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American Airlines Launches New Routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Jamaica 

 American Airlines has just launched a pair of new Caribbean routes, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline has kicked off new service from Austin, Texas to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and the island of Cozumel, Mexico.  Both are …

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Jamaica’s Legendary Reggae Sumfest Is Back 

 The legendary Reggae Sumfest is back this year, with the legendary festival set to be held in person for the first time since before the pandemic.  This year’s event will be held from July 18 to July 23 at Catherine …

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A Fourth International Airport in Jamaica? 

 Jamaica is considering developing a fourth International airport in the country, according to Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness.  The country’s government intends to pursue the Vernamfield Aerodrome as a fit for a potential international airport.  Vernamfield is located Clarendon on …

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 JetBlue is significantly ramping up its flight service to Montego Bay, Jamaica.  By July 2022, the carrier will have 40 percent more seats between the United States and Montego Bay than it did before the pandemic began.  The announcement come …

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 One of the coolest new resorts in Jamaica has made a big change: it’s now offering all-inclusive vacations.  The S Hotel Montego Bay, the hotel that has injected new energy into Montego Bay’s famous “Hip Strip,” has rebranded as an …

 Travelers who want to enjoy the legendary north shore beaches of Jamaica but avoid the big tourist districts of Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril have long known to detour east to the small resorts in Port Antonio, a coastal …

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 The highly anticipated new Zoëtry Curacao Resort and Spa has quietly made its debut as the island’s newest all-inclusive.  The luxury AMR Collection property has 72 suites, each of which has either garden, “tropical” or pool views, set at the …

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 Carnival Cruise Line has restarted another new ship in 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The brand has relaunched Carnival Paradise, the 22nd Carnival ship to return since the restart of the cruise industry last year.  Carnival Paradise is now operating …

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 American Airlines is adding another new nonstop route to Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline is set to kick off its first-ever service from Austin, Texas to Montego Bay, Jamaica on June 4.  The new flights will …

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 It’s easier than ever to visit the island of Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning March 1, 2022, Jamaica will no longer require visitors to complete a Travel Authorization form.  It’s “one less hurdle for travelers to Jamaica” the Jamaica …

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 A new adults-only, all-inclusive resort has opened its doors in Jamaica.  The new Ocean Eden Bay is the latest development on the island for Spain-based Ocean by H10 Hotels, which has a broad portfolio of hotels that also includes properties …

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 JetBlue is adding more flights to Jamaica next summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  As part of the carrier’s “Northeast Alliance” with American Airlines, JetBlue will be significantly ramping up its service to the island in June 2022. That will include …

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 Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay has set a new record for tourism arrivals in a single day since the onset of the pandemic.  Last Saturday, the island welcomed 7,000 passengers to Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport, the most in …

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 Spirit Airlines is adding several new flights to the Caribbean, including to popular destinations like Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The new routes will all launch out of Philadelphia International Airport.  On May 18, Spirit …

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 Aruba and Jamaica are the most popular Caribbean destinations for Americans this holiday season, according to new data from Allianz Partners.  The travel insurance company’s data found that Caribbean destinations dominate the list of most favored holiday destinations for Americans …

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 Jamaica’s cruise industry is on the upswing, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  Just this week, Carnival Cruise Line joined Aida, MSC Cruises and Holland America as brands to have stopped in at least two Jamaica ports since the resumption …

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 Jamaica is set to receive new flights from Sweden, part of the island’s continued push to court new airlift from Europe.  Beginning in November 2022, VING, operated by Sunclass Airlines, will be operating a fortnightly flying program between Stockholm and …

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 Some are in far- off, remote islands that are secrets unto themselves. Others are in well-traveled destinations but still a bit off the beaten path. Some, well, require a little extra digging.  But isn’t that what traveling to the Caribbean …