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JetBlue Relaunching St Maarten, St Thomas Flights from Boston

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and …

Sonesta Is Planning a New Kind of Rebuild in St Maarten

 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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Sky in St Maarten

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Laura Morley, who took this stunning shot of the colorful sky on a recent journey to St Maarten. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced an expansion of its Mint premium cabin service across the Caribbean. JetBlue will be adding Mint to nonstop flights between Boston and Saint Lucia later this year, along with adding Mint service …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Turks and Caicos-based airline interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo to Aruba and between Curacao and Kingston, Jamaica. These new services add to the airline’s nonstop flights to Tortola, St. Maarten and Providenciales, …

St Maarten Anguilla Ferry

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten-Anguilla ferry terminal has officially reopened, the Anguilla Tourist Board announced this week. The port of entry on St Maarten is just a short distance from St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is significantly ramping up its flight service to St Maarten this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned. The world’s largest airline will be adding a new daily flight from Miami to St Maarten’s Princess …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is having a very good cruise season, according to the latest report from Port St Maarten. The cruise destination is reporting 15 percent growth over its projections for the first half of 2018, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Windstar Cruises is homeporting one of its ships St. Maarten. Beginning Dec. 1, the cruise line will homeport its Wind Surf cruise ship for seven-day cruises out of St Maarten. Besides having the Wind Surf homeport …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another airline has officially made its return to St Maarten. Panama-based Copa Airlines has officially resumed operations to the island, another boost for the destination in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year. Copa Airlines …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sheri Fiscus from Salem, Oregon, who sent in this lovely shot of the blue of Maho Beach in St Maarten taken last month. Have you taken …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten tourism comeback continues. Another of the island’s most popular resorts has officially reopened its doors, with the Oyster Bay Beach Resort relaunching operations with a new look after shuttering last year due …

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 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet traffic is continuing to surge, according to the Canada-based carrier’s latest data report. WestJet reported 2.174 billion revenue passenger miles in May, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period in 2017. The carrier …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s newest Vista-class ship, Carnival Horizon, is coming to St Maarten this fall. The 4,000-passenger ship will make its inaugural call on St Maarten in October for the 2018-2019 high cruise season. The …

 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 St Maarten has named a new director of tourism as the island recovers from last year’s storms. The St Maarten Tourist Bureau has appointed May-Ling Chun to the role, it announced in a statement. Chun …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest step yet for St Maarten’s recovery, the island’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has reopened its doors. Divi’s beachfront property, which is the best-known hotel to reopen on the island in the …