JetBlue to Launch New Non-Stop Services from Boston to Saint Lucia, Dominican Republic

JetBlue announced new non-stop services for the winter season to Gregorio Luperón International Airport in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP) and Hewanorra International Airport in Saint Lucia (UVF). Both services will commence on November 1, 2014 and operate once weekly...Read more

Cayman Islands: Delta Airlines to Add New Nonstop and Daily Services From New York, Detroit

Next winter, escaping the cold and jetting to the Cayman Islands will be easier than ever, since Delta Air Lines has announced weekly nonstop service to Grand Cayman from New York (JFK) and daily flights from Detroit Metro Airport. Effective...Read more

Bucuti’s Change in Smoking Policy Is A Breath of Fresh Air

As part of their ongoing commitment to create a complete sense of wellness and instituting meaningful sustainable practices, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts are currently completing LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. LEED is a set of rating...Read more

Dominican Republic: Bavaro Beach Recipient of TripAdvisor’s ‘Travelers Choice’ Award

Bávaro Beach, home to the adults-only all-inclusive Barcelo Bávaro Beach Resort, is a recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice award. The award, which is based on reader-generated travel advice from the world’s largest travel website, ranked Bávaro Beach as one...Read more

CTDC Reports Progress In Marketing The Caribbean Region To The World

The Caribbean Tourism Development Company (CTDC) is reporting that their website is making significant strides in promoting the region to the world. Meeting in Miami this month the CTDC board learned that 28 percent of visitors to its consumer...Read more

ME-WED and DWHSA to Launch New Caribbean Romance Travel Conference

Two leaders in the romance travel market will partner next year to create a brand-new training event for travel counselors who book destination weddings, honeymoons, and other romantic getaways in the Caribbean. ME-WED and the Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists...Read more

Registration Opens for Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference & Trade Show

Registration is now open for the 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, taking place in St. Maarten from October 6-10, 2014. The event will gather over 1,000 stakeholders from all sectors of the cruise tourism industry, along with over...Read more

Bahamas: Tropic Ocean Airways Takes First International Flight from Bimini

Tropic Ocean Airways, the Fort Lauderdale and Miami based seaplane airline owned and operated by a U.S. Navy TOPGUN fighter pilot, performed another first last month by departing Bimini for the first international night flight in the island’s history. Known...Read more

Grand Cayman: Morritt’s Resort Unveils New Luxury Property, Offers 10 Percent Commission on Bookings

Morritt’s Resort – a 184-unit property offering “home away from home” vacations – will open The Londoner, a 20-unit luxury section of the property, as the company celebrates its Silver Anniversary this month. Vacationers can book The Londoner’s Grand Opening...Read more

Sheraton Puerto Rico Names Sam Basu as New General Manager

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino announced the appointment of Sam Basu as the new general manager. Basu hails from The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico, bringing more than 23 years of nuanced experience throughout the luxury hospitality...Read more