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The USVI Is Growing Faster Than Any Other Caribbean Destination

 It’s been an exemplar for the Caribbean in the post-Covid tourism world, and the US Virgin Islands continues to see outstanding tourism performance.  But that doesn’t tell the whole story.  The US Virgin Islands has actually seen the highest increase …

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Canadian Airlines Add More Seats to Jamaica 

 Jamaica has secured commitments for a record number of seats from Canada this winter, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  The island is projecting 283,000 seats out of Canada this winter, a record for the destination.  That represents 26,000 …

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It Just Got Much Easier to Visit Bermuda

 After having some of the strictest travel protocols in the hemisphere for much of the pandemic, Bermuda has removed all of its travel protocols.  Effective Nov. 14, Bermuda no longer requires its travel authorization process, its $40 fee or proof …

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 Since the onset of the pandemic, no carrier has added more new flights to the Caribbean than low-cost airline Frontier.  And now it’s adding even more.  The airline has announced plans to add another three weekly flights to Jamaica’s tourism …

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 St Kitts is putting the spotlight this month on the island’s broad wellness experiences.  The island is marking Tourism Awareness Month with a multitude of events and workshops focused on “physical, environmental and spiritual wellness.” “This Tourism Awareness Month, St …

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 It’s been a banner year for tourism in the Mexican Caribbean, but the Yucatan’s tourism hub is showing no signs of slowing down.  In fact, it just had its best month of the year.  Passenger traffic to Cancun International Airport …

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 Jamaica has topped the 2 million mark for stayover visitors this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The numbers through October are “in line with previous projections,” according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “It is truly gratifying to see our …

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 It’s getting even easier to visit the island of Bermuda from the United Kingdom. British Airways is set to launch daily direct service between London Heathrow and Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport.  The new service means an additional two flights …

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 The island of Barbados has a new Minister of Tourism, following a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Mia Mottley.  Mottley has appointed former Health Minister Ian Gooding-Edghill to the role, in which she succeeds former Tourism Minister Senator Lisa Cummins.  …

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 The tiny island of Montserrat has removed all of its testing requirements for travelers.  The island is no longer testing travelers on arrival, and has ended its mandatory 10-day isolation period for individuals testing positive for Covid-19.  That includes all …

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 Curacao is now “fully recovered” from the impact of the pandemic, tourism officials said this week.  The Curacao Tourist Board is reporting 355,661 stayover visitor arrivals in the first three quarters of 2022, a 103 percent increase compared to the …

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 Antigua and Barbuda continues to see record-breaking tourism numbers, officials told Caribbean Journal.  “After a difficult two years, the tourism industry is seeing the pent-up demand for travel, and we’re delighted to say that Antigua and Barbuda is at the …

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 Bonaire is seeing continued strong tourism numbers this summer and into the fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dutch Caribbean island reported just under 11,000 stay over visitors in September, which represented a 7 percent increase over September 2019, before …

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 Cancun has been the most popular destination in the wider Caribbean Basin since the onset of the pandemic.  That’s led to a massive surge in tourism and a dramatic increase in new airlift from cities across the United States.  And …

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 Delta Air Lines is launching a major expansion to the island of Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In a major boost for the island’s tourism fortunes, particularly in the wake of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Fiona, Delta is …

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 Jamaica’s already-strong tourism recovery is continuing, even in the face of new global challenges.  The island’s summer 2022 totals eclipsed its pre-pandemic highs set in 2019, and Jamaica is now reporting nearly $6 billion in tourism earnings since its 2020 …

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 Tourism in The Bahamas is booming right now, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism.  Air and sea arrivals to The Bahamas are up a whopping 515.6 percent this year compared to the same period in 2021, …

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 Could a new kind of “dynamic taxation system” fix the problem of high air ticket prices in the Caribbean?  That’s the idea by Nicola Madden-Greig, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.  Madden-Greig says the “heavy burden” of …

 

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