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Sunwing Relaunching St Maarten Flights

 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 …

Air Canada Expanding Toronto-Curaçao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is continuing its renewed Caribbean push with an expansion to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Curaçao Airport Partners announced. The carrier will add a third nonstop service to Curaçao during the upcoming …

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New Nonstop Flights Between New York, St Vincent and the Grenadines

 By Alexander Britell For the first time ever, travelers will soon be able to fly nonstop between New York and St Vincent and the Grenadines. In a significant boost for St Vincent and the Grenadines and its new airport, Caribbean …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada has continued its Caribbean expansion with a new route to Cartagena, Colombia. The carrier has officially begun operating flights between Toronto and Cartagena, an increasingly popular destination on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. “”We are …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The venerable Peace & Plenty hotel on Great Exuma in the Bahamas has been sold, Caribbean Journal has learned. Miami-based boutique hotel owner-operators, Jesper & Gustaf Arnoldsson of SMS Lodging, have partnered with long time …

WestJet Belize

 Canadian carrier WestJet is expanding its Caribbean network with a new route to Belize. Beginning Nov. 3, WestJet will operate weekly nonstop service between Calgary and Belize on Fridays. The flights will depart Calgary at 9:15 AM, arriving at 2:51 …

 Air Canada is adding another new route in the Caribbean. The carrier has announced the planned launch of a new route between Toronto and Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, set to launch Dec. 18. The weekly Monday flight …

 More flights out of Buffalo By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid in part to ease travel for many Toronto-area travelers, Canadian travel giant Sunwing is offering flights out of Buffalo International Airport for a second winter season this …

 A big step for the Canadian carrier By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet has taken delivery of the first of four new Boeing 767-300 extended range aircraft, the company announced. The new planes will allow the airline to begin serving …

 Mitchell meeting with Diaspora, investors By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell departed late this week for Canada for a series of “engagements of national interests,” according to a government statement. The Prime Minister was slated …

 Above: a West Jet plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian air carrier WestJet is expanding its service to the Dominican Republic. The company announced that it would be increasing frequency on its flights between Toronto and Puerto Plata from …

 Above: an Air Canada plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada has officially launched its newest service to the region: nonstop flights between Montreal and Mexico City. The new flights are operating Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The flights …

 Sunwing Vacations will soon be launching weekly direct flights from Ottawa to St Maarten, the carrier announced. The nonstop Monday service will officially launch Dec. 15, the company said. The Toronto-based carrier operates flights across Mexico and the Caribbean, and …

 Above: Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin in Murder in Pacot By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck’s latest work is a murder mystery set in Port-au-Prince. The film, Murder in Pacot, is a joint Haitan, French and Norwegian production, examining …

 Above: Curaçao (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is ramping up its service to Curaçao. The Canadian carrier will be launching new nonstop service from Montreal to Curaçao on Jan. 1, 2015. The company will also …

 Above: an Air Canada Rouge plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada’s leisure carrier, Air Canada Rouge, is adding several new Caribbean destinations out of Montreal and Toronto, it announced Monday. The new destinations include Cuba, the Dominican Republic, …

 Above: Karen Chapman, who won for her pitch of “Cocoon” By the Caribbean Journal staff The CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase has named the award winners of this past weekend’s competition. This year was the eighth edition of the showcase, which …

 Above: Dr Rufus Ewing By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Dr Rufus Ewing is heading to Canada Tuesday to participate in Caribbean Week in Toronto. Ewing, who is also the territory’s Tourism Minister, will address travel …