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A New Way to Fly to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

 It’s getting easier than ever to fly to Ian Fleming International Airport, the fast-growing destination near Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Another flight is now serving the airport, with the launch of a nonstop charter flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to …

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Jamaica Set for Return of Carnival 

 Jamaica is set for the highly-anticipated return of Carnival in Jamaica.  The carnival season begins Friday, July 1, concluding on July 16; Jamaica has not hosted Carnival since April 2019 as a result of the pandemic.  The plan this year, …

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InterCaribbean Airways Launches Flights to Ocho Rios, Jamaica 

 InterCaribbean Airways has launched new service to Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  The Turks and Caicos-based carrier has officially kicked off flights between Providenciales and Ocho Rios’ Ian Fleming International Airport.  The new service, which is operating once weekly, is the first …

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 Jamaica has already reached 1 million stopover visitors in 2022, officials revealed this week.  The number instantly puts the island among the most-visited destinations in the Caribbean so far this year. Traveler Brian Simmons was the 1 millionth visitor, arriving …

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 American Airlines has just launched a pair of new Caribbean routes, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline has kicked off new service from Austin, Texas to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and the island of Cozumel, Mexico.  Both are …

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 Dexton’s grilled cheese is in high demand.  It’s the third day of a six-night trip at the Rose Hall Villas at Jamaica’s Half Moon resort, and everyone in this party of 8 is obsessed with the perfectly-grilled, golden-brown, crispy sandwiches.  …

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 80 percent of the value of tourism experiences worldwide are driven by small and medium-sized businesses.  But less than 20 percent of the returns go to that sector, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  That’s why Bartlett is leading …

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 Being a boutique hotel isn’t just about size. Sure, the hotels on this list, all of which have 40 rooms or less, are not big.  But boutique is about more than that. It’s about character, about personality; about identity.  It …

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 Hilton is opening its newest hotel in Jamaica in August, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new ROK Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, is now accepting reservations for Aug. 29, 2022 and beyond, according to Hilton.  It’s another new addition …

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 Jamaica’s all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has relaunched its annual Hurricane Guarantee.  The program means that guests who hold confirmed reservations with nonrefundable deposits who cannot travel due to the closure of Jamaica’s airport due to a hurricane can …

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 The legendary Reggae Sumfest is back this year, with the legendary festival set to be held in person for the first time since before the pandemic.  This year’s event will be held from July 18 to July 23 at Catherine …

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 The Turks and Caicos Tourist Board has a new chairman, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The board has announced the appointment of Caesar Campbell to the role, it confirmed this week.  “Caesar Campbell is uniquely qualified to Chair our Tourist Board,” …

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 Jamaica is considering developing a fourth International airport in the country, according to Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness.  The country’s government intends to pursue the Vernamfield Aerodrome as a fit for a potential international airport.  Vernamfield is located Clarendon on …

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 Caribbean Airlines is adding a new nonstop route to Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Trinidad-based carrier is launching a new nonstop route between Orlando, Fla. and Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport in July.  The new route, which kicks …

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 JetBlue is significantly ramping up its flight service to Montego Bay, Jamaica.  By July 2022, the carrier will have 40 percent more seats between the United States and Montego Bay than it did before the pandemic began.  The announcement come …

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 One of the coolest new resorts in Jamaica has made a big change: it’s now offering all-inclusive vacations.  The S Hotel Montego Bay, the hotel that has injected new energy into Montego Bay’s famous “Hip Strip,” has rebranded as an …