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A New Way to Fly to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

It’s getting easier than ever to fly to Ian Fleming International Airport, the fast-growing destination near Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Another flight is now serving the airport, with the launch of a nonstop charter flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to […]


Rum Journal: The Perfect Jamaican Cocktail, Island Outpost Style

Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica IF IAN FLEMING had concocted a rum punch, this would have been it. The Goldeneye Punch is equal parts James Bond, Chris Blackwell and Jamaica. Goldeneye, the estate on Jamaica’s Oracabessa Bay where Fleming created James […]


Caribbean Room With a View: Ian Fleming's Villa at Goldeneye in Jamaica

Above: the view at Fleming Beach THIS DESK was where James Bond began. At this desk, Ian Fleming wrote all 14 of the novels about the world’s most famous spy. Today, the grounds of the 22-room Goldeneye (which proved the […]


Island Outpost Names Rachel Harrison New Chief Marketing Officer

Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Chris Blackwell’s Jamaica-based Island Outpost resort group has named Rachel Harrison its new Chief Marketing Officer, the company announced. Harrison will be responsible for creating and implementing the marketing strategy for […]


Bartlett: Tourism Underrated in Jamaica

Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff There is a general ignorance of tourism’s contribution to Jamaica, according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett, and there is evidence that some people are prepared to position the industry in a […]

Jamaican Tourism Jobs Rising

Above: the Ian Fleming villa at Jamaica’s Goldeneye By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism-related jobs in the Jamaican economy have increased by 3,000 over the past three years, with another 21,648 potentially on the way through 2013, according to the […]

IDB to Help Caribbean Hotels Go Green

Above: Goldeneye in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean hotels will receive a boost from the Inter-American Development Bank, which is granting $2 million to help the tourism sector in eight regional countries improve their energy efficiency. The four-year […]


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