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Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Purple Sky in Jamaica

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Samantha Illiffe, who sent in this stunning photograph of a purple sky at the Holiday Inn in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  Have you taken a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

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Allianz: Punta Cana Tourism Is Rebounding

 The Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana is seeing a massive rebound in tourism demand, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance.  The travel insurance giant said analysis of nearly 2.4 million flight itineraries showed that the …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: A View in Jamaica

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Adam Pearson, who sent in this lovely shot of the view from his balcony at the Secrets Wild Orchid resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in …

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 Jamaica’s Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston is getting a $60 million makeover.  The airport was officially taken over by Mexico’s Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico this week. The company now operates both Norman Manley and the Sangster International Airport in …

 Nearly 15 years after opening as Sandals Whitehouse, the Sandals South Coast resort is the only major hotel development on the south shore of Jamaica. And as long as that remains the case, this all-inclusive hotel will remain a special …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is launching a new seasonal route for the upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Trinidad and Tobago-based air carrier will launch new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Sangster International …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamacia’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay is expanding, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hub for the vast majority of travelers to Jamaica will be adding nearly 26,000 square feet to its departure terminal. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is set for another expansion of service to the Caribbean in 2020, according to the company. Southwest will be launching new nonstop routes to Cozumel, Mexico and Turks and Caicos next …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is continuing its fast-paced Caribbean expansion, Caribbean Journal has learned. Sun Country has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Nassau in The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A big new all-inclusive resort is coming to one of the fastest-growing hotel destinations in Jamaica.  The first phase of the new all-inclusive Oceans By H10 Resort is coming to Jamaica’s Trelawny this November, according …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu Hotels and Resorts is reopening one of its all-inclusive hotel properties in Jamaica. Riu will be reopening its Riu Ocho Rios resort this month following a “complete refurbishment of the property.” …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

Punta Cana Sunwing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a pair of new routes to the Caribbean this winter out of London, Ontario. The company will begin launching new weekly flights from London to both Punta Cana, Dominican …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has appointed a new director of visitor safety and experience, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has tapped Major Dave Walker to the role, in which he will further …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Jamaica plans to expand its tourism footprint beyond traditional poles like Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, it’s looking to cultivate new destinations — and that includes what could be one of Jamaica’s next niche …

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 The Caribbean’s rum-soaked reputation to the contrary, it’s not always “anything goes” in the region. But when it comes to nude beaches, you can find what you’re looking for across the wider Caribbean, from the French Caribbean to the coast …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay. Ocho Rios. Negril. They’re some of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean — not just Jamaica. But Jamaica is now looking to expand beyond its traditional tourism hubs with the creation of what …

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 By Alexander Britell Half Moon, one of the most iconic resorts in Jamaica, has appointed a leading American resort company to manage the property. Half Moon has appointed Salamander Hotels and Resorts, which manages some of the top resorts in …