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JetBlue Launching New Daily Nonstop Flights to St Maarten

 By Alexander Britell In what is a significant boost for St Maarten, fast-growing carrier JetBlue is launching a new route to the island next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning early 2019, JetBlue will be launching its first-ever flights from …

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St Maarten Tourism Is Starting to See a Turnaround

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A year after Hurricane Irma, St Maarten is still very much in recovery mode — but its all-important tourism sector is beginning to see a turnaround, according to new data from the island’s tourism board. The …

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More Details on Sunwing’s New St Maarten Resort Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff More details have emerged on Sunwing’s new Planet Hollywood resort project in St Maarten. Officials said construction on the beachfront property will soon launch, with an 18-month completion timeline, according to a statement from the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest all-inclusive brand is coming to the island of St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. Planet Hollywood, which is planning to open its first all-inclusive branded resort in the Caribbean Basin in Costa …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a huge boost for St Maarten’s tourism recovery, the island will be getting back its flight service from Canadian travel giant Sunwing this winter. Sunwing will be resuming year-round, weekly nonstop flights from both …

St Maarten Sonesta Reopening

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Maarten’s landmark Maho Beach Resort has launched reconstruction in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Irma, the Maho Group announced. This rebuild will be different, though, with plans for innovative, resilient, storm-resistant construction. “While we …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two of St Maarten’s preeminent resorts are finally planning to make their return following last year’s storms. The Sonesta Ocean Point resort and the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort will reopening for the winter tourist season, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta International has expanded in Colombia with the new Sonesta Hotel Ibagué. The new property in Ibagué’s Acqua Commercial complex is Sonesta’s seventh hotel in Colombia. Set in the Tolima department, it’s the 15th Sonesta …

 Whether you’re in snowy climes or are simply looking for a quick getaway, St Maarten has you covered. The Dutch Caribbean destination’s Sonesta resorts are offering a series of affordable all-inclusive getaways: the adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point, the Sonesta Great …

 Above: the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and Spa has reopened after sustaining damage from October’s Hurricane Gonzalo. The 257-room adults-only, all-inclusive resort had suffered …

 Above: a rendering of the Sonesta Ocean Point resort in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta is planning to debut its new Ocean Point resort in St Maarten with a soft opening in October. The Sonesta Ocean Point, …

 Above: the Kura Hulanda Village Curaçao (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta is coming to Curaçao. The brand will be taking over at the Kura Hulanda hotel properties on the island, parent company GHL Hoteles announced on …

 Above: the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort has reopened in St Maarten following a series of “sweeping” renovations. The all-inclusive property, which also includes a casino …

 Above: the former Sonesta in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff The site of the former Sonesta Hotel in Bermuda has been sold, according to global brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, which handled the transaction with Bermuda’s Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. …

 Above: the Sonesta Hotel & Casino Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta has opened its first hotel in Panama. The 304-room Royal Sonesta Hotel & Casino Panama is located in Panama City’s business district, a few miles from Tocumen …