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Air France Is Ramping Up Its Caribbean Service 

 Air France will be operating more flights to the Caribbean this summer than it did before the onset of the pandemic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The French carrier said this week it would be operating “above pre-crisis levels” to destinations …

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New Caribbean Airline Launches in the Dominican Republic 

 A new Caribbean airline has launched in the Dominican Republic, with plans for its first flights this spring.  It’s called Arajet, and it’s being billed as the “first ultra-low-cost airline in the Caribbean region.” The company is a full-fledged relaunch …

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The Most Romantic Hotels in the Caribbean

 Romance in the Caribbean comes in so many different forms: cliffside sunsets; afternoons on empty beaches; endless wine-fueled dinners in centuries-old estates; twilight walks on hidden streets.  And that’s particularly true of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean, which …

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 Even amid the pandemic, the Dominican Republic’s tourism industry just posted its best-ever December.  The news was revealed by Dominican Republic Tourism Minister David Collado in an end-of-year briefing.  A total of 728,335 visitors came to the Dominican Republic last …

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 Tourism in the Dominican Republic set yet another record last month, with a total of 519,349 tourist arrivals.  Fo the year, the country has reported 4.263 million tourist arrivals, according to Tourism minister David Collado.  The November total was a …

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 Canada is one of the biggest source markets for tourism in the Dominican Republic.  Until now, though, the vast majority of Canadian travelers have touched down in the travel hotspot of Punta Cana.  Now, however, a new destination is emerging …

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 Spirit Airlines has launched its first-ever Caribbean flights from Miami International Airport.  The low-cost carrier kicked off its new slots in Miami with a pair of new Caribbean routes: nonstop service to both Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Port-au-Prince in …

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 Spirit Airlines has relaunched three routes to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier has restarted daily service from Orlando to Cancun, along with service to both Punta Cana and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.  The Punta …

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 Caribbean carrier Sky High Aviation Services has launched its first-ever service to Martinique.  The carrier is now operating two flights each week between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Fort-de-France, Martinique.  They service is running on Mondays and Thursdays, according to …

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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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 Air France is expanding its service to the Caribbean this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That will include up to 14 weekly flights from Paris-Orly Airport to both Guadeloupe and Martinique.  Air France will also be flying up to seven …

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 People are starting to travel again. And while the numbers are, unsurprisingly, not what they were at the beginning of last year, there seems to be growing optimism in the travel industry — particularly the all-important aviation sector, with increased vaccination …

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 Curaçao-based airline startup Jetair has launched its third route in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier kicked off its new flights between Curaçao and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic this week, with one weekly flight on Sundays between the …

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 American Airlines is launching flights to its newest Caribbean destination: the Samana peninsula of the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In June, the world’s largest airline will kick off its first-ever route to Samana with twice weekly flights out …

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 The newest iteration of Eastern Airlines is set to launch new nonstop flights to the Dominican Republic later this month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Feb. 27, Eastern will kick off a new route between Miami and Santo Domingo, the …

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 Frontier Airlines is ramping up its expansion to the Dominican Republic with a new route from Miami to Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Frontier will be launching new twice-weekly flights between Miami and Punta Cana beginning on March 8.  …

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 Frontier is ramping up its Caribbean expansion. The carrier is set to expand its regional network out of Miami International Airport, with plans to launch new service to Cancun, Mexico.  Beginning March 11, 2021, Frontier will be running year-round, four-times-weekly …

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 The revived Eastern Airlines is back in the Caribbean.  The new iteration of the once-legendary carrier is set to launch expanded Caribbean flights in December with service to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  Eastern Airlines will be launching twice-weekly flights from …