|Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Last Updated Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Seaborne takes off to St. Maarteen
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands - Starting today, Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, begins new non-stop daily service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) to The Princess Julianna International Airport (SXM) in St. Maarten becoming the 19th airport Seaborne has...Read More...
Visa Requirements Waived for Chinese Nationals Visiting Jamaica
Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica's Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeill, today (February 26) announced that Cabinet has approved the conditional waiving of visa requirements for nationals of the People’s Republic of China travelling to Jamaica for tourism purposes for periods of 30 days or less.
This continuing...Read More...
JetBlue makes inaugural flight to Trinidad
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - New York based low-cost carrier JetBlue made its inaugural flight to Trinidad on Monday, February 24, 2014, at the Piarco International Airport. The carrier entered the airport’s airspace to a rousing water salute.
On hand at the airport’s VIP room to receive the JetBlue dignitaries were the Honourable...Read More...
PUERTO RICO HOTEL OFFERS WARM EMBRACE TO TRAVELERS
SAN JUAN - The Quality Inn El Portal hotel in the Condado Beach-area of San Juan appears to be defying recent regional travel trends. Despite a decrease in the number of Caribbean vacationers and shoppers traveling to San Juan, the Quality Inn El Portal, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is welcoming...Read More...
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO GEARS UP FOR “THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH”
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – With just a few weeks to go, partiers are finalizing preparations for Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival, the radical explosion of color, music, dance and creativity that sweeps the dual-island nation every year.
With its massive masquerade bands, colorful costumes, pulsating music and exuberant celebrations,...Read More...
CTO announces programme for Caribbean Week in New York 2014
NEW YORK – The Caribbean will again display its collective holiday attributes to New Yorkers and visitors to the “Big Apple”, reminding them why the Region is a most desirable warm weather destination, as the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) returns for Caribbean Week.
An unmatched programme is being planned, offering...Read More...
Saint Lucia Heats Things Up in Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Edition
Saint Lucia – Things are heating up on the island of Saint Lucia and it’s not just the weather.
The 50th edition of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2014, which goes live across the web, mobile, tablet and newsstands today, features the picturesque and colorful landscape of the Caribbean island paradise Saint Lucia.
St. Kitts tourism authority reshaping leadership and vision
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – With the tourism industry in St. Kitts poised for a rebound, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority is focusing on consolidating and reshaping its leadership and vision.
Describing the present situation as “exciting,” the Chairman of the Authority, Mr. Alphonso O’Garro said the body is trying to document...Read More...
Air Canada rouge to Offer More Caribbean Destinations this Summer from Toronto and Montreal
MONTREAL - Air Canada's leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rougeTM, is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer.
Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun and Tampa, FL, will be converted beginning this spring to...Read More...
Expedia Reports Increase in Travel Demand for Caribbean
BELLEVUE, Wash. – The Expedia group, the world's largest online travel company, reported today that travel demand garnered via company’s platforms for the Caribbean region grew nearly 20 percent year over year during the first three quarters of 2013.
The Expedia group provides hotel partners with access to an unmatched...Read More...
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