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There’s a New Luxury Beach Club in Jamaica

 One of Jamaica’s iconic villa hotels has launched its new luxury beach club.  The Tryall Club in greater Montego Bay has unveiled the Beach Club, a $9.2 million project led by renowned designers Tom Scheerer and Craig Reynolds.  It’s home …

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How This Negril Hotel Is Celebrating Bob Marley’s Birthday

 Hotel company Karisma is planning a big bash to celebrate what would have been the 80th birthday of global music icon Bob Marley.  The company’s Azul Beach Resort Negril is planning a week of events to mark the occasion from …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean 2020

 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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caribbean hotels 2020

 The Caribbean hotel sector is, in a word, buzzing. New hotels seem to be popping up every week, and it’s not just the traditional hotel hubs. Sure, there are new Caribbean hotels on the way in places like the Dominican …

best rums

 In 2012, Caribbean Journal’s Rum Journal first launched the Rum Awards — a unique celebration of the best rums of the year.  And after seven previous incarnations, the annual Rum Awards morphed into a full-fledged rum event in St Barth, …

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 The best Jamaica resorts set the standard for the Caribbean travel experience; since the dawn of the jet-set age, Jamaica has been a haven for rarefied, elegant, character-filled hospitality, and that’s even more true today.  Few islands boast as diverse …

marriott all-inclusive

 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

caribbean airlines jamaica cayman

 Caribbean Airlines has launched its new service between Kingston, Jamaica and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  The twice-weekly nonstop flight will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays until March 28, 2020, according to the company.  “Caribbean Airlines has a clear …

luxury caribbean resorts

 Luxury Caribbean resorts just keep getting more and more impressive, and with every year the standard for Caribbean luxury gets higher.  We’ve long said that Caribbean luxury is a unique concept; but even within the sphere there are so many …

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 Spanish resort giant Riu Hotels and Resorts has reopened its Riu Palace Riviera Maya resort following a large-scale renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company transformed the Mexican Caribbean resort with what it called a “sleek, new modern style” …

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 A special exhibition highlighting the artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning December 16. Showcasing more than 40 works drawn primarily from The Met collection and augmented by select loans …

recipe

 With the holidays upon us once again my thoughts always turn to new and improved recipes for the many dinners to be hosted during the season. Lately I have been on a mission to update side dishes that usually don’t …

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 The iconic Half Moon hotel in Jamaica, long one of the region’s most celebrated destination resorts, is expanding with a new luxury hotel in 2020.  The highly-anticipated Eclipse at Half Moon is slated to open its doors on March 1, …

jamaica latam nonstop

 South American carrier LATAM has launched a new route from Peru to Jamaica.  The new nonstop flights from Lima, Peru to Montego Bay, Jamaica will be operating three times each week, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “For now …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Samantha Illiffe, who sent in this stunning photograph of a purple sky at the Holiday Inn in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  Have you taken a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

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 Jamaica is getting a wave of new airlift for the upcoming winter tourist season, officials told Caribbean Journal.  The destination has secured almost 80,000 new air seats for the period, in order to meet what officials called “increased demand from …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Hamish Stewart, who sent in this stunning shot of a perfect sunset at the Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?’ Send it …

punta cana rebound

 The Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana is seeing a massive rebound in tourism demand, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance.  The travel insurance giant said analysis of nearly 2.4 million flight itineraries showed that the …