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A New Marriott Project Is Planned in Saint Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Whether it’s on the beach in Belize or in an urban setting in the Dominican Republic, Kingston or Panama, Marriott is in the midst of a massive expansion push in the Caribbean. And now it’s …

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The 15 Best Jamaica Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Does any island in the Caribbean have a more diverse hotel product than Jamaica? It’s a destination that has a simply staggering number of high-quality hotels, each with a strikingly unique identity and character — every one a destination in its …

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Spirit Launching Two New Nonstop Routes to Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is planning a big expansion to the Caribbean island of Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier, which has been significantly ramping up its flight network in the Caribbean, will be …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a big month for the hotel market in Costa Rica. First, there was the debut of the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort; in a few weeks, W opens its first hotel in the country, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican company Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico will be the new operator of the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, or GAP, has been operating Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport since April …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Things are looking up for Jamaica’s tourism industry. The destination, which just concluded its annual Jamaica Product Exchange tourism conference in Montego Bay this week, looks to have strong momentum both for this upcoming tourist …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is focusing on Kingston. After a “full review of its network operations,” the Trinidad-based carrier announced that it would be discontinuing its flights between Fort Lauderdale and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beginning Jan. 8, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a broad Caribbean expansion out of New York, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes three new routes and an additional daily flight to the region. Delta’s new routes include daily …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet is adding more Caribbean options from Toronto this coming winter season, according to a new statement from the carrier. The company will be adding extra flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including Kingston, Jamaica, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Adapting to climate change — and being ready for the next storms when they come — isn’t just a priority for the Caribbean. It’s a necessity. That’s why a new regional initiative is looking not just to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big plans for Kingston as a center for urban tourism, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. “City tourism is a very exciting area of development; that’s what makes New York what it …

 By Alexander Britell Kingston’s Spanish Court is expanding to Montego Bay, and the long-awaited hotel is now planning a fall debut. The property, which had initially been known as the Spanish Court, will now be launched as the S Hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has added another new route in the Caribbean to its quickly-growing regional portfolio. Spirit has officially launched new nonstop flights to Cap Haitien, Haiti out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The …

 By David P. RoweCJ Contributor Moses Delgado was as one of the leading businessmen in nineteenth century Jamaica as well as being a civil rights leader and pioneer in the commercial development of Kingston — and a major figure in the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new technology park project has broken ground in Kingston, a $30 million project called 58HWT. The project by Stanley Motta Limited will be anchored by what will be the largest business process outsourcing …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As you may have read, multiple times I am sure, my favorite time of year is December, my favorite month of the year is August but my all time favorite weekend event of the year happens …

 Caribbean Airlines has canceled its flights on Thursday, Sept. 6 to St Maarten. The carrier has canceled its Port-of-Spain-St Maarten flight and its Kingston to St Maarten flight, due to the path of Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have booked tickets …