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JetBlue Launches Another New Caribbean Mint Route

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Saint Lucia is the latest to benefit from JetBlue’s expansion of its Mint premium cabin service in the Caribbean. JetBlue launched its newest Mint route to the region this week with a …

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St Maarten Kicks Off Big Cruise Season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is kicking off the 2018-2019 high cruise season this month, with several multiple-ship days on the agenda for November. The first six-ship day will be Nov. 14, followed by another on Nov. 28, …

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National Hospitality Group Expands in Aruba

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Myrtle Beach-based National Hospitality Group is expanding in the Dutch Caribbean. NGH has revealed that it has added the Aruba Beach Club to its management portfolio. The Aruba Beach Club will be the company’s fourth …

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St Maarten Sonesta Maho

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s popular Sonesta Ocean Point resort has pushed back its reopening date to December, Sonesta said Thursday. The Sonesta Ocean Point now has a projected reopening date of Dec. 15, while its sister resort, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever Planet Hollywood resort in the wider Caribbean region has officially opened its doors on the coast of Costa Rica. The all-inclusive Planet Hollywood Beach Resort is set on the popular Papagayo Peninsula in …

St Maarten Cruise Passengers

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A little over a year after Hurricane Irma, St Maarten’s all-important cruise industry set a remarkable milestone for 2018, topping 1 million cruise passengers. Carnival Cruise Lines newest Vista ship, Carnival Horizon, made its inaugural call …

JetBlue 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 …

 By the Caribbean ournal staff Air France’s Joon low-cost airline is launching a new route to the Caribbean next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be launching flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International …

st maarten 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for Martinique’s cruise sector last year, according to local tourism officials. The destination and its signature port in the capital of Fort-de-France welcomed more than 620,000 cruise passengers last year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is seeing more and more new flights and resumed service as the island works to recover from last year’s storms, led by a major resumption in service by American Airlines. That includes the …

st maarten sunwing 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Planet Hollywood project is coming to the Caribbean. Canadian travel giant Sunwing Travel Group has announced plans for a new all-inclusive Planet Hollywood-branded resort in Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean. It is slated to …

 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 …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s shortest commercial runway is getting a facelift. The Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is closing from Sept. 10 to Oct. 9 for a renovation to the world-famous …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet is adding more Caribbean options from Toronto this coming winter season, according to a new statement from the carrier. The company will be adding extra flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including Kingston, Jamaica, …

st maarten turnaround

 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 …