A “Strong” Tourism Recovery in Saint Lucia 

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Saint Lucia says it is experiencing a “strong” post-pandemic tourism recovery.  The island has achieved around 80 percent of its pre-pandemic stay over arrival numbers, as compared to the same period in 2019, according to tourism officials.  And now Saint […]


Frontier Set to Launch Atlanta-Bahamas Flights 

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Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching its newest route to The Bahamas in just over a month.  Frontier is kicking of its first-ever flights from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Nov. 5.  The new route will operate between Atlanta and […]


Curacao Tourism Surges, Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels 

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Tourism in Curacao is surging, with the month of August eclipsing pre-pandemic arrival totals, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Dutch Caribbean island reported 42,633 stopover arrivals in August, a 10 percent improvement over the same period in 2019.  The wave […]


In Saba, The Caribbean's Pioneering Eco-Tourism Month 

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The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Saba has been at the forefront of the eco-tourism movement for decades.  And a big part of that has been the island’s popular Sea & Learn Month, a beloved program focused on raising awareness […]

Jamaica Tourism Just Had Its Best Summer Ever 

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Jamaica just had its best summer of tourism – ever.  The Caribbean island posted its best stopover visitor arrivals figures and highest foreign exchange earnings for any summer in the history of the country.  The island has eclipsed what had been […]

Cancun Tourism Stays Sizzling 

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Tourism in Cancun continues to grow at a rapid pace, according to the latest data from the Cancun International Airport.  And it’s far exceeding even the record-breaking levels the destination saw in 2019.  An analysis of passenger traffic data showed […]


New Chairman for Grenada Tourism Authority 

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The Grenada Tourism Authority has a new chairman and a new board of directors.  Entrepreneur Randall Dolland has been named chairman of the organization, which has a new 11-member board.  Dolland was a director of the former Grenada Board of […]

Curacao Hotel Association Chief Steps Down

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The managing director of the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association has stepped down, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Maria-Helena Seferina-Rojas, who had served in the role for two years, officially left her post on Sept. 1.  The move comes as the […]

Jamaica Tourism Is Expecting an “Unbelievable Year” in 2023

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Jamaica has big expectations for tourism in 2023, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  The island’s tourism chief says 2023 will be a “great comeback year” for the hospitality sector, with both earnings and arrivals expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels.  […]


Curacao Tourism Names New Manager for North America

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The Curacao Tourism Development Foundation has named a new regional manager for North America, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island’s top tourism agency has tapped Jacqueline Sybrandy-Held to the role, effective immediately.  Sybrandy-Held will oversee development and implementation of sales […]

In Kingston, Jamaica, a Creativity-Fueled Tourism Renaissance 

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Montego Bay. Ocho Rios. Negril. Falmouth. Most visitors to Jamaica are familiar with the island’s main tourism districts, but there is one destination that’s been glaringly absent from most Jamaican travel itineraries for the past half-century: the capital city of […]

Another Positive Month for Curacao Tourism 

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It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao.  The month of July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7 percent, a 9 percentage-point jump compared to July 2019, before the pandemic, according to […]


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