Spirit Is Launching a New Nonstop Route to Montego Bay, Jamaica 

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Spirit Airlines is launching the only nonstop service between Connecticut and Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is kicking off nonstop service between Hartford’s Bradley International Airport and Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.  “Spirit Airlines is excited […]


Antigua and Barbuda Just Lifted All of Its Travel Restrictions

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The newest Caribbean destination to waive all of its travel health restrictions?  Antigua and Barbuda, one of the Caribbean’s booming tourism destinations.  The twin-island hotspot just announced that travelers no longer needed to show proof of vaccination or a negative […]


In Kingston, Jamaica, a Creativity-Fueled Tourism Renaissance 

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Montego Bay. Ocho Rios. Negril. Falmouth. Most visitors to Jamaica are familiar with the island’s main tourism districts, but there is one destination that’s been glaringly absent from most Jamaican travel itineraries for the past half-century: the capital city of […]


A New All-Inclusive Caribbean Overwater Bungalow Resort 

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Just a few years ago, overwater bungalow resorts in the Caribbean were a rarity.  Then Sandals entered the market with its overwater villas in Jamaica, ushering in a new “overwater age” in the Caribbean.  Sandals added more resorts with overwater […]

Frontier Airlines Adding New Flights to The Bahamas, Jamaica 

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Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has been rapidly expanding its Caribbean network in the pandemic, and now the company is adding two more routes to the region.  Frontier has announced plans to launch new flights from Atlanta to both Nassau, The […]

Hilton Holds Grand Opening of New Jamaica Hotel 

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Hilton just held its grand opening for the new ROK Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.  The hotel, part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton, is expected to inject new energy into the city’s downtown.  The 168-room hotel, which is owned by […]


Jamaica Tourism Is Approaching a “Full Recovery”

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Jamaica’s tourism sector is nearing a “full recovery” from the impact of the pandemic, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “[The] good news is that Jamaica has now recovered 90 percent from the COVID-19 pandemic in the tourism sector,” Bartlett […]

Jamaica, Cayman Islands Eye Multi-Destination Vacations   

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A three-day vacation on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach followed by another four days in Ocho Rios or Montego Bay?  That’s the thinking behind a new collaboration push by Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.  The two destinations have kickstarted talks […]

TUI Is Adding More Flights to Jamaica 

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European travel giant is adding more flights to Jamaica, the company said this week.  TUI plans to expand its presence in Jamaica in the summer of 2023 with increased flights.  The news was revealed during a meeting with the Jamaica […]


Grand Cayman-Montego Bay Flights Are Back 

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Cayman Airways’ weekly service between Grand Cayman and Montego Bay is back.  The weekly route officially restarted last week, the first time it has operated since the onset of the pandemic.  Cayman Airways is operating the flights on Thursdays, using […]

Jamaica Gets Tourism Boost From Return of Reggae Sumfest 

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Jamaica’s strong tourism summer got a boost from the recent return of the Reggae Sumfest music festival.  The legendary Montego Bay event was held from July 18-23, the first time since the onset of the pandemic.  “We were thrilled to […]

Hilton Just Opened a New Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica 

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Hilton has officially opened its newest Caribbean hotel: the ROK Kingston hotel in the heart of Jamaica’s capital.  The hotel actually opened ahead of schedule — it had been slated to open its doors in September.  “Our doors are officially […]


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