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Jamaica Is Creating a New Tourism Development Zone

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Jamaica’s Round Hill Planning “Rebrand” 

 Jamaica’s Round Hill Hotel and Villas is planning a “total rebrand,” according to the property.  The iconic hotel outside of Montego Bay is planning an “upcoming transition and rebrand,” it said, and has hired a new director of sales and …

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Sandals Launches Reservations for New Jamaica All-Inclusive

 Fresh off its celebrated debut in Curacao, Sandals has launched reservations for its next all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean:: Sandals Dunn’s River. The new all-inclusive resort is slated to open its doors on May 24, 2023, according to Sandals Resorts …

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 Jamaica is supporting a new United Nations push for “sustainable tourism economy” in less than 10 years.  Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island “fully endorses the goal of the Ocean Panel to achieve a sustainable tourism economy by …

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 Tour operator TUI has significantly ramped up its flight service to Jamaica this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has increased its flight program to the island by 10,000 seats this summer, according to Torrance Lewis, district sales manager …

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 Jamaica just topped 1 million visitors in 2022, an arrival pace that shows no signs of slowing down.  That’s been buoyed by what has been dramatic airlift growth for Jamaica amid the pandemic, including yet another route that launched this …

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 The summer is finally here and immediately the oppressive heat and humidity that NYC is famous for has me craving lighter fare. I can’t say if it’s the plant-based diet, an evolving palate or just plain old age that has …

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 It’s getting easier than ever to fly to Ian Fleming International Airport, the fast-growing destination near Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Another flight is now serving the airport, with the launch of a nonstop charter flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to …

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 Jamaica is set for the highly-anticipated return of Carnival in Jamaica.  The carnival season begins Friday, July 1, concluding on July 16; Jamaica has not hosted Carnival since April 2019 as a result of the pandemic.  The plan this year, …

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 InterCaribbean Airways has launched new service to Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  The Turks and Caicos-based carrier has officially kicked off flights between Providenciales and Ocho Rios’ Ian Fleming International Airport.  The new service, which is operating once weekly, is the first …

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 Jamaica has already reached 1 million stopover visitors in 2022, officials revealed this week.  The number instantly puts the island among the most-visited destinations in the Caribbean so far this year. Traveler Brian Simmons was the 1 millionth visitor, arriving …

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 American Airlines has just launched a pair of new Caribbean routes, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline has kicked off new service from Austin, Texas to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and the island of Cozumel, Mexico.  Both are …

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 There’s a new U.S. hub for Caribbean travel — Austin, Texas.  The fast-expanding US city, which has seen dramatic growth amid the pandemic, is rapidly becoming a significant source market for Caribbean travel.  And now it’s seeing more flights, with another …

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 Jamaica has shortened the required isolation period for US travelers who test positive while on the island.  The new rules stipulate that US travelers can exit isolation after five days, provided that the person is asymptomatic or has had mild …

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 Jamaica’s historic town of Port Royal is in the midst of a cruise rebirth.  The Naval Dockyard at Port Royal is slated to receive at least 10 cruise ship calls over the next three months, according to the Port Authority …

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 Hilton is opening a new hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.  It’s called the ROK Hotel, and it will be part of Hilton’s Tapestry Collection.  The hotel is slated to open its doors on May 31, 2022, according to Hilton Hotels.  It’s …