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Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Lead Caribbean Hotel Growth

 Hotel construction continues to grow in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, according to a newly-released report from hotel analytics firm STR. And that is led by two of the region’s tourism powerhouses: the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.  In the Caribbean, the …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Waterfall in Jamaica

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Graham Smith, who sent in this lovely shot of a waterfall at Secret Falls from his trip to Runaway Bay in Jamaica.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

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Marriott Is Opening All-Inclusive Hotels in Jamaica, Curacao

 Marriott is ramping up its Caribbean all-inclusive expansion in a big way  The company, which several months ago announced plans to enter the increasingly competitive all-inclusive market, had already announced five new projects and plans to purchase Barbados’ popular Elegant …

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 MSC Cruises’ Meraviglia has officially arrived at its new homeport in Miami and begun sailing Caribbean cruises. The ship, MSC’s largest cruise ship sailing out of the United States market, has a capacity for 4,488 guests. It will be spending …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Adam Pearson, who sent in this lovely shot of the view from his balcony at the Secrets Wild Orchid resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in …

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 Jamaica is looking to grow investment in the tourism industry “beyond the development of hotel rooms,” according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  That means developing opportunities for more projects in technology, infrastructure and services, he said.  “The tourism industry is …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has brought its completely transformed Sunrise ship for a season of new Caribbean cruises out of Fort Lauderdale.  Carnival Sunrise officially launched its season of four and five-day Caribbean cruises this week. Each four-day cruise will be …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jevon Hills, who sent in this stunning shot of Dunn’s River Falls in Jamaica.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

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 Negril, the bohemian hideout that has grown into one of Jamaica’s top tourist destinations, has a diversity of hotels and resorts unmatched anywhere else on the island. And that includes all-inclusive resorts, where you can pay one price for lodging, …

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 Jamaica’s Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston is getting a $60 million makeover.  The airport was officially taken over by Mexico’s Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico this week. The company now operates both Norman Manley and the Sangster International Airport in …

 Nearly 15 years after opening as Sandals Whitehouse, the Sandals South Coast resort is the only major hotel development on the south shore of Jamaica. And as long as that remains the case, this all-inclusive hotel will remain a special …

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 Caribbean Airlines is adding another new route out of what is becoming a growing regional hub in Jamaica, the company announced this week. Caribbean Airlines will begin its newest service between Kingston, Jamaica and Grand Cayman on Dec. 3. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel brand is coming to the French side of St Martin. The highly-anticipated Secrets St Martin Resort and Spa will be making its debut on Feb. 1, 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is launching a new seasonal route for the upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Trinidad and Tobago-based air carrier will launch new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Sangster International …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamacia’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay is expanding, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hub for the vast majority of travelers to Jamaica will be adding nearly 26,000 square feet to its departure terminal. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu Hotels and Resorts has officially relaunched its Riu Ocho Rios all-inclusive resort, the company announced this week. The property, which first opened in 2005, has undergone a dramatic refurbishing project, one that included what …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the coolest bars in New York has officially opened its doors in Jamaica. Miss Lily’s, the Jamaican eatery from Manhattan, has opened a new outpost at the hip Skylark Negril Beach Resort. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is continuing its fast-paced Caribbean expansion, Caribbean Journal has learned. Sun Country has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Nassau in The …