JetBlue Airways, Seaborne Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

May 27, 2015 | 10:44 am | 0 Comment


Above: A Seaborne plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways and Seaborne Airlines have finalized terms to launch a codeshare relationship, the two sides announced. The follows an existing interline agreement signed in 2013. “The codeshare will help facilitate improved connectivity between two of the top airlines in the Caribbean,” Seaborne more...

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Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas Completes “Revitalization”

May 26, 2015 | 1:05 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Allure of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas cruise ship has completed an 18-day drydock revitalization, the company said. The project included the addition of three new restaurants (there are now 18 total), 10 new suites and new boutiques including Kate Spade New York and Michael Kors, among other more...

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Tobago Eyes Creativity to Compete in Caribbean Cruise Industry

May 25, 2015 | 7:13 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago is looking to step up its competitiveness in the cruise ship market, according to Oscar Brathwaite, administrator of the island’s division of tourism and transportation. While the island’s location to the far south of the region puts the island “at a disadvantage among potential cruise ship more...

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Air Canada Saw Increase in Latin America, Caribbean Traffic in 2014

January 8, 2015 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment


Above: an Air Canada plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada saw a 5.7 percent increase in traffic to Latin America and the Caribbean last year, according to newly-released company data. The company totaled 5.14 billion revenue passenger miles to the region in 2014, up from 4.87 billion in 2014. For the year, the region posted an 84.2 percent load more...

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American Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement With Mexico’s Interjet

January 4, 2015 | 6:38 pm | 0 Comment


Above: an InterJet plane American Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Mexican air carrier Interjet, the company announced. The agreement paves the way for new services to a number of destinations in Mexico. American will codeshare on Interjet flights from Mexico City to five destinations: Huatulco, Villahermosa, Merida, Tuxtla Gutierrez, and more...

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Royal Caribbean Planning Significant Emissions Cuts For Cruise Ships

December 25, 2014 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean Cruises is planning a major plan to reduce emissions on its cruise ships. The company announced this week that it would be retrofitting 19 of its ships with “advanced emissions purifications systems.” The systems, also known as “scrubbers,” will remove more than more...

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Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas Makes Official Debut

November 16, 2014 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Quantum of the Seas By Alexander Britell Royal Caribbean's brand-new Quantum of the Seas is officially open for business. The ship made its maiden voyage from England to the United States last week, followed by an initial sailing out of Cape Liberty Cruise Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey this past weekend. The ship is seen as a potential more...

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Carnival Cruise Lines CEO to Retire

October 30, 2014 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment


Above: Carnival Dream By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill is retiring, the company announced Thursday. Cahill will be retiring effective Nov. 30, following two decades of service at the company. He has served as CEO since 2007, growing the cruise line to 24 ships. "Gerry has been instrumental in taking Carnival Cruise Lines to more...

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Sunwing to Launch Direct Flights From Ottawa to St Maarten

October 8, 2014 | 6:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: St Maarten (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing Vacations will soon be launching weekly direct flights from Ottawa to St Maarten, the carrier announced. The nonstop Monday service will officially launch Dec. 15, the company said. The Toronto-based carrier operates flights across Mexico and the Caribbean, and has been on an expansion push in more...

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British Airways Planning Expansion of Service to Antigua

September 26, 2014 | 6:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: a British Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be ramping up service to Antigua in the summer of 2015, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael announced this week. The expansion will include an additional daily flight, increasing service from six to seven each day from London. The news was revealed following a more...

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