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This Montego Bay Resort Has a New Casino 

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The newest resort in Montego Bay, the adults-only Hideaway at Royalton Blue Waters, has opened a new casino concept.  The property, which just opened its doors at the end of last year ,has debuted what it calls a “cutting-edge gaming […]

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Jamaica Is Hosting Another Tourism “Resilience” Conference 

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Jamaica has been working to position itself as a global center for the study and practice of tourism “resilience.” That included the creation of the first global tourism resilience center and, last year in Kingston, the first-ever Global Tourism Resilience […]

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American Airlines Is Launching New Jamaica Flights Next Month 

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It’s the birthplace of James Bond and one of the most beautiful parts of the island of Jamaica. Next month, the north coast’s Ian Fleming International Airport will welcome its first-ever scheduled international service from American Airlines.  The airport, which […]

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The 10 Best Jamaica Resorts to Visit in 2024, From Montego Bay to Treasure Beach

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What do you think of when you think of Jamaica? Dynamic culture, rich history, intoxicating music, vibrant food — for starters. That is all true. But Jamaica is also home to a very layered, diverse hospitality product, where hotels and resorts […]


This Kingston, Jamaica Hotel Just Completed a $2M Renovation 

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One of Kingston’s top hotels has just completed a significant renovation and rebranding, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites has finished a $2 million renovation program, one that began in December 2022.  The project included upgrades to […]


This is the Best All-Inclusive Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica 

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It’s set on one of the most beautiful beaches you’ll lay eyes upon anywhere in the Caribbean: the sugar-white sands of Doctor’s Cave Beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  But the S Hotel Montego Bay is not your typical beach resort: […]

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Jamaica Just Topped 4.15 Million Total Visitors 

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Jamaica’s record-breaking 2023 included a total of 4.15 million total combined visitors to the island, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  That included a record 2,886,064 stopover visitors, a 16.4 percent increase over 2022.  The stopover record was accompanied by […]


Delta Is Relaunching Nonstop Flights From New York to Kingston, Jamaica 

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Delta Air Lines is bringing back nonstop flights between New York and a burgeoning travel destiantion in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  It’s another new route for Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport, an air hub that has quietly been adding […]


This Airline Is Launching Jamaica-Barbados Flights

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Fast-growing regional carrier interCaribbean is adding a major new nonstop route next month: scheduled service between Barbados and Kingston, Jamaica.  InterCaribbean, which is based in Turks and Caicos, has been steadily adding to its regional network in the last year, […]

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More New Nonstop Flights Coming to Montego Bay 

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Montego Bay, Jamaica is getting another new nonstop route next March in time for Spring Break, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The booming tourism epicenter of Jamaica is set to welcome inaugural service on Frontier Airlines out of Cleveland.  The new […]


Jamaica Has a New Tourism Goal: 8 Million Visitors

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Jamaica has a new tourism ambition: 8 million combined air and cruise visitors.  That’s the goal stated by Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, who said the island is already anticipating a “tourism boom.” “We are going after 8 million visitors […]


Jamaica Is Expecting Its Biggest Winter Travel Season Ever

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It’s been a record-breaking year for travel in Jamaica, and now the island is projecting an even stronger winter season.  The 2023-2024 season, which effectively kicks off this week, is projected to bring in more than one million stopover visitors, […]


About Jamaica

Welcome to Jamaica, an island renowned for its rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality. Located in the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica is a veritable paradise for travelers seeking a tropical getaway.

Are you wondering what local time is in Montego Bay or Kingston? Maybe you are planning your next all-inclusive vacation getaway. How about researching what is needed to retire in Jamaica? You came to the right place. Caribbean Journal is your first step towards your Jamaican dream.

Tourism is a pivotal sector for Jamaica, contributing significantly to the nation’s economy. The island attracts millions of visitors yearly, drawn to its sandy beaches, lush mountains, and vibrant local culture. Whether it’s the rhythmic allure of reggae music, the tantalizing flavors of jerk cuisine, or the refreshing experiences offered by adventure sports such as river rafting and snorkeling, Jamaica offers a diverse range of attractions and activities to suit all preferences.

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