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A Cruise Rebirth in Port Royal, Jamaica

 Jamaica’s historic town of Port Royal is in the midst of a cruise rebirth.  The Naval Dockyard at Port Royal is slated to receive at least 10 cruise ship calls over the next three months, according to the Port Authority …

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Hilton Is Opening a New Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica

 Hilton is opening a new hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.  It’s called the ROK Hotel, and it will be part of Hilton’s Tapestry Collection.  The hotel is slated to open its doors on May 31, 2022, according to Hilton Hotels.  It’s …

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15 Caribbean “Hideaway” Beaches to Discover in 2022

 Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean beaches …

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 A few decades ago, the term “luxury all-inclusive” might have seemed like an oxymoron. But that’s how much the all-inclusive space has changed, particularly in the Caribbean — where all-inclusive has become far more of a technical term than a …

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

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 They may not be the biggest, or have the most amenities. They may be brand new, they may be centuries old. But the coolest hotels in the Caribbean are the ones that have that indescribable x-factor; where, no matter how …

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 Southwest Airlines is relaunching more nonstop routes to the Caribbean this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning June 5, the carrier will four routes to the Caribbean. That includes daily service between Chicago and Montego Bay, Jamaica; Saturday-only service between …

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 It’s morning and the only things you hear are chirping birds and waving palms; there’s some blue in the distance, but up here it’s the green that matters. The beach is a long walk or a shuttle ride away, but …

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 Luxury. It’s one of the most overused words in the travel industry; but that’s also because it’s just so hard to define. What makes luxury? Is it design? Is it food and beverage? Is it the natural environment? Is it …

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 A parade of cafes at the edge of the sand; tiny bars and art galleries; a soundtrack of clacking plates and mopeds and afternoon laughter, silent and loud in all the right ways. Across the wider Caribbean one can find …

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 A new adults-only, all-inclusive resort has opened its doors in Jamaica.  The new Ocean Eden Bay is the latest development on the island for Spain-based Ocean by H10 Hotels, which has a broad portfolio of hotels that also includes properties …

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 JetBlue is adding more flights to Jamaica next summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  As part of the carrier’s “Northeast Alliance” with American Airlines, JetBlue will be significantly ramping up its service to the island in June 2022. That will include …

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 It seems like a new all-inclusive resort pops up every week in the Caribbean, and it’s true that the vast majority of adults-only resorts in the islands follow a pay-one-price model for rooms, activities, and dining. But it’s not a …

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 Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay has set a new record for tourism arrivals in a single day since the onset of the pandemic.  Last Saturday, the island welcomed 7,000 passengers to Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport, the most in …

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 Spirit Airlines is adding several new flights to the Caribbean, including to popular destinations like Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The new routes will all launch out of Philadelphia International Airport.  On May 18, Spirit …

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 Aruba and Jamaica are the most popular Caribbean destinations for Americans this holiday season, according to new data from Allianz Partners.  The travel insurance company’s data found that Caribbean destinations dominate the list of most favored holiday destinations for Americans …

jamaica cruise industry

 Jamaica’s cruise industry is on the upswing, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  Just this week, Carnival Cruise Line joined Aida, MSC Cruises and Holland America as brands to have stopped in at least two Jamaica ports since the resumption …

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 Jamaica is set to receive new flights from Sweden, part of the island’s continued push to court new airlift from Europe.  Beginning in November 2022, VING, operated by Sunclass Airlines, will be operating a fortnightly flying program between Stockholm and …