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Revenue Doubles at Kingston Port

Above: the Port of Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Revenue at the Kingston Container Terminal has doubled from just under $70 million to approximately $140 million since 2004, according to a report by Dr Alwin Hales, Permanent Secretary in […]

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American Airlines Is Adding a New Destination in Jamaica 

American Airlines is adding a brand-new destination on the island of Jamaica next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Feb. 24, 2024, American will launch its first-ever service between Miami and Ian Fleming International Airport on the north coast of […]

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A Caribbean Recipe for Sea Scallops

Growing up in the Caribbean, my brother and I were used to going line fishing and snorkeling and free diving around reefs and shallow shipwrecks for a treasure trove of seafood. From oysters to lobsters, conchs to crabs – it […]

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Jamaica Urges Creation of Global Tourism “Resilience Fund”

Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is urging the creation of a global truism resilience fund to support tourism-dependent nations in periods of disruption. The call came amid the Jamaica-hosted Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Kingston this week.  “While we talk […]

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New Cayman Islands-Panama Flights 

Cayman Airways is restarting its nonstop service between the Cayman Islands and Panama this summer.  The company will be relaunching the route between Grand Cayman and Panama City on June 26, according to the carrier.  The nonstop service will be […]

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From Jamaica to St Thomas, Following the Trail of Caribbean Pirates

With all proper deference to Capt. Jack Sparrow and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, there’s a far richer (and bloodier) vein of real pirate history and lore running through the islands of the Caribbean. And while some of it […]

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Jamaica Is Hosting a Landmark Global Tourism Resilience Conference 

Jamaica is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference in Kingston next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Conference is an initiative of the country’s Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center at the University of the West Indies […]

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The Caribbean Travel Awards 2023

If 2021 in the Caribbean was a year of recovery, 2022 has been a year of unmistakable, unprecedented rebirth. The Caribbean has never been hotter, with just about every destination nearing (or now exceeding) its pre-pandemic travel totals, and the […]

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Hilton Holds Grand Opening of New Jamaica Hotel 

Hilton just held its grand opening for the new ROK Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.  The hotel, part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton, is expected to inject new energy into the city’s downtown.  The 168-room hotel, which is owned by […]

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Grand Cayman-Montego Bay Flights Are Back 

Cayman Airways’ weekly service between Grand Cayman and Montego Bay is back.  The weekly route officially restarted last week, the first time it has operated since the onset of the pandemic.  Cayman Airways is operating the flights on Thursdays, using […]

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American Airlines Is Launching Flights to Ocho Rios, Jamaica 

American Airlines is launching its third destination in Jamaica.  Beginning in November, American will launch its first-ever service to Ian Fleming International Airport in Ocho Rios.  The new service will operate twice weekly between Miami and Ocho Rios, operated on […]

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Frontier Airlines Launching New Nonstop Flights to Jamaica 

Frontier Airlines, which has been rapidly expanding its Caribbean network amid the pandemic, is adding another route to its growing presence in Miami.  The low-cost carrier has kicked off new nonstop flights from Miami to Kingston, Jamaica, a big boost […]

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Chef Nigel Spence’s Recipe for a No-Fail Holiday Turkey

Rather than bore you with only the latest recipe for this year’s turkey, I will simply pull back the curtains and guide you with all the tips and tricks that I have used over the years in the restaurant to […]

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American Airlines Is Adding a New Route to Jamaica

American Airlines is set to add another new route to the island of Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will launch new service from Philadelphia International Airport to Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport beginning Nov. 4.  “We’re […]

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Marriott Is Opening a New Hotel in Punta Cana

Marriott International is set to open another new hotel in the Caribbean this summer. Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new AC Hotel Punta Cana will be the first-ever AC Hotel in the Dominican Republic, set in the country’s tourism hub.  […]

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7 Small Resorts to Try in Jamaica

Music, art, people, history and of course immense natural beauty help define the magic of Jamaica, and the Caribbean island’s small boutique resorts allow visitors to connect with it all without having to make any concessions to comfort. Here are […]

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Jamaica: “Cautious Optimism” for Tourism Recovery

The peak tourist season is now underway in Jamaica, and the country’s tourism officials are expressing “cautious optimism” that the industry will continue to experience a recovery.  More than 4,000 passengers arrived in Jamaica on Dec. 12, the highest daily […]

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Montego Bay’s S Hotel Jamaica Is Open Again

The hottest new hotel in Montego Bay has officially relaunched, Caribbean Journal has learned. The S Hotel Jamaica, which launched last year and quickly injected a wave of new energy into Montego Bay’s “Hip Strip,” is now open once again. […]

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Nigel Spence: How to Make Shakshuka, Jamaican Style

After a totally unexpected trip to Israel, my taste buds came home alive and well used from all the amazing dishes I experienced during my visit. I have a new appreciation for meatless dishes and a new level of respect […]

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On the Trail of James Bond in the Caribbean, From Jamaica to Nassau

Ever since Ursula Andress took her sensuous stroll out of the surf at Dunn’s River Falls in 1962’s Dr. No, there’s been a love affair between the James Bond movies and the Caribbean.  And the sultry relationship continues right through […]

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Curried Cabbage, the Perfect Caribbean Vegan Recipe

Sometimes trying to stick with a vegan diet, you can hit a wall trying to come up with new and exciting things to cook. Today was one of those days for me.  It didn’t help that my fridge and cupboards […]

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The 10 Best Jamaica Resorts to Visit in 2020

The best Jamaica resorts set the standard for the Caribbean travel experience; since the dawn of the jet-set age, Jamaica has been a haven for rarefied, elegant, character-filled hospitality, and that’s even more true today.  Few islands boast as diverse […]

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AC Hotel Officially Opens in Jamaica

By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever AC Hotel in Jamaica has officially opened its doors in the heart of Kingston. Marriott’s design-focused boutique hotel brand has launched its new outpost in Kingston, a 219-room hotel that becomes the second […]

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Jamaica Is Getting More New Nonstop Flights

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Jamaica is in the midst of an airlift boom, and the trend will continue this summer. Jamaica is set to welcome a host of new nonstop flights this summer. Indeed, the island destination has secured […]

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How Jamaica Is Changing the Global Conversation on Sustainable Tourism

By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Tourism isn’t just the beating heart of the Caribbean economy — it’s one of the largest economic sectors on earth. And in an age of increasing global challenges, that means the continued sustainability — and resilience […]

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Nigel Spence: Another Reason to Love Jamaican Food

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor The more health related remedies that show up on the market as the newest and latest innovation, is the more I realize that the standard old school Jamaican way of life before fast food joints […]

Richard Branson Wants to Make the Caribbean a “Climate-Smart Zone”

By the Caribbean Journal staff Adapting to climate change — and being ready for the next storms when they come — isn’t just a priority for the Caribbean. It’s a necessity. That’s why a new regional initiative is looking not just to […]

Turks and Caicos-Based Airline Adding More Regional Flights

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Turks and Caicos-based airline interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo to Aruba and between Curacao and Kingston, Jamaica. These new services add to the airline’s nonstop flights to Tortola, St. Maarten and […]


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