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Royal Caribbean Returning to San Juan, St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise line Royal Caribbean International is officially returning to the ports of San Juan and St Maarten. The company announced that its Freedom of the Seas ship would call on San Juan on Nov. 30, …

Rainforest Adventures Opening New St Maarten Zip Line in November

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Maarten’s major new tourist attractions is set to debut in November. Rainforest Adventures has announced that the St Maarten Rockland Estate eco-park, which will feature the world’s steepest zip line, will open …

Royal Caribbean Is Returning to St Thomas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas’ cruise industry will reactivate in a big way on Nov. 10, when Royal Caribbean will be the first cruise line to bring passengers to the island since Hurricanes Irma and Maria. St Thomas …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major golf tournament is coming back to Curaçao this weekend. The Aviation Golf Classic, presented by Curaçao Airport Partners, is being held at the island’s landmark Old Quarry Golf Course Oct. 20-21. The tournament benefits …

Winair

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Caribbean’s most crucial regional airlines, Winair was dealt a major blow when its base at St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport was compromised after Hurricane Irma. But now the carrier, which …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and …

 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S — St Maarten’s cruise port will reopen on Nov. 11, according to St Maarten Director of Tourism Rolando Brison. Brison, who was speaking at the CTO’s State of the Industry conference in Grenada via Skype, …

 By Alexander Britell St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, one of the Caribbean’s most important air hubs, has reopened for commercial operations. It’s a quick turnaround for an airport whose destruction was one of the most powerful symbols of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Hurricane Irma caused serious damage on the island of St Maarten, the organizers of the destination’s major Heineken Regatta say they will still hold next year’s regatta as planned. The 2018 regatta is “still …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major resort in St Maarten has announced plans to reopen next spring. The Divi Little Bay Beach Resort in St Maarten has confirmed it will reopen in May 2018 after suffering damage from the …

KLM St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it will be resuming flight service to the island of St Maarten beginning Oct. 29. The news is a significant boost for the island whose Princess Juliana airport …

 Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of St Croix early Wednesday before making landfall in Puerto Rico. The eye of Maria was located over Eastern Puerto Rico at 8 AM …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. …

Delta Seaborne

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta has added two extra flights to and from San Juan to Atlanta this week ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Maria, the company announced. Delta is flying 757 and Airbus A321 aircraft from …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff With several islands steel reeling from the destructive force of Hurricane Irma, another major storm is barreling toward the Caribbean: Hurricane Maria. As of Sunday evening, Hurricane Maria was about 120 miles east-southeast of the …

 Above: the path of Hurricane Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff As Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba and headed to Florida, another hurricane got closer to the Caribbean on Friday: Hurricane Jose. Hurricane Jose was about 265 miles east-southeast …

 Caribbean Airlines is now offering rebooking fee waivers to travelers whose plans have been affected by Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have confirmed tickets for the period between Sept. 5 and Oct. 31 can now rebook without change fees. The carrier …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Category-5 Hurricane Irma pummeled the dual-nation island of St Martin/St Maarten and nearby St Barth on Wednesday, leaving massive flooding and widespread destruction. The storm caused the deaths of at least two people, confirmed …