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Jamaica Tourism Continues Strong Recovery 

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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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Bahamas Tourism Is Booming, With Plans For a Record-Breaking 2023 

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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 “Dynamic Taxation” Help Caribbean Air Travel? 

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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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Bermuda Tourism “Open For Business” 

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Hurricane Fiona passed roughly 75 miles to the west of Bermuda, giving the island a healthy dose of wind and rain.  But the island says it is already back and open for tourism business.  “Bermuda is ready to host visitors […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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