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5 Romantic All-Inclusive Caribbean Vacations

 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …

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Spirit Adding New Flights to Kingston

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit is adding a new route to Jamaica’s capital as part of a wider expansion to the island. The Florida-based low-cost carrier will launch new nonstop flights between Orlando and Kingston beginning March 1, it …

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Jamaica’s Record-Breaking Visitor Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica set another record for overall visitor arrivals in 2018, according to the country’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. The island welcomed 4.31 million combined cruise and stayover visitors last year, a new record for …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean. The carrier, which just added new flights from Minneapolis to Belize and St Kitts, has announced a pair of new routes out of Dallas-Fort Worth. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The biggest travel conference in the Caribbean is back again for 2019, this time on the white sands of Montego Bay in Jamaica. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace is headed to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Swoop, Canada-based WestJet’s new low-cost airline, is has kicked off a major expansion to Mexico. The carrier has launched the first of four new routes to Mexico with a flight from Hamilton to Puerto Vallarta. …

cancun growing airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The region’s fastest growing airport is in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun International Airport added a whopping 30 new air routes in the 2018 calendar year, according to officials from the state of …

all-inclusive overwater jamaica

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Sandals revolutionized the region’s overwater experience when it debuted its overwater villas at the Sandals Royal Caribbean in Jamaica, the first-ever overwater bungalows in the English-speaking Caribbean. And now they’re at it again, with another kind …

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 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

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 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is set to host the Caribbean’s leading travel conference at the end of next month. The 2019 edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference will be held Jan. 29-31 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Demand for four and five-star hotels is surging right now in the Caribbean, according to new data from Expedia Group. Demand for four and five-star-classified properties jumped in the first three quarters of 2018 compared …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Since it debuted in 1978, Jamaica’s Reggae Sunsplash was one of the world’s most legendary reggae festivals. And now it’s coming back. After a 12 year hiatus, the iconic music gathering, which has hosted stars …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched a new route to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay. The new route is operating out of Greater Sudbury Airport in Ontario, with weekly flights on Thursdays running through …

Jamaica Tourism Revenue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is seeing a surge in tourism revenue, according to a new report from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The island is expected to generate a record $3.3 billion USD in tourism earnings for 2018, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston is heating up. Another major air carrier has launched new service to Jamaica’s capital, this time with Delta Air Lines launching daily flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Delta is operating …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit Airlines has launched its newest route to the island of Jamaica. The new service is operating from Detroit to Montego Bay, Jamaica three times each week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. It’s part of …