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20 Great Resorts for Summer Caribbean Vacations

 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 …

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Miami’s Big 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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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Sand in Negril, Jamaica

 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 …

caribbean crab recipe

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Food and travel shows have created such a blending of cultures that the food scene is now exploding with a sophistication of tastes never before seen.  Even the simplest of dishes quickly transform into being an …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel construction is booming in the Caribbean and Mexico right now, according to new data from analytics firm STR. The number of hotels in construction in the wider region is up 30.7 percent year over …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Set between Montego Bay and Negril, the beach town of Lucea could be in for a tourism makeover. Jamaica’s government says it has its sights set on Lucea as it develops resort centers across the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is adding a new route to the island of Jamaica, according to the Jamaica Tourist Board. The airline is planning to launch a new route between Dallas-Fort Worth and Montego …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hottest all-inclusive destination has welcomed another new resort. Blue Diamond’s Royalton Antigua has officially opened its doors on the island’s beautiful Deep Bay, another all-inclusive in the destination’s enviable portfolio. The new 294-room …

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 You can call it cask-finishing or barrel finishing or secondary aging or whatever you like. But it’s no secret that using the barrels that once held other spirits to give different personalities to rum is an increasingly prominent trend in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and Aruba are the two most popular international destinations for summer travel this year, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance. Cancun is in the top spot for American travelers for the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Hurricane season is almost upon us, and one Jamaica hotel is continuing its special storm protection for travelers. The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has reinstated its annual Hurricane Guarantee for 2019. Valid for resort stays …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica is in the midst of an airlift boom, and the trend will continue this summer. Jamaica is set to welcome a host of new nonstop flights this summer. Indeed, the island destination has secured over …