montego bay

Expedia: Montego Bay Seeing Big Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican destination of Montego Bay saw big growth in the first half of 2017, according to the latest data from travel giant Expedia. Montego Bay saw nearly 20 percent growth in the first half, …

The Best Cigar Shop in Montego Bay

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t always easy finding a great Cuban cigar in the Caribbean. That’s why you’re always best off heading for an official Habanos Point or Casa del Habano, those officially licensed by Habanos. But in Montego Bay, …

Jewel Grande, a Major New All Inclusive Resort in Jamaica

 By Alexander Britell A game-changing resort has opened its doors in Jamaica. Set on a private cove in the heart of Montego Bay, the beautiful Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa officially debuted this week as a new kind …

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 By Alexander Britell “I don’t want people to play golf while they’re in Jamaica,” Donnie Dawson says. “I want people to come to Jamaica to play golf.” While for years destinations like the Dominican Republic have been at the forefront …

 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet has announced a Caribbean network expansion for the upcoming 2017-2018 winter travel season. WestJet will be launching new nonstop weekly service from Calgary to Belize City, along with additional flights from Toronto to Caribbean destinations including …

 Sandals Resorts is adding a number of new suite categories at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, and the company has unveiled the first renderings of the new units. Sandals Montego Bay has six new room categories coming at …

 Montego Bay is known for its all inclusives, but Jamaica’s tourism minister has another plan for the heart of the coastal city. Minister Ed Bartlett is calling for more local investments in EP, or European plan hotels on the “Hip …

ocho rios resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Headed to Jamaica? If you’ve already seen the sunset in Negril and soaked up the rays on Doctor’s Cave Beach in Montego Bay, why not spend a few days in Ocho Rios? The north coast …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from …

adults only all inclusive

 An adults only all inclusive is particiularly well suited for a Caribbean vacation —  it combines the comfort and ease of an all inclusive with the tranquil exclusivity of an adults only retreat, two things have an even better way …

 While Jewish history in Jamaica dates back more than half a millennium, the island has never had a true kosher restaurant. Until now. Jamaica’s first-ever kosher eatery, the Kosher Hot Spot, has officially opened its doors in Montego Bay. The …

labor day getaways.

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t the longest vacation of the year, but it’s one of the most important: Labor Day, the summer travel season’s exclamation point. Maybe you block out a three-day weekend, or add on a few extra days. …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The Caribbean is famous for its sun, sea and sand but let’s also add another “s:” style. That’s because despite the challenges of heat, humidity and, often, limited resources, season after season designers across …

 Playa Hotels and Resorts has closed on the acquisition of the site for a pair of new all inclusive Hyatt resorts in the Dominican Republic. Playa will be opening the new Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana and Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana …

 Cayman Airways has added nonstop flights from Cayman to Montego Bay for the summer. The flights will operate twice-weekly throughout the season. “As in previous years, the additional service will open more seats for the Jamaica market overall during the …

 Delta Airlines is ramping up its nonstop Caribbean service out of Boston for this year’s holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be operating nonstop Boston flights to Montego Bay Jamaica; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, U.S. …

 This October, the Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will complete the two-phase renovation of its world-class championship golf course. The renovation aims to treat guests to” outstanding conditions with strategic holds that offer shot value and variety.” Though the …

 Richard Branson recently traveled to Jamaica to celebrate the relaunch and relocation of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship. After originally launching the center in Montego Bay in 2011, Branson’s Virgin Unite has moved the center to Kingston to be closer …