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Jamaica Is Getting a New All-Inclusive Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A big new all-inclusive resort is coming to one of the fastest-growing hotel destinations in Jamaica.  The first phase of the new all-inclusive Oceans By H10 Resort is coming to Jamaica’s Trelawny this November, according …

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Riu Is Reopening Its Ocho Rios Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu Hotels and Resorts is reopening one of its all-inclusive hotel properties in Jamaica. Riu will be reopening its Riu Ocho Rios resort this month following a “complete refurbishment of the property.” …

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Jamaica’s Geejam Is Expanding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It began as one of the hippest hotels in the Caribbean. and now Jamaica’s Geejam is getting bigger. The Geejam Colletion, which has an expanding portfolio of hospitality outposts based in the hotspot of Port …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines is launching twice weekly nonstop service between Kingston, Jamaica and Havana, Cuba, the carrier announced this week. The new flights will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Nov. 6, using a Boeing 737-800 NG …

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 By Alexander Britell In what could be an industry-shaking move for Caribbean rum and rhum agricole, global spirits firm Campari Group has purchased French company Rhumantilles. Rhumantilles is the owner of nearly 97 percent of Martinique-based Bellonnie & Bourdillon Successeurs, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel construction in the Caribbean-Mexico region continues to boom, according to the latest numbers from analytics firm STR. The latest pipeline data for the Caribbean-Mexico region showed 31,968 rooms in construction across 155 projects in …

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 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is adding a new destination: Grand Cayman. The Trinidad-based Caribbean carrier is launching a new twice-weekly flight between Kingston, Jamaica and Grand Cayman, it announced this week in a statement. The flights will …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a major step to improve wait times at its airports, Jamaica has launched an online version of its immigration and customs declaration form. The move, which would be the first by an English-speaking Caribbean country, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Couples Sans Souci resort in Jamaica is planning a major renovation, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Ocho Rios-area all-inclusive property will be launching a $7 million renovation project that will begin May 1, 2020. …

 Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just want a tranquil getaway for you and yours, the Caribbean is filled with terrific adults-only resorts, many of them of the all-inclusive variety. That combination has proven to be particularly popular with travelers, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe boutique cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its network of ports in the Caribbean region, the company said this week. Regent Seven Seas will be adding three new ports in the Caribbean for …

Punta Cana Sunwing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a pair of new routes to the Caribbean this winter out of London, Ontario. The company will begin launching new weekly flights from London to both Punta Cana, Dominican …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts is planning a significant expansion in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive resort company is planning to add an additional 1,200 rooms at its planned Moon Palace Punta Cana in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Sandals Royal Barbados resort has expanded its wedding offerings with the addition of the new “Sky Terrace” venue. Brides and grooms can say “I Do” or throw a lavish and memorable reception while overlooking the …

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 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor It is quite a challenge to make the move from being a carnivore all of one’s life to suddenly needing to be vegan or vegetarian for health reasons. This usually means that the change is out …