CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- NOV. 15, 2019

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Protesters march to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on November 10, 2019 after the opponents to the President reached an agreement for a political transition. (Photo by Valerie Baeriswyl / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE BAERISWYL/AFP via Getty Images)
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. NOV. 15, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Nov. 15, 2019:

Jamaica is set to have its first Marriott All-Inclusive Resort by 2022, with construction set to begin next year in Montego Bay.

Canada is again warning its nationals against non-essential travel to Haiti due to weeks of continued unrest in the country.

James Bond actor, Daniel Craig, is leading a fundraising efforts to rebuild Jamaican Jerk chicken shack, Piggy’s in Port Antonio, where he was a regular until a fire destroyed it.

Grand Bahama island is rebounding after hurricane dorian. Many of Grand Bahama Island’s resorts reopened towards the end of October, including Grand Lucayan Lighthouse Pointe, Castaways Resort & Suites, Taino Beach Resort & Clubs, Paradise Cove and Bell Channel Inn among others.

Get ready for more flights to St. Kitts and Nevis. Both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines will be extending their existing non-stop Saturday flights to St. Kitts from JFK to include the month of May 2020.

The Don Q Reserva de la Familia Serralles took home the Double Gold in the Ultra-Premium Category at the Caribbean Rum Awards held recently in St Barths.

And Miami residents and visitors have until Sunday, Nov. 17th to catch the many delights of the French Caribbean island of Martinique’s pop-up boutique in Wynwood from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. by the Martinique Chamber of Commerce along with Business France and Le Ministère des Outre-Mer (Ministry of Overseas Regions).

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