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San Juan’s Courtyard By Marriott Isla Verde to Undergo $32 Million Renovation

 Above: the Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde will undergo a $32 million renovation, the property announced Monday. The resort, which recently added a new oceanfront bar and …

United Airlines Adds Daily Service From Chicago to San Juan

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines is launching daily flights from Chicago to San Juan, Puerto Rico beginning Nov. 5, the company announced. The daily service from United’s Chicago hub will leave at 8:20 …

CJ Pick: The Taste of Piano in San Juan

 Above: Carli’s Fine Bistro & Piano (CJ Photo) OLD SAN JUAN is a snapshot of a different time — it’s the oldest portion of Puerto Rico’s capital and one of the best representations of colonial architecture in the Caribbean. Today, …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: a Seaborne plane By Alexander Britell With the departure of American Eagle from the Caribbean, the region’s aviation industry continues to change. But while many predicted doom, airlines large and small, from Cape Air to JetBlue, are working to …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The first Southwest Airlines flight to Puerto Rico arrived at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport on Sunday morning. The flight out of Orlando arrived in San Juan at …

 Above: the Doubletree San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Doubletree San Juan hotel has named a new executive chef and Food & Beverage director, the property announced Thursday. Hector Rosario has been named the new executive chef at …

 Above: the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Carolina has a new beachfront bar, following the opening of the Sirena Restaurant & Bar at the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort near San Juan. The …

 Above: San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff A planned Hyatt House hotel project broke ground this week in San Juan, following an agreement between a Hyatt affiliate and Island Hospitality Partners. The project, which is expected to open in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s government is in talks with Air BVI to explore the possibilities of additional flights into Dominica. The move comes with the scheduled phaseout of American Eagle from its San Juan, Puerto Rico base. Among …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and San Juan Mayor Jorge Santini have announced plans to build a $22 million bilingual school in San Juan. The School of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT Cargo has signed an Interline Agreement with Miami-based Commercial Aviation Services, a Miami-based carrier with heavy traffic to San Juan and Colombia. The agreement will hep transport cargo from to and from San Juan …