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Copa Is Officially Coming to Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has confirmed its plans to launch new flights from Panama to Barbados. The new flights, which will launch July 17, will operate twice weekly between the two destinations. “Copa Airlines is proud to …

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Aruba’s Huge Vow Renewal

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba is gearing up to host the Caribbean’s largest vow renewal — again. For the second year in a row, the island is inviting couples from around the world to renew their “I Do’s” at sunset …

Bermuda Tourism Continues Strong 2018

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bermuda tourism industry is off to a strong start for the year, with leisure air arrivals and leisure air visitor spending both up in the first quarter over last year’s, which proved part of a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most important events on the Caribbean travel industry calendar is coming soon, with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s CHIEF forum set for June 22-24 in Miami. CHIEF, which stands for the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s tourism comeback is continuing with another resort slated to make its return to the island. The island’s Le Barthelemy is slated to make its return in November, according a statement from the St …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major tourism training push is set for the United States Virgin Islands next week, as Aquila’s Center for Cruise Excellence launches a three-day training program for tourism industry professionals in the territory. The program, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the Turks and Caicos real estate market, according to a new report by Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty. Total sales volume has jumped to $63.06 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association has announced the appointment of its new CEO and president. AHATA has named tourism leader Tisa LaSorte to the role. LaSorte has been serving as the director of sales, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s most important tourism gatherings is coming to The Bahamas. The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference is holding its 2018 edition in The Bahamas this October. SOTIC, as it’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados broke a 30-year-old tourism record last year, and the trend continues upward. The island is on track for even more sustained growth in 2018, according to Petra Roach, the U.S. Director of Barbados Tourism …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff United is making a big return to the island of St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. United resumed its flights to St Thomas from both Newark and Washington, D.C. this weekend, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A beloved boutique hotel has reopened its doors in the British Virgin Islands. The Anegada Reef Hotel is the latest British Virgin Islands hotel to relaunch in the wake of last year’s storms, and the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new eco-tourism attraction on the island of St Maarten. Rainforest Adventures has celebrated the grand opening of its Rockland Estate Park in St Maarten. This eco-adventure park features rides such as The Flying Dutchman, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The 51st edition of Antigua Sailing Week was launched this week in an event at Nelson’s Dockyard. The event, themed around “The Next 50 Years,” will run from April 28 to May 4 and has about 116 entries …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a major new expansion of its flight service to Puerto Rico. In a huge boost for the still-recovering destination, Frontier has launched new daily nonstop flights from both Long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It may have two different countries on it, but it’s one island — and now both St Martin and St Maarten are joining together to plan for the island’s tourism future. The French and Dutch sides …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s Nature Island has made a strong recovery from Hurricane Maria, as one of the region’s most gorgeous destinations looks to bring back travelers in 2018. Dominica has long been a haven for travelers …