …

puerto rico delta capacity

Delta Is Adding More Capacity to Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing increased holiday travel to the island, Delta Air Lines is adding more capacity to San Juan for the peak winter season. The airline said it was upsizing two of the aircraft types used to …

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puerto rico caribe hilton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Puerto Rico’s most iconic hotels is set to complete a significant transformation project. San Juan’s legendary Caribe Hilton will debut a more than $100 million dollar makeover on May 15. The hotel is …

puerto rico airport steam

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a strong comeback for Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in the final quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from airport operator ASUR. San Juan’s air hub saw a 30.4 percent …

puerto rico san juan marriott

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s San Juan Marriott Resort has a new look. The property, set in the Condado area of San Juan, has completed a $20 million renovation project spearheaded by XLD Group. The new look ranges …

spirit puerto rico flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has quietly become the fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean so far in 2019. And this week, the carrier was at it again, launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the island …

dominican republic seaborne

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Regional Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rico-based airline has launched nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Santiago de los Caballeros’ Cibao International Airport in …

st croix cruise pier

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise passenger visits to the island of St Croix. The plan would be to modify the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted …

caribbean hotels cool

 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 …

puerto rico airport steam

 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 …

caribbean hotels new

 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 …

puerto rico delta capacity

 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 Cruises New Ship

 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. …

nevis food festival

 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

 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 …

puerto rico new hotel

 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 …