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Virgin Atlantic Is Returning to the Caribbean

 Virgin Atlantic will be returning to the Caribbean, the carrier announced.  On Aug. 1, Virgin will resume flying from London Heathrow to Barbados, kicking off a Caribbean return that will continue in October.  In October, Virgin Atlantic will be resuming …

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Caribbean Airlines Ramping Up Trinidad-Tobago Flights

 Caribbean Airlines is ramping up its domestic operations between Trinidad and Tobago, the carrier said in a statement.   Beginning June 1, Caribbean Airlines will be increasing its flight frequency on what’s known as the “domestic air bridge” between the …

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Caribbean Airlines: Social Distancing “In Place”

 Trinidad-based airline Caribbean Airlines says it putting a major focus on social distancing and sanitization.  The carrier, which is still running service within Trinidad and Tobago, said social distancing practices were “in place” on its domestic operations.  Once international service …

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 We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the …

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 The island of Tobago is quietly making a tourism comeback after years away from the travel radar.  Tobago reported 19,542 international stayover arrivals last year, which represented an 8.2 percent increase compared to the previous year.  And the trend is …

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 The island of Trinidad has unveiled some bold goals to grow its long-under-the-radar tourism sector.  Tourism Trinidad Limited, the island’s destination marketing company, says it is planning to increase visitor arrivals by 7 percent for the 2019-2020 fiscal year period, …

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 Radisson Hotel Group has named a new chief operating officer for the Americas region, including the Caribbean.  The Minneapolis-based company has tapped Aly El-Bassuni for the newly-created position, in which he will be responsible for “driving operational strategies across the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is launching a new seasonal route for the upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Trinidad and Tobago-based air carrier will launch new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Sangster International …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most popular summer festivals has gotten even hotter — and solidified its positions as one of the top Caribbean carnivals to visit. Grenada’s Spicemas, the Spice Isle’s signature carnival event, saw …

Tobago Sunwing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is returning to Tobago for the upcoming winter season, according to a statement from the Canadian travel company. The move comes after what Sunwing called an “immensely successful” inaugural season in the 2018-2019 peak …

United Airlines Curacao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new destination in the Caribbean: Curacao. The regional airline is planning to launch new flights from Trinidad and Tobago to Curacao, with service slated to begin Aug. 2. The flights …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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 We can happily report that the Caribbean is, in fact, getting greener. Whether it’s the regular debut of a new solar park, the frequent launch of a new wind farm or a renewed regional focus on sustainability. While more work …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tobago is seeing an increase in international arrivals over the past few months, due in large part to the airline’s weekly Sunwing flight from Toronto, Canada. Sunwing’s Boeing 737, which has a capacity of 189 passengers, …