Jamaica Tops 1 Million Visitors in 2022

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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 […]


American Airlines Launches New Routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Jamaica 

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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 […]


American Airlines Launching New Flights to Jamaica, Cozumel

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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 […]


Jamaica Shortens Isolation Period for US Travelers Who Test Positive

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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 […]

A Cruise Rebirth in Port Royal, Jamaica

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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 […]

Hilton Is Opening a New Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica

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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 […]


There's a New Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort in Jamaica

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A new adults-only, all-inclusive resort has opened its doors in Jamaica.  The new Ocean Eden Bay is the latest development on the island for Spain-based Ocean by H10 Hotels, which has a broad portfolio of hotels that also includes properties […]

Montego Bay, Jamaica Sets Pandemic Tourism Record

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Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay has set a new record for tourism arrivals in a single day since the onset of the pandemic.  Last Saturday, the island welcomed 7,000 passengers to Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport, the most in […]

From Jamaica to Puerto Rico, 9 Secret Treehouse Hotels to Visit

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It’s another universe of the Caribbean: high up in the rainforest, surrounded by natural wonders, the only sounds shaking leaves and singing tree frogs. These are the Caribbean’s ethereal treehouse hotels, secret places to stay far off the tourist map […]


A New James Bond Trail in Jamaica

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Jamaica has been essential to the world of James Bond since Ian Fleming first wrote the Bond novels at his Goldeneye estate on the island.  And now, following the island’s major role in “No Time to Die,” Jamaica is looking […]

From Jamaica to St Thomas, 7 Hidden Beaches in the Caribbean

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Some are in far- off, remote islands that are secrets unto themselves. Others are in well-traveled destinations but still a bit off the beaten path. Some, well, require a little extra digging.  But isn’t that what traveling to the Caribbean […]

This Is the Best Boutique Hotel in Jamaica

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Bob used to come here in the 1970s.  So did the Rolling Stones.  There’s music all over the place — The Harder They Come posters on the walls; the tributes to the Crown Prince of Reggae, Dennis Brown. And every room […]


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