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St Kitts Cruise Numbers Keep Surging

 St Kitts’ cruise sector continues to surge.  The island, which was recently named Caribbean Cruise Destination of the Year in the Caribbean Travel Awards, welcomed four cruise ships on Christmas Eve.  That meant a total of 13,000 visitors, including passengers …

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A New Hotel Is Coming to St Kitts

 The island of St Kitts will soon be home to a major new hotel, Caribbean Journal has learned.  A new 240-room hotel project is coming to a 350,000-square-foot site at Brighton’s Estate on the east coast of St Kitts.  The …

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The Caribbean Travel Awards 2020

 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals is back again for its 24th edition this summer.  The St Kitts Music Festival will run June 24-28, 2020, with a slate of music stars led by Jamaican music legend Jimmy Cliff.  St. …

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 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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 You’re looking out at a frosted window or a flurry. Even going outside is a feat, making you dream about warm waters and palm trees.  Because you could be in the Caribbean right now.  And there are few times of …

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 The Park Hyatt St Kitts has named a new general manager, the property told Caribbean Journal.  The luxury resort, the first and only Park Hyatt in the Caribbean, has tapped Marc Schneider to the role.  An “esteemed Hyatt veteran,” Schenider …

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 Both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines are extending their existing non-stop Saturday flights to St. Kitts from JFK to include the month of May 2020, providing continuous service from peak season through summer. With both airlines increasing service at a time …

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 One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise destinations has added a major new cruise pier. St Kitts has debuted its new $48 million cruise pier at Port Zante in Basseterre.  The new pier means Port Zante can now host up to …

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 The hottest Caribbean hotel opening of 2019 is here.  Kempinski’s first-ever Caribbean resort has officially opened its doors in the north of Dominica.  The 151-room Cabrits Resort and Spa Kempinski Dominica resort is a monumental new addition to an island …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways, the Fort Lauderdale-based airline specializing in seaplane flights, is launching a major expansion in the Caribbean. Tropic Ocean plans to establish a base of amphibious airplanes in Puerto Rico, the company’s CEO, Rob Ceravolo, said this week. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line is returning to Tampa for the 2020 season for Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. The cruise line will return to Port Tampa Bay for a “full season” including 18 cruises …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is continuing its fast-paced Caribbean expansion, Caribbean Journal has learned. Sun Country has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Nassau in The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean airline Cape Air is relaunching its service from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Nevis, the carrier said this week. The airline will be reinstating its daily year-round flights from San Juan to Nevis …

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 Autumn is a time of recharge in the Caribbean, a period when some destinations cool down, visitors thin and certain hotels close for their annual upgrades. But the vast majority of destinations eagerly welcome visitors in September, when you can …

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 By Alexander Britell Six Senses’ first-ever Caribbean resort has officially broken ground in Grenada, adding to Grenada’s growing position as a luxury hotspot. The new Six Senses La Sagesse will be built on La Sagesse beach in Grenada’s St David’s …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hotspots, United Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service to the island of Curaçao. Curaçao will become United’s 21st destination in the Caribbean, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s top cruise ports is expanding. St Kitts’ Port Zante has reached 90 percent completion of a major second cruise pier, according to St Kitts Public Infrastructure Minister Ian Patches Liburd. “The …