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The Bahamas Is Now Open for Tourism

 The Bahamas is officially open for tourism.  The 700-island destination reopened its borders for international tourism on July 1, part of a phased reopening that began with a reopening for boaters and private aviation on June 15.  Most crucially, incoming …

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Jamaica Is Now Open for Tourism — Here’s What to Expect

 Some of Jamaica’s most prominent resorts reopened today as the country reopened its borders for international travel, and more hotel reopenings are on the near horizon along with steady increases in flights from the U.S. to Jamaica. Crucially, Jamaica will …

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Jamaica Is Reopening for Tourism on June 15

 In a major move for the Caribbean tourism sector at large, the island of Jamaica is reopening its borders for travelers beginning June 15. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett announced the decision in a letter from the Ministry of Tourism …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch a number of routes as the Caribbean begins opening up once again for tourism, the carrier said.  While the launches are dependent on each individual destination’s reopening plans, Southwest Airlines said it would be …

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 Southwest Airlines is making a number of major changes to its flight operations amid the new realities of travel.  The changes range from face covering policies to a spectrum of social-distancing policies, all of which reflect the way we will …

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 Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is adding more new routes to the Caribbean next year — to The Bahamas, Cozumel and Puerto Rico. The company, which has been rapidly expanding its Caribbean network over the past several years, has announced plans to …

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 Southwest is returning several seasonal routes to the Caribbean, the carrier said this week.  Southwest has announced the return of several flights for the upcoming 2020 season, it said.  That includes nonstop flights from Atlanta to both Cancun on the …

 Cancun has long been the busiest airport in the wider Caribbean region, and it’s about to get even busier.  Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch a new thrice-weekly flight from Nashville, TN to Cancun.  The new service, which will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is set for another expansion of service to the Caribbean in 2020, according to the company. Southwest will be launching new nonstop routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Turks and Caicos next …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is set to launch a big expansion to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport, tourism officials said Monday. The New York City-based carrier will be adding two additional flights from New York to Antigua every …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay’s 2019 airlift boom has continued with the launch of a new nonstop Southwest Airlines route. The low-cost carrier has officially launched a new weekly route from St. Louis, MO to Montego Bay, Jamaica’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new way to get to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. American Airlines has officially begun operating a new nonstop service from New York’s Laguardia Airport to Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is set to resume several seasonal routes to the Caribbean for the upcoming winter season, the company announced. That will be highlighted by the return of daily flights between Austin and Cancun on …

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 By Dana Niland The island of St Kitts is seeing a full-fledged tourism boom, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. St Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport saw a 14.5 percent increase in tourism arrivals …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a strong 2018 for Southwest Airlines, and the low-cost carrier continues to post solid traffic numbers. Last month, Southwest reported 11.3 billion revenue passenger miles, a 4.9 percent increase compared to November 2017, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding another new route to the Caribbean, this time to the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The carrier has announced plans to launch new weekly service between its growing …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding another new route to the Cayman Islands. The carrier has is planning to launch a new route from Baltimore/Washington to Grand Cayman, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service, which will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has begun new weekend service between Chicago-Midway and Los Cabos-Cabo San Lucas, the carrier announced this week. The new flights comes as Southwest has resumed a wave of flights to destinations in both …