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St Maarten Tops 1 Million 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 …

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JetBlue Launching New Daily Nonstop Flights to 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 …

Air France’s Joon Is Launching St Maarten Flights

 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 …

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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. …

st maarten aviation conference

 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 …

st maarten aviation conference

 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 …

St Maarten Sonesta Reopening

 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 …

 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? …

 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 …