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The 12 Best Nude Beaches You Can Visit

 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor The Caribbean’s rum-soaked reputation to the contrary, it’s not always “anything goes” in the region. But when it comes to nude beaches, you can find what you’re looking for across the wider Caribbean, from the …

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10 All-Inclusive Family Resorts to Visit Now

 Whether you’re traveling with your kids, your extended family or some other combination of relatives, going all-inclusive makes the family getaway significantly easier. And the best all-inclusive family resorts manage to combine the ease and comfort of the all-inclusive experience …

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Jamaica Looking to Create “Mini-Destinations”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay. Ocho Rios. Negril. They’re some of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean — not just Jamaica. But Jamaica is now looking to expand beyond its traditional tourism hubs with the creation of what …

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 By Alexander Britell Half Moon, one of the most iconic resorts in Jamaica, has appointed a leading American resort company to manage the property. Half Moon has appointed Salamander Hotels and Resorts, which manages some of the top resorts in …

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 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Airbnb is looking to expand its footprint in the luxury travel sector. While the company already owned Luxury Retreats, the new Airbnb Luxe looks to create another level of bespoke travel experience that include “access …

Mexico Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Swoop, WestJet Airlines’ new low-cost carrier, is adding a new destination in Mexico. The airline has released its new winter schedule, with plans to launch a pair of new twice-weekly services from Edmonton and Winnipeg …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first-ever AC Hotel in Jamaica has officially opened its doors in the heart of Kingston. Marriott’s design-focused boutique hotel brand has launched its new outpost in Kingston, a 219-room hotel that becomes the second …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay’s 2019 airlift boom has continued with the launch of a new nonstop Southwest Airlines route. The low-cost carrier has officially launched a new weekly route from St. Louis, MO to Montego Bay, Jamaica’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is looking to reduce waiting time for travelers at its two main airports in Montego Bay and Kingston. The country’s government is planning to add more automated border-crossing kiosks to both Sangster and Norman …

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 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Schoendorf, who sent in this very cool shot of the beach in Negril, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

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 By Alexander Britell The world’s largest hotel company is set to debut its newest hotel in the Caribbean next week. It’s the highly-anticipated AC Hotel Kingston in Jamaica, which will begin welcoming guests June 17. The stylish new $50 million …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Kingston’s quietly robust hotel pipeline has unveiled another new property: the R Hotel. Jamaica’s newest business hotel has debuted in the heart of New Kingston. “Kingston has a major appeal as an urban tourist destination,” …

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 By Alexander Britell Part of a growing trend of hotel investment in Jamaica’s capital, Hilton has announced the planned opening of a new Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel in Kingston. The new 168-room ROK Hotel, owned by PanJam Investment Limited, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing what has been a full-fledged airlift boom for Jamaica in 2019, the island got another new route this weekend with the launch of Sun Country Airlines’ new service to the island. The fast-expanding carrier …