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Miami’s Must-Visit Caribbean Food Event: Caribbean305

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

LIAT Launching New Flights in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean carrier LIAT is expanding its flight network in the region next month, the company announced. LIAT will be launching new routes from Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport to both Antigua and Guyana. The nonstop …

Air China, Caribbean Airlines Hold Talks

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is this the beginning of a major partnership? The Chairman of Caribbean Airlines, Ronnie Mohammed, visited China this week to meet with officials from the NHA Group and Air China. The delegation, which is led by …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean regional airline LIAT is expanding its footprint at the edge of the Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to launch new daily direct flights between Guyana’s Ogle International Airport and Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport. …

curacao

 By Rico Louw Similar to the opening month of 2018, February hotel performance was sluggish when compared with historical trends in the Caribbean, according to the latest data from STR. As noted in our article last month, Q1 months are …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has reached an agreement with Caribbean Airlines to operate flights on the Trinidad and Tobago air bridge. The airline will operate an ATR 72 aircraft to provide assistance in moving passengers on the air bridge. …

 By Fatima Thompson The first month of the year is usually the start of the high performance season in the Caribbean, but hotel figures came in at their lowest January level in years, according to the latest data from STR. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives for the next two years. Cox took office early last year following an unscheduled leadership change, and has …

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — A group of global and regional technology organizations are partnering to help Caribbean professionals get more out of the Internet economy. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) spearheaded the launch …

rum awards

 It began in 2012 with an idea: to lift up rum. The aim was to celebrate the glory of rum, to honor the greatest rums just as wines and spirits and so many other categories are honored. Rum Journal’s Rum …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading business hotels has completed an “extensive,” four-phase renovation project. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad in Port of Spain has officially debuted its new look, following upgrades to the property’s guest rooms, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hilton Trinidad hotel is nearing completion of a renovation project on its pool and pool deck. The project is a major upgrade to the 15,250-square-foot signature pool deck space at the property. It will …

marriott hotels

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlzon Rezidor Hotel Group has named four new senior appointments in the Americas region, the company said this week. Carlson has named Aly El Bassuni as senior vice president for franchise operations; Ross Hosking as …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago-based Caribbean Airlines has named a new Chief Executive Officer, the company announced Tuesday. The airline has named Garvin Medera as its new CEO, effective immediately. Medera comes to the company after having …

best beaches in the caribbean

 You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on …

best honeymoon destinations

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …