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Bahamas Great Harbour Cay Airport

The Bahamas’ Great Harbour Cay Is Getting a New Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ most beloved, but still largely undiscovered, destinations is getting a brand-new airport. Great Harbour Cay, a tiny white-sand paradise in the heart of the country’s Berry Islands archipelago, is the site …

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Bahamas Travel Demand Is Booming

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel demand for The Bahamas is booming so far in 2019, according to a new report from Expedia Group. The Bahamas saw a 43 percent growth in travel demand in the first quarter of 2019, …

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In Miami, a Must-Visit Caribbean Hospitality Summit

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading events on the Caribbean tourism agenda is coming back for another year, with the third annual Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Summit in Miami. The Aug. 1 Bisnow event, which is being …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In an important sign of confidence in the destination from the world’s biggest airline, St Vincent and the Grenadines will be getting another weekly flight on American Airlines. Beginning Dec. 18, American Airlines will be launching …

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 By Alexander Britell Hyatt is set to debut a new Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in Puerto Rico. The newest Hyatt in the Caribbean will be at the former Melia Coco Beach in Rio Grande on Puerto Rico’s northeastern coast. The transformed …

caribbean tourism booming

 By Alexander Britell NEW YORK — Caribbean tourism is booming so far in 2019, according to new data from the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization. Air arrivals to the wider region were up by 12 percent in the first quarter of …

caribbean eco resort

 By Alexander Britell For years, it was one of Dominica’s signature places to stay: a high-level eco resort on an island renowned for its unsurpassed natural beauty. And now, less than two years after the storms of 2017, the legendary …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami is set to once again host one of the Caribbean’s leading hospitality exchanges. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s CHIEF, or Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt …

caribbean tourism robust

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism is “robust and resilient,” according to Frank Comito, the chief executive officer of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. Comito, who was speaking at this week’s CHRIS investment conference in Miami, said the region’s …

puerto rico flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff An airport in Puerto Rico is breaking all kinds of passenger records right now — but it’s not the one you might think. Aguadilla, the increasingly popular hub on the northwestern corner of the island of …

miami caribbean food

 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 …

st kitts booming tourism

 By Dana Niland The island of St Kitts is seeing a full-fledged tourism boom, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. St Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport saw a 14.5 percent increase in tourism arrivals …

antigua barbuda tourism surging galley

 By Alexander Britell A charming jaunt to historic Nelson’s Dockyard. A beach getaway at Galley Bay or the Pineapple Beach Club. A week on the marina at South Point. A family vacation at the venerable Curtain Bluff. There are a …

jamaica tourism town

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Set between Montego Bay and Negril, the beach town of Lucea could be in for a tourism makeover. Jamaica’s government says it has its sights set on Lucea as it develops resort centers across the …

grenada new flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important boost for the island of Grenada, American Airlines has announced plans to launch a new route to the Spice Isle. The carrier is launching a new route from Charlotte to Grenada beginning …

cayman islands record tourism

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor New hotels, new eateries, new flights — and record-breaking growth. Cayman Islands tourism is surging right now, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. Indeed, the Cayman Islands reported 145,804 stayover visitor arrivals …

anguilla tourism season

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor After a record-breaking number of stayover visitors arrivals in February, Anguilla is expecting the trend to continue throughout the remainder of the peak tourist season, the island’s tourist board said this week. The total of 9,289 …

barbados jetblue year round

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is getting a boost from New York City-based airline JetBlue. JetBlue is expanding its weekly nonstop Saturday service from Newark Liberty to Barbados to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. The extension of service will …