United Is Launching New Flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica

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United Airlines is launching a new nonstop route to the tourism hub of Montego Bay in Jamaica this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning in November, United will be kicking off a new route between Denver, Colo. and Montego Bay’s […]


The Five Best Boutique Hotels in Ocho Rios, Jamaica 

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Ocho Rios, a.k.a. “Ochi,” îs one of Jamaica’s top north shore resort areas, and in the mix among the resorts along the stretch of coast between Runaway Bay and Ocacabessa are a nice selection of boutique hotels tucked in amid […]


American Airlines’s New Daily Flights to Montego Bay, Belize 

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With continued competition from low-cost carriers in the Caribbean, American Airlines is continuing to ramp-up its region-wide expansion for the upcoming winter travel season.  American is adding daily flights and expanding service to a host of destinations around the Caribbean, […]


A New “Tourism Frontier” in Jamaica 

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Jamaica is eyeing the parish of St Thomas as its next frontier for tourism development, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  St Thomas is set on the far southeastern corner of the island of Jamaica, east of the capital, Kingston.  […]

Jamaica Eyes New "Boutique" Cruise Port 

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Jamaica is looking to develop the Ken Wright Pier in Port Antonio, eyeing the port as a “boutique” style cruise for small-ship and luxury cruise lines.  The plan is to position the port as a small-ship and mega yacht destination […]

This Montego Bay All-Inclusive Has a “Hurricane Guarantee” 

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Hurricane season is upon us, and that means, well, a bit of extra monitoring when planning your summer Caribbean trip.  One Montego Bay resort is helping to take a bit of the worry out of the process, with the Caribbean’s […]


Jamaica Tops 2 Million Total Visitors in 2023

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Jamaica has topped the 2 million visitor mark in 2023, factoring in the combined total of stay over and cruise passenger visits, according to newly-shared data from the Jamaica Ministry of Tourism.  That includes surging stay over numbers that are […]

Kingston, Jamaica and Nassau, The Bahamas Are Buzzing

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A pair of Caribbean cities are seeing sizzling growth this summer even in an increasingly competitive market, according to a new report from analytics firm Forward Keys.  Kingston, Jamaica and Nassau, The Bahamas are way ahead of where they were […]

More Daily Nonstop Flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica

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American Airlines is kicking off a Caribbean expansion from Charlotte that includes a wave of new flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica this winter.  The world’s largest airline is ramping up its Montego Bay service to four daily flights between Charlotte […]


For Jamaica, a Summer of Major Travel Demand

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Jamaica is in the midst of a summer tourism “boom,” with what officials are describing as the island’s best summer tourist season ever.  The island has already reported more than 2 million combined stopover and cruise visitors so far in […]

Delta Vacations: Jamaica Leading Caribbean Growth 


As Jamaica’s tourism sector continues its recovery, the island has been dubbed the number one Caribbean destination for Delta Vacations in terms of growth.  The announcement, which follows the island’s double-digit growth in terms of demand, was shared during a […]

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Negril, Jamaica

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Negril is home to an eclectic array of resorts, some dating back to the Jamaican west coast town’s past as a bohemian destination while others representing some of the most stylish resorts on the island. Figuring prominently in the mix […]

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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