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From Aruba to St Croix, 10 Beaches to Dream About

 The sound of the surf, the smell of the salt air; the feeling when your toes hit powder-soft sand.  Beaches are more than just places, more than scenery; they’re their own states of mind, their own dimensions.  And we could …

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24 Movies That Will Take You to the Caribbean Right Now

 When Hollywood goes looking for a location that oozes tropical romance, it often turns to the Caribbean, which has been starring in both independent and big-budget films since the 1930s. Conversely, a handful of films produced in the Caribbean have …

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Jamaica “Optimistic” About Tourism Rebound Post-Coronavirus

 Jamaican tourism officials are striking an optimistic chord about the destination’s potential recovery once the global coronavirus situation has been controlled. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says a “new approach” will be needed to rebuild the tourism industry in the …

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 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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 If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One …

spotify jamaica playlist

 In a time of global unease, Jamaica Tourism is looking to send out some positivity with a new Spotify playlist aimed at helping to lift our spirits.  It’s called, fittingly, “Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be Alright,” and it features …

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 The most highly-anticipated hotel opening of 2020 is here: the new Eclipse at Half Moon, Jamaica’s new standard-bearer luxury hotel, which has officially launched in the heart of Montego Bay. The 57-room beachfront hotel is a major new addition to …

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 Jamaica saw surging tourism growth last year, fueled largely by a dramatic increase in visits by travelers from the United States.  Jamaica reported 1.838 million stayover arrivals from the United States market, which represented a 12.9 percent increase compared to …

jamaica tourism full strength

 A massive new destination hotel complex by Karisma Hotels and Resorts has officially broken ground in Jamaica.  The estimated $1 billion USD multi-hotel Sugarcane Bay Jamaica project is set on 226 acres in Llandovery in Jamaica’s “garden parish” of St …

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 The highly-anticipated new all-inclusive Royalton Grenada has officially opened its doors on the island’s Magazine Beach.  The new Royalton, set at the former Grenadian by Rex Resorts property, is a major infusion of energy into Grenada’s tourism sector.  The 269-room, …

dominican republic resortpass

 ResortPass, the hotel platform that allows travelers buy day passes to participating resorts, has expanded to the Caribbean, including major markets like the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas.  The Los Angeles-based company has also expanded to St Kitts, St Maarten, …

bahia principe tulum resort

 Grupo Piñero, which owns the  Bahia Principe all-inclusive chain, is planning a major renovation of its resort in Tulum, Mexico. The company says it has allotted $40 million to upgrade its Bahia Principe Grand Tulum resort. The remodel, part of a …

jamaica falmouth

 Jamaica is looking to reposition its historic town of Falmouth, a town that is coming to its own as a full-fledged travel destination. Jamaican tourism officials say they’ll be marketing the capital of the Trelawny parish “in its own unique …

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 All-inclusive vacations present travelers with a wide variety of included amenities, including room, meals, activities, and dining all under one roof. But no vacation is one size fits all, and everyone who travels has their own unique interests. These Caribbean …

bahamas caribbean historic hotels

 The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  …

palladium hotel group

 Spain’s Palladium Hotel Group, which has a large footprint in the Caribbean, has named a new president and a chief executive officer.  The company has tapped Abel Matutes Prats as its new president, and selected Jesus Sobrino as the new …

jamaica kingston caribbean

 Jamaica is looking to Kingston as it seeks to capitalize on its vast cultural offering.  Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism is looking toward developing the island’s unique cultural events into full-fledged tourism products, and Kingston is the centerpiece of the plan.  …

caribbean paella

 So much of the seafood we eat today is farm raised on crappy diets with all kinds of additives, hormones antibiotics etc. that when I saw some wild shrimp from the ocean along with some octopus from Spain available, I …