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Norwegian Cruise Line Returns to Puerto Rico

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Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line has officially returned to the island of Puerto Rico.  The Norwegian Gem ship called on the port of San Juan this week, carrying 1,300 passengers, a little less than half of its maximum capacity.  Norwegian […]


Puerto Rico Air Traffic Keeps Surging

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Puerto Rico’s dramatic surge in air passenger traffic has shown no signs of slowing down.  The island’s primary airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, reported passenger traffic of 935,781 in August, which represented a 14.8 percent improvement over the same […]


Frontier Is Launching Another New Route to Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico’s surging tourism arrivals will get another boost this fall when Frontier Airlines adds another route to the island.  Beginning Nov. 1, Frontier Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between Jacksonville International Airport and San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin […]


Spirit Airlines to Launch Flights from Atlantic City to Cancun, San Juan

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Spirit Airlines has been one of the fastest-expanding carriers to the Caribbean in the pandemic, and now the low-cost airline is at it again.  Spirit has announced plans to launch new service from Atlantic City to both Cancun and San […]

Spirit Airlines Launching Miami-Puerto Rico Flights

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Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is launching a new daily flight to Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new flight will operate daily from Miami to San Juan, part of the carrier’s expansion to Miami International Airport.  The flights between […]

Seabourn Ovation to Operate Caribbean Cruises From Miami

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Luxury cruise line Seabourn is set to homeport its Seabourn Ovation cruise ship out of Miami.  Beginning in November, the ship will operate a series of Caribbean itineraries through April 2022.  That will include stops in Caribbean destinations including San […]

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Hilton Is Opening New Resorts in Punta Cana and Puerto Rico

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Hilton is planning another big expansion in the Caribbean with its Tru by Hilton brand.  Tru by Hilton, the company’s midscale brand, is expanding to the Caribbean, with plans to open three new resorts in the region by 2023, with […]

Ritz-Carlton’s First Caribbean Cruise Will Homeport in Puerto Rico

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s first Caribbean cruises will set sail out of Puerto Rico.  The Port of San Juan will be home to the high-end cruise line’s first voyages in the region.  The Evrima, the first of three company yachts, […]

Puerto Rico Tourism Keeps Surging

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Tourism keeps growing in Puerto Rico, according to the newest data from the island’s primary airport. San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport reported 1,009,754 passengers handled in June, which eclipsed the island’s 2019 totals for June. Indeed, that represented […]


American Airlines’ Next Big Caribbean Expansion

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The world’s largest airline is planing another big expansion to the Caribbean, and it’s not from one of its traditional hubs like Dallas-Fort Worth or Miami.  American Airlines has big international ambitions in Austin, Texas, with plans to launch new […]

Southwest Airlines Is Adding New Puerto Rico Flights

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Southwest Airlines is adding two new routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In November, the carrier will be kicking off new routes from both St Louis and Buffalo-Niagara airports, with service set to begin […]

Spirit Airlines Planning Major Caribbean Expansion from Miami

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Spirit Airlines is expanding to Miami International Airport, and that means a wave of new flights to the carrier’s wheelhouse in the Caribbean. Crucially, it will represent an expansion — meaning it will supplement Spirit’s existing service at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]


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