January 21, 2020

Latin America and Caribbean airlines achieved 15 consecutive years of record growth

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From CAPA ALTA Traffic Report, December 2018 Latin America and Caribbean airlines achieved 15 consecutive years of record growth. Passenger traffic increased 5.7% in 2018, the highest growth since 2015 2018 set the fifteenth consecutive year of growth in Latin American and Caribbean airlines passenger traffic and the year with the highest growth recorded since 2015, confirming the recovery […]

ONLY 1 Caribbean location makes Travel & Leisure’s Top 50 Destinations for 2019

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f The only destination in the Caribbean to be listed on Travel & Leisure’s 2019 Top 50 places to go to may be the combined band of islands south of St. Vincent referred to as The Grenadines. These islands didn’t suffer the devastation of several other Caribbean locales through the 2017 hurricane season, and their current […]

Guyana poised to become Caribbean’s foremost investment destination-President Granger says at opening of GUYTIE

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From Kaieteur News President David Granger is predicting that Guyana will become the destination of choice for persons seeking investment opportunities in the Caribbean. The President made the disclosure on Thursday while addressing the opening of the inaugural three-day Guyana Trade and Investment Exhibition (GUYTIE) at the Guyana Marriott Hotel under the theme: ‘Made locally, […]

JFK security officers deserve dignity and respect

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BY SENATOR JAMES SANDERS JR.From Caribbean Life Airport workers play important, vital roles in keeping the traveling public safe and secure at LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Given that they are employed by a hodgepodge of contractors, like Global Security Consulting Group, they endure things like employers not paying them uniform allowances […]

The cost of connecting the Caribbean: over extensions, fruitless expansions and disappearing brands

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By Ian McMurtry News From Airline Geeks Looking across the U.S., it’s common to see carriers cancel unprofitable routes in order to move aircraft to more popular and profitable routes. Whether it is a single route or the dismantling of an entire hub, carriers are not shy about doing what they can to maximize their […]

Caribbean Airlines on path to profitability

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From Jamaica Observer Caribbean Airlines continues robust performance for 2018 to date. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago’s State-owned airline yesterday reported that ongoing strength in passenger revenues, cost management and network efficiency saw it continue robust performance for 2018 to date, with an increase in revenue over the period. Reporting on […]

Caribbean Airlines demonstrates regionalism at Caribbean Week New York 2018

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From eTurboNews Caribbean Airlines has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to the Caribbean region, by its strong support of Caribbean Week in New York, as the “official Caribbean Carrier of Caribbean Week 2018.” Caribbean Week is organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the regional tourism development agency, and takes place 3-8 June. “We are pleased […]

Caribbean chefs to bring authentic flavours to New York

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THE blend of cultural influences that characterise the exquisite nature of Caribbean cuisine will come to life during Caribbean Week New York 2018 when the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) hosts chefs from Caribbean resorts and restaurants as part of the Celebrity Chef Programme. From 3-9 June, Caribbean Chefs will express their identities by preparing and […]

Here’s how Caribbean air service is growing

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By BRIAN MAJOR From Travel Pulse The growing number of visitors to Caribbean destinations over the past two years are tied in large measure to the increase in airline service to regional destinations. This trend continued this week as American Airlines became the first major U.S. airline to offer service to St. Vincent and the […]

Destinations of the week

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Getting to the most pristine sliver of the Caribbean just got easier By Chris Bunting From New York Post Getting to St. Vincent and the Grenadines — the geologic semicolon of the tropics, lying just south of St. Lucia and north of Grenada — can be the opposite of delightful. Spicy thought bubbles start pop-corning […]