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Silver Airways Is Launching Anguilla Flights

 Silver Airways is launching new service to Anguilla out of its San Juan hub. The carrier, which acquired regional carrier Seaborne in 2018, will kick off service from Puerto Rico to Anguilla on June 2. Flights will operate through the …

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Anguilla Names New Deputy Director of Tourism

 The Anguilla Tourist Board has appointed a new Deputy Director of Tourism, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ATB has promoted Shellya Rogers-Webster to the role, in which she will manage the board’s internal and external relationships and communications.  “I am …

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Anguilla Names New Destination Experience Manager

 Anguilla’s Tourist Board has named a new Destination Experience manager, the ATB said in a statement.  The organization has promoted Jameel Rochester to the role, in which he will be responsible for “engaging with Tourism stakeholders to develop and manage …

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 Anguilla has named a new director of tourism, the island’s tourist board announced.  The destination has tapped tourism veteran Stacy Liburd to the role, in a move that took effect Jan. 4.  “We have put together a very strong Board …

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 St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport is reporting “positive trend” for the upcoming winter tourist season, according to officials.  St Maarten first reopened its borders for international tourism in July, and arrivals are seeing an uptick, airport officials said in …

jamaica japex

 JAPEX, Jamaica’s leading tourism trade show, is going virtual this year, the Jamaica Tourist Board announced this week.  JAPEX, the Jamaica Product Exchange, will be held virtually from Nov. 9-10, with the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association and the Jamaica …

GRAND BAHAMA LOCKDOWN

 Grand Bahama’s tourism comeback has begun in earnest.  After major cruise lines like Bahamas Paradise and Carnival have already resumed sailings to the destination, a number of hotels have also reopened their doors in Grand Bahama.  That includes the Lighthouse …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways has officially launched sales for its newest Caribbean service: thrice-weekly flights to the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe. The new service is slated to launch Feb. 1, 2020, with nonstop flights between New …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff After a what was a blistering 2018, Belize’s tourism sector has seen another strong year so far in 2019. The destination is reporting a 6 percent jump in stayover tourist arrivals for the first half …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has had a record-breaking winter tourism season, according to estimates from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island is estimated to have welcomed around 900,000 stopover visitors this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaica Tourist Board has a new marketing director to lead its digital-focused push. Donovan White, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism, has announced the appointment of Camile Glenister as the JTB’s new Deputy Director of Tourism …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s another strong year so far for Bermuda tourism, according to the latest numbers from the island’s Tourism Authority. Leisure air arrivals to the Atlantic island are up 13.6 percent for the year, with a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cooper Island is open again. The beloved Cooper Island Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands, which had already rebuilt and reopened over the summer, has officially reopened for the season. The family-owned eco-hotel, long …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain Best Hotels is building a new hotel in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the project, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is reporting strong visitor growth in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Jamaica Tourist Board. The destination reported 1.25 million stayover tourist arrivals from January to June, a 5.9 percent increase in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Taking the time to plan your next career move? A Caribbean vacation is always a good way to start. That seems to have been the plan this week for global basketball superstar and three-time NBA …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten has named a new director of tourism as the island recovers from last year’s storms. The St Maarten Tourist Bureau has appointed May-Ling Chun to the role, it announced in a statement. Chun …

 A unique island in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Before I visited, I knew only two things about Montserrat. One: It was the home of Arrow, of “Hot, Hot, Hot” fame.  And two: It had been devastated …