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Mexico’s RCD Hotels Is Expanding to Jamaica  

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By Alexander Britell, CJI The company behind one of the most celebrated all-inclusive resorts in Mexico is expanding to Jamaica, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Chapur family’s RCD Hotels is opening a second UNICO-branded resort in the Caribbean, with […]


Italy-Jamaica Nonstop Flights Are Back 

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Nonstop air service between Italy and Jamaica is back, according to the Jamaica Tourist Board.  The island has welcomed back nonstop flights between Milan’s Malpensa Airport and Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport, with service on Neos Air.  The service, which […]


Canadian Airlines Add More Seats to Jamaica 

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Jamaica has secured commitments for a record number of seats from Canada this winter, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  The island is projecting 283,000 seats out of Canada this winter, a record for the destination.  That represents 26,000 […]


Dominican Republic Airline Expands to Jamaica 

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Upstart Dominican Republic airline Arajet is adding another new route in the Caribbean, this time to Jamaica.  Arajet this week is launching a new route between two Caribbean capitals: Santo Domingo and Kingston, Jamaica, with service operating nonstop on Mondays […]

New Atlanta-Kingston Flights Kick Off 

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It’s getting even easier to fly to Jamaica’s capital.  Frontier has added yet another new route to Jamaica, kicking off new service between Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.  The new flight is operating […]

A New All-Inclusive Is Coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica 

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A new all-inclusive resort is coming to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Next year, the new Hideaway at Royalton Blue Waters will be opening its doors in the Trelawny area of greater Montego Bay.  The adults-only, all-inclusive resort […]


Frontier Is Adding More Nonstop Flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Since the onset of the pandemic, no carrier has added more new flights to the Caribbean than low-cost airline Frontier.  And now it’s adding even more.  The airline has announced plans to add another three weekly flights to Jamaica’s tourism […]

Sandals Sets Opening Date for New All-Inclusive Resort in Jamaica 

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Sandals has an opening date for its highly-anticipated new resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Sandals Dunn’s River is officially opening its doors on May 24, 2023, Sandals Resorts International confirmed.  The resort will be […]

Jamaica Tops 2 Million Stayover Visitors 

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Jamaica has topped the 2 million mark for stayover visitors this year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The numbers through October are “in line with previous projections,” according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “It is truly gratifying to see our […]


Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association Names New President

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The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association has a new president, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The association has tapped hotelier Robin Russell to the role, it announced this week.  Russell succeeds outgoing President Clifton Reader.  In a statement, Jamaica Tourism Minister […]

New Plunge Pool Suites at Grand Palladium Jamaica 

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It’s one of the hottest trends in the hotel industry: the private plunge pool, an increasingly popular amenity that’s proliferating across much of the Caribbean.  And now the Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa is adding 48 new oceanfront private […]

Apple Leisure Group Has Big Expansion Plans in the Caribbean

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It’s the hottest thing in travel right now, particularly in the Caribbean: all-inclusive, the all-in-one food and beverage concept that’s become the most sought after demand for travelers. And it’s also the hottest thing in hotel development, with more and […]


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