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A Hotel Boom Is Coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

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Regent Seven Seas Is Adding New Caribbean Ports

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe boutique cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its network of ports in the Caribbean region, the company said this week. Regent Seven Seas will be adding three new ports in the Caribbean for …

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Sunwing Launching More New Punta Cana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a pair of new routes to the Caribbean this winter out of London, Ontario. The company will begin launching new weekly flights from London to both Punta Cana, Dominican …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts is planning a significant expansion in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive resort company is planning to add an additional 1,200 rooms at its planned Moon Palace Punta Cana in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Sandals Royal Barbados resort has expanded its wedding offerings with the addition of the new “Sky Terrace” venue. Brides and grooms can say “I Do” or throw a lavish and memorable reception while overlooking the …

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 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor It is quite a challenge to make the move from being a carnivore all of one’s life to suddenly needing to be vegan or vegetarian for health reasons. This usually means that the change is out …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda will soon be home to its first-ever Hilton hotel. Set to debut in 2020, the Bermudiana Beach Resort will be part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton portfolio. The 111-room hotel, owned by Bermudiana …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Jamaica plans to expand its tourism footprint beyond traditional poles like Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, it’s looking to cultivate new destinations — and that includes what could be one of Jamaica’s next niche …

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 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 …

all-inclusive family resorts

 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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 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 …