Canadian carrier Air Transat has finally returned to St Maarten after a 15-month hiatus in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The airline officially resumed service to the destination this week and is now operating weekly scheduled flights to St Maarten from both Montreal and Toronto, with service every Saturday.
In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning in December, American, the world’s largest airline, will launch new Saturday service across the region.
MONTREAL, May 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Transat today unveiled its flight program for winter 2018–2019, offering travellers a choice of 34 Sun destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America as well as Florida, along with an even more diversified selection of European cities, which are increasingly appreciated by Canadians during the winter season.
Florida-based Spirit Airlines has officially launched new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and St Thomas’ Cyril E. King Airport.
The Bahamian government has signed a “heads of agreement” for a $200 million luxury resort in the Exumas. The eco-friendly resort will be located on Children’s Bay Cay and Williams Cay, both 15 minutes off the northern coast of Barraterre, Exuma.
ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ — Even with summer in full swing, it’s never too early to look ahead to the start of autumn. Fall on the One happy island of Aruba marks the start of “Arubapalooza,” the seasonal extravaganza encompassing countless cultural, culinary, music and fashion-oriented events and festivals. Known for perfect weather and powdery white beaches, Aruba is celebrated as one of the most revisited destinations in the Caribbean. The cultural festivities fire up each Tuesday with the weekly Bonbini Festival, taking place in downtown Oranjestad in the outdoor courtyard of Fort Zoutman, Aruba’s oldest building. Meaning “welcome” in Aruba’s official language of Papiamento, “Bonbini” encourages visitors to sample the flavors, history, people, music and dance of the island during this spirited event. Each Thursday from 6-10 p.m. in the town of San Nicolas, the multicultural charms of Aruba’s “Sunrise City” are
ORANJESTAD, Aruba, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ – Sand castle building, shell hunting tours, art classes, Papiamento language classes and merengue dancing are just some of the many activities offered at Aruba’s resorts and hotels – most of which boast special kids’ programs, deals and all-day camps. Resort fun is just the beginning, as families seeking something more than a traditional Caribbean experience will discover countless kid-friendly attractions and activities throughout the One happy island. Miles of pristine, white-sand beaches along the south-western coast beckon families to try Aruba’s many signature land and sea activities. Thanks to highly favorable wind and water conditions and year-round 28-degree weather, Aruba is the windsurfing capital of the world. Avid windsurfers of all ages and levels slice the water as kiteboarders glide through the trade winds on Hadicurari Beach, known as Fisherman’s Huts. Offshore beneath the glittering waves, snorkelers and divers marvel at living reefs, coral, colorful marine life and some of the largest shipwrecks in the Caribbean— including the famous Antilla. Athletic families who prefer to keep their toes in the sand can take a shot at the island’s …