jamaica

Jamaica’s Tryall Club Adds a Pair of New Villas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tryall Club villa resort in Jamaica has added a pair of new places to stay. The Montego Bay-area Tryall has added two new villas: the seven-bedroom Dragonfly Villa, and the newly-renovated, four-bedroom Tradewinds on …

Jamaica Launches Major New Solar Project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s green push is continuing with plans for another new solar energy park in the country. Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited has commenced work on a new 37-megawatt solar energy plant, slated for completion by …

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A New Caribbean Beach Resort to Try: Skylark Negril

 By Alexander Britell Images by Michael Condran There’s a new Caribbean beach resort on the scene — and it’s instantly one of the region’s hippest places to stay. This is the Skylark Negril, a Caribbean beach resort that is the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is set to relaunch an important service for the United States Virgin Islands this month. The carrier is launching daily nonstop flights between New York and St Thomas, with the expanded service …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As the temperatures here in New York City seem finally to be heading in the upward direction, I feel compelled to render a huge welcome to a distinctly rare sight for the early 2018 era…”Grass! Driveway!”  …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a major Caribbean expansion out of New York City. The carrier has announced plans to launch new flights to Nassau, The Bahamas, Kingston, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti this year. Delta …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has added another new route in the Caribbean to its quickly-growing regional portfolio. Spirit has officially launched new nonstop flights to Cap Haitien, Haiti out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The …

luxury resorts

 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Spirit now the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean? The Florida-based low-cost carrier is certainly making the effort, with the launch of another new daily flight to the Caribbean. Spirit has begun operating new …

 Often, when you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean, the resort is high on your mind. Choosing the perfect place to stay is integral to an unforgettable Caribbean vacation. But there’s another way to think about your travel planning. What …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten comeback continues. The latest step in the destination’s post-Irma recovery has come in the form of new airlift, with low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines plotting a return to St Maarten in May, according …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As a chef and restauranteur, I am constantly on the lookout for new trends in food, sampling exotic and rare dishes and “boldly going where no chef has gone before.”  Sometimes I can’t wait to get …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the most famous coffee varieties on earth: Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee, one of the island’s greatest exports. And now it’s getting its own festival. Jamaica’s Tourism Linkages Network is hosting the first-ever …

 All-inclusives have changed a lot in recent years. Everything has been taken to the next level: the food, the activities, the entertainment, the overall design. But Jamaica’s newest all-inclusive is something else entirely — a new kind of all-inclusive concept. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica will host a tourism resilience and crisis management center to deal with climate-related issues, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. The center, which will be located at the University of the West Indies, Mona …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most iconic resorts is readying a dramatic transformation. Montego Bay, Jamaica’s Half Moon resort is in the midst of a $75 million renovation project that will mean a total “rebirth” of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest hotel transaction in the Caribbean so far in 2018, Playa Hotels and Resorts has acquired a substantial portfolio of resorts in Jamaica. The company has acquired the Hilton Rose Hall, the Jewel …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica is reporting a big increase in visitor arrivals to the island for the first two months of the year. The announcement came from Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett at a cocktail reception at the Terra …