Expedia: Jamaica Demand Surges

Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff MONTEGO BAY — Travel demand for Jamaica is surging in 2014, according to data from Expedia. Demand for Jamaica hotels on Expedia and Hotels.com rose by almost 20 percent in the […]


Talking HomeAway in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff The vacation rental market is booming around the world, as established players continue to grow and startups continue to sprout. In the Caribbean, villas and vacation homes have long been popular options for travelers, and […]


Expedia: Travel Demand For Antigua Grew In First Quarter

Above: Antigua (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel demand for Antigua grew by more than 45 percent in the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report from Expedia. Demand was measured as garnered by Expedia […]


Aruba Sees Rise in Travel Demand

Above: Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba is seeing a significant increase in travel demand, according to data from Expedia. Travel demand for Aruba grew by 15 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, the company said. “As […]

Expedia: Travel Demand For Jamaica Rising, Particularly From Brazil

Above: the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall in Jamaica By Alexander Britell Travel demand for Jamaica is on the rise, according to the latest report from Expedia. More than 230,000 room nights in the country were booked through Expedia’s platforms in 2012, […]

Expedia: Puerto Rico Market Showing Strong Growth

Above: the Ritz-Carlton San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff Expedia reported 40 percent growth in bookings in the Puerto Rico market during the third quarter, the Washington-based firm announced this week. According to the online travel company, a majority […]

CJ Interviews

Talking Caribbean Travel With Expedia’s Marco Tagliatti

Above: Luperón in the Dominican Republic (Photo: GDR) By Alexander Britell Despite its traditional allure as a vacation destination, the Caribbean is finding itself in an increasingly competitive global travel marketplace. But while the onset of the global financial crisis […]


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