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New Canadian service to Dominican Republic

New Canadian service to Dominican Republic

Canada Jetlines Ltd. announces it intends to provide future service to several sun destinations in the Dominican Republic including Puerto Plata, Samaná, and Santo Domingo. Jetlines has reached an agreement with Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (Aerodom) to provide future service to Puerto Plata’s Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP) and the ...

It’s official: Jamaica once again in the tourism spotlight

It's official: Jamaica once again in the tourism spotlight

Jamaica is once again in the spotlight as top Caribbean Cruise Destination of the year for 2018, according to the Tourism Ministry. Jamaica received the award from Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and trade news, a release from the ministry said this morning. The ministry said ...

It’s official: Royal Caribbean opens hi-tech new terminal in Miami

It's official: Royal Caribbean opens hi-tech new terminal in Miami

Renowned for its firsts at sea, Royal Caribbean’s new terminal brims with awe-inspiring art installations and the latest technology for a seamless check-in and boarding process that transfers cheerful holiday vibes before boarding. Terminal A is a brand new, state-of-the-art facility built to be the home of Royal Caribbean’s newest ...

Record cruise economic contribution in hurricane season

Record cruise economic contribution in hurricane season

The Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA) announced that the 2017-2018 cruise year brought record economic contributions to the region, despite the historic hurricane season. According to the study released by Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA), Economic Contribution of Cruise Tourism to the Destination Economies, cruise tourism directly generated $3.36 billion in ...

Dominica’s tourism strategy incorporates more luxury

Dominica's tourism strategy incorporates more luxury

Next year the Caribbean island of Dominica will welcome its first branded luxury hotel, the Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica. For an island that is known for very small-scale, boutique luxury, the opening of a Kempinski resort marks a noticeable shift in the tourism strategy. “Dominica’s Tourism Master Plan ...

Puerto Rico Set to Break Cruise Record

Puerto Rico Set to Break Cruise Record

Puerto Rico is about to set a major milestone in cruise record over a year after Hurricane Maria. The destination’s cruise industry is projecting more than 1.7 million cruise passengers in the fiscal year 2019, which would set a new record, according to Carla Campos, executive director of the Puerto ...