CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- JUNE 28, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 28, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending June 28, 2019:

The family of 21-year-old Jordan Lindsey is in mourning after she was killed by three sharks snorkeling in the Bahamas with her family.

JetBlue has announced it will begin flights from JFK, NY to Guadeloupe’s Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport from next february.

Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba have all seen spikes in booking following the rise of american deaths in the Dominican Republic ForwardKeys has found.

Travellers have voted Jamaica as the best destination in the Caribbean. Puerto Rico and Aruba were second and third, respectively.

Royal Caribbean Sas released plans for a $275 million project to transform Grand Lucayan and Freeport in The Bahamas.

Prince Charles and Camilla are under fire for spending £415,000 on their trip to Cuba.

Venezuelan citizens are now required to apply for a visa to transit in Trinidad and Tobago.

Delta is letting passengers cancel flights to the Dominican Republic without being punished after a string of tourist deaths.

American airlines says it will launch daily service from JFK, NY to Montego Bay, Jamaica from Nov. 21st.

Air Canada says it will be adding a mid-week flight from Toronto to St. Kitts for the first time in the island’s history.

Barbados has been named the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year at the 2019 Taste of the Caribbean competition.

Ready To Honeymoon In antigua & Barbuda? The island has unveiled a Honeymoon registry at visitantiguabarbuda.honeymoonwishes.com

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