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Beaches Ocho Rios All-Inclusive Reopens in Jamaica

 Sandals Resorts International has reopened its Beaches Ocho Rios resort in Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The reopening of the  family-friendly all-inclusive resort means Beaches has now reopened all three of its properties in the Caribbean, including Beaches Turks and …

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Jamaica Just Updated Its Travel Protocols

 Jamaica has updated its travel protocols, narrowing the testing window for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned. Travelers to Jamaica now need to present a negative PCR or antigen test result within three days before arriving in Jamaica. That’s a …

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The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival Is Going Virtual

 This year’s edition of the Jamaica Jazz & Blue’s Festival is going virtual.  The music event will be held from March 4-6, with an additional charity component that will help raise funds for industry professionals affected by the pandemic.  The …

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 Jamaica has launched a new program aimed at helping travelers explore the island in a new, pandemic-safe way: by bike.  The new Discover Jamaica by Bike program launched this week with a kick-off ride at Kingston’s Spanish Court Hotel that …

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 Jamaica’s Couples Resorts brand has launched an on-site testing program at its all-inclusive resorts on the island.  All of Couples’ four resorts, Couples Tower Isle, Couples Swept Away, Couples Negril, and Couples Sans Souci, are offering free onsite rapid testing …

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 Sandals will complete its brand-wide reopening by the end of March, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has already reopened 10 of its resorts in the Caribbean, with the remaining five set to relaunch over the next six weeks. That …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robyn Jackson, who sent in this lovely shot of Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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 The Tryall Club villa resort in Jamaica has debuted a pair of brand-new villas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new additions to the luxury resort include the 11,000-square-foot Oceans 8 villa and the five-bedroom Bella Vista.  Each villa comes with …

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 Sandals Resorts has reopened pair of its most popular properties in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive company has reopened its Sandals Ocho Rios Beach Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and its Sandals Halcyon Beach on the island …

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 Nestle’s Nespresso brand has launched its first-ever Jamaica Blue Mountain edition, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new launch of the Caribbean’s most celebrated coffee is a limited edition release, according to the company.  “Jamaica’s Blue Mountains — steep slopes, volcanic …

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 With the Paleo diet gaining even more momentum moving into the new year, there is a constant search for new and interesting side dishes that are not heavily processed to accompany the main dishes at the table. This recipe looks …

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 Jamaica says it is expanding its testing capacity across the island to help visitors comply with the new CDC requirements for returning travelers.  A number of hotels and resorts are already providing on-site testing for guests, and the country’s Ministry …

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 In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is …

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 Caribbean hotels are moving rapidly to offer COVID-19 tests on-site to guests, responding to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) new requirement that international air travelers entering the United States produce a negative COVID-19 test taken within …

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 It’s one of the ultimate luxuries in a Caribbean resort — having your own private plunge pool. It’s secluded, it’s private and it’s endlessly indulgent. When your room comes with a pool, it’s more than just a room; it’s a mini …

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 Karisma Hotels and Resorts has launched a complimentary on-site testing program for guests at the company’s resorts in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.  The hotel’s rapid antigen testing is in accordance with the new CDC requirement that guests traveling …

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 Skiers know that the best places to stay are slopeside, where they have direct access to the trails. The tropical equivalent is the swim-up room, where you can step outside and right into the warm waters of a swimming pool. …