July 18, 2019

Air Belgium to launch flights to the Caribbean

By Nick Wenzel From IFN News Air Belgium has announced plans to start two new routes from its hub at Brussels Charleroi to the French islands Martinique and Guadaloupe in December 2019. The new twice-weekly services to Pointe-à-Pitre on Guadeloupe and Fort-de-France on Martinique will be operated by the airline’s Airbus A340-300 aircraft. In total, the […]

Liddick: Lessons from the Caribbean

By Morgan Liddick From Daily Progress Before Congress decides to dump another boodle of our money into the nations of Central America in a vain attempt to curb the illegal immigration problem on our southern border, its members ought to travel there. Without the advance teams, weeks of intense planning, embassy minders, staffers and official […]

New Royal Caribbean video

Royal Caribbean have just released a new video called: “Blowing Away Expectations: Royal Caribbean Opens First Standalone Blow-Dry Bar at Sea.” Royal Caribbean International heats things up with the $115 million transformation of Navigator of the Seas. Among the next-level adventures now on board the newly amplified ship is the first standalone blow-dry bar at sea.  […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – July 17, 2019

From News America Now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Wednesday morning July 17, 2019: Everton Anthony Robinson, a Jamaican, is the latest Caribbean national added to the Interpol most wanted Red Notices list. The 49-year-old […]

‘Tax the cruise sector and reduce airport tax’ Bahamian businessman urges Caribbean governments to make changes

By Delana Isles From TC Weekly News CARIBBEAN governments should tax the cruise sector more and lessen taxes for air passengers in and around the region. This is the view of Robert MacLellan, managing director of MacLellan and Associates, a hospitality consultancy firm based in the Bahamas. In an opinion piece that has been shared by […]

Cancun has a nasty seaweed problem and tourists are staying away

By Andrea Navarro From Bloomberg For years, Cancun has relied on a simple formula — cheap beer, brilliant sunshine and pristine Caribbean beaches — to lure tourists by the millions. But for the past several months, the last part of the equation has been stained by an invasion of seaweed-like algae. Thousands and thousands of […]

Cruise Ship rerouted by rioting in San Juan

By Doug Parker From Cruise Radio Guests sailing onboard Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas were thrown a curveball today as the ship had to skip San Juan, Puerto Rico because of political unrest. This ship, which was only three miles off the coast, ultimately decided that it would be best to cancel the port call. The […]

Carnival Cruise extends nude boat ‘Bare Necessities’ tour to two-weeks

By kalyan Kumar From IB Times There is great cruise news, coinciding National Nude of July 14. The Big Nude Boat 2021 of Carnival Cruise will be expanding the span of its nude cruise to full two weeks offering more fun in the waters of the Caribbean. For nudists, this is certainly a bonanza and a […]

Gadget of the week

This ingenious gadget is designed to wake you up if you start to doze while driving From Mashable Drunk driving is universally scorned, as it should be, but did you know that driving after a bad night’s sleep can be just as dangerous? It’s true: According to a National Safety Council study on fatigue, “Losing even two hours […]

Airbus aims to sell 1,000 planes in Latin America, Caribbean over 15yrs

By SOURAV D From Financial World World’s second biggest aerospace and defense company, Airbus SE, behind United States’ Boeing Co., headquartered in Leiden, Netherland, had been targeting to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes over the next one decade and a half in Latin America and Caribbean, covering about half of the total demand of […]