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Tryall Club

Jamaica’s Tryall Club Launches Golf Course Renovation

 One of the Caribbean’s top golf resorts has planned a major course renovation. Jamaica’s Tryall Club has launched a two-phased renovation of the Tryall Golf Club in Montego Bay. Work on the Back Nine has already begun, with a debut …

Jamaica Casino Resort

Jamaica Casino Resort Project Buys $40 Million Land Site

 The Celebration Jamaica planned casino resort project has paid $40.1 million for a 96.5-acre land site in Rose Hall. The sale was approved of the Success Estate in Rose Hall by Jamaica’s Cabinet this week, paving the way for a …

Boutique Hotels in Jamaica

Seven Great Boutique Hotels in Jamaica

 It’s a way to see a different side of Jamaica, far from the everything-included megaresorts, far from the crowds. Experiencing Jamaica’s boutique hotels is, in many ways, finding the real Jamaica, a gateway to personality, authenticity and character. There are so many …

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Kingston

 Fun facts about Kingston By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Though most visitors fly into Jamaica’s “second city” of Montego Bay, the capital, Kingston, is a vibrant and energetic metropolis well worth a visit. With a new highway that has dramatically …

Jamaican Bobsled Team

 The Jamaican Bobsled Teams is looking to Pyeongchang. The country’s men’s and women’s bobsled teams are beginning to prepare for qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, and they will soon have new sleds. Japanese manufacturers have announced the …

Jamaica Tourism Growth

 Jamaica is looking for serious sustained growth over the next five years, according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. The Minister, who said the country’s summer tourist season had enjoyed an auspicious start, said the country was targeting growth at a …

Monty Alexander

 Jamaica’s legendary jazz great Monty Alexander will return to the stage with Grammy-winning bassist John Clayton and renowned drummer Jeff Hamilton to commemorate the trio’s 40th anniversary reunion. The event is set for Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, California …

Royalton Blue Waters

 A major new luxury all-inclusive resort is coming to Jamaica this year. Royalton Luxury Resorts’ newest property on the island, Royalton Blue Waters, is slated to debut on the shores of White Bay near Montego Bay in November. The 228-room …

Jamaica Real Estate

 The government of Jamaica is leading a push to reform the institutional structures relating to housing and to implement upgraded legislation for the operation and development of the real estate sector. During his keynote presentation at the Jamaica Mortgage Bank’s …

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 Jamaica’s top hotel association has a new president. The Jamaica Hotel and Tourism Association has named Omar Robinson its newest president. Robinson was elected by members of the association following the group’s 55th Annual General Meeting at the Sandals Ochi …

jamaica full potential

 AS I listened to the Planning Institute of Jamaica’s recent review of the Jamaican economy, I thought to myself that we have become a nation that is too used to mediocrity. The PIOJ estimated that the Jamaican economy grew by 0.9 …

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 Will Jamaica soon to be home to ultra-fast Internet? That’s the plan by Digicel Group and Huawei Technologies, which recently tested a new technology known as XG-PON on their new fiber network which delivers speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. XG-PON, …

growth

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor Jamaica’s government has placed growth at the front of its priorities. Since political independence, in 1962, we have only seen growth of any significance in the period 1962 to 1972, and then about three years in …

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 Will Jamaica become Silicon Beach? That’s the plan by the country’s government, which is creating a new “Technology Innovation Fund.” According to Minister of Energy, Science and Technology, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, the plan is to make Jamaica the Caribbean’s leading …

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 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor Last year I had set a goal to ride 7,500 miles on the bicycle, which I achieved. Discussing it with another cyclist, I was asked if that was my ultimate objective and if I would be …

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 It’s one of the most legendary restaurants in the Caribbean: the historic Sugar Mill at Jamaica’s Half Moon Resort. And now it’s back, after closing for a long-term renovation. “The Sugar Mill Restaurant is a well-known and favoured fine dining …

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 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor As Jamaica pursues our eternal search for economic development, one focus has been on the need for us to purchase local goods and services in preference to imports. The reasoning behind this seems logical, as it should …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There are many reasons to take your time and go slowly when you visit Grand Cayman – a frosty Mudslide at Rum Point and the warm sands of Seven-Mile Beach among them. And now there’s …