Arajet will offer two weekly frequencies between Bogotá and Santiago, Dominican Republic
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Dominican Airline Arajet Offers $19 Fares To Stranded Viva Passengers
Arajet is offering certain Viva passengers with disrupted trajectories between Colombia & The Dominican Republic $19 fares.
interCaribbean Airways Expands Fleet, Travel Destinations
interCaribbean founder Lyndon Gardiner says the focus is on expanding connectivity in the eastern Caribbean.
Arajet – The Caribbean’s Own Low Cost Airline Has Ambitious Plans For The Region
Founder Victor Pacheco Tells Finance Americas why the time is right for a Dominican airline to connect the Caribbean & the entire hemisphere.
Miami Rum Renaissance Announces November Academic Sessions
Sign up for informative, entertaining, and illuminating rum seminars and expert classes taught by some of the leading experts in the world.
Miami Rum Festival Returns For 2022, Featuring The Best Spirts From The Caribbean & Latin America
Miami Rum Renaissance Festival has always been a place where rum reputations are made, new products are released, and the love of old favorites is rekindled.
Bahamas Relaxes COVID Travel Requirements, Health Visas No Longer Necessary
Fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to submit to pre-travel COVID-19 test results to enter the country.
Negative COVID Tests No Longer Required For Flights To US, But Vaccination Still Necessary For Visitors
CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.
Electra America Hospitality Group Purchases Grand Lucayan Beach Resort
Construction is set to begin this summer and will be completed by 2025.
Carnival Cruise Line Begins Construction On Grand Bahama Cruise Port
Construction on the Cruise Port is estimated to be completed in November 2024.
US Embassy Reminds Expat US Citizens: File Your Income Taxes! Living Abroad Is No Exemption
Your worldwide income is subject to US income tax, regardless of where you reside.
Bahamas Government Working To Promote Air Travel With Colombia
The official confirmed plans for a possible launch of direct air service from Bogotá into Grand Bahama, during the latter part of 2022.
Dominican Airline Orders 20 737 Max Aircraft From Boeing
Tourism makes up 8.4% of the Dominican Republic's GDP.
As Carnival, Atlas Ocean Voyages, Norwegian Cancel Russian Ports of Call, Royal Caribbean & Celebrity Cruises Stand With Vladimir Putin’s Russia
Royal Caribbean prefers to call the invasion "the situation in Ukraine," and call the war "recent events," while the cruise line clings to its Petrograd itineraries.
Wingo Launches Flights Between Santo Domingo & Medellín, Colombia
Flights between Santo Domingo & Medellín begin March 28, and start at $194 USD round trip
Stuck Overseas With An Expired US Passport? You May Be Able To Get Home, But You Must Act Fast!
If you are overseas and your US passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022.
Viva Air Launches Flights Between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic And Colombia
Viva will initially fly between Medellín (MDE) and Punta Cana (PUJ) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
US Government Announces New Entry Requirements Affecting All International Travelers – Including Citizens
These requirements are for all air passengers two years of age or older boarding a flight from a foreign country to the United States.
Full Vaccination Now Mandatory For Visitors To The US
Airlines must deny boarding to passengers who do not meet these requirements or those who test positive for COVID-19.
New Book From The Editors Of Finance Americas – Doing Business In The Bahamas: The Bahamas as a Nearshore Business, Operations & Investment Destination
The Bahamas deserves close consideration for specialty & high value BPO and nearshore service delivery site selection, as well as consideration by remote worker professionals, digital nomads, and lifestyle entrepreneurs. This new book provides valuable information.
Punta Cana Wins Twice-Weekly Flights From Medellín, Colombia Via Wingo
Saturday, Copa Airline’s low-cost subsidiary Wingo began operating flights between Medellín Colombia and the resort destination of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, with rates starting at $199 round trip, and including one penalty-free date change.
JetBlue Basic Fare Passengers Must Now Pay $60-180 USD Carry-On Luggage Fee
JetBlue passengers purchasing the basic fare they call “Basic Blue” for flights after July 19 will no longer be able to bring a carry-on item aboard without paying a $65 USD extra charge. JetBlue currently flies to over 30 Caribbean, Central & South American locations.
Montserrat Launches Tax-Free Remote Worker Visa For Digital Nomads Craving A COVID-Safe Caribbean
The stamp is valid for 12 months but may be renewed. Applicants taking advantage of the program will be exempt from any Montserrat Income Tax.
Q & A: New Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery for All Air Passengers Flying To The United States
This Order applies to all air passengers, 2 years of age or older, traveling into the US, including US citizens and legal permanent residents.
Atlas Ocean Voyages Launches “At Last…Atlas” Campaign WIth Ashley Tamar
Grammy-nominated Singer, Songwriter and Actress Ashley Támar to Deliver At Last… Atlas on behalf of Atlas Ocean Voyages in order to welcome travelers back to cruising.
US Citizens Abroad: Don’t Forget To Cast Your Absentee Ballot In Runoff Elections!
The U.S. 2020 general elections have passed, but election season is not over! If you vote in a state or jurisdiction with runoff elections for federal and local offices, the U.S. Embassy can assist with the return of your voting materials.
US Citizens Outside The Country May Still Vote, Following These Guidelines:
The U.S. general elections are under three weeks away! The U.S. Embassy is not a polling location where you can vote on Election Day, so send in your ballot as soon as possible!
Copa Airlines Reports $386 Million USD Loss For Q2 2020
Copa has now scheduled the restart of its regular commercial flights for September 4th, 2020.
Copa Airlines Fined $450,000 By US Government For Violating Venezuela Sanctions
The U.S. Department of Transportation fined Copa Airlines $450,000 for unlawfully transporting passengers between the United States and Venezuela via a stopover point. Copa was ordered to cease and desist from future similar violations.
Atlas Ocean Voyages Sets Fall 2020 Caribbean & South American Itineraries
Atlas Ocean Voyages today announced that the Luxe-Adventure Expedition Cruise brand is augmenting its inaugural-year offerings with four new Transatlantic, Caribbean and South America itineraries in October and November 2021.
Copa Airlines Seeks To Resume Flights June 1st
Copa Airlines is seeking approval to restart operations at Panama City's Tocumen International Airport on June 1 after suspending regular flights due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic
Jürgen Stütz Named To Blue DIamond Resorts As SVP Sales, Marketing & Distribution
Blue Diamond Resorts Names Jürgen Stütz As Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Distribution
Copa Airlines Suspends Flight Operations After Panamá Closes Its Borders
As the government of Panamá announced the closing of its airspace to international passenger arrivals beginning Sunday, until April 21, Panamanian regional carrier Copa Airlines (NYSE: CPA) announced that it has been forced to cancel all flights so will temporarily cease operations.
Copa Airlines Contemplates Temporary Total Shutdown of Operations
With travel restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Copa Airlines issued a filing indicating that the company will reduce capacity by 80% but may shut down completely.
Despite Coronavirus Fears, Copa Airlines Traffic Remains Steady For February Compared To Last Year
For the month of February 2020, Copa Holdings' capacity (ASMs) remained flat while system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 0.4% year over year. As a result, system load factor for the month was 84.0%, 0.4 percentage points higher than February 2019.
Spirit Airlines Adds Flights Between San Pedro Sula, Honduras & Cancún, México to New Orleans, Louisiana
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines last week announced new international flights between New Orleans, Louisiana and San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Guyana, Guatemala, Guadeloupe: JetBlue Extends Caribbean/LatAm Connectivity With New Flights
JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) has extended connectivity between its John ...
In Its 12th Year, Miami Rum Renaissance Celebrates The Iconic Beverage Of The Caribbean
The producers of Miami Rum Renaissance Festival are inviting ...
Miami Rum Festival Showcases Caribbean’s Most Cherished Export for 11 Straight Year
In 2008, the Miami Rum Festival began as a small but ...
Review: Former McKinsey & BCG Partner Bill Matassoni’s Memoir is a Quick, Enlightening Read
Loren Moss just finished the recently released “Marketing Saves The World by Bill Matassoni, a retired executive who made partner at both McKinsey Consulting and Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
7 Notable Trinis Showcase the Business, Science, and Tech Talent of Trinidad and Tobago
Texas A&M professor Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Massy CEO Gervase Warner, and climatologist Marilyn N. Raphael highlight the depth of the nation's skills.
Notable Trinis Show Trinidad & Tobago Is an Outsized Source Of Talent for Global Knowledge & Technology Leadership
Some places in the world tend to be hotspots ...
Trinidad’s Carnival “Greatest Show On Earth,” Not To Be Missed
Move over Mardi Gras, step aside Rio Carnaval, Trinidad ...
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Opens 2 Locations at Trinidad & Tobago Airports
Enterprise Holdings Inc. announced last week that it is expanding ...
Keep It Caribbean for Stress-Free Meetings and Events
As one of the most contemporary business hotels in ...