News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 30, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Aug. 30, 2019:
Caribbean islands including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Barbados, the BVI, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia and St. Kitts are reporting only minimal impact from Hurricane Dorian which now has The Bahamas and Florida in its sight.
Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall by Saturday night in the Northwest Bahamas, including Nassau and New Providence, Eleuthera, Abaco, Grand Bahama, North Andros, Bimini and The Berry Islands.
Kyle Jenner, Hailey Baldwin and Justine Skye spent last weekend in Jamaica to celebrate Skye’s birthday.
The USVI was in the spotlight again this week as one of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims, Chauntae Davies described in a Manhattan court how she was taken to his island in the USVI and raped.
Turks & Caicos and Grenada have made the Forbes The Top 6 Travel Destinations For Fall 2019.
Delta Air Lines has announced it has expanded its flight schedule to top Caribbean destinations for the winter, including additional service to San Juan, Puerto Rico; Nassau, Bahamas; and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Vancouver International Airport has expanded its border control program at Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados with a total of 48 biometric-enabled kiosks.
The Royalton Grenada Resort and Spa will be the largest hotel on Grenada when it opens on March 1, 2020.
Now you can save 50% and earn a $800 resort credit with Iberostar Hotels & Resorts Labor Day Sale if you book by Sept. 2nd.
The Cayman Islands is offering spectacular savings of up to 45 per cent through their FALL ONLY IN CAYMAN campaign if booked by November 15th.
And Brooklyn, NY will become the scene of another caribbean carnival this weekend. Catch all the weekend action at the Brooklyn Museum grounds and the parade on Monday along Eastern Parkway.